The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying delegates chose David Widmer, PLS, as the organization’s president-elect.
Widmer, who was elected at the organization’s 92nd annual meeting on Aug. 21-24 in San Antonio, will serve as the NCEES president-elect for the 2013-14 term
and as president the following year.
A licensed professional surveyor in Pennsylvania for more than 28 years, Widmer lives in Rochester, Pa., He is an emeritus member of the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.
In addition, Widmer has served as the state director of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors. director of the Beaver County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, and president of the Western Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania.
NCEES delegates also selected Gary Thompson, PLS, as the organization’s treasurer for the 2013-15 term.
A licensed professional surveyor in North Carolina since 1980 and a member of the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying since 2004, Thompson resides in Clayton, N.C.
Thompson is chief of the North Carolina Geodetic Survey and chair of the North Carolina Boundary Commission. He is a member of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee as well as a past president of the National Society of Professional Surveyors and the North Carolina Society of Surveyors.
The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying is a nonprofit organization made up of engineering and surveying licensing boards from all U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.