Delegates elected David Widmer, P.L.S., NCEES president-elect at the organization’s 92nd annual meeting, held August 21–24 in San Antonio, Texas. He will serve as president-elect for the 2013–14 term and as president the following year.
A resident of Rochester, Pennsylvania, Widmer was a member of the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists from 1991 to 2011 and is now an emeritus member. He previously served as NCEES treasurer and Northeast Zone vice president.
Widmer has been a licensed professional surveyor in Pennsylvania for over 25 years. He is the president of consulting firm Widmer Engineering Inc., based in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Geneva College in Beaver Falls.
Widmer has served as Southwest Chapter director and state director of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors, director of the Beaver County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, and president of the Western Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation Loan Advisory Committee and a former member of the board of directors for the Beaver County Association for the Blind and the advisory board for the Beaver County Salvation Army.