Election at annual Environmental Connection meeting
At its annual conference this year—Environmental Connection 2013 in San Diego, Calif.—the International Erosion Control Association’s Board of Directors elected its officers, and announced the results in a Feb. 22 press release.
Denver-based IECA reported that its board re-elected Phil Handley, president; Brock Peters, administrative vice president; Charlie Riling Jr., technical vice president; Julie Etra, international vice president; and elected Craig Benson, marketing vice president, Beth Chesson, secretary; and Mike Chase, treasurer; with other board members including Ron Faucher and Gustavo Salerno.
IECA’s Region One Board of Directors is the governing body of the association, consisting of nine members serving three-year terms, according to the release.
Founded in 1972, the IECA is a non-profit organization devoted to serving as a global resource for the prevention and control of erosion and sediment related problems. In 2012, IECA formed Region One and Region Two, designed to connect members by location. Region One consists of North America, South America, and Europe; Region Two includes Africa, Asia, and Australia.