Delta Announces Professional Engineer Certifications

Richmond, Virginia (July 10, 2009) -- William M. Eschenfelder, Tara S. Eschenfelder and Michelle R. Richard have been certified as professional engineers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is granted by the Commonwealth of Virginia to acknowledge that an individual is qualified to practice engineering in the state. Engineers receive the P.E. license after passing the Civil Engineering Principles and Practice exam.

Mr. Eschenfelder has been with Delta Airport Consultants, Inc. for over four years and has assisted with the coordination and management of the design, construction, and coordination of numerous airport improvement projects, particularly with stormwater management, grading, drainage, as well as pavement design. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ms. Eschenfelder has been with Delta for over four years. She graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives(AAAE.). She has gained extensive design experience at several general aviation and air carrier airports including airfield lighting layout, marking signs, paving and drainage. In addition, she has earned her pilot’s license.

Ms. Richard has been with Delta for three years. She graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla, and is an instrument rated Private Pilot. Various projects have provided her an opportunity to gain design experience on different levels including drainage, road design/relocation, FAR Part 77 and wetlands permitting requirements.