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Student Engagement Committee

DFI recently announced the formation of a Student Engagement Committee.
Written by Piling Canada
April 2024

The committee, with support from DFI Educational Trust, will develop consistent student opportunities and experiences that raise awareness of career opportunities in our industry, grow interest in DFI and provide members the opportunity to interact with prospective employees at school and DFI events.

Chris Woods
Chris Woods, P.E., G.E., BC.GE, C.Eng., MIEI, F.ASCE, LEED AP BD+C

“DFI recognizes that the future of our industry depends upon our ability to encourage and engage promising individuals to consider careers in the deep foundations industry,” said Theresa Engler, DFI executive director. “This new, enthusiastic committee is taking charge of the recently launched University Ambassador Program as well as student activities at DFI and industry events, and more to follow.”

The chair of the Student Engagement Committee is Chris Woods, P.E., G.E., BC.GE, C.Eng. MIEI, F.ASCE, LEED AP BD+C, vice president at Densification, Inc. Prior to joining Densification, Woods spent over 13 years as a geotechnical consultant practicing throughout the eastern seaboard of the United States, as well as overseas. He has more than 20 years of experience in geotechnical engineering, with a particular specialization in ground improvement.

Learn more about the Student Engagement Committee at https://dfi.org/communities/student-engagement.

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