Board of Directors

PRESIDENT
Curtis A Ray Jr., CPD
Phoenix Engineering Group, Inc.
W- (813) 931-0108
C- (813) 477-5850
E- curt@phoenixeng.us
Curt has 23+ years experience in plumbing, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning (HVAC) and fire protection design of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, chemical and plastics production facilities industrial, commercial, institutional and educational. Curt’s background also includes senior technical and supervisory responsibilities, including several overseas assignments as a construction coordination.

Curt has been a member of ASPE since 1985. He was on the Philadelphia Chapter’s Board for 11 years with his final 3 yrs as chapter President. He has served as national membership chairman for 5 years and presently serving on the West Coast Florida Chapter’s board.

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V.P. TECHNICAL
Edward T. Zastudil, PE, FASPE, CPD
C- (941) 780-5963
E- Ezast123@aol.com
Ed is a self-employed Plumbing Engineer offering his services in exterior and interior and Fire Protection Design, Consulting, Construction Administration and Restoration Work on various types of facilities. He has been working with and for Consulting Engineers in various parts of the country for over 50 plus years. Ed now lives in and does business out of Osprey Florida.

Ed has been a full member of ASPE since 1969. He is a founding officer of four ASPE Chapters in this country and has served as president in three of them. Ed is a Charter member of the West Coast Florida ASPE Chapter. The ASPE chapter expansion adventure started in 1970 and has been going on ever since. Ed is also involved in other national and local professional organizations, they are NFPA, CSI, ASHRAE and CAI.

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V.P. LEGISLATIVE
Vacant

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V.P. EDUCATION
Timothy Collins, CPD
Architectural Engineering, Inc.
W- (727) 781-1472
C- (727) 643-6367
E- thcfl@msn.com

Tim presently is a Project Engineer for Architectural Engineering Inc. and has 27 years experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection. His experience includes Plumbing, Fire Protection and HVAC design for new construction and renovations of education, business, healthcare facilities, correctional facilities, municipal, and high rise residential. These projects have included code analysis, engineering calculations, equipment selections, specifications, Florida Energy Code evaluation, energy conservation analysis, and construction phase. Received Certification in Plumbing Engineering (CIPE) by ASPE in 1992 and is currently a CPD.

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V.P. MEMBERSHIP
Richard Little
Specified Sales Associates
W- (813) 621-0700
C- (813) 781-5187
E- richard@ssafla.com

Rich is the co-owner and President of Specified Sales Associates. Specified Sales Associates are a manufacturer’s representative in the commercial, industrial and specialty plumbing and waterworks markets with two offices and warehouses serving the state of Florida. Rich’s duties include Engineer sales calls, select contractor and distributor calls, and responsibilities for the day to day financial operations of company.

Rich has been an active member since the first West Coast ASPE meeting and has held position as Treasurer, Affiliate Liaison, Newsletter editor and Vice President of Membership.

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TREASURER & Fund-Raising Chairman
Robert J. Shorey Jr., FASPE, CPD
TLC Engineering for Architecture
W- (813) 637-0110
C- (813) 395-3704
E- rob.shorey@tlc-eng.com

Rob has been involved in plumbing and fire protection design of many different building types for almost 18 years. These projects varied from airports to hospitals, small tenant fit-outs to high rise structures.

Rob has been an ASPE member since 1997. Rob is a Charter member of the West Coast Florida ASPE Chapter. Rob has held offices in the past: Vice President – Technical from from 1998-2001 and Chapter President from 2001-2009.

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SECRETARY
Kevin Woods
Symmons Industry
C- (813) 943-2847
E- kwoods@symmons.com

Kevin has been with Symmons Industries, Inc since 2005. Before that he was a plumber for 19 years in Washington, D.C. Kevin holds Master Plumber & Gasfitters licenses in DC, VA, and MD. He has been an ASPE Member since 2005.

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AFFILIATE LIAISON
Jim Rice
Suncoast Sales
W- (813) 901-8552
C- (813) 885-7641
E- jrice@suncoastsalesllc.com

Jim currently works for Suncoast Sales, a Manufacturer’s Representative Agency, in Tampa, Florida as their Commercial Sales Manager. His responsibilities include developing project specifications and demand for their manufacturers with Plumbing Engineers, Architects, Interior Designers, Commercial Plumbing Contractors and Mechanical Contractors.

Jim has been an active participant of all WCF-ASPE functions since joining the plumbing industry. He joined WCF-ASPE 2 years ago as an affiliate member. Last year he was appointed the Chapter Affiliate Liaison by our Chapter President. Jim has done his best to support the Board of Directors and his chapter and hopes to be a key contributor to their future success.

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NEWSLETTER EDITOR
Greg Palmer
Specified Sales Associates
W- (813) 621-0700
C- (407) 446-2443
E- Gpalmer@ssafla.com

Originally from upstate Florida, Greg moved to New Port Richey Florida in 1993. After attaining a degree in organizational communications from the university of central Florida he accepted a job at the Orlando branch for Ferguson Enterprises as an inside salesmen. In 2008 he began working for specified sales associates as the outside rep for the Tampa, Lakeland, Sarasota and Fort Myers areas. Greg is a ravenous
college football fan and season ticket holder for the UCF Knights. He also enjoys kayaking and traveling. So far he has been to 8 countries and is excited to see more.