Engineering & Technical (E&T) Committee

Mission Statement

The committee will monitor, advise and offer direction concerning matters of a technical nature involving standards, policy, code enforcement procedures, and any other related items affecting the metal plate connected wood truss industry and the manufacture and use of trusses. The committee will provide a business perspective on how industry technical activities will affect the truss and wall panel manufacturing industry and to develop practical engineering solutions to those business problems. This committee will cooperate with and participate in efforts by the Truss Plate Institute and its Technical Advisory Committee, as well as any other code-writing or standards-setting organizations and make engineering and technical policy recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Join the E&T Committee


  • Howard E Gauger

    Howard E Gauger

    Vice President of Component Design R & D Thiel/CCA-IL, Carpenter Contractors of America - Belvidere


  • Junaidie Budiman PE

    Junaidie Budiman PE

    Dir. of Engineering, Trussway - Orlando

  • Tim Noonan

    Tim Noonan

    President, Cascade Mfg Co - Cascade

  • Timothy W Riegel PE

    Engineering Manager, Rigidply Rafters, Inc. - Richland

  • Ed Robbins P.E.

    Ed Robbins P.E.

    Engineer, P. E. Robbins

  • Zach Shepherd

    Zach Shepherd

    Operations Manager, Engineered Building Design, L.C.

  • Sean Shields

    Sean Shields

    Director of Marketing, Structural Building Components Association


  • Talia Zanotelli

    Talia Zanotelli

    Membership Coordinator, Structural Building Components Association