John Mogge Sworn in as New SAME President
Posted on May 22, 2014 | By Stephen Karl | Leave a response
Col. John Mogge, Ph.D, RA, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), of CH2M HILL was sworn in Thursday morning as 2014-2015 SAME National President during the Annual Post Awards Breakfast and Business Meeting at the 2014 JETC. Col. Mogge has been an active member of SAME since 1980 and was invested in the Academy of Fellows in 1996.
Col. Mogge has served on the SAME National Board of Direction as an Elected Director, as the Middle Atlantic Regional Vice President, as Chair of the Energy & Sustainability Committee and this past year as National President-Elect. During his SAME career he has also served as Robins Post President; was the 2012 South Atlantic/South Central Regional Conference Program Track Planner and Committee Mentor; and in 1996, served as Co-Chair of the SAME National Conference in Washington, D.C., among other contributions.Col. Mogge served 27 years as a engineer officer in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 2001. His final assignment was Air Force Reserve Command Civil Engineer, Robins AFB, Ga. Before that he served as Commander and Base Civil Engineer, 78th Civil Engineer Group, Robins AFB, 1996–1999. Before that, from 1994–1996, he was the Director of Civil Engineer Programs, HQ U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon. He also served as Director of Environmental Programs, HQ Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.; and prior to that he was the Director of Civil Engineer Readiness, HQ Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency, Tyndall AFB, Fla. Col. Mogge entered the Air Force in 1974 and as a Company Grade Officer served at bases to include Eglin AFB, Fla.; Spangdahlem AB, Germany; Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; and Ramstein AB, German. Then as a Field Grade Officer beginning in 1985 he served as Base Civil Engineer at Fairford AB, United Kingdom, and later at Kunsan AB, Korea.
Col. Mogge joined CH2M HILL in 2001 as Southeast Business Group Manager in the firm’s Transportation Business Group. He is now Global Director of Technology, Practice and Design, Environmental Services Business Group. Among his many achievements at CH2M HILL, he served during 2006–2007 as the Sustainability Program Manager for the planning the execution of the 2012 London Olympics as a member of the CLM Joint Venture.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Florida in 1973 and completed his master’s degree in Architecture at the University of Florida in 1974. In 2004, he earned a doctorate in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Georgia Tech, with a focus on Sustainable Planning, Design and Construction.