ACEC Colorado Installs 2022-23 Board of Directors and New Executive Director
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC Colorado) recently installed its 2022-23 Board of Directors, whose terms started May 1, 2022, and officially announced its new executive director.
Gray Clark, PE (Muller Engineering Company – Lakewood) will serve as president and accept the gavel from Past President Bill Green, PE (The RMH Group – Lakewood) during the ACEC Colorado Annual Conference. Additional officer installments included Brant Lahnert, PE (KL&A, Inc. – Golden) as vice president; Dave DiFulvio, PLS (Farnsworth Group – Greenwood Village) as secretary-treasurer; and Karlene Thomas, PE (Pinyon Environmental – Colorado Springs) as national director.
New Denver metro directors are Michelle Hansen, PE (Stolfus & Associates – Greenwood Village) and Jennifer Wood, PE (Parsons – Denver). Continuing in their second year as Denver Metro directors are Mary Keith Floyd (Goodbee & Associates – Lakewood) and Jason Wenger, PE (HDR – Denver).
Sarah Foster, PE (Olsson – Fort Collins) was installed as the new North Area director, while Derek Lindvall, PE (Vivid Engineering Group – Colorado Springs) will continue on the board in his second year as South Area director and David Merritt, PE (AECOM – Glenwood Springs) will continue for a second year as West Area director.
Additionally, ACEC Colorado announced its new executive director, Heidi Gordon, CAE, who will also serve as executive director of the ACEC Colorado Scholarship & Education Foundation. Gordon started with ACEC Colorado in 2014 as deputy director and assumed responsibilities in her new role on Jan. 1, 2022. She has nearly 20 years of experience working in association management. Gordon is highly skilled in strategic planning, public relations/communication, and event/education management. She holds a master’s degree in organizational and professional communication from the University of Denver (Denver) and a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Otterbein College (Westerville, Ohio). Gordon is also credentialed as a Certified Association Executive (CAE).
“On behalf of ACEC Colorado, we look forward to Heidi’s new role within the association. She brings years of experience, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills that will further elevate the visibility of consulting engineers in Colorado,” commented Gray Clark, president of ACEC Colorado.