JOYCE E. HASTINGS

PLS Principal

Joyce is the coordinating Principal specifically responsible for the management of the Survey and Environmental Groups. She has been with GLM Engineering Consultants, Inc. since 1984.

In addition to her management responsibilities, she also actively participates in the completion of a variety of engineering projects at GLM Engineering Consultants Inc. Her areas of expertise include state and local environmental permitting for residential, commercial and public projects, wetland consultation including wetland, soil, and site evaluations, and review of all land surveying projects performed by the Survey Group.

EDUCATION

University of Maine at Orono

B.S., Forestry, 1980

Northeastern University

B.S., Cum Laude, Civil Engineering, 1993

REGISTRATION

Professional Land Surveyor, Massachusetts, #39393

ORGANIZATIONS

Society of Wetland Scientists

Association of Massachusetts Wetland Scientists

Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissioners

Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors & Civil Engineers

American Congress of Surveying and Mapping

Maine Society of Land Surveyors

Society of American Foresters

APPOINTMENTS

Town of Holliston, MA – Conservation Commission 1994 to 1997.

ROBERT S. TRUAX

Principal

Rob is the coordinating Principal responsible for managing the Civil Engineering Group. He has been with GLM Engineering Consultants, Inc. since 1987.

At GLM Engineering Consultants, Inc., Mr. Truax actively participates in the management of a variety of projects in both the public and private sectors. He is responsible for taking civil engineering projects from initial concepts into design development and through project implementation and completion. Project examples include commercial and residential subdivision projects and septic system designs for smaller single-family residential dwellings up to larger commercial projects including utilizing alternative technologies.

In addition to his management responsibilities, Mr. Truax is also responsible for a variety of engineering projects. He is thoroughly familiar with the federal, state and local permitting processes necessary to bring a project from inception to completion. His main areas of expertise include project coordination and design, site evaluation, site grading, utility design, and storm water design. He is also adept at using engineering software including the Soil Conservation Service TR-55 and TR-20 methods of computing storm water runoff.

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EDUCATION

Wentworth Institute of Technology
B.S., Civil Engineering, 1986

REGISTRATION

Massachusetts Certified Soil Evaluator

DANA M. ROSS

Senior Project Surveyor

Dana has been with GLM Engineering Consultants Inc. since 1983. With over 25 years of extensive survey experience he efficiently coordinates the technical aspects of the Survey Group’s projects including the research, field work, calculations, and computer drafting necessary to bring survey projects from inception to completion.

Dana has advanced through the ranks at GLM, from transit person, to survey chief, and survey field supervisor, to Senior Project Surveyor responsible for the timely completion of various survey projects. His areas of expertise include property line configurations, land court surveys, lot configurations, topographic mapping, roadway alignment, roadway detail, construction layout and GPS.

In addition, he is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of survey fieldwork at GLM including total stations, data collectors, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and automatic levels. He also has an in-depth knowledge of all computer programs utilized for survey projects including AutoCAD Land Development Desktop.

Dana’s project experience is extensive and ranges from small private residential surveys and subdivisions to large scale private, industrial and municipal projects.

EDUCATION

Blue Hills Technical Institute, 1983

REGISTRATION

Land Surveyor-in-Training, Massachusetts

ORGANIZATIONS

Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors & Civil Engineers

JOSEPH NIHILL, P.E.

Senior Project Engineer

Joe serves as GLM Engineering Consultants’ Senior Project Engineer specializing in on-site subsurface sewerage disposal systems. He has been with GLM since 1993.

He is responsible for the oversight of project development with regards to on-site sewerage disposal systems from site investigation to schematic design, approved design, and final construction. He uses his extensive knowledge of the Massachusetts State Environmental Code Title V to ensure that a balance is achieved between the demands of the client and the requirements of the approving authorities for each phase of a project. He also serves as a liaison between clients and the approving authority.

Joe’s project experience is extensive and ranges from small, private residential designs to large-scale private, industrial, and municipal designs.

EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA
B.S., Civil Engineering, 1993

REGISTRATION

Registered Professional Engineer, Massachusetts, #45889
Massachusetts Certified Soil Evaluator

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