Robert E. Kohnen

Robert E. Kohnen
Northern Arizona University


'59 BSEE, Washington University

Years of service



Bob retired as CEO of Howard Systems. He is currently a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, Arizona Society of Professional Engineers, IEEE, Edison Electric Institute, and the Paradise Valley Planning and Engineering advisory committee. He is the past president of Electric League of Arizona and the Board of Directors for the Phoenix Country Club as well as Brophy College Preparatory. He is past chair of the Northern Arizona University Foundation. He served as chairman of the Phoenix Diocese CDA, and served on the boards for the Good Samaritan Hospital, First Federal Title, Catholic Community Foundation, and Xavier College Preparatory. He served as the Division Chairman of United Way. He was a member of the Heard Museum and the Y.M.C.A. Council. Bob received the Electric League Man of the Year Award. He and his wife Jane have four children.