Engineering Inc - May/June 2018 - 12

KOTHARI SUCCEEDS PECORI
AS ACEC CHAIR; NEW EXCOM INDUCTED

CEO PANEL SAYS ELECTRICAL GRID MODERNIZATION WILL
PROVIDE PLENTY OF CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Sheladia Associates President and CEO
Manish Kothari took the gavel as 2018-19
ACEC chair at the ACEC Convention,
succeeding Sergio "Satch" Pecori of Hanson
Professional Services, Inc.
New members of the Executive Committee
are: Chair-elect Mitch Simpler, managing partner, Jaros, Baum & Bolles; Art Barrett, senior
vice president, Gannett Fleming; Stephanie
Hachem, senior vice president, Kimley-Horn
and Associates; Keith Jackson, senior vice president, HNTB Corp.; and Jay Wolverton, president and CEO, Wolverton & Associates.
They join current ExCom members: Charlie
Gozdziewski, executive chairman, Hardesty &
Hanover; Keith London, president and CEO,
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants; Gayle Roberts,
president and CEO, Stanley Consultants; and
ACEC President and CEO Dave Raymond.
ACEC/Georgia Executive Director Michael
"Sully" Sullivan will serve as the NAECE
representative.

Member Firm CEOs at the ACEC Convention emphasized the need to
modernize the nation's power grid.
"The grid as we know it was not established to handle the increasing variety of sources today," said POWER Engineers Chairman Jack Hand. "New
grid-resilient projects will become increasingly popular and will provide
fabulous opportunities for engineers."
Black & Veatch Chairman and CEO Steve Edwards said, "We are challenged with doing a better job of incorporating distributed energy to the
grid. At the same time, it will mean the need for more transmission lines and
more substations."
Kiewit Engineering President Dan Lumma said the instability of the grid
will drive energy innovation. "The market is currently trying to catch up to
advancing technology. Going forward, for example, we will not see renewable systems built without a significant battery storage component," he said.

Sarah Ladislaw (right) of the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic
and International Studies moderates a panel on energy market challenges. From left: Dan
Lumma, president, Kiewit Engineering; Jack Hand, chairman, POWER Engineers; and Steve
Edwards, chairman and CEO, Black & Veatch.

FHWA'S HENDRICKSON TELLS CONVENTION
ATTENDEES THAT ADMINISTRATION INFRASTRUCTURE
PROGRAM WILL "HAVE LIGHTER TOUCH"
Outgoing ACEC Chairman Sergio "Satch" Pecori.

Incoming ACEC Chairman Manish Kothari.

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Federal Highway Administration Acting Administrator Brandye Hendrickson told ACEC Convention-goers that the administration's $1.5 trillion infrastructure
proposal calls for
a "lighter federal
touch and more
private investment"
but emphasized that
"financially speaking, everything is on
the table."
FHWA's current
focus, she said, has
been on "reducing the regulatory
burden that has
long delayed critiFHWA Acting Administrator Brandye Hendrickson discusses the
cal infrastructure
Trump administration's commitment to infrastructure funding.
projects."



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc - May/June 2018

Engineering Inc - May/june 2018
Contents
From Acec to You
Market Watch
Legislative Action
2018 Annual Convention Recap
Acec 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards
Smart City Solutions
Mastering Business Communications
Powering Up Puerto Rico
Personal Philanthropy
Mergers and Acquisitions
Members in the News
Business Insights
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Engineering Inc - May/June 2018 - Legislative Action
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