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Disciplinary Actions

Details of specific disciplinary actions taken by the Board after May 1, 2016 are listed below. To request the details of a specific disciplinary action taken before May 1, 2016, please submit a public records request.

Description
The Board found Nickerson did not report his Idaho license discipline within 45 days of issuance, violating OAR 820-020-0045(4). The Board assessed a civil penalty of $1000.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20200714_x0063_Nickerson.pdf
Description
The Board found Krush set a monument and failed to file within 45 days violating ORS 209.250(1). The Board assessed a civil penalty of $1000 and suspended Krush's registration for 60 days.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20200714_3135_Krush.pdf
Description
The Board found Nissen violated 820-020-0015(8) three times and by failing to satisfy CPD requirements, subjected license to suspension. The Board assed a civil penalty of $1500.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20200714_x0035_Nissen.pdf
Description
The Board found that Hupy is not licensed to practice engineering in Oregon, his license was delinquent for more than five years. Hupy may not practice engineering in Oregon unless and until he qualifies for a new professional engineer's license and is granted one by the Board. The Board found Hupy violated ORS 672.020(1), ORS 672.045(1), (2) and (4) under Case 2989. Hupy was assessed a civil penalty of $2000.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20200331_X0021_Hupy.pdf
Description
Farber was found to have violated the terms of a final order of the Board by submitting a survey to the Jackson County Surveyor's Office before it was peer reviewed. Farber was also found to have failed to cooperate with the Board on a matter subject to its jurisdiction. The Board assessed a civil penalty of $1000.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20200331_3133_Farber.pdf
Description
The Board found Armentrout engaged in structural engineering of a significant structure without an Oregon structural engineer registration and thus violated ORS 672.107(3) and ORS 672.045(I). The Board assessed a $1000 civil penalty.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20200114_3015_Armentrout.pdf
Description
The Board found Jones failed to provide proper notice to any owners or occupiers of properties, as required by ORS 672.047(4), before entering those properties for the purpose of surveying. The Board assed a civil penalty of $1000.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20200115_3140_Jones.pdf
Description
The Board found Wynne engaged in unlicensed practice of engineering while his license was in deliquent status. The Board assed civil penalty of $1000.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_3136_Wynne.pdf
Description
The Board found Koltavary engaged in the unlicensed practice of land surveying, violating ORS 672.025(I). The Board also found Koltavary falsely represented that he is authorized to practice of engineering and land surveying violating ORS 672.045(2) and used an expired certificate violating ORS 672.045(4). The Board assessed a civil penalty of $4000 to Koltavary.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_3136_Koltvary.pdf
Description
The Board found Abolhassani failed to report discipline in 3 other states violating OAR 820.020.0045(4). The Board assessed a civil penalty of $1500.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_X0019_Abolhassani.pdf
Description
The Board found Anderson failed to respond on 3 occasions after having been randomly selected for a CPD audit violating OAR 820-010-063(1)(e), OAR 820-020-0015(7) and (8). The Board and Anderson agreed to a civil penalty of $500 no later than April 1, 2020.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_3103_Anderson.pdf
Description
The Board found Sporer failed to file surveys within 45 days of establishing a boundary violating ORS 209.250(1) on 2 occations. The Board also found Sporer failed to respond to allegations when contacted by the Board on 2 occations, violating OAR 820-020-0015(8). Sporer and the Board agreed on a civil penalty of $2000 before July 1, 2020.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_3057_Sporer.pdf
Description
The Board found Baughman performed unlicensed structural engineering work violating ORS 672.107(3), ORS 672.045(I), and ORS 672.045(6). The Board and Baughman agreed to a civil penalty of $5000 paid by Baughman no later than December 1, 2020.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_X0023_Baughman.pdf
Description
The Board found Kim failed to submit supporting documentation to verify PDH units violating OAR 820-010-0635(1)(e) and 820-010-0635(7). The Board found Kim failed to obtained CPD hours claimed for the 2013-2015 biennium violating OAR 820-010-0635(1)(a). The Board found Kim failed to continue his professional development throughout the 2013-2015 biennium violating OAR 820-020-0015(7). The Board found Kim failed to respond on 4 occations violating OAR 820-020-0015(8). The Board found Kim failed to inform the Board of his address change violating OAR 820-020-0050(1). The Board suspended Kim professional engineering license for 60 days and assessed a civil penalty of $1750.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_3073_Kim.pdf
Description
The Board found Pfeiffer engaged in the practice of engineering without being registered or having a valid certificate violating ORS 672.020(1). The Board assessed a $1000 civil penalty.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_3086_Pfeiffer.pdf
Description
The Board found Heaton had performed 50 surveys while his license was delinquent violating ORS 672.025(I). The Board also found Heaton applied his seal on 72 pages of surveys when his license was delinquent violating ORS 672.045(2) and (4). The Board found Heaton failed to respond to the alligations when contacted by the Board on 3 occations, violating OAR 820-020-0015(8). The Board assessed a civil penalty of $50,000 for the ORS 672.025(I) violation, $1000 for the ORS 672.045(2) and (4) violations, and $1000 for the OAR 820-020-0015(8) violations.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20191112_X0003_Heaton.pdf
Description
The Board found Farber demonstrated a willful indifference to prescribed standards and practicing, legal duties, probable consequences, and/or the rights of others and thus gross negligence in violation of ORS 672.200(2). The Board assessed a penalty of $1000 and accepted the permanent retirement of Farber's Professional Land Surveying registration, effective August 31, 2018.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190514_2930_Farber.pdf
Description
The Board found Shin had failed to submit supporting documentation to verfiy PDH units and failed to respond to written request on three occations had violated OAR 820-020-0015(8). The Board assessed a civil penalty of $500 to Shin.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190214_3016_Shin.pdf
Description
The Board found that Hubbard engaged in the practice of engineering without having a valid certificate of registration in violation of ORS 672.045(I). The Board assessed a civil pentalty of $1000.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190910_3126_Hubbard.pdf
Description
The Board found that Dunckel committed gross negligence in the practice of land surveying and violated rules of professional conduct OAR 820-020-0055. The Board suspended Dunckel's license for 180 days and assessed a $1000 civil penalty.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190910_3122_Dunckel.pdf
Description
The Board and Stein agreed that Stein engaged in negligent practice of land surveying in violation of OAR 820-020-0055. Stein was assessed a civil penalty of $1000 by the Board.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190829_x0001_Stein.pdf
Description
Galli was found by the Board to have revealed facts, data, and information obtained in a professional capacity without prior consent violating OAR 820-020-0015(3). The Board assessed a civil penalty for $1500.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190711_3131_Galli.pdf
Description
Adair was found by the Board to have violated ORS 209.250(1); OAR 820-030-0060; and OAR 820-020-0025(1). He was assessed by the Board a civil penalty for $1500.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190711_3112_Adair.pdf
Description
Russell was found by the Board to have engaged in the practice of land surveying without being registered. The Board assessed a civil penalty for $1000 for violating ORS 672.025(1).
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190711_3110_Russell.pdf
Description
The Board found that Getman failed to submit supporting documentation for PDH units on his CPD Organizational form. Getman then failed on four occations to cooperate with the Board. Getman's professional license was suspended by the Board for 60 days and a civil penalty of $1500.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190711_3083_Getman.pdf
Description
Delano was found by the Board to have set monuments and failed to file a survey within 45 days, thus violating ORS 209.250(1) and OAR 820-030-0060. The Board assessed a civil penalty for $1500 ($750 for each instance of violation).
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190711_3056_Delano.pdf
Description
Fischborn was found by the Board to have violated OAR 820-020-0015(2) for gross negligence. The Board assessed a civil penalty in the amount of $1500 and suspended Fischborn's professional license for 180 days.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190711_2927_Fischborn.pdf
Description
Kelso was found by the Board to have failed to provide written notice of entry, violating ORS 672.047(4). Under the settlement agreement, Kelso was assessed a civil penalty of $500.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190514_3054_Kelso.pdf
Description
Mohammed was found by the Board to have engaged in structural engineering of signifigant structures without an Oregon structural engineer registration. Under the settlement agreement, Mohammed was assessed a 30-day suspension of his professional registration and a civil penalty of $750.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190514_3060_Mohammed.pdf
Description
The Board found that Wis Macomson violated OAR 820-010-0635(1) and OAR 820-020-0015 and thus refuses to renew registration of Macomson unless and until Macomson complies with the Settlement Agreement.
Final Order
/osbeels/Documents/FinalOrders/20190313_3095_Macomson.pdf


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