Save the Date:: 2008 Convention will be January 25–27 at Barry University

[Bernard Eugene]

Bernard Eugene, MSCM, MURP
Treasurer, HALO
Mr. Eugène grew up in the beautiful city of Jérémie where he completed his secondary studies. In 1974, he migrated to New York City in order to continue his education. Two years later, he obtained an Associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology at New York City College of Technology. In 1988, he earned his Bachelor degree in Construction Management and thereafter, his Master's degree in the same field at Florida International University. Some years later, he obtained a Master's degree of Science in Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University. Presently, he is pursuing another Master's degree of Science in Public Administration at FAU.

For the past twenty-eight years, Mr. Eugène has worked for both the private and public sectors. In New York, he worked for MRCE (Mueser, Rutledge Consulting Engineers), a world-renowned firm that specializes in foundation engineering. In Florida, he has worked for several municipalities, including the City of Delray Beach, the City of Miami, and the City of Miami Beach. Presently, he is working for Broward County as a Senior Project Manager overseeing projects ranging from two to ten million dollars.

In 1990, he helped the US Coast Guard in the rescue operations of Haitian refugees who were fleeing their country after the military coup. Recently, under the sponsorship of FAVACA, he has helped the Mayor Rony Pierre to prepare the roadmap for a comprehensive urban plan for the city of Ouanaminthe.

In 1992 Mr. Eugène founded Combite Jérémienne, Inc. — a nonprofit organization that has sponsored several youth activities in the city of Jérémie, Haiti. Mr. Eugène is the Treasurer of the Haitian American Leadership Organization (HALO) and the Secretary of the Haitian-American Association of Engineers and Scientists (HAAES). He also serves as a member of the Florida Metropolitan University Advisory Board, and Friends of Profamil: a subsidiary of the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

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