Hemphill Makes NASTT To ISTT Transition

By Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor | August 2008 Vol. 63 No. 8
Changing of the guard: John Hemphill (left) and John Castle both recently retired as executive directors of NASTT and ISTT, resp

Prior to becoming executive director of NASTT, Hemphill was program manager at the Civil Engineering Research Foundation and was the American Society of Civil Engineering's first congressional fellow. Hemphill also served as the Business Council for Sustainable Energy's first executive director. Prior to that he was employed by the Southern California Gas Company in several positions including manager of regulatory/government affairs and director of gas demand forecasting. Hemphill was corporate strategic planner for Booz Allen & Hamilton – a business consulting firm; and deputy director for energy policy at the International Energy Agency in Paris, France, and with the US Department of Energy, in Washington, DC.

Hemphill holds a B.S. Civil Engineering degree from the University of Oklahoma and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland.

ISTT headquarters remains in London, England while Hemphill operate from Alexandria, VA.

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