Daniel Turner, Ph.D., P.E., P.L.S., began his term as 2016–17 NCEES president at the conclusion of the organization’s annual meeting, held August 24–27 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
A resident of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Turner was a member of the Alabama State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors from 2009 to 2014 and is now an emeritus member. He replaces outgoing president Michael Conzett, P.E., of Nebraska, who will remain on the NCEES board of directors as immediate past president.
Also during the annual meeting, NCEES members elected Patrick Tami, P.L.S., of California, president-elect for the 2016–17 term.
NCEES welcomed Maurice Bowersox, P.E., of Kansas, and Brian Hanson, P.E., of Alaska, to its board of directors as well. Bowersox and Hanson will serve two-year terms as vice presidents of the Central Zone and Western Zone, respectively.
Rounding out the board of directors are three members serving the second year of their two-year terms: Gary Thompson, P.L.S., of North Carolina, continues as treasurer; Theresa Hodge, P.E., of South Carolina, returns as Southern Zone vice president; and Roy Shrewsbury, P.S., of West Virginia, continues as Northeast Zone vice president.
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