Turning Points: January 2004
Jim Grummon joined Allen Instruments & Supplies, Anaheim, Calif., as GIS Specialist for Southern California. Grummon is a 29-year veteran of GIS, GPS, mapping and navigation, and is an expert on ESRI products. Grummon holds a bachelor's degree in geology from the University of Texas, El Paso. Allen Instruments & Supplies is a Trimble Navigation Dealer and ESRI Business Partner/ Reseller.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) installed its newly elected officers, including the first woman president in the Society's 150-year history. Patricia D. Galloway, PE, FASCE, PMP, chief executive officer and president of The Nielsen-Wurster Group Inc., Princeton, N.J., was elected president. William P. Henry, PE, FASCE, marketing manager of Schaaf & Wheeler Consulting Civil Engineers, Seattle, Wash., was elected as the president-elect of ASCE. David G. Mongan, PE, FASCE, president of Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani LLC, Mechanicsburg, Pa., was elected as treasurer of ASCE. Members of the Board and vice presidents for 2003-2004 include William A. Welsh, Jr., PhD., PE, FASCE, for Zone I and Robert B. Thorn, PE, FASCE, for Zone III. New directors include Reza Darvishian, PE, FASCE, for District 5; Richard W. Klein, PE, MASCE, for District 7; Thomas Walther, PE, FASCE, for District 8; Mark W. Woodson, PE, FASCE, for District 8; Gregory DiLoreto, PE, FASCE, for District 12; Carl L. Blum, PE, FASCE, for District 13; and Stein Sture, PhD, PE, FASCE, for District 16.
Advance Precision Products, Atlanta, Ga., a full-line Trimble dealer, appointed Robert Stribling as survey sales specialist for the state of Georgia. Stribling earned a bachelor's degree from Georgia Institute of Technology. Since 1995 he has worked both as a surveyor and project manager for survey firms, and has trained field surveyors and computer aided-design technicians on the advanced practices of GPS units. Advance Precision Products represents Trimble machine control systems and the Spectra Precision Laser brand.