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civil engineer

Reed Joseph Petersen, American civil engineer. Registered professional engineer Arizona, Utah, New Jersey; licensed land surveyor, Arizona; certified residential appraisal Maryland, Utah.

Background

Petersen, Reed Joseph was born on May 2, 1936 in Elwood, Utah, United States. Son of William and Mary Laven (Wagstaff) Petersen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Utah State University, 1959. Master of Science, Utah State University, 1962. Doctor of Hydraulic Engineering, Delft Technology University, The Netherlands, 1966.

Master of Business Administration in Business Administration, Arizona State University, 1974.

Career

Various engineering positions, in Utah, Arizona, New Jersey, 1957-1966;engineer, loan specialist, USDA Farmers Home Administration, Phoenix, 1967-1971;assistant to state director, USDA Farmers Home Administration, Phoenix, 1971-1972;rural housing specialist, USDA Farmers Home Administration, Washington, 1972-1981;servicing branch chief single family housing, USDA Farmers Home Administration, Washington, 1981-1986;property management branch chief single family housing, USDA Farmers Home Administration, Washington, 1986-1994. Owner, manager Petersen Air Place, Lanham, Maryland., 1985-1994.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer Arizona, Utah, New Jersey. Licensed land surveyor, Arizona. Certified residential appraisal Maryland, Utah.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on rural housing loan programs to newspapers, 1980-1990.

Views

Very close and personal relationship between God and each individual is possible because God is literally the father of all human beings.

Membership

Active in leadership roles Boy Scouts American, 1972-1988, committee chairman Lanham, Maryland., 1988-1992. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (board directors Arizona chapter 1964-1965, chairman emergency assistance committee national capitol section 1975-1980), Control Maryland. Radio Club, Ann Arundel Radio Club.

Connections

Married Sherry Ann Flowers, 1958 (divorced 1963, deceased 1965). 1 child, R. Jay; married Phyllis Ann Watson, December 12, 1968. Children: Stephen, L. Brian, Gregory (adopted), Jennifer, Janette, Jeffrey, Cheryl (natural).

father:
William Petersen

mother:
Mary Laven (Wagstaff) Petersen

spouse:
Sherry Ann Flowers

spouse:
Phyllis Ann Watson

child:
R. Jay Petersen

child:
Stephen Petersen

child:
L. Brian Petersen

child:
Gregory Petersen (adopted)

child:
Jennifer Petersen

child:
Janette Petersen

child:
Jeffrey Petersen

child:
Cheryl Petersen (natural)