Ed is a licensed Professional Engineer in Maine and New Hampshire, as well as a Master Electrician in New Hampshire. Ed has also served on the adjunct faculty of the Berlin Community College, teaching update courses of the National Electric Code to electricians. He is a member of IEEE, IAEI, and the NH Building Officials Association.
He has an Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering from Ocean County Community College and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine with minors in Acoustics and Business Administration.
He currently works as a project engineer at Lee Carroll in Gorham, where he has designed lighting and electrical systems for a variety of educational institutions, nursing homes, medical office buildings, housing projects, bus stations, transmission and distribution lines for utilities since 1975. He previously was the Superintendent of the Madison Electric Works in Madison, Maine, where he supervised line workers, a major upgrade of the utility lines, and designed dual 13kv feeders over the Kennebec River.
He is active in his community, having had positions on the school board, church trustees, local theater group, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in several roles over the past 37 years. He has been awarded numerous awards for his dedication and commitment to scouting by his colleagues. In 1995, with a team of lighting designers and architects, his team was awarded the Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award of Excellence for Interior Lighting Design for designing the Thorn-Sagendorph Art Gallery in Keene, New Hampshire.