Christie Elected ACEC Chairman
Greenwood Village, Colorado – April 30, 2015 – Ralph W. Christie, Chairman of Merrick & Company, headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO, has been elected Chairman of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). Christie, who has been active in ACEC for many years and served on its Executive Committee, was elected unanimously by the organization's national board of directors representing 51 state and regional ACEC member organizations. His term, which commenced at the Council's national conference held last week in Washington, D.C., will run through April 2016.
The Council is the oldest and largest business association of engineering companies in the United States, comprising more than 5,000 member firms representing over half a million employees. Its agenda focuses on achieving a balanced public policy approach to meeting America's infrastructure, energy and environmental requirements.