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New officers for ASCE

News | February 1, 2007 | By:

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) installed newly elected officers to its board last October.

The new board representatives include:

  • William F. Marcuson III, Ph.D., P.E., Hon.M.ASCE, director emeritus of the Geotechnical Laboratory at the Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Miss., was installed as ASCE president.
  • David G. Mongan, P.E., F.ASCE, president of Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani, LLC in Baltimore, Md., was installed as president-elect of ASCE. Mongan will assume the role of board president in the fall of 2008.
  • Thomas R. Walther, P.E., F.ASCE, highway commissioner for Eau Claire County, Wis., will represent Sections and Branches in Region 3.
  • Region 4 Robert I. Smith II, deputy director of logistics and engineering at Fort Jackson in South Carolina, will represent Sections and Branches in Region 4
  • Thomas M. Rachford, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, vice president and corporate quality officer at Gannett Fleming Engineers and Planners in Camp Hill, Pa., will represent ASCE’s seven Institutes (Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI), Construction Institute (CI), Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI), Geo-Institute (GI), Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)).
  • Eriks V. Ludins, P.E., a member of the Bridge Engineering Division of the city of St. Paul Public Works Department in St. Paul, Minn., will represent Sections and Branches in Region 3.
  • Findlay G. Edwards, Ph.D., P.E., associate professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and David F. Garber, P.E., P.L.S., F.ASCE, president of Garber-Chilton Engineers and Land Surveyors Inc. in LaGrange, Ky., will represent Sections and Branches in Region 4.
  • Jack Furlong, P.E., project manager with Halff Associates Inc. in Dallas, and Jeanette Walther, P.E., P.T.O.E., traffic and transportation project manager at Bohannan Huston Inc. in Albuquerque, N.M., will represent Sections and Branches in Region 6.
  • Michael J. Barton, P.E., P.T.O.E., senior traffic engineer at Henningson, Durham and Richardson Inc. in Tucson, and Robert J. Russell, P.E., M.B.A., F.ASCE, engineering director at the Northern Nevada Regional Transportation Commission in Reno, will represent Sections and Branches in Region 8.
  • Mark Creveling, P.E., CEO of Simon Wong Engineering in San Diego, will represent Sections and Branches in Region 9.

Founded in 1852, ASCE represents more than 140,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. For more information, visit

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