Gov. Perry Appoints HAR Member to Texas Board of Professional Engineers

Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Sockalingam “Sam” Kannappan of Houston to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers for a term to expire Sept. 26, 2017. The board licenses qualified engineers, enforces the Texas Engineering Practice Act and regulates the practice of professional engineering in Texas.

Kannappan is a professional engineer and senior design engineer for SNC-Lavalin Hydrocarbons and Chemicals. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Gas Pipeline Safety Research Committee, the Houston Association of REALTORS®, a board member of the Society of Piping Engineers and Designers and an advisory board member of the Asia Society of Texas. He is a past member of the Texas On-Site Wastewater Treatment Research Council. Kannappan received a bachelor’s degree from Annamalai University in India and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas.

Congratulations, Sam, on this important appointment. We know you will represent the State of Texas and all HAR members well.


HAR Communications Dept.

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