Raleigh / Durham, North Carolina, May 27, 2011 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com) an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, is proud to announce James Ellard, CPD, has been elected the 2011 president of the Raleigh Chapter of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE). Ellard’s term begins on June 01, 2011 and ends on May 30, 2013. Ellard previously held the position of Vice President – Legislative for the past six years as well as Vice President – Technical for the last two and a half years. He has been actively involved with the organization since 1992.
James Ellard, CPD, is a Senior Plumbing and Fire Protection Designer for SSOE with over 20 years experience. As a Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD), he specializes in designing plumbing, specialty piping, and mechanical systems for clients such as the University of South Carolina, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Ellard received his Certificate in the Design of Plumbing and Related Sanitary Systems from Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts.
As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 5 years, SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction).
With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries. SSOE has completed projects in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.