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2021–2022 Board of Direction

The ASCE Board of Direction is comprised of three Presidential Officers and fifteen Directors. The Directors currently in their last year of service on the Board of Direction join the Presidents on the Executive Committee.

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Presidential Officers

Portrait of Dennis Truax.

Dennis D. Truax, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE

ASCE President
  • White End. Chair, Department Head and Professor, MS State University
  • The ASCE President serves for a one-year term and chairs the Board of Direction.
Portrait of Maria C. Lehman, President-elect Elect

Maria C. Lehman, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE

ASCE President-elect
  • Infrastructure Market Leader for the United States, GHD
  • The ASCE President-elect begins the first of a three-year term and serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Direction.
Portrait of Jean-Louis Briaud

Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, Dist.M.ASCE

ASCE Past President
  • Distinguished Professor, Texas A&M University
  • The Past President serves as chair of the Board Nominating Committee.

Society Directors

At-Large Feniosky A. Pena-Mora, Sc.D., CCM, FCIOB, NAC, P.E., F.ASCE
At-Large Elizabeth Ruedas, P.E., QSD, QISP, ENV SP, M.ASCE
Region 1 John C. Folts, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 2 Jack A. Raudenbush, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 3 Kenneth R. Mika, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 4 Findlay G. Edwards, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE
Region 5 Lawren Pratt, P.E., LEED AP, M.ASCE
Region 6 Jerry B. Paz, P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE
Region 7 Edward W. Stafford, P.E., PTOE, F.ASCE
Region 8 Lawrence M. Magura, P.E., D.WRE(Ret), F.ASCE
Region 9 Kenneth H. Rosenfield, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE
Region 10 Elias Boutros Sayah, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE
Technical Region Daniel F. Becker, CCM, PMP, M.ASCE
Technical Region Brian D. McKeehan, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE
Technical Region Kevin D. Nielsen, P.E., M.ASCE

Non-voting Members

Secretary and Executive Director Thomas W. Smith III, ENV SP, CAE, F.ASCE*
Treasurer Louis C. Aurigemma, P.E., F.ASCE
Assistant Treasurer F. Jay Burress, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE
Parliamentarian and General Counsel Tara Hoke, Aff.M.ASCE*

* Also serves on the Executive Committee