Karyn Beebe, PE, LEED AP, is an Engineered Wood Specialist serving the Southwest. Her duties include consulting with designers on the efficient specification of engineered wood products in construction. A licensed professional engineer in the state of California, Beebe graduated from Purdue University with a degree in civil engineering. She is an active member of the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and also serves as past president for the San Diego Area Chapter of the International Code Council (ICC). Before joining APA, Beebe worked as a structural engineer and structural plan reviewer for the San Diego building department.