Melissa G. Bowers, PE, CPD is a registered mechanical engineer and plumbing project manager for the Chandler Arizona offices of DG Koch Associates LLC. (www.dgkoch.com). She attended the University of Portland (Oregon) and graduated in May 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management. Bowers has been heavily involved in the Phoenix Chapter of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers since March 2008 and has held various chapter offices, including that of a past president and currently as historian and AYP liaison. Melissa serves as a vice president on the Research Foundation of ASPE, and also serves as a member of the ASPE Society Nominating Committee. She can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 702-221-5160.