The Alumni Board of the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE Alumni Board) was established in 1987.
The VISION of the CEE Alumni Board is to establish and maintain the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as a top ten Civil and Environmental Engineering department in the United States and to continually increase the global recognition of the Department.
The MISSION of the CEE Alumni Board is to provide an advocacy role for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in pursuit of the Vision; to provide perspective on engineering trends, global issues, market factors, professionalism, leadership, communication, and needs of the students; to assist faculty in achieving their mission of education, research, and outreach; to support scholarship efforts; to serve as a resource for faculty and students; and to communicate the Vision to Virginia Tech administration, CEE Alumni and the Public.
The board welcomes six new members this year:
– Jessie Berg, GORDON, Chantilly, VA
– Martha Gross, ARUP, New York, NY
– Charlie Kilpatrick, VDOT, Richmond, VA
– Maysill Pascal, Menard USA, Houston, TX
– James Patteson, Fairfax County DPWES, Fairfax, VA
– Ed Westerman, ClarkNexsen, Virginia Beach, VA