Two HDR Employees Named to ASPE Atlanta Board

Ovidiu Muresan, HDR

Ovidiu Muresan, EIT, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, senior plumbing engineer, and Joseph Messina, CPD, FASPE, plumbing discipline leader, have been elected to serve in officer roles on the Atlanta chapter of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers 2018-2019 board of directors.

Muresan was re-elected as president, a role he has held for the past two years. He joined the organization in 1997, and has held several positions on the board ever since. “I strongly believe that ASPE makes a difference in people’s lives,” he said. 

Joe Messina

Messina, who is serving as treasurer, has held several positions on the board for the past eight years, including president. He is also continuing his 22-year involvement with the educational committee during the current term. In this role, he will help select seminars and speakers for the organization’s symposiums and conventions, including the 2018 ASPE Convention & Expo this fall in Atlanta.

Messina has been a member of ASPE since 1989, and was inducted into the organization’s Kenneth G. Wentink College of Fellows in 2014. “If it wasn’t for this society, I wouldn’t be where I am today with plumbing engineering/design,” he commented.

ASPE is an international organization for professionals skilled in the design, specification and inspection of plumbing systems. The organization is dedicated to the advancement of the science of plumbing engineering, to the professional growth and advancement of its members and to the health, welfare and safety of the public. The Atlanta chapter, which is one of the largest in the organization, was chartered in 1969, according to

HDR employs about 85 architecture, engineering and related professionals in Georgia, with locations in Atlanta and Pooler.

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