Michael Conzett, P.E., began his term as 2015–16 NCEES president at the conclusion of the organization’s annual meeting, held August 19–22 in Williamsburg, Virginia.
A resident of Omaha, Nebraska, Conzett has been a member of the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects since 2003. He replaces outgoing president David Widmer, P.L.S., of Pennsylvania, who will remain on the NCEES board of directors as immediate past president.
Also during the annual meeting, NCEES members elected Daniel Turner, Ph.D., P.E., P.L.S., of Alabama, president-elect for the 2015–16 term and reelected Gary Thompson, P.L.S., of North Carolina, treasurer for 2015–17.
NCEES welcomed Theresa Hodge, P.E., of South Carolina, and Roy Shrewsbury, P.S., of West Virginia, to its board of directors as well. Hodge and Shrewsbury will serve two-year terms as vice presidents of the Southern Zone and Northeast Zone, respectively.
Rounding out the board of directors are two members serving the second year of their two-year terms: Christy VanBuskirk, P.E., of Iowa, returns as Central Zone vice president and Patrick Tami, P.L.S., of California, continues as Western Zone vice president.