Chair: Robert F. Shaw

Robert ShawChairRobert F. Shaw, P. E., P.M.P.

Extensive experience in managing facility maintenance and improvement programs; design and construction projects and associated logistics; and base operating support operations and projects


– Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy at West Point, NY 1967

– Master of Science in Engineering Management, University of Alaska 1979

– The Army Command and General Staff College

Work History:

Melbourne, Florida 2009 to present: Primarily volunteer work with several professional organizations and homeowners’ association, determined 90% disabled by VA.

November 1998 to 2009: Primarily Department of Defense contact work in the Middle East including Iraq, also one year in Nigeria in oil field work.

March 1989 to November 1998: Chief of the Engineering Flights (responsible for planning, programming, design, and construction of between $15M to $28M in construction annually) at three USAF bases, ending at the Patrick AFB FL (45th Space Wing – Eastern Space Range). Retired from Civil Service.

From September 1975 to March 1989: Served in a variety of progressively responsible engineering positions in Alaska, including the Chief of the Remote Sites Branch, Fairbanks Resident Office, USACE, and Borough (county) Engineer, Fairbanks-North Star Borough.

From August 1960 to September 1975: United States Army: three years enlisted, airborne infantry; Regular Army appointment to West Point; three years combat infantry assignments in airmobile infantry and airborne special operations in or adjacent to South Vietnam.

Professional Organizations: Member and past Alaska Section President of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the American Society of Military Engineers. Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute, an ISO internationally recognized certification. Licensed Professional Civil Engineer (P.E.), Alaska and Florida.