ASCE Michigan Section Elects New President and Officers
LANSING, MI The ASCE Michigan section selects Steven Waalkes, PE, as its 2016-2017 President and has elected new officers for the coming year.
Waalkes received his Bachelor of Sciene in engineering from Calvin College and a Master of Science in civil engineering from the University of Texas (Austin). He's worked for the concrete industry since 2000 and in Michigan since 2006. His primary role with the Michigan Concrete Association is to assist owners, engineers, inspectors, and contractors with the design, specification, and construction of concrete pavements and other concrete-related products. Waalkes also assists contractors and other members with troubleshooting and technical issues regarding concrete design, construction, and rehabilitation. He has also given workshops and presentations around North America on concrete pavement practices, technology, and research.
Waalkes is a registered professional engineer in the state of Illinois, and a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He's active with the Western Michigan Branch of ASCE, having served as the 2011-12 President, and is a past board member of the ACI West Michigan Chapter board of directors.
2016-2017 ASCE Michigan Section Officers
President: Steven Waalkes, PE, Grand Rapids
President-Elect: Melinda Bacon, PE, Kalamazoo
Vice President: Christopher Owen, PE, Canton
Treasurer: Jacob Rushlow, PE, Plymouth
Secretary: Tim Bradshaw, PE, Grand Rapids
Past President: Therese Kline, PE, Lansing