Richard Rubin, P.E., AICP, LEED AP, executive vice president of RBF Consulting (RBF), a Company of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), was recently selected to become a Fellow of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) at the Society’s Board of Direction Meeting in December 2012. Rubin will be formally inducted into the Academy of Fellows at an investiture ceremony taking place on March 27, 2013, in Bethesda, Maryland.
SAME, originally formed in 1920 by Major General William M. Black, seeks to unite architecture, engineering, construction, facility management, and environmental entities and professionals in public and private sectors to capitalize on the collective knowledge of these individuals to prepare for, and overcome, disasters and to improve security at home and abroad. SAME’s Academy of Fellows recognizes members that have rendered dedicated service to the Society and to military engineering.
“Being selected to the Academy of Fellows in SAME is a humbling and greatly appreciated honor,” said Rubin. “Along with other members of my firm, I have enjoyed serving the military, and by participating in SAME, it has enabled us to have a better understanding of the challenges they face and how we can help meet them. It also provides a forum to mentor younger, emerging leaders in our industry.”
Rubin has over 36 years of experience in the A/E/C industry and is a respected expert on military engineering projects. As both a Licensed Civil Engineer and a Certified Planner, he is uniquely qualified to provide leadership and direction on a wide variety of complex projects and issues. Actively involved in numerous professional associations, Rubin is a 29-year member of the SAME San Diego Post and an active member in the Orange County Post. He has held multiple SAME board positions and currently serves as past president of the San Diego Post as well as Deputy Regional vice president for the Southwest Region.
RBF Consulting (www.rbf.com), a Company of Michael Baker Corporation (www.mbakercorp.com) provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for complex and challenging projects worldwide. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, the company is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.