Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Reston, Va. ― Theresa E. Harrison P.E., M.ITE, a senior civil engineer with Lawson-Fisher Associates, P.C., was recently elected as a governor of Region 4 of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Region 4, one of the Society’s ten regional governing boards, represents members from Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Harrison began her term on Oct. 1 2010.
As a senior civil engineer with Lawson-Fisher Associates, P.C., Harrison creates designs and manages environmental documentation for transportation and traffic projects. Prior to this position, Harrison was an adjunct assistant professor for the Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame an assistant city engineer with the City of Mishawaka, Ind. and a project engineer with Cole Associates Inc.
An active member of ASCE, Harrison is a member of the Indiana Section’s Infrastructure Report Card committee and is the Sections past president. She was the Champion for the North Central Branch during ASCE’s 150th Anniversary celebration.
Harrison received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Michigan. She is a licensed professional engineer in Indiana and Michigan, and a resident of South Bend, Ind.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 144,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. For more information, visit www.asce.org.