Drebelbis Engineering
Curriculum Vitae

Drebelbis Engineering
2909 Cole Ave. #100
Dallas, TX 75204-1304
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Drebelbis Engineering

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James R. Drebelbis, AIA, P.E. has over thirty years of experience in designing and evaluating buildings. Mr. Drebelbis holds licenses as both a Professional Engineer and as an Architect. His experience in performing forensic engineering began in the 1970s as part of the design work that preceeded renovations of buildings. He has worked excllusively in the area of forensic engineering since 1993. In 1996 he founded Drebelbis Engineering to deliver services to the unique needs of insurance adjusters and attorneys. The company is based on a combination of architectural engineering technology and business acumen.

Professional Registration

Professional Engineer — Texas (No. 54504) Kansas (No. 15064)

Architect — Texas (No. 8785)


Bachelor of Science Architectural Engineering — University of Kansas 1968

Master of Business Administration — Western Michigan University 1978

Affiliations and Community Participation

American Institute of Architects — Member since 1978

AIA/Dallas Executive Committee (1994)
AIA/Dallas President’s Medal (in recognition of extraordinary service), 1993 Recipient

American Institute of Timber Construction (Member)

Better Business Bureau of Dallas — Certified Arbitrator since 1991

International Code Council (Member)

National Society of Professional Engineers

Published Articles and Speaking Engagements

Publications which include articles written by Mr. Drebelbis

The Continuing Education Resource (1994 AIA National Convention)

Today’s Facility Manager

Facilities Design & Management

IFMA Journal and The Meeting Manager

Triangle Review Summer 2004 "Forensic Engineering"

National speaking engagements by Mr. Drebelbis

Adjuster's University (Presentation for Continuing Education Program, 2004)

American Institute of Architects

1994 National Convention
1994 Grassroots Annual Leadership Conference

International Assoc. of Conference Centers 1989 National Convention

International Facility Management Association 1988 National Convention

Texas Association of Interior Designers

Presenter of Continuing Educations Programs, 2004


(Unabridged version of Curriculum Vitae for James R. Drebelbis available on request.)

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