Kathy J. Caldwell, P.E., F.ASCE, president of Caldwell Cook & Associates and an adjunct professor at the University of Florida, currently serves as president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). In her role as president of the oldest national engineering society, Caldwell represents more than 140,000 civil engineers worldwide.
A member of ASCE since 1984, Caldwell has previously served as president of the Gainesville Branch (1993/1994), and was the first president of the consolidated Florida Section (1999/2000). She is a long-time proponent of ASCE’s student programs and is a practitioner advisor for the University of Florida Chapter. Most recently, Caldwell served on ASCE’s Board of Direction and Executive Committee while chairing the Region 5 Board of Governors and the Society’s Strategic Planning Committee. In addition to her work in ASCE, Caldwell is a member of Engineers Without Borders, the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers, the Florida Engineering Society, Chi Epsilon and Tau Beta Pi.
Caldwell has been honored as an Outstanding Alumni by the University of Tennessee Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and was named Engineer of the Year by the ASCE Gainesville Branch in 1995 and the ASCE Florida Section in 1996.
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