Ruth Lehmann Named New Executive Director at PCI West
CHICAGO —The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced that Ruth Lehmann, PE, PMP, LEED Green Associate, has been named as the new executive director of PCI West, serving the states of California and Nevada. Lehmann has more than 20 years of experience as a professional engineer and manager with expertise in transportation and materials engineering.
Ms. Lehmann’s experiences span the technical, management, and educational sides of the industry including her most recent position as Senior Construction Support Manager with DR Consultants & Designers, Inc, Los Angeles, Calif. In her new role, Lehmann will represent the precast/prestressed concrete industry in the PCI West states liaising with construction managers, architects, transportation department officials, engineers, general contractors and academia.
“We are excited to have Ruth assume the role of executive director for the organization”, said Bob Clark of Clark Pacific, and current president of PCI West. “Ruth’s degrees in architecture and civil engineering, along with her experience in transportation, and her collegial personality will help her effectively communicate with owners and design teams in our market who can benefit from the kinds of integrated solutions that precast systems bring to complex design and construction projects.”
Lehmann received her bachelor of science degree in architectural studies and masters of science in civil engineering, transportation facilities/materials from the University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill. She also holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill. Ms. Lehmann is a licensed professional engineer in California and Illinois.
PCI West is one of 12 regional affiliate organizations throughout the United States that supports its members at the local level. These organizations provide numerous services, such as continuing education, marketing, various resources, precast design assistance and resources and university support.
Founded in 1954, The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is the technical institute and trade association for the precast concrete structures industry. PCI develops, maintains, and disseminates the body of knowledge for designing, fabricating, and constructing precast concrete structures. PCI provides technical resources, certification for companies and individuals, continuing education, as well as conducts research and development projects, conventions, conferences, awards programs and much more.
PCI members include precast concrete manufacturers, companies that provide products and services to the industry, precast concrete erectors, and individual members such as architects, consultants, contractors, developers, educators, engineers, materials suppliers, service providers, and students.