President/Chairman – Mike Ozatalar, P.E.
Past President – Bruce Cranford, P.E.
President Elect – Vacant
Vice President – George Gadbois
Secretary – Vacant
Treasurer – Pradeep Behera, PhD, P.E.
Delegate / State Director to the MDSPE Board – Randy Petersen, P.E, FNSPE
Director - Professional Engineers in Government – Chris Anderson, P.E.
Director - Professional Engineers in Industry – Robert Lanza, P.E.
Director - Professional Engineers in Private Practice – Michael L. Scott, PhD, P.E.*
Director - Professional Engineers in Construction - Randy Petersen, P.E., FNSPE
Director - Professional Engineers in Higher Education - Pradeep Behera, PhD, P.E.

*elected 6/10/2017 to complete term in 2018 concurrent with Board


Board of Directors 2016-2018 Term

Potomac Chapter of the Maryland Society of Professional Engineers (MDSPE)
Serving the Professional Engineers in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland.

Membership chair - George Gadbois
DCCEAS Representative - Issa Khozeimeh, PhD, P.E.
Chapter Website and social media chair - Vacant.
MDSPE Potomac Mathcounts Coordinator – Chris Anderson, P.E.
Engineering Family Day Coordinator - Bruce Cranford, P.E.

Executive Committee

Other Positions

Last update 9/5/2017

Dec 13, 2017 – MDSPE Potomac Chapter Board Meeting at 6:30pm.

Location:  Hilton Hotel 620 Perry Pkwy, Gaithersburg, MD

​​RSVP/POC: Mike Ozatalar (

​​Stay Tuned for an update on an Upcoming Brewery Tour - January 2018.