PENC Charlotte Chapter

May meeting



Meeting:    Monday, May 9, 2016

Time:             5:30 - 8:00 pm

Location:   EVCO Construction, 2520 Sardis Rd. N #100, Charlotte, NC

Topic:            Forensic Engineering - What Went Wrong?  


Overview: We’ll hear about case studies of accidents,  failures, and fires and the analysis that goes into determining what went wrong.  We’ll also learn about the new technologies that are used to investigate and evaluate design, construction and materials and some of the thought processes employed when looking for answers. An open dialog/discussion format will be encouraged so that participants get the full benefit of the speaker’s experience.

Speaker:     Adam N. Locke, P.E. , S-E-A Limited

 Mr. Locke received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, with a Civil Specialty, from the Colorado School of Mines, and is a registered Professional Engineer. He is responsible for providing engineering and forensic analysis involving failures and damage to residential and commercial buildings. Mr. Locke’s expertise includes investigation of structures and their components, including roofs and fenestrations, for damage from windstorms, construction-related damage and defects, and water intrusions. Mr. Locke also performs construction-related accident reconstruction and evaluation of building ingress/egress as it relates to Code compliance.
 Prior to joining S-E-A, he was employed with Brockman Engineering, Inc., as a project engineer responsible for the planning, design, implementation, and construction oversight for residential and commercial structures. Mr. Locke has a registered professional license in various states, and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

 RSVP:  Please RSVP by Friday, May 6, 2016

Click here to register.

Cost:  $30 members, $35 non- members

Upcoming Events:

June 26 - 28- PENC Summer Conference - Asheville, NC 

Join us this year in beautiful Asheville, NC to develop your Engineering Leadership in Action! Action Group Track in Infrastructure, Resource Stewardship and Ethics.  Local Track features western NC projects that are relevant state-wide.  Also::  Rep. Dean Arp and PENC Lobbyist Laurie Onorio on Legislative Affairs. 

Every chapter is looking for leaders who want to step up to new responsibilities.  You will find PENC a great place to meet new people, and to grow within our profession.  Let us know if you want to be a part of the leadership team.



Charlotte Chapter: 
PENC’s Charlotte Chapter comprises the following counties: Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Stanly, Union and Anson.




Chapter Leadership
DeeAnn Guthrie, PE
Aerocompact, Inc.
Andrew Kennedy, PE
Ryan Lindsey, EIT
Wayne Brothers Inc.
Jason Sparks, PE
Turner Construction

Past President
Kevin Higgins, PE
Parrish and Partners

Rob Belisle, PE
Chuck Walker, PE
Mecklenburg County

Greg T. Welsh, PE
Burton Engineering
Crystal Williams, PE, CFM, LEED AP