Cranston, RI – DiPrete Engineering announced that Principal Chris Duhamel has begun his term as 2022-23 president of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). Duhamel began his term at the conclusion of the organization’s 101st annual meeting, held Aug. 23-26 in Carlsbad, Calif.
Duhamel has served as a member of the Rhode Island State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers since 2008 and is a past board president and secretary and current vice president. Duhamel also serves on the Westerly Town Council for 18 years and is a URI adjunct professor for the Civil Engineering Capstone Design Course.
As president of NCEES, Duhamel has established primary goals to support the organization’s mission on a national level including outreach to the public, assisting members of the military, expanding licensure mobility, and addressing threats to licensure that undermine public protection.
“We are all very proud of Chris and his accomplishments over the years,” said Dennis DiPrete, president of DiPrete Engineering. “Chris takes a leadership position in everything that he is involved in. This is a prestigious organization that is important to the engineering profession nationally and having Chris as its president is an outstanding accomplishment. His ongoing dedication to the engineering profession is inspiring and has made many positive impacts on our firm.”