The Queens Chapter of the New York State
Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. (NYSSPE) is a non-profit organization
devoted to the promotion of the engineering profession. We are the local chapter
of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) serving the Queens
borough of New York City. We hold monthly meetings from September through
June which include informative talks and facility tours.
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On Sept. 29th at 11:00 am, a ceremony was held for the renaming of the pedestrian bridge over the Hawtree Basin at 163 Avenue for Joel A. Miele, Sr. PE in recognition of his many years of service to the City of New York. The ceremony was held at the intersection of 99th Street and 163rd Avenue. The City Council had unanimously approved the renaming of a pedestrian bridge to the "Joel A. Miele, Sr. Pedestrian Bridge," in honor of the former Community Board 10 chairman and commissioner of two city agencies.
Joel A. Miele, Sr. PE had died four years ago. The law clearing the way for the renaming was introduced by Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park). "He was the embodiment of public service who dedicated his entire adult professional life to serving our city and community," Ulrich said in a social media post shortly before the Council's vote. "A special thank you to Community Board 10 Chair Betty Braton who spearheaded this effort."
The Joel A. Miele Sr. P.E. Engineering Education Memorial Fund
Remember an Engineering Legend by Helping to Educate Another One
Joel A. Miele Sr. PE, F. NSPE, former NYSSPE State President, NYSSPE Queens Chapter President and Commissioner of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, passed away in May of 2013 at the age of 78. In addition to a partner in his own firm, Miele also served the public and his fellow engineers through the following positions throughout his career:
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Queens Chapter, NYSSPE
George Tavoulareas PE, President
c/o Brian E. Flynn, PE, PC
78-66 79 Place, Glendale, NY 11385
Telephone: (718) 894-7822
FAX: (718) 894-7833
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