President | Chris Gwaltney | P.E.
Firm: Lipscomb University
Chris Gwaltney, a lifelong (well almost) ASCE volunteer, is a Professor of Practice in Civil Engineering at Lipscomb University where he has served as the founding ASCE Student Chapter Faculty Advisor for the past five years. He served in the same capacity for over 18 years at the University of Evansville prior to moving to TN. Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer in TN and keeps his hands in practice as a Senior Project Engineer with Stantec Consulting, Inc. in their Nashville office during the summer months. Prior to joining LU, Prof Gwaltney was employed by the Nashville District of the US Army Corps of Engineers where he worked in design for various dam projects including the Wolf Creek Dam project. Before moving to Nashville, Chris served ASCE in Indiana where he helped to rejuvenate the Southwest Branch and held all branch offices including multiple terms as President. He also served as the Treasurer for the ASCE Indiana Section. Chris has been active in Mission work while at Lipscomb where he has accompanied several engineering students on projects in Guatemala and Honduras.
Past-President | Clint Camp | P.E., ENV SP, LEED AP
Firm: Lose & Associates, Inc.
Clint Camp is a licensed engineer in the State of Tennessee with over 10 years experience, focusing mainly on civil works projects and infrastructure. He currently serves as Project Manager for Lose & Associates' Nashville office. He’s a graduate of Tennessee Tech and Vanderbilt University with degrees in Civil Engineering and Construction Management, respectively. He is married to his wife Janey, also an engineer, and has two children. In his off hours he works with the TNSAVE Coalition for disaster response, Rebuilding Together Nashville and in the East Nashville community in various other initiatives.
President-Elect | Suzanne Herron | P.E., CPESC
Firm: Energy Land & Infrastructure, LLC
Suzanne Herron is a project manager at Energy Land & Infrastructure, LLC and serves as the lead environmental staff on many company projects. She has more than 20 years of experience and has project experience in environmental permitting on the federal, state and local level; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document preparation; Phase I Environmental Site Assessments; and public involvement planning. From 2008 to 2012, Ms. Herron was the Director of the Environmental Division at the Tennessee Department of Transportation. In that position, she was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the five offices within the Division. The offices included Environmental Documentation, Social and Cultural Resources, Natural Resources, Compliance, and Beautification. Under Ms. Herron’s leadership, the Environmental Division was responsible for preparing NEPA documents, technical studies, and other related documents required to obtain project approvals; obtaining water quality permits; providing quality assurance on TDOT construction sites; and providing environmental oversight to TDOT facilities. Since joining ELI, Ms. Herron has served in the lead permitting role for linear projects in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Kentucky. Ms. Herron is a licensed professional engineer in Tennessee and North Carolina. She additionally has the Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) certification. Ms. Herron has been a proud member of ASCE since her college days at Tennessee Tech. In 2017, she received the ASCE Nashville Branch Distinguished Service Award. In 2003, she received the ASCE Tennessee Section Young Engineer Award.
Vice President | Kenneth Perkins | P.E.
Kenneth is a Lead Highway Engineer with WSP. Prior to joining WSP, Kenneth worked as a Design Engineer for KCI Technologies where his focus was on traffic signal design, roadway and intersection improvements designs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee State University. Kenneth also obtained a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Transportation Engineering from Tennessee State University. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, working out and golfing.
Originally from Atlanta, Ga, Christian joined the Marine Corps after high school and served for 5 years. He was stationed in Yuma, Arizona where he met his wife, Jessie. After completing his service, Christian and Jessie moved to Nashville where he attended Lipscomb University and earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He currently works in the Land Planning Market at Gresham Smith doing Site Civil. In his free time Christian enjoys being outdoors, sports, and spending time with his wife and dog.
Treasurer | Dustin Scruggs | P.E.
Firm: Gresham Smith
Dustin was born in Phoenix, AZ but was raised in Pleasant View, TN. Dustin earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University in 2011. After graduation, he soon began work for a consulting firm in Nashville, TN. In 2013 Dustin became a first time home owner and also took a position for the City of Franklin. He currently lives in Nashville and spends his spare time staying involved and active with the community, working on his house, vigorously researching whatever interest him at the moment, and getting outdoors.