New UESI President Elect and Board Governors
UESI is happy to announce the election of the FY2020 President-Elect, John Campbell. John's term as President of the UESI Board of Governors will be October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021. Thank you to all the candidates and everyone who participated in the election including the UESI Nominations and Elections Committee and the UESI Tellers Committee.
John P. Campbell, P.E., SR/WA, M.ASCE - President-Elect
Mr. Campbell is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas with experience in heavy and utility construction, municipal utility design, utility coordination, utility mapping and utility asset and inventory management. As a senior level executive with the Texas Department of Transportation, he was responsible for statewide right of way acquisition and utility programs, policy and personnel. Mr. Campbell has served on the UESI Board of Governors, the Public Sector Scholarship Committee, was Chair of UESI's Utility Risk Management Division Executive Committee and Utility Risk Division Education Committee. Mr. Campbell is the Texas Branch Manager for Cardno.
UESI welcomes three new Board of Governors members for FY2020. Two of the new Governors, Lawrence Arcand and Daniel Gillins, were elected by UESI members and are joining the board for three-year terms. New Governor Peter Moore was appointed by ASCE President-Elect K.N. Gunlan for a one-year term, which can be renewed. The new Governors' terms will begin in October 2019.
Lawrence Arcand, P.Eng., P.E., M.ASCE - Governor
Mr. Arcand is a Professional Engineer with over 20 Years Work Experience, in project management, grounding systems, and Subsurface Utility Engineering. Presently employed as both President of T2 Utility Engineers Inc, and the UES Area Manager for Cardno. In this role Mr. Arcand manages a group of approximately 400 employees while still being technically active on projects involving both the use of Subsurface Utility Engineering mapping services, and Utility Coordination and Design services. Mr. Arcand often acts as the Utility Lead for large infrastructure projects across Canada.
Mr. Arcand is responsible for overall management of the company including financial, marketing and project delivery. Mr. Arcand also has experience in the management of large projects with a variety of government and private sector clients throughout North and South America. He utilizes his leadership skills and extensive experience in key roles on several industry groups including the ORCGA Board of Directors and the CSA committee which developed the new Canadian Mapping Standards. Mr. Arcand has served on the UESI Utility Risk Management Division Executive Committee, and the Utility Data Collection Standards Committee that develops ASCE 38.
Daniel T. Gillins, Ph.D., P.L.S., M.ASCE - Governor
Dan Gillins is a geodesist for the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He holds a Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate of Philosophy in civil engineering from the University of Utah. After graduation, Dan worked for four years as an assistant professor in the civil and construction engineering program at Oregon State University. Dan is a licensed land surveyor in two states (Oregon and Utah). Prior to his employment at Oregon State University, he worked for ten years as a survey technician or land surveyor for the US Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. Dr. Gillins has published approximately 40 refereed journal or conference papers on surveying research topics. He also serves as the past-chair of the UESI Surveying and Geomatics Division, and he is on the editorial board of the
ASCE Journal of Surveying Engineering.
Peter M. Moore, P.E., F.ASCE - Governor appointed by ASCE President
As President of Chen Moore and Associates for over a decade, Mr. Moore has helped to grow the firm from three staff when he joined in 1999 to over 60 staff today. Mr. Moore has served in numerous leadership positions in engineering organizations, including President of the Broward Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society and as President of ACEC of Florida and is currently the Region 5 Director for the American Society of Civil Engineers. He volunteers with numerous collegiate engineering programs, including UF, FAU and NSU, and works with youth programs at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science. Peter is a life member of Leadership Florida, the Florida Engineering Leadership Institute and Leadership Broward, where he is also a Past Chair of the Foundation. Mr. Moore also serves as a board member for Florida TaxWatch, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute and government watchdog which works to improve the productivity and accountability of Florida government. Mr. Moore received his Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida.