Tom Smith, M.ASCE, serves as the Society’s Deputy Executive Director and General counsel. His responsibilities include managing ASCE’s Board Operations, Conferences, Human Resources, Building Operations and History and Heritage departments, as well as legal consultation and oversight of ASCE’s professional conduct committee and related activities. Tom is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars. He is also a member of Chi Epsilon and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Engineering Ethics. Tom is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and has written a number of papers, including publications on engineering ethics, construction site safety, local government law, and mechanics lien priority rights for design professionals.