R.M. Chin & Associates, Inc. (R.M. Chin) supports active involvement in nationwide professional organizations and encourages our personnel to seek out leadership opportunities for supplemental career enhancement. Mike Levar, Director – Strategic Initiatives, recently served on the nationwide committee for the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA). The awards ceremony, which took place in Washington, D.C. in late April, commemorated the program’s the 50th anniversary with the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

As an EEA committee member, Mike was responsible for assisting the judging panel with their selection 36 project winners for top awards including the winner of the 2017 Grand Conceptor Award – which was awarded to HDR for their design of the new SR 520 Floating Bridge in Seattle. Earlier in the year, Mike and three dozen AEC industry leaders from across the United States gathered to judge the 162 projects submitted for the competition. Mike also attended the EEA Judge Selection Meeting in Las Vegas, NV last summer.

“Not only did this great program provide R.M. Chin and our regional clients national exposure, it also provided me with in-depth knowledge on the latest and best projects from across the globe. I’m grateful to have had this opportunity to be a member of the EEA committee,” remarked Mike Levar.

R.M. Chin is proud to have had Mike Levar represent our firm as part of this prestigious competition to recognize the year’s most innovative projects, studies, and outstanding engineering accomplishments!

About R.M. Chin:
R.M. Chin & Associates, Inc. (R.M. Chin), a M/W/DBE firm, provides expert Owner’s Representation, Project/Program, and Construction Management services for leading public and private entities in the transportation, aviation, and buildings sectors.