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Gronevelt, Rhett A.

 Gronvelt, Rhett A

Region 3 Governor Official Nominee 

Biographical Statement 


  • BS, Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1998
  • MS, Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1999

Work Experience 

  • Orchard, Hiltz, & McCliment, Inc., Group Manager, 2007-present
  • Orchard, Hiltz, & McCliment, Inc., Client Representative, 2003-2007
  • Orchard, Hiltz, & McCliment, Inc., Project Engineer, 1999-2003
  • Wade-Trim & Associates, Construction & Survey Technician, 1995-1998

ASCE Involvement  

  • ASCE Ann Arbor Branch
    o Board, 2000-2003
    o Younger Member Chair, 2000-2002
    o Director, 2007-2010
  • ASCE Michigan Section
    o Younger Member Chair, 2002-2003
    o Board, 2003-2009
    o Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, President-Elect, President, Immediate Past President
  • Led Michigan Infrastructure Report Card Committee, 2009
  • Legislative Fly-in, Regional Meetings, 2005
  • ASCE Region 3 Governor, 2011-present

Other Volunteer Activities  

  • Adjunct faculty Civil Engineering Department, Lawrence Technological University, 2001-2002
  • Vice-Chair, West Bloomfield Township Wetlands Board, 2010-2013
  • Michigan Tech Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Professional Advisory Committee, 2009-present
  • West Bloomfield Township Zoning Board of Appeals, 2013-present


Rhett and his wife Kerri, and their two young children live in Metropolitan Detroit. Rhett enjoys spending his extra time camping and traveling with his family, particularly to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.