Oregon Iron Works VP Elected to AISC Board of Directors

AISC is pleased to announce the election of Patrick F. Leonard, P.E., vice president of the Commercial Division at Oregon Iron Works, LLC, Clackamas, Ore., (an AISC Member and AISC Certified Fabricator) to its Board of Directors. Confirmed during AISC’s recent Annual Meeting in San Diego, Leonard will immediately begin serving on the AISC Board, assisting with the organization’s planning and leadership in the steel construction industry.

“I’m pleased to announce Pat as the newest member joining the AISC Board,” said AISC Board of Director’s Chair William B. (Brad) Bourne III of Universal Steel, Inc., Lithonia, Ga. (an AISC Member and AISC Certified Fabricator). “He brings 35 years of experience in both bridge and building structures and is a professionally registered civil engineer in the state of California. I’m excited to have Pat representing the West Coast Region on the Board and thank him for his time and commitment.”

Leonard has worked for Oregon Iron Works for the past 20 years. He has extensive experience in the design and construction of steel bridges, buildings and hydroelectric equipment/structures with an emphasis on the overall management of steel construction projects, including high-rise buildings, hospitals, schools, shopping centers, manufacturing facilities, arenas and seismic retrofit projects. Oregon Iron Works has also been very active with the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), a division of AISC, for a number of years.

He’s a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Structural Engineers Association of Oregon (SEAO). He served as a Board of Directors Member for the Structural Engineers Association of Central California (SEAOCC) and was a Safety Assessment Engineer on the Disaster Emergency Services Committee of SEAOCC. He was also an Employer Trustee and Chairman of the Board for the Iron Workers Pension Trust and a Board of Directors Member for the Pacific Northwest Steel Fabricators Association (PNSFA).

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

AISC Board Members represent various areas of the country and contribute a significant amount of time and outstanding service to the success of AISC and the U.S. structural steel industry. View all of the AISC Officers and Board of Directors on AISC’s website at