Kim Olson has over 18 years of experience as a structural engineer, including her current position as a Structural Engineer at FORSE Consulting. Currently she offers design, consulting and other support services to architects and engineers. Prior to joining the company in 2012, Kim worked for Bentley Systems, providing technical demonstrations and product trainings for structural engineers worldwide on each of the RAM structural engineering software programs. She was a practicing engineer at Martin/Martin, Inc. in Denver for seven years managing and designing a wide variety of structures including research laboratories, sporting grandstands, recreation centers and schools. Kim is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the state of Colorado. As a technical advisor to the HSS Committee of The Steel Tube Institute, Kim works to educate architects and engineers on the many benefits of HSS.
Griffin Pritchard is the public information specialist for the Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors. Originally from Alex City, he resides in the booming metropolis of Tallassee, Alabama. He is a graduate of Troy University with degrees in Print Journalism and Sports Information and comes to BELS after a 17-year, award-winning career in the newspaper industry. Along with standing before you today to discuss ethics and scenarios, his job duties with BELS also include procuring BELS-branded merchandise, hosting webinars, managing social media and serving as the legislative liaison.
Jeff Hufsey is a past Deputy Executive Director of the American Welding Society. In his management positions over the past 24 years, he has supervised education, membership, technical standards development and certification activities. Jeff continues to serve AWS in an advisory role, he participates in exam development activities for AWS certification programs and is the USA delegate to the International Institute of Welding, developing international training programs for welding engineers, technologists, and inspectors.