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Jim Kleingers nominated to serve as next Chair of the ACEC Ohio Board of Directors

Nominating Committee submits recommendations at February Board Meeting

The Nominating Committee, led by Past Chair Mike Duffey with Board Members Greg Heaton and Lynn Miggins has recommended the following slate of officers.

James B. Kleingers, President of The Kleingers Group, headquartered in West Chester has been nominated to serve as the next Chair of ACEC Ohio, effective July 1.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors as Vice-Chair and previously served as the representative of the Southwest Ohio Chapter. This position is a one year term.

Other nominations proposed by the Council's Nominating Committee are:

Vice Chair (1-year term)- Rod Sommer, CEO of LJB, Inc. in Miamisburg, Ohio.  Rod currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the ACEC Ohio Board of Directors and previously served as an At-Large Director.

Secretary-Treasurer (1-year term) – Jay Muether, Vice President, ARCADIS in Columbus, Ohio.  Jay currently is serving as an At-Large Director on the ACEC Ohio Board of Directors.

At-Large Director (2-year term) – Sandy Doyle-Ahern, President of EMH&T in Columbus, Ohio.  Sandy previously served on the ACEC Ohio Board of Directors from 2010-2015.

ACEC Ohio bylaws provide that nominations for any or all of the above positions may be submitted by the membership. Such nominations must bear the signatures of principals of 15-member companies and must be submitted to the ACEC Ohio office, in Columbus, by April 1, 2018.

If no nominating petitions are submitted, the candidates proposed by the Nominating Committee shall be considered duly elected. If, however, one or more valid nominating petitions are submitted, a formal ballot will be provided to each member company no later than May 1 and such ballots must be returned no later than June 1.

All newly elected officers and directors shall take office on July 1.

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