The National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (NPELRA) honored Jerry Keating of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) with its 2013 Award of Excellence for his outstanding career contributions. NPELRA selected Keating, who serves as the RTC’s assistant general manager and chief human resources officer, for his commitment to fostering a culture at the RTC where employees feel valued and for his ability to develop collaborative relationships with unions leading to successful negotiations and grievances being resolved.
URS Corp. has named William Harnagel vice president and corporate controller. In his new position, Harnagel is responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate accounting functions, including financial reporting, planning and budgeting, federal acquisition regulation compliance and insurance and information technology accounting. He also will oversee URS’ accounting policies and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission requirements, ensuring the integrity of the company's financial data and reporting. Richard Reis has been named a vice president and northwest regional manager for the infrastructure and environment division.
Wendel announced its new chief executive officer and chairman of the board
Stewart C. Haney, PE LEED AP, PMP. Former CEO Anthony W. McKenna, PE will assume the role of chairman of the board this summer, and David C. Duchscherer, PE will take on the role of chairman emeritus.
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) announced the appointment of Nabi R. Fakroddin as its newest board member, representing Kane County, replacing Jan Carlson whose term expired in March.
Kevin Masterson joined Faiveley Transport North America as its new services sales director. C. Jack Martinson has been appointed vice president OEM sales — transit.
James M. Faber, P.E., has joined J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. (JLP) as director of technical services and business development.
Aaron Silver, P.E., has joined STV's Transportation & Infrastructure Division's western region as a vice president.
Garrett E. Mikita has been selected as the new president and CEO of Proterra Inc. He recently served as the president of the defense and space strategic business unit of Honeywell Aerospace