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Rusnica, Mark P.

Mark P. Rusnica, E.I., M.ASCE

Region 1 Director

Rusnica

 EDUCATION 

  • BSCE, structural  and geotechnical engineering, Union College, 1990 
  • AS, mathematics and science, Regents College, Albany NY, 1985 
  • AAS, construction technology, Hudson Valley Community College, 1979  

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 

  • Project Manager, Dormitory Authority - State of New York, 1995-2011 
  • Design and construction management of health care and educational facilities 
  • Development  Administrator, Facilities Development Corporation, 1986-1995 
  • Design and program management of mental hygiene facilities 
  • Construction Specialist, Dormitory Authority - State of New York, 1983-1986 
  • Construction field management and reporting 
  • Engineering Technician, Dormitory Authority - State of New York, 1979-1983 
  • Construction Inspection and materials testing management 

   

ASCE INVOLVEMENT 

  • Member, 1984- present 
  • Candidate, Region 1 Society Director, 2007 
  • Region 1 Board of Governors 
    • Governor, 2006-2010 
    • Treasurer, 2009-2010 
    • Vice Chair, 2007-2009 
    • Chair, Government Affairs Committee, 2009-2010 
    • Website Editor and eRoom Coordinator, 2006-2008  
     
  • Region 1 Formation Team, 2005-2006 
  • Member, Public Policy Committee, 2010-present 
  • Member, Audit Committee, 2009-2010 
  • Member, State Government Relations Committee, 2008-2010 
  • Member, Key Contact Committee, 2008-2010 
  • Member, Task Committee on Life Member Forums, 2007-2008 
  • Corresponding Member, Committee on Governmental Affairs, 2006-2010 
  • Corresponding Member, Committee on Geographic Units, 2006-present 
  • Attendee, Legislative Fly-In, 2007-2011 
  • Local Spokesperson, 2005 Report Card for America's Infrastructure 
  • Member, Construction Institute, 2003-present 
    • Member, Owners Directorate Executive Committee, 2004-2006 
     
  • Member, New York State Council, 2001-2002, 2009-2010 
  • Mohawk-Hudson Section 
    • Awards Nomination Committee, 2004-2010 
    • Order of the Engineer Induction Ceremony Leader, 2003-2004 
    • 1st and 2nd Past President, 2003-2005 
    • President, 2002-2003 
    • President-Elect, 2001-2002 
    • 150th Anniversary Champion, 2001-2002 
  • Awards 
    • ASCE Outstanding Engineer Volunteer, Engineers Week 2010 
    • Meritorious Service Award, Mohawk-Hudson Section, 2005 
    • Outstanding 150th Anniversary Champion, Mohawk-Hudson Section, 2002 

OTHER VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES 

  • Member, Engineers Without Borders, 2007-present 
    • Founding President, Albany Professionals Chapter, 2008  
     
  • Associate Member, National Society of Professional Engineers, 1991-2006 
    • Order of the Engineer Induction Ceremony Leader and Trainer, 2001-2003 
    • Corresponding Secretary, Capital District Chapter, 1996-1999 
    • Member, State Legislative Breakfast Committee, 1996-2003 
    • Member, Lobby Day Committee, 1996-2003 
  • Member, Capital District Engineers Week Planning Committee, 2001-2004 
  • Member, Capital District Future City Competition Planning Committee, 2002-2003 
  • Member, Eastern New York Technical Council, 2001-2004 
  • Member, Town of Glenville Economic Development Commission, 1998-2004 
  • Member, Schenectady County Political Committee, 1996-2004 
    • Candidate, Schenectady City Council, 1996 
     
  • Chair, The Brown School, Inc. (K-8th grade private school), 1991-1993 

   

PERSONAL 

  • Married to Debbie Young, RN 
  • Children: Haley (25), Jennifer (21), Melissa (16) 
  • Green Belt, Okinawan Karate/Kung Fu 
  • Enjoy camping, hiking, biking and skiing