Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Board of Directors

Hashmi S. Quazi, Ph.D., P.E., G.E.
Dr. Quazi is the Chairman of the Board, President and Principal Engineer for Converse Consultants.  Hashmi earned his Masters and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona.  As Chair of the Professional Development Committee, he assists in targeting employee growth and potential and assisting Converse employees in reaching their professional goals.
Ruben L. Romero, MBA
Mr. Romero is the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Senior Vice President for Converse Consultants.  Ruben attended the University of Redlands where he received his Masters of Business Administration degree.  As a corporate officer, he is responsible for the accounting, finance, payroll, collections and information technology departments.  He is also the Chairman of the Technical Media Committee.
Norman S. Eke
Mr. Eke is a Senior Vice President and Principal Environmental Scientist. Norman earned a degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Barbara. Mr. Eke is the Managing Officer in charge of environmental services in California. He is the lead member of the Financial Audit Committee. Mr. Eke is an active member and the former ASTM Sub Committee Chairman (2008-2016) of the ASTM E50.02 Real Estate Assessment and Management Sub Committee. Mr. Eke co-authored the ASTM Publication Technical Aspects of Phase I/II Environmental Sites Assessments.
Kurt A. Goebel, CEM
Mr. Goebel is a Senior Vice President, Principal Geologist and Environmental Division Manager.  He earned a Masters in Geoscience from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  Kurt is a member of the Professional Development Committee.  He also serves, or has served, in community positions, such as Chairman of the local Air & Waste Management Association, Chairman of the local American Council of Engineering Company's Environmental Sub Committee and President of the Geological Society of Nevada.
Siva K. Sivathasan, PhD, PE, GE, DGE, QSD, F.ASCE
Dr. Sivathasan is a Senior Vice President and Principal Engineer for Converse Consultants. Siva earned his Masters and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis. Dr Sivathasan is the Managing Officer in charge of Geotechnical Services and Material Testing and Inspection Services in California. He has been teaching undergraduate, graduate, and PE Exam review classes in Southern California for several years. He is also a subject matter expert for the California Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists for geotechnical engineering exam development.