BICE is governed by a group of recognized experts in the built environment disciplines (engineering, architecture, planning, etc.). The members are chosen from industry, academia, research institutes, and government to provide a diversity of viewpoints and a balanced spectrum of knowledge. The NRC appoints members for three-year terms. The current Board is comprised of the following individuals:
Mr. James P. Whittaker (Chair)
President/CEO, Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.
Dr. Adjo A. Amekudzi-Kennedy
Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mr. Wayne Arny
President, Wayne Arny & Associates
Dr. James Bagian, NAE/IOM
Professor, University of Michigan
Ms. Hillary Brown
Principal, New Civic Works
Dr. Ross Corotis, NAE
Professor, University of Colorado
Major General Arnold Fields
U.S. Marine Corps (ret.)
Dr. Patricia Galloway
President, CEO, chairman of Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.
Dr. G. Edward Gibson
Professor, Arizona State University
Dr. Sanjiv Gokhale
Professor, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Chris T. Hendrickson, NAE
Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Mr. Chris Poland, NAE
Chris D Poland Consulting Engineer
Mr. James Rispoli
President and CEO
Project Time and Cost, Inc.
Ms. Janice L. Tuchman
Editor in Chief
Engineering News Record
James P. Whittaker
is president/CEO of Facility Engineering Associates, P.C., where he specializes in asset management and facilities management. Mr. Whittaker holds a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Vermont and a master’s in civil engineering from the University of Colorado. He is a registered professional engineer (P.E.), certified facility manager (CFM) and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). With more than 30 years of experience in the facilities industry, he has managed hundreds of building and infrastructure projects for commercial, institutional, and government clients in the United Kingdom, Asia-Pacific, Central and South America, and throughout the United States. Mr. Whittaker is an instructor in the George Mason University certificate program in facility management and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) where he teaches courses on facility asset management, O&M, codes and regulations, and FM technologies. He serves on the advisory board of Brigham Young University’s facility management degree program.
Adjo A. Amekudzi-Kennedy
is a professor and associate chair of global engineering leadership
and research development in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. She studies complex real-world systems and develops infrastructure decision support systems to promote sustainable development. Kennedy earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Structures) from Stanford University in 1994, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from Florida International University in 1996; a Master of Science in Civil Infrastructure Systems in 1997, and a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Infrastructure Systems) from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999. She directs the Infrastructure Research Group (www.irg.ce.gatech.edu) at Georgia Tech, a group whose vision is to develop thought leaders in engineering and policy development for sustainable development. The IRG focuses on the study, development and application of systems method to manage civil infrastructure as assets for sustainable development. Kennedy has developed undergraduate and graduate courses in Systems Engineering, Transportation Asset Management, and Sustainable Development Planning and Evaluation, published extensively on these subjects. She is coauthor of the college textbook Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability and Statistics, J. Ross Publishing, 2012. She serves on the editorial boards for the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation and Transportation in Developing Economies. Kennedy is the founding chair of the Committee on Sustainability and the Environment of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Transportation and Development Institute. She serves on the advisory board of the Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS) and is a member Research Coordination Network (RCN) on Megacities and Sustainability, both sponsored by the National Science Foundation. As Associate Chair for Global Engineering Leadership and Research Development in the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Kennedy is responsible for managing and expanding the School’s global education, research and outreach programs and impact. Kennedy and her students have been the recipient of several prestigious awards including the 2009 Recent Alumnus Award given by Carnegie Mellon University to recognize outstanding alumni, and the 2014 Charley V. Wootan Award given by the Transportation Board to recognize the best paper in transportation policy and organization. In her leisure time, Kennedy enjoys spending time with her family, playing the piano and painting.
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is president of Wayne Arny and Associates. Wayne Arny served as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installation and Environment from February 2008 to July 2009. In this position, he had management and oversight responsibilities within the Department of Defense for military installations worldwide. These cover a land area of over 46,000 square miles and contain 587,000 buildings and structures valued at more than $640 billion. His responsibilities included the development of installation capabilities, programs, and budgets; base realignment and closure; privatization of military housing and utilities system; competitive sourcing; and integrating installations and environment needs into the weapons acquisition process. Additionally, he had responsibility for environmental management, safety and occupational health; environmental restoration at active and closing bases; conservation of natural and cultural resources; pollution prevention; environmental research and technology; fire protection; and explosives safety. Mr. Amy also served as the Department's designated Senior Real Property Officer, as well as the DOD representative to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Most recently Mr. Arny was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations & Facilities) for the Department of the Navy. In this posit ion, he was responsible for oversight of Military Construction, Energy and Utility Privatization, BRAC execution and disposal, and Family and Bachelor I-lousing Privatization for the Navy and the Marine Corps. He also served concurrently as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations & Environment). His first position with the George W. Bush Administration was as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Senate Legislative Affairs) for the Department of Defense, responsible for legislative coordination between the Department of Defense and the U.S. Senate. Wayne Arny is a 1964 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served as an active duty Naval Aviator until 1981, achieving the rank of Commander. In addition to graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree, Wayne Amy has a Masters in international relations from Catholic University, Washington, DC.
[NAE/IOM] is a professor in the Departments of Industrial Engineering and Anesthesia, and Chief Patient Safety and Systems Innovation Officer at the University of Michigan. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2000 for the integration of engineering and medical knowledge in applications to aerospace systems, environmental technology, and patient safety. He was elected to the IOM in 2003.
Dr. Bagian served as the first Director of the National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS) and the first Chief Patient Safety Officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs from 1999 to 2010, where he developed numerous patient safety-related tools and programs that are in use nationally and internationally. Dr. Bagian also has appointments as a Clinical Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch, a position he had held since 1997 and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). Dr. Bagian’s other appointments include positions as Chief Flight Surgeon and Medical Consultant to the Space Shuttle Columbia Accident Investigation Board and Deputy Director of the Regional and State Programs Division, Office of Mobile Sources for the Environmental Protection Agency. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University (1973) and his MD from Thomas Jefferson University (1977). He has training in general surgery and anesthesiology and earned his certification as a flight surgeon (1979).
Dr. Bagian is a former NASA astronaut on Space Shuttles Discovery (STS-29) and Columbia (STS-40). He is a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association. Dr. Bagian has received the Jefferson Medical College Alumni Achievement Award (2005), the Outstanding Federal Healthcare Executive Award (2004), the Service to America Career Achievement Medal (2003), the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Award for System Innovation (2002), and the U.S. Medicine’s Frank Brown Berry Award for the most significant contribution to healthcare in the United States in the year 2002 by a military or federal physician (2002). He serves on numerous federal and college committees and has authored approximately 56 publications.
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FAIA, is a principal of New Civic Works, a firm which assists public and institutional clients in greening their facility capital programs. As founder of the Office of Sustainable Design with the New York City's Department of Design and Construction, she oversaw that office’s 1999 collaboration with the Design Trust, the High Performance Building Guidelines, and more recently co-authored the High Performance Infrastructure Guidelines. Ms. Brown was managing editor of the nationally and internationally recognized City of New York High Performance Building Guidelines, co-author of the U.S. Green Building Council's State and Local Green Building Toolkit, and author of Implementing High Performance Buildings. Additionally, she envisioned and has co-authored the recently released High Performance Infrastructure: Best Practices for the Public Right-Of-Way for New York City and the Design Trust for Public Space. Currently a practicing architect at New Civic Works Ms. Brown specializes in green design for schools, universities, public buildings, and infrastructure. Previously having served on the architecture faculties at Yale, Columbia and Princeton University Schools of Architecture, today she is Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture. She leads the School’s contribution to CCNY’s new interdisciplinary masters program: Sustainability in the Urban Environment, given together with the Grove School of Engineering and CCNY’s Division of Science. She has served on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Green Building Council and is now a Board Member for the nationally recognized Healthy Schools Network. A graduate of the Yale University School of Architecture, she has been a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, where she examined green building practices in Germany.
Ross B. Corotis,
PE, NAE, Denver Business Challenge Professor of Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has research interests in the application of probabilistic concepts and decision perceptions for civil engineering problems, and in particular to societal tradeoffs for hazards in the built infrastructure. His current research emphasizes the coordinated roles of engineering and social science with respect to framing and communicating societal investments for long-term risks and resiliency. With his degrees from MIT, he was on the faculty at Northwestern University for 11 years, established the Department of Civil Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University, where he was also Associate Dean of Engineering, and was Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science in Boulder. He has numerous research, teaching and service awards, chaired several committees on structural safety for ASCE and ACI, was Editor of the international journal Structural Safety and the ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, and chaired the Executive Committee of the International Association for Structural Safety and Reliability. For The National Academies he served on the Building Research Board, the steering committee of the Disasters Roundtable, and chaired the Assessment Panel for the NIST Building and Fire Research Laboratory. He is the founding chair of the Committee on NIST Technical Programs, and Past Chair of the Civil Engineering Section of the National Academy of Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in Illinois, Maryland and Colorado, a registered structural engineer in Illinois, and a Distinguished Member of ASCE. He is the author of more than 200 publications.
Major General Arnold Fields
retired from the United States Marine Corps in 2004 after more than 34 years of active military service. At the time of his retirement he was serving as the Deputy Commander of Marine Corps Forces in Europe. Previous general officer assignments included Director of the Marine Corps Headquarters Staff; Commanding General of Marine Corps Bases in Hawaii: and Commander of U.S. Central Command’s Forward Headquarters, with dual responsibilities as Central Command’s Inspector General. He was selected for advancement to brigadier general in 1996 while serving on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon as Chief of the Evaluation and Analysis Division of the Plans, Operations and Interoperability Directorate (J7). During Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the 1991 Gulf War, General Fields, then a Lieutenant Colonel, commanded a Marine Corps motorized infantry battalion in combat operations against the Iraqi Armed Forces. From 1986 until 1988 he served as the commanding officer of all Marine Corps embassy and consulate security guards in 17 North Africa and Middle East countries.
After retirement, he served with the Department of State assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Iraq from August 2004 until October 2005. There he served as Chief of Staff of the Department’s Iraq Reconstruction and Management Office, which coordinated the execution of over $18.4 billion dollars of U.S. funds for Iraq’s reconstruction. In January 2007 the Deputy Secretary of Defense appointed General Fields to serve as Deputy Director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, the pre-eminent department of Defense institution for strategic security studies, research, and outreach in Africa.
In June 2008, he was appointed by The President of the United States to establish and head the Office of Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a federal agency that provides oversight of all U. S. funds appropriated for reconstruction in Afghanistan, which had risen to over $61 billion dollars during General Fields’ tenure. He held this position until February 2011.
He holds a bachelor of science degree from South Carolina State University and a Master of Arts Degree in Human Resources Management from Pepperdine University. General Fields is also a graduate of the Army War College, the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and South Carolina State University. He has attended several seminars at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, which focused on U.S. national security interests in post-Soviet Union Russia and Black Sea nations.
General Fields was appointed by the Secretary of the Navy to the Board of Visitors at Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia. He is a board member of the Wounded Warrior Family Support Foundation, the Wounded in Action Family Foundation, and the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Foundation, as a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. He was installed a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) on 17 November 2011. General Fields is a Human Capital Council Member with Talent Management in Government, Inc., a non-profit organization and think tank of the Center for Human Capital Innovation (CHCI) with a mission to improve the performance of government through human capital transformation.
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is president, chief executive officer, and chairman of Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc. an international management consulting firm, where her focus is on megaproject construction. She also serves as an international arbitrator and is a member of several arbitral institution panels and serves on the American Arbitration Association’s Board of Directors. Dr. Galloway is an internationally recognized leader in the engineering and construction arena in the Energy and Infrastructure industries with her achievements having been highlighted on Sky News Australia TV, Time magazine, CNN Lou Dobbs, Discovery Channel, and Engineering News Record. She served as the first woman President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and was appointed by President Bush to serve on the National Science Board with her term ending in 2012. She served as its Vice Chair from 2008-2010. She received an honorary Doctor of Science from the South Dakota School of Mines in 2011. Dr. Galloway is an elected Fellow to the College of Commercial Arbitrators, the National Academy of Construction (NAC), the Pan American Academy of Engineering, and the position of Fellow in several other professional organizations. Dr. Galloway previously served on the Advisory Board of the Discovery Science Channel. She is a prolific writer and world renowned speaker having authored over 130 papers, 30 peer reviewed journal articles and nearly 200 public speaking engagements regarding corporate executive leadership, women in engineering, and dispute resolution, among other topics. She is the author of The 21st Century Engineer- A proposal for engineering education reform, published by ASCE Press, and a co-editor and author of Managing Gigaprojects, Advice From Those That Have Been There and Done That, published by ASCE Press. Dr. Galloway is passionate about diversity and women in engineering and construction, volunteering her time to serve as a role model, mentor, and speaker to encourage middle and high school kids, especially girls, to seek STEM related careers and was asked in November 2014 to deliver a Ted Talk on “Are Engineers Human?”
is the Director of the School of Sustainability and the Built Environment (SSEBE) at Arizona State University. He is a Professor and the Sunstate Endowed Chair in the Construction Management and Engineering, having served as Programs Chair of the Del E Webb School of Construction from 2009-2011. Prior to joining ASU he started the recently-accredited Construction Engineering program at the University of Alabama, and before that was a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin for 15 years. In that capacity he headed the Architectural Engineering undergraduate program and the graduate construction engineering and project management program. Originally from Alabama, his educational background includes a B.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Auburn University and an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas. He has been PI or co-PI on over $9 million worth of funded research in his career. His research and teaching interests include front end planning, organizational change, asset management, alternative dispute resolution and risk management and he has received several awards for research excellence including CII Oustanding Researcher twice. He has been active on many national committees, among them a National Research Council committee investigating project management practices at the U.S. Department of Energy, the Architectural Engineering Institute, and also served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Norway in Fall 2004. He has been involved with CII in several capacities since 1988. Dr. Gibson has several years of industry experience and is a licensed professional engineer in Texas. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Construction and a Fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers.
is the Professor of the Practice of Civil Engineering and Director of Graduate Studies in Construction Management at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University. Prior Vanderbilt University, Dr. Gokhale was a tenured Associate Professor in the Construction Management program at the Purdue University School of Engineering, Indianapolis, Indiana. He has over 15 years of consulting experience, related to design and construction. He is a registered Professional Engineer in New York state. He is the co-author of "Trench less Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal", published by McGraw Hill, 2005. Professor Gokhale is the author of Construction Management of Healthcare Projects, published by McGraw Hill in 2014. Professor Gokhale is the recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Professor award by the Construction Industry Institute (CII). He was elected as a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in 2009.
Chris Henrickson [NAE]
is the Hamerschlag University Professor Emeritus, Director of the Traffic 21 Institute, member of the National Academy of Engineering and Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. His Research, teaching and consulting are in the general area of engineering planning and management, including design for the environment, system performance, construction project management, finaince and computer applications. He has co-authored five books, ‘Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Goods and Services: An Input-Output Approach’ (Resources for the Future, 2006), ‘Project Management for Construction’ (Prentice-Hall, 1989, updated on the web at http://www.ce.cmu.edu/PMBook/), ‘Transportation Investment and Pricing Principles’ (John Wiley & Sons, 1984), ‘Knowledge Based Process Planning for Construction and Manufacturing’ (Academic Press, 1989) and ‘Concurrent Computer Integrated Building Design’ (Prentice-Hall, 1994). In addition, he has published numerous articles in the professional literature. His education includes Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Stanford University, a Master of Philosophy degree in economics from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prof. Hendrickson has been the recipient of the 2009 Faculty Award of the Carnegie Mellon Alumni Association (2009), Turner Lecture Award of the American Society of Civil Engineers (2002), the Fenves Systems Research Award from the Institute of Complex Engineering Systems (2002), AT&T Industrial Ecology Fellowships (2000-2002), a Lucent/NSF Industrial Ecology Fellowship (1998), the ASCE Frank M. Masters Transportation Engineering Award (1994), the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award of the ASCE Pittsburgh Section (1990), the ASCE Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Award (1989), the Benjamin Richard Teare Teaching Award from the Carnegie Institute of Technology (1987) and a Rhodes Scholarship (1973). He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2007), a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (2007) and an Emeritus Member of the Transportation Research Board (2004). His professional career includes research contributions in computer-aided engineering, transportation systems, construction project management and environmental systems. Central themes in his work are a systems wide perspective and a balance of engineering and management considerations. His doctoral work included the development of a travel distance formula for random stops still in use for home service planning (1978). He pioneered models of dynamic traffic equilibrium, including time-of-day departure demand models. He was an early contributor to the development of probabilistic network analysis for lifeline planning after seismic events. His work in construction project management emphasized the importance of the owner's viewpoint throughout the project lifecycle, summarized in his text (with T. Au), ‘Project Management for Construction,’ now available on the web. With others at Carnegie Mellon's Engineering Design Research Center, he developed a pioneering, experimental building design system in the early 1990s that spanned initial concept through construction scheduling and animation. Since 1994, he has concentrated on green design, exploring the environmental life cycle consequences of alternative product and process designs. He has contributed software tools and methods for sustainable construction, pollution prevention and environmental management, including life cycle analysis software and a widely cited analysis of the life cycle consequences of lead acid battery powered vehicles
Chris Poland [NAE]
is a structural engineer whose career spans over 40 years and includes a wide variety of new design work, seismic analysis and strengthening of existing buildings, structural failure analysis, and historic preservation. Chris Poland was with Degenkolb Engineers since 1974, served as CEO from 1990 until 2010, served as chairman of the board until 2013 and retired in 2014. As an internationally recognized authority on earthquake engineering and a passionate seismic safety advocate, Poland has held numerous local and national leadership positions including past Chair of the Advisory Committee to the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and current Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Facilities. As chair of the 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference in San Francisco in April 2006, he shared the stage with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Senator Dianne Feinstein in an internationally covered event that brought the nation to think proactively about earthquake danger. He served as the chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings Standards Committee completing both ASCE 31 and ASCE 41, standards for the evaluation and rehabilitation of existing buildings that are used worldwide. He served on the Board of Directors for SPUR, co-chaired their Resilient City Initiative and led the publication of “The Disaster Resilient City”. Poland also served on the Board for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and served as the co-chair the San Francisco Lifelines Council with City Administrator Naomi Kelly. Chris current serves as a Community Resilience Fellow in the National Institute of Standards and Technology and is actively involved in the development and implementation of their Community Resilience Planning Guide. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the ASCE Structural Engineering Institute and has a leading role in the ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division. Chris was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in 2009, is a fellow of the American Council of Engineering Companies and the American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute. He is an honorary member of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute and the Structural Engineers Association of California. Mr. Poland will be presented with the George W. Housner Medal for 2017 to recognize extraordinary and lasting contributions to public earthquake safety through the development and application of earthquake hazard reduction practices and policies.
is the Senior Executive Advisor at Project Time & Cost, Inc. were he also served as its immediate past President and Chief Executive Officer. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Rispoli served as the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Environmental Management. In this position, he was responsible for the cleanup of waste and environmental contamination from the nation’s nuclear-related research and production activities. The cleanup program under his tenure had an annual budget of $6 billion with operations occurring in more than 12 states. Before his appointment as Assistant Secretary of Energy, Mr. Rispoli was Director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Engineering and Construction Management. In that position, he was responsible for management policy, assessment and oversight of the Department’s facilities, infrastructure and capital projects. The value of the Department’s facilities and infrastructure is over $80 billion with a portfolio of 125 capital construction projects valued at $38 billion, ranging from one of a kind nuclear facilities and laboratories to standard office buildings and utilities. Mr. Rispoli has also held executive positions at Booz Allen Hamilton, Dames & Moore’s Pacific-Ocean area operations, and M&E Pacific. He served in the United States Navy for twenty-six years, retiring at the rank of Captain from the Civil Engineer Corps where he held executive level environmental and construction management positions. He was Director of Public Works and Facilities and installation commanding officer at several significant locations, including the Pearl Harbor Naval Complex in Hawaii, and Camp David, the Presidential Retreat, in Thurmont, Maryland. Mr. Rispoli earned his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College, a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, and a Master’s degree in business from Central Michigan University. Mr. Rispoli is a licensed professional engineer in five states and an American Academy of Environmental Engineers’ Board Certified Environmental Engineer. Mr. Rispoli was awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers Civil Government Award for 2006, the Secretary of Energy’s Exceptional Service Award in 2008, the ASCE’s Presidents’ Award in 2009 and the ASCE Parcel-Sverdrup Award in 2011. He is a Professor of Practice at North Carolina State University, in Raleigh, NC.
Janice L. Tuchman
is the Editor-in-Chief of Engineering News-Record. In this position, she directs the editorial operations of the Engineering News-Record enterprise—delivering news and analysis online, in print and at events. She works on strategic planning and develops new editorial products, projects and issues. Under Ms. Tuchman’s leadership, the ENR team won five prestigious Jesse H. Neal awards in March 2011. The awards include Best Profile, Best Technical Article, Best Use of Social Media, Best Range of Work and Best News Coverage for in-depth reporting on the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. This is the fourth year in a row that ENR won the Neal award for news coverage. The winning entries used mixed media to bring readers video and web components as well as stories in print. Janice Tuchman is active both in the construction industry and publishing associations. In 2010, she was inducted into the National Academy of Construction and was appointed to the Industry Leader’s Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers. She is a trustee of the Society for Marketing Professional Services Foundation and serves on the Industry Advisory Committee of the Department of Civil Engineering at Columbia University. In 2002, she became only the sixth woman to be elected to membership in “The Moles,” a prestigious heavy-construction industry leaders organization. At the American Business Media, she chairs the editorial committee.In 2010, Ms. Tuchman won an award for journalism from the Society of Military Engineers, North Virginia Post. In 2009, she was inducted into the Construction Writers Association Hall of Fame, and the Women Builders Council of New York City selected her as a Champion Award Winner. In 2002, she was named Woman of the Year by the Los Angeles chapter of the Women’s Transportation Society and won a career achievement award from Professional Women in Construction. She has won McGraw-Hill Corporate Achievement Awards for Information Technology and for Editorial Excellence. She also co-authored a McGraw-Hill book called Exposed Structure in Building Design. Janice Tuchman earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from the University of Colorado in Boulder.