Outgoing Board member
The Board would like to thank Ken Hoffine, P.E., PLS,
C.W.R.E, for his service as an Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering
and Land Surveying (OSBEELS) Board and Committee member. After fulling his
eight years of service as a Board member in May of 2016, Ken agreed to remain a
Board member till his replacement was found this past April.
During his time with the Board, Hoffine served as the chair
of the Rules and Regulation Committee and as a member of the Finance Committee,
Standards of Land Surveying Practice Committee, Customer Service and
Communications Standards Task Force, and the Oregon Specific Examination Task
Force. Previously, he served as President for the Professional Land Surveyor
Organization (PLSO) Umpqua chapter and was a member of the Oregon State
University Forest Engineering Curriculum committee.
Hoffine first obtained his professional engineer
registration from the Board in 1984. Shortly following, he was issued
registration as a professional land surveyor in 1987 and gained certification
as a water right examiner in 1989. His wide range of experience in the
engineering, land surveying and water rights professions helped him be a
tremendous asset to the Board and provide many contributions during his time on
Originally from Medford, OR, Hoffine graduated from Oregon
State University in 1979 with his Bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering. Professionally,
he has worked at Lone Rock Timber Co. since 1983 where he serves as an engineer
and surveyor. He has previously worked at Coos Head Timber Co. in Coos Bay as a
“Ken has been a major asset to OSBEELS,” Jason Kent, OSBEELS
Board President said. “He has
contributed to the Board on many subjects; we will miss him and wish him the
best going forward.”
Outside of his profession, Hoffine has been involved with
Boy Scouts of America serving as a troop and pack leader.
The Board and OSBEELS staff would like to thank Ken for his
commitment and wish him the best in his future endeavors.