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Honorary Members Recognized

Print Date: 7/24/2024 8:03:36 PM

Honorary Membership

Peter Dodge, Dennis Eastman, Craig Hopkins, Kathy Moore, and Milton Washington were recognized as NBBI honorary members. 

Dodge was the manager/chief boiler inspector for the province of Nova Scotia for 22 years until retiring in 2017. He served on the NBBI Committee on Qualifications for Inspection and held NBBI Inservice and Authorized Inspector commissions and AB, and R endorsements.
Eastman retired as director of engineering and inspection services for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2020. He became chief inspector in 1992 and spent over 30 years in the boiler and pressure vessel industry. He held NBBI Inservice and Authorized Inspector commissions and AB, and R endorsements.
Hopkins has been engaged in boiler and pressure vessel design and repairs for almost 50 years and is the fifth-generation owner and president of Seattle Boiler Works. He has been on the NBIC Main Committee for 28 years and served on the National Board Advisory Committee.
Moore has been the welding quality control manager for Joe Moore & Co. for almost 25 years. She is a member of the NBIC Main Committee, the Subcommittee for Repairs and Alterations, and the chair of the Task Group Interpretations (Repairs and Alterations) and the Subgroup Repairs and Alterations. She also served on the Advisory Committee.
Washington retired as deputy director for the state of New Jersey in 2023 after more than 23 years. He also was a member of the Board of Trustees for nearly 14 years and currently serves the National Board as senior staff engineer-credentialing. He holds NBBI Inservice and Authorized Inspector commissions and AB, and R endorsements.  

Honorary membership is given to an individual who has made outstanding and noteworthy contributions toward improving the development, implementation, or enforcement of safety principles related to the boiler and pressure vessel industry. 

Hopkins and Moore were elected last year but could not attend the 91st General Meeting in Las Vegas.