Cardno Expert Wins Two Key Industry Appointments
July 28, 2015Cardno, a global a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, announced July 22 that Jim Anspach, director, Utility Market and Practice Development, will serve in two positions for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the United States’ oldest engineering society.
Anspach has been appointed as Committee on Technical Advancement (CTA) board committee liaison for the ASCE’s new Infrastructure Resilience Division (IRD) and governor for their new Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute.
Through his multiple roles with ASCE, Anspach is demonstrating how utilities and survey expertise is valued by the engineering fields.
He sits on the seven-member ASCE board for the Committee on Technical Advancement (CTA), which manages and coordinates all the technical activities of the society, including its technical divisions, institutes and academies.
He is responsible for the specific oversight for the IRD, Geomatics, Energy, and Codes and Standards Divisions within ASCE.
Established in 2014, the IRD develops resources for improving the resilience of civil infrastructure and lifeline systems to all hazards. You can read more on the CTA or IRD on the ASCE website.
In July, the ASCE Board of Direction unanimously approved the formation of a new Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute. Anspach will serve as governor for this new Institute, the first of its kind in the world. It begins operation on Oct. 1, 2015.