IECA Region One Board of Directors Elects New Positions at the IECA Annual Conference

Each year, the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One elects board members to serve as association officers at the IECA Annual Conference in February. IECA recently elected Adam Dibble, CPESC, CESSWI, to serve as the 2019-2021 board president. Dibble has been a member of IECA Region One since 2009 and is an active member of the Great Lakes IECA chapter. He has served on the board of directors since 2017 and has acted as the vice president of marketing during his term. Dibble has chaired committees to deliver state-based education to members and directed the rebranding of IECA. In addition, he has been active with the Save Our International Soil (SOIL) committee for many years. Dibble recently earned the Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control™ (CPESC) credential and holds the Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector™ (CESSWI) designation. Dibble is the senior marketing and erosion control brand manager for Profile Products, the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of hydraulically applied erosion control technologies, soil modifiers, turf establishment blankets and turf reinforcement mats. Storm Water Solutions Magazine named Dibble “Rising Star” in 2016. IECA recognized Dibble in 2017 as the Outstanding Professional of the Year. And, Sigma Pi Fraternity gave Dibble their Young Professional Achievement award in 2018.

The following board members were re-elected to their current officer positions:

  • Charles R. Riling, Jr., TRETCNO, ABI, CESSWI, Administrative Vice President
  • Don Thieman, CPESC, LEED-AP, Secretary
  • Jonathan Koepke, CPESC, LEED-AP, Treasurer
  • Wesley C. Zech, Ph.D., Education Vice President
  • Jerry B. Sanders, CPESC, Committee Vice President

In addition to Adam Dibble, CPESC, CESSWI, serving as the new board president, the newly elected officer positions consist of the following:

  • Rafael (Nicky) Araujo, Membership Vice President
  • Mark Myrowich, CPESC, CISEC, International Development Vice President
  • Dylan Drudul, CPESC, Marketing Vice President
Thomas Schneider, CPESC, will remain on the board to serve as the immediate past president. “Coming off the success of the IECA Annual Conference and Expo, the right directors were elected to serve in the right positions to make an impact for the association over the next year.” claims IECA executive director, Samantha Roe, IOM. “The directors that were elected to the newly vacated positions have connections with their chapter and international community to help extend our reach on an international scale. Look for exciting developments from IECA in the next year!”