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Peterson, David B.


David B. Peterson 

David B. Peterson, P.E., F.ASCE

Region 4 Director Nominee

Vision Statement 


Biographical Statement: 


  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1982
  • B.A. Political Science, Virginia Tech, 1983
  • ARTBA Young Executive Development Program, 2001
  • Licensed professional engineer in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Maryland 

Work Experience 

  • Project Manager, Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, LLP – Raleigh, NC
  • Over 30 years of experience with bridges and other structures
  • Worked on over 500 bridges in 10 states with consulting firms:
  • HNTB in New York, NY
  • HSMM (AECOM) in Roanoke, VA
  • Greiner (URS) in Raleigh, NC
  • DeLeuw Cather (PARSONS) in Raleigh, NC
  • PBS&J (ATKINS) in Raleigh, NC
  • Presented “High Performance Concrete for SC 72 Over Broad River” paper at Concrete Bridge Conference in Charlotte

ASCE Involvement 

  • Region 4 Governor, 2008-2011
  • Raise the Bar (TCICS-2) Committee
  • Transportation Policy Committee
  • Judge in Steel Bridge Competition, Carolinas Conference
  • Past President, North Carolina Section
  • Past President, Eastern Branch, North Carolina Section
  • ASCE’s representative on NC Transportation Leadership Team
  • Author, NC Section Infrastructure Report Card, Dams & Bridges
  • Vice-President North Carolina Section, Program Chair
  • 150th Anniversary Champion for Eastern Branch, North Carolina Section
  • “Suspension Bridges”, paper award in ASCE’s Millennium Challenge
  • Co-Editor “Man-Made Marvels - Civil Engineering in North Carolina”
  • Co-Chair “Man-Made Marvels” NC Museum of History exhibit
  • Past Chair, North Carolina Section History & Heritage Committee
  • Past Chair, North Carolina Section Structural Technical Group

Other Volunteer Activities 

  • NC/DOT/CEC Bridge Sub-committee Chair
  • ACEC/North Carolina Transportation Committee Member
  • ACEC/North Carolina Legislative Committee Member
  • Sunday School Teacher
  • Christian Service Brigade Chairman
  • United Way – Loaned Executive, Roanoke Valley, VA


  • Married to Linda for twenty-five years in 2012
  • Three children: Matthew, Daniel and Stephanie
  • One German Shepherd, Scout 

Vision Statement