Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects

PO Box 184
3605 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-0047
Fax: (573)-751-8046

Email: moapels@pr.mo.gov
Website: http://www.pr.mo.gov/apelsla.asp

Director: Judy Kempker

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 327.031

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Mission: The Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Landscape Architects protects the public from incompetence, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty; licenses only "qualified" professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency; enforces standards by implementing legislation and administrative rules; and encourages economic development and partnerships with existing small businesses.

Function: The Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Landscape Architects' role is to protect the inhabitants of this state in the enjoyment of life, health, peace and safety, and to protect their property from damage or destruction through dangerous, dishonest, incompetent or unlawful architectural, professional engineering, or land surveying or landscape architectural practice, and generally to conserve the public welfare. The Board has the power to revoke, suspend, deny, probate and reinstate licenses.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4 meetings; 4 division meetings (minimum); approximately 14 conference calls

Location of meetings: varying locations

Duration of meetings: 2 days; division meetings, 1 day; conference calls 1-4 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 20 hours

Total time commitment: 15 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 15

Appointed members: 15

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $50 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 1 chairperson, 3 members must be architects, 4 must be professional engineers, 3 must be land surveyors, 3 must be landscape architects, and 1 must be a public member; chair must be architect, engineer, or land surveyor . All members must be residents of Missouri for at least five years and engaged in the active practice as an architect, professional engineer, professional land surveyor or landscape architect as the case may be, for at least ten consecutive years immediately preceding such person's appointment and who is and has been a citizen of the United States for at least five years immediately preceding such person's appointment.

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Martha John
Architect Member 1
Columbia
Term begins: Jan 29, 2014
Term expires: Sep 30, 2016

Mr. James Rearden
Architect Member 2
Kirkwood
Term begins: Oct 19, 2010
Term expires: Sep 30, 2013

Mr. Michael Popp
Architect Member 3
Kansas City
Term begins: Jan 29, 2014
Term expires: Sep 30, 2015

Mr. Robert Hartnett
Chairperson
Lees Summit
Term begins: Apr 16, 2015
Term expires: Feb 10, 2019

Mr. Michael C. Freeman
Land Surveyor 1
Hermatage
Term begins: Apr 23, 2007
Term expires: Sep 28, 2010

Mr. Daniel Govero
Land Surveyor 2
Festus
Term begins: Nov 16, 2009
Term expires: Sep 30, 2013

Mr. Jerrod L Hogan
Land Surveyor 3
Joplin
Term begins: Sep 20, 2018
Term expires: Sep 30, 2020

Eric Dean Davis
Landscape Architect 1
Blue Springs
Term begins: May 5, 2016
Term expires: Sep 30, 2019

Mr. Noel Thomas Fehr
Landscape Architect 2
University City
Term begins: Jun 2, 2014
Term expires: Apr 16, 2018

Mr. Robert S. Shotts
Landscape Architect 3
Lebanon
Term begins: Apr 12, 2012
Term expires: Sep 30, 2014

Mr. Kevin Skibiski
Professional Engineer 1
Ozark
Term begins: Apr 15, 2008
Term expires: Sep 30, 2011

Mr. Abiodun Adewale
Professional Engineer 2
University City
Term begins: Nov 16, 2009
Term expires: Sep 30, 2013

Vacant Slot
Professional Engineer 3

Craig Maurice Lucas
Professional Engineer 4
Saint Louis
Term begins: Apr 23, 2015
Term expires: May 31, 2016

Ms. Sherry Cooper
Public Member
Chesterfield
Term begins: Jun 11, 2015
Term expires: Aug 18, 2018