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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 Jean-Louis Briaud

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

ASCE President
  • Distinguished Professor, Texas A&M University
  • The ASCE President serves for a one-year term and chairs the Board of Direction.
Portrait of KN Gunalan.

K. N. Gunalan, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE

ASCE Past President
  • Senior Vice President, AECOM
  • The ASCE Past President serves the final year of a three-year term on the Board of Direction.
Portrait of Dennis Truax.

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

ASCE President-elect
  • White End. Chair, Department Head and Professor, MS State University
  • The ASCE President-elect begins the first of a three-year term and serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Direction.
Portrait of Maria C. Lehman, President-elect Elect

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

ASCE President-elect Elect
  • Infrastructure Market Leader for the United States, GHD
  • The President-elect Elect is preparing to begin their 3-year term of service on the Board of Direction once installed at the Society's Annual Meeting.

Society Directors

At-Large Feniosky A. Pena-Mora, Sc.D., CCM, FCIOB, NAC, P.E., M.ASCE
At-Large Elizabeth Ruedas, P.E., QSD, ENV SP, M.ASCE
Region 1 John C. Folts, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 2 Jack A. Raudenbush, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 3 Carl C. Sutter, P.E., F.ASCE*
Region 4 Robert L. Cagle III, P.E., F.ASCE*
Region 5 Lawren Pratt, IV, P.E. M.ASCE
Region 6 Jerry B. Paz, ENV SP, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 7 Edward W. Stafford, P.E., PTOE, F.ASCE
Region 8 Tony CG Lau, ENV SP, P.E., F.ASCE*
Region 9 Kenneth H. Rosenfield, P.E., F.ASCE
Region 10 Elias Boutros Sayah, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE
Technical Region Brian D. McKeehan, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE
Technical Region Kevin D. Nielsen, P.E., M.ASCE
Technical Region David J. Odeh, P.E., S.E., SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE*

Non-voting Members

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

* Also serves on the Executive Committee