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DFI executive director receives Outstanding Association Executive Award

Industry News
Written by Piling Canada
June 2019

Theresa Engler, executive director, DFI

Theresa Engler, executive director of Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), has been named Outstanding Association Executive by the New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE). The award was presented at the NYSAE Synergy Awards luncheon on April 17 in New York City, N.Y.

The Outstanding Association Executive Award recognizes a current executive who has contributed significantly to the advancement of the association management profession as a key leader in a philanthropic, professional or trade organization, and has demonstrated outstanding achievement in advancing the mission of that organization.

“Under Theresa’s leadership, DFI is recognized worldwide for actively promoting the advancement of the deep foundations industry,” said DFI president Matthew Janes, MBA, P.Eng., Isherwood Associates. “Working in collaboration with the DFI board, Theresa has spearheaded significant growth at the organization including strategic increases in members, technical committees, educational events, publications and regional chapters.”

Engler has been with DFI for 25 years and has been the executive director since 2006. She also serves as the executive director of the DFI Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI. She is actively involved in the deep foundations industry, serving on the Academy of Geo-Professionals Board of Trustees and as a member of the National Association of Women in Construction and The Moles, a fraternal organization of the heavy construction industry. She is also a member of the American Society of Association Executives as well as its New Jersey and New York Chapters. 🍁

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