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FGI announces new officers and board of director members

News | March 8, 2019 | By:

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) inducted new officers and a new board of directors during its biennial membership meeting in Houston, Texas, on February 12, at the Geosynthetics Conference 2019. The FGI’s membership meeting was attended by 57 people. In addition to introducing the new officers and directors, Timothy D. Stark, FGI technical director and professor of civil engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, reviewed the current state of the FGI, including current activities, finances and goals of the research institution, as well as presented the FGI’s 2019 Engineering Innovation Awards.

The newly elected FGI officers will serve a two-year term (2019–2021) and are:

  • President: Patrick Elliott (Raven Industries, Parker, Colo.)
  • Vice President: Andy Durham (Owens Corning, Granville, Ohio)
  • Treasurer: Jordan Wiechmann (Plastatech, Saginaw, Mich.)
  • Secretary: Greg Scales (Titan Environmental Containment, Houston, Texas)

The recently elected FGI board of directors also will serve a two-year term (2019–2021) and are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Ray Peebles (Cooley Group, Pawtucket, R.I.)
  • Bill Shehane (Seaman Corporation, Wooster, Ohio)
  • Ed Silva (Engineered Polymer Technologies, Hillside, N.J.)
  • Duff Simbeck (Simbeck & Associates, Mancos, Colo.)

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