President | Kenneth Perkins | P.E., PTOE
Kenneth is a Transporation Engineer at Benesch. Prior to joining Benesch, Kenneth worked as a Design Engineer for RPM Tansportation Consultants and 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.
Past President | Suzanne Herron | P.E., CPESC
Firm: Energy Land & Infrastructure, LLC
Suzanne Herron is the Environmental Practice Lead 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. 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. In 2017, she received the Nashville Branch Distinguished Service Award.
President-Elect | Dustin Scruggs | P.E.
Firm: Prosper Engienering
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.
Vice President | Christian Reid | E.I.
Firm: Gresham Smith
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.
Secretary | Kevin Sigg | P.E.
Firm: Gresham Smith
Firm: Michael Baker International
An Ohio native, Kevin is an Aviation Engineer at Michael Baker International. Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science from Ohio Northern University and his Master’s of Business Administration in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Kevin moved to Franklin from Ohio in 2019 with his wife and dog, and has since became a new dad. Kevin is an avid baseball fan and outside of work he enjoys travelling and getting outdoors.
Treasurer | Caroline Sanders | E.I.
Firm: Barge Design Solutions
Caroline Sanders is a Franklin, TN native, and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and minor in Mathematics from Lipscomb University in May 2018. Throughout her time at Lipscomb, she was heavily involved in the ASCE student chapter. She served as the 2016-2017 Vice President and was the hull design captain of the Lipscomb Concrete Canoe team from 2016-2018. Caroline is employed at Barge Design Solutions as an Engineer in Training with the Water business unit, gaining experience in water and wastewater treatment design. In her free time, Caroline enjoys camping, hiking, and searching for the best tacos in Nashville.