Project Engineer Appointed ASCE Region 4 Governor
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Project Engineer Christina Ammens, PE has been appointed the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Region 4 Governor. Ammens will start her three-year term in October, representing ASCE Region 4, which consists of members from Arkansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky and Virginia.
As regional governor, Ammens will be responsible for implementing ASCE’s Strategic Plan, promoting leadership development, managing communications throughout the region and providing input to ASCE board of directors. She will also be responsible for planning and organizing regional events to engage and serve members.
“As governor, it gives me an opportunity to be a positive influence and advocate for the next generation of civil engineers, from the engineering students entering the workforce to the kindergarten students that likes to play with Legos,” said Ammens of the appointment. “It allows me to continue to advance the civil engineering community and profession.”
An alumna of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, Ammens has been a member of ASCE for 12 years, starting as a student member at the university. She has held several leadership positions within the organization, including 2014 Virginia Section President, and she currently acts as programs chair for the Norfolk branch and practicing advisor for the Old Dominion University student chapter.
Ammens is a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and while at Pennoni, she has worked on transportation and highway projects, including intersection improvements on High Street in Portsmouth, VA and widening of the Herndon Parkway in Herndon, VA.