Jans begins term as NCEES president
September 6, 2011
Dale Jans, P.E., of South Dakota, began his term as 2011–12 NCEES president at the conclusion of the NCEES annual meeting, held August 24–27 in Providence, Rhode Island.
Jans has served on the South Dakota Board of Technical Professions since 1994. A resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Jans is president and majority owner of Jans Corporation, a design/build construction company based in South Dakota. He replaces outgoing president Joseph Timms, P.E., of West Virginia, who will remain on the NCEES board of directors as immediate past president.
Also during the annual meeting, NCEES members elected Gene Dinkins, P.E., P.L.S., of South Carolina as its president-elect for the 2011–12 term and David Widmer, P.L.S., of Pennsylvania treasurer for the 2011–13 term.
NCEES also welcomed two new members of its board of directors in Howard (Skip) Harclerode II, P.E., of Maryland and Theodore Sack, P.L.S., of Oklahoma. Harclerode and Sack will serve two-year terms as vice presidents of the Northeast Zone and Southern Zone, respectively.
Rounding out the board of directors are two members serving the second year of their two-year term: Nancy Gavlin, P.E., S.E., of Illinois returns as Central Zone vice president, and Patty Mamola, P.E., of Nevada continues as Western Zone vice president.
Detailed information about NCEES governance can be found here.