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Keith Kooker Receives DAPE Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to Delaware Association of Professional Engineers Council

New Castle, Del., March 31, 2016, Landmark Science & Engineering, one of the region’s leading civil engineering, environmental, and land surveying consulting firms, is pleased to announce that company principal and Executive Vice President Keith R. Kooker, P.E. received the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from Delaware Association of Professional Engineers (DAPE) for his outstanding committee service and many contributions to Council, as an officer of DAPE’s Executive Committee, Chair of the Law Enforcement/Ethics Committee for several years, and as a member of the Finance Committee.

DAPE President Daniel Barbato, P.E. said “DAPE thanks Keith for his many years of dedicated service and positive attitude.  He is a tremendous asset to DAPE and the engineering community in Delaware.  It is pleasure for us to present this award to Keith and he proudly stands among the most dedicated and highly recognized Engineers in this State.”

Kooker_3x4_headshotKeith R. Kooker is a registered Professional Engineer in Delaware with 26 years of experience, 20 with Landmark. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, and specializes in environmental and civil engineering design for projects involving wastewater treatment, pump stations, site grading and layout, and stormwater management. Mr. Kooker is in charge of the firm’s Dover office, and many of the projects he manages are located in Kent and Sussex Counties.

KRK_receivingAward_3x4The DAPE distinguished service award is for a committee member selected by Council each year since 2007 that has served in an outstanding manner and provided significant contributions to the advancement of DAPE through service on committees. DAPE has ten standing committees and several ad-hoc committees.  It is through committee work by volunteers that much of the DAPE operations are accomplished including but not limited to Law Enforcement, Finance, and registration credentials.

Past recipients of this award include Professional Engineers: Eugene B. Snell, Robert A. Chagnon, J.G.S. Billingsley, Ana E. Diaz, Robert W. McClure, Daniel Koffler, Arkan Say, and James Davidson.

Landmark Science & Engineering is an award-winning Delaware consulting firm, started in 1987 as Landmark Engineering, Inc. The firm is one of the regions’ largest and most diverse  integrated civil engineering and environmental consulting firms, providing professional services for land development projects across the disciplines of site/civil, water resources, and environmental engineering, land surveying, ecological environmental sciences, Brownfields,  and site remediation. The firm  of 35 assists public and private clients in the north, Mid-Atlantic region from its offices in New Castle and Dover, Delaware, and Havre de Grace, Maryland.

About HBA of Delaware

HBA/DE has been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the State of Delaware since 1947. HBA/DE was founded as a non-profit state affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to Delaware's Home Building Industry. Consisting of Builders, Remodelers and a group of diversified associate members, the Home Builders Association of Delaware strives to protect and preserve housing as a symbol of America.


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