HNTB’s Joshua Englander named to Getty House Foundation board of directors

Non-profit organization supports programs that foster public-private partnerships and promote civic engagement in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (July 5, 2017) – Joshua Englander, West Division government relations director for HNTB Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Getty House Foundation. A 21-member board implements the foundation’s mission and oversees its civic and educational programming. 
Joshua Englander
“I am honored to join the distinguished group of professionals on the Getty House board whose leadership helps bring Angelenos from across the city together with innovators, activists, business leaders and government officials to foster a dialogue celebrating diversity, education, public-private partnerships and community engagement,” said Englander. “We will work together to support the foundation’s mission to ensure that a broad cross section of residents, especially young people, have access to Getty House and are included in its programs.” 

The Getty House Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to civic education, community engagement and the preservation of Getty House, the official residence of the Mayor of Los Angeles.The foundation manages programs and outreach initiatives, including the Community Holiday series, Engage LA series and Women’s Leadership series.

HNTB’s involvement with the foundation includes being a sponsor of the Getty House Foundation’s Women’s Leadership Series, which is led by First Lady Amy Wakeland and encourages young women to pursue their dreams. The series highlights the leadership of women in Los Angeles, including Women in STEM.

Englander also serves as a board member for the Valley Industry & Commerce Association and has previously served on the board of the Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center Foundation. At HNTB, Englander assists with the development of the firm’s government relations strategies and messages to government officials, the media and public in California and throughout the region.

HNTB is a leading infrastructure solutions firm in the U.S., with roots to the West since beginning work on Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco Bridge in 1914, the firm’s first year of operation, and has since been involved in some of the region’s most high-profile, complex infrastructure programs. 

HNTB’s many signature infrastructure projects in Southern California include the Interstate 405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements project, the Tom Bradley International Terminal Expansion for Los Angeles World Airports, and the “Green Build” expansion at San Diego International Airport. 

Currently, HNTB is providing design and engineering services for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project on behalf of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority; working with the City of Los Angeles to deliver final design and construction support services for the Sixth Street Viaduct over the Los Angeles River between downtown and Boyle Heights; and providing program management services for the SBCTA on the I-10 Express Lanes Improvement Project. 

About HNTB 
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. HNTB’s work in California dates back to its founding in 1914. Today, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients in California from eight office locations, currently employing more than 350 full-time professionals. With more than a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.

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