Oct. 2, 2015
The new president of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Michigan Section is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Engineering. Therese Kline, PE, of Lansing was announced as the ASCE Michigan Section president for 2015-2016 on Oct. 1.
Kline received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University in 2001 and, since 2002, has worked for the State of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). She currently serves as Flexible Pipe Specialist, Special Structures, Bridge Design. She was also the Michigan advisor to the AASHTO Subcommittee on materials: Flexible Metallic and Plastic Pipes.
Kline has been active in ASCE since 1999, is current director and past president for the ASCE Lansing-Jackson Branch, and has served as a judge for the ASCE Steel Bridge competition for four years.
Additionally, Christopher Owen, PE, of Canton was elected treasurer for ASCE Michigan Section for 2015-16. He graduated from MSU with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 2001.
The ASCE Michigan Section will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year. Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 146,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. For more information about ASCE Michigan Section, contact the ASCE Michigan office at 517-332-2066.