The election winner will go on from President-elect to serve as Society President in 2022.
The President is the chief elected officer of the Society and the chief representative and spokesperson for the Society, working in partnership with the Executive Director. As the chief elected executive, the President chairs the Board of Direction and the Executive Committee, and exercises those executive functions defined by the Society's governing documents. The President represents the Society, domestically and internationally, to members and others, and in this role strives to educate and motivate members and potential members, strengthen the Society, promote Society principles and policies, fulfill Society goals, influence Society future directions, and implement Board of Direction decisions.
The President-elect's primary duty is to prepare for a term as President. The President-elect serves as the communications link between the Society and its Organizational Entities, represents the Society with other associations, industry groups or other organizations as requested by the President, Executive Committee or Board of Direction; sets goals and develops structure for the upcoming administration; nominates for Board of Direction approval members for service on the Board, Society, and Strategic Initiative Committees.
The Past President provides to the Society the experience and knowledge gained while serving as President and serves to assure continuing utilization of experience and knowledge gained while President, serves on the American Society of Civil Engineers Foundation Board of Directors, chairs the Presidents-Emeriti Council, and chairs the Executive Director's Compensation Review Panel.
A Society Director represents the Society's best interests as a member of the Board of Direction. As a member of the Board, a Society Director helps monitor and steer the Society toward its goals. A Society Director acts as the conduit between Society corporate operations and the Organizational Entities and the Constituents. A Society Director shall serve as chair of their Region Board, and also serve on Board Committees, Society Committees, task committees and/or in other roles as assigned.
Region Governors shall serve on Board Committees, Society Committees, and Constituent Committees as appointed, provide leadership at Council meetings, Workshops for Section and Branch Leaders and Younger Member Forums, attend meetings of Councils, Sections, Branches, student organizations, technical and professional groups and Younger Members and file a report to the Region Board of Governors following each.
Jean-Louis Briaud has been elected ASCE's 2020 president-elect by a majority of Society members and will advance to serve as 2021 president.
Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, Dist.M.ASCE, has taught at Texas A&M University since 1978, most recently as a distinguished professor since 2015.
Briaud has served in a number of Society roles. The Distinguished Member recently completed a three-year term on the Board of Direction as a technical region director and has been president of the Geo-Institute (2008-09). He also led the Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies from 2014 to 2018 as its president.
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