TEXAS BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS
May 21, 2020, Board Meeting Disciplinary & Administrative Actions

 

Zamora Engineering, Inc. #F-1681, El Paso, TX; Case Number B-38446
Violation: Zamora Engineering, Inc. offered and provided consulting engineering services after its firm registration had expired after it failed to renew its registration.  Zamora Engineering performed consulting engineering services on six (6) projects during the period the firm was not registered with the Board.  Zamora Engineering was listed under "Engineers" in a telephone directory during the time the firm was not registered.  Zamora Engineering subsequently re-registered the firm.
Act/Rule Violated: Tex. Occ. Code §§1001.405(b), (e), and 22 Tex. Admin. Code §§137.77(a), (d), and (e).
Resolution: Administrative Penalty of $750.

John Edward Skwiot, P.E. #104240, Phoenix, AZ; Case Number D-38247
Violation: Mr. Skwiot was disciplined by another jurisdiction after practicing engineering in that jurisdiction without having a Certificate of Licensure.  The disciplinary action was on a matter that would constitute a violation of the Texas Engineering Practice Act or board rules.  Specifically, Mr. Skwiot failed to practice engineering in a careful and diligent manner.
Act/Rule Violated: 22 Tex. Admin. Code §§137.63(b)(6) and 137.65(b).
Resolution: Formal Reprimand and Proof of Completion of California-Ordered Ethics Course.

Samuel Deering Malinowsky, P.E. #124297, Manhattan, KS; Case Number D-38304
Violation: Mr. Malinowsky was disciplined by another jurisdiction.  The disciplinary action was on matters that would constitute violations of the Texas Engineering Practice Act or board rules.  Specifically, Mr. Malinowsky failed to act as a faithful agent to his employers or clients and failed to conduct engineering in an honest and ethical manner.  Mr. Malinowsky did not properly and promptly notify the Board he had been disciplined by another jurisdiction's regulatory agency.
Act/Rule Violated: 22 Tex. Admin. Code §§137.63(a), (b)(4), 137.65(b), and 137.5(c).
Resolution: Formal Reprimand.

Michael William McCoy, P.E. #59865, Houston, TX; Case Number D-38325
Violation: Mr. McCoy failed to comply with the Continuing Education Program (CEP) reporting requirements and misrepresented he completed 15 Professional Development Hours (PDH) of continuing education for the March 2019 renewal period.  Mr. McCoy did not engage in professional and business activities related to the practice of engineering in an honest and ethical manner.
Act/Rule Violated: 22 Tex. Admin. Code §§137.17(p)(2), (p)(3), and §137.63(a). 
Resolution: Two Year Probated Suspension, Administrative Penalty of $5,723, and successful completion of the TTU Engineering Ethics Intermediate Course.

James Anthony Clancy, P.E. #99908, Pittsgrove, NJ; Case Number D-38581
Violation: Mr. Clancy was disciplined by another jurisdiction after he accepted fees for performing engineering services from a contractor that was not licensed to practice engineering in that jurisdiction, and Mr. Clancy also filed an inspection report and signed off on a letter of completion without reviewing the work which was done by someone else.  The disciplinary action was on a matter that would constitute a violation of the Texas Engineering Practice Act or board rules.  Specifically, Mr. Clancy aided or abetted, directly or indirectly, any unlicensed person or business entity in the unlawful practice of engineering.  Mr. Clancy did not properly and promptly notify the Board he had been disciplined by another jurisdiction's regulatory agency.
Act/Rule Violated: 22 Tex. Admin. Code §§137.63(c)(1), 137.65(b), and 137.5(c).
Resolution: Formal Reprimand.