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ASCE names new president

October 18th, 2011 / By: / Industry News

Gregory E. DiLoreto is the new president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers, according to an Oct. 17 press release from ASCE. His installation is Oct. 21, during the 2011 Annual Civil Engineering Conference in Memphis, Tenn., and he will begin his presidency in the fall of 2012.

DiLoreto, P.E., P.LS., F.ASCE, is the chief executive officer of the publicly owned Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) in the Portland, Ore., metro area.

For more than 12 years, DiLoreto has been responsible for the overall management of the second largest water utility company in Oregon, serving more than 200,000 customers in the western Portland area, the release said. Prior to taking over TVWD, DiLoreto was the director of the Department of Environmental Services in Gresham, Ore.

DiLoreto is an active member of ASCE at both the local and national levels, according to the release. He is currently chair of the Committee on Geographic Units, which fosters communication between the Society and its Sections, Branches, and Institutes. Prior to his national ASCE service, DiLoreto served as the director, secretary, vice president, and president of the Oregon Section of ASCE.

DiLoreto received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Oregon State University and he has a master’s degree in public administration from Portland State University. He is a registered professional engineer (P.E.) in Oregon and is a resident of West Linn, Ore., a suburb of Portland.

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society.

Source: American Society of Civil Engineers

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