It is with great remorse to bring you the sad news that J. Frederick Friden, PE, PLS passed away Monday, December 15th. He was a member of the Northeast Chapter since 1984. Fred held many positions during his tenure, including terms on State Board of Directors representing the Northeast Chapter, member of the PR Committee, Education Committee, Trustee and Treasurer of the PLS Foundation, multiple Chapter offices, and Conference presenter. Fred will be sadly missed by all. Further details are not available at this time and will be provided as soon as they are made public. Thank you for your kind thoughts and respect to the family.