ACEC/CT Board, Committees and Coalitions

2017-18 ACEC CT Board of Directors

Executive Committee Officers

President
Robert Yirigian
WSP USA, Inc.

Vice-President
Michael McCarthy
AECOM

Secretary
Christopher Wester

Weston and Sampson, Inc.

Treasurer
John Gilmore 
Milone & McBroom, Inc.

Board Members

Past President
James Fuda
Alfred Benesch & Company

National Director
Sofia Nirshberg
VN Engineers

Assistant National Director
Ted Von Rosenvinge

GeoDesign, Inc

PEPP
Franco Balassone
HAKS Engineers PC

Director
Don Doeg
Updike, Kelly and Spellacy, PC

Director
Jerry Furrier
CDM Smith Inc.

1st Alternate Director
James Boice

STV

2nd Alternate Director
Rohit Pradhan
AI Engineers

3rd Alternate Director
James Ohlheiser
BVH Integrated Systems, Inc.


ACEC/CT offers its members a wide variety of coalitions and committees tailored to the special interests of its members. Below is a description of each. Please feel free to request that one or more people from your firm be assigned to these groups. In fact, active participation in ACEC/CT’s coalitions and committees will dramatically increase the return on your dues investment in ACEC/CT. If you don’t know which group would best serve you, let us know your interests and we will introduce you to the group that matches your interests.

ACEC/CT Board of Directors Sets policy for the organization and manages the association’s affairs.
Structural Engineers Coalition Conducts seminars of interest to structural engineers, reviews building codes and legislation.
DCS Industry Advisory Council This coalition of design and construction industry association representatives meets with state Department of Administrative Services Division of Construction Services to discuss contract provisions and improve quality of public works projects.
DOT Liaison Committee Meets with state Department of Transportation to discuss contract provisions and improve quality.
Membership Committee Recruits new members into ACEC/CT, reviews membership services and develops new services for ACEC/CT members.
Program Committee Develops seminars and workshops for business and technical educational programs.