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July 2010 Business News
Zembillas is an original member of the American Society of Civil Engineers Standards Committee for Collection and Depiction Guidelines for Existing Utility Data (ASCE 38-02) on Design and Construction Documents. He participated on the International Right-of-Way and Utilities Scan Delegation and the United Kingdom’s research study called Mapping the Underworld.
Zembillas also was recently re-elected to the board of directors of the Buried Asset Management Institute – International (BAMI-I). The Buried Asset Management Institute - International (BAMI-I) is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to provide a center of excellence for owners of underground water infrastructure to join with industry and researchers, using sound science, to evaluate and /or develop buried asset management protocols for application worldwide to benefit ratepayers and other stakeholders. It does this by protecting public health, maximizing asset life-cycle value, improving the environment, sustaining economic development, and enhancing the quality of life. 800-861-8314, www.CardnoTBE.com
Brian Edwards has been appointed vice president of Health, Safety and Environment for Ledcor Contractors. In his new role, Edwards will serve as a partner to each business unit lead, working closely with each lead member and their respective teams. In addition, he will act as a liaison between Ledcor Contractors Ltd. and Ledcor Industries Inc. collaborating with Dwight Brissette in an effort to strengthen and realize the goal for corporate uniformity. He will be responsible for all Ledcor’s operations in Canada and the United States.
Edwards brings 30 years experience from his previous positions at Imperial Oil Resources. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Queen’s University, and an MBA from The University of Western Ontario. 780.462.4211, www.ledcor.com
The board of directors of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has elected EPRI Senior Vice President Michael Howard as its next president and CEO, effective in September at the retirement of current President and CEO Steve Specker.