Urban is pleased to announce that Carol Martsolf, PE, PMP, CPTD, LEED AP, F.ASCE has been elected Region 2 Director of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Ms. Martsolf serves as a vice president and leads Urban’s Training Institute at the firm’s Philadelphia headquarters.
“I am honored to have been elected to this national leadership position by my colleagues in ASCE,” Ms. Martsolf said. “ASCE is one of the most important organizations in the engineering industry and I plan to continue its mission to provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.”
Ms. Martsolf was previously elected as a regional governor in the fall of 2015 and served two terms. A graduate of Temple University and a Professional Engineer with 28 years of experience, Ms. Martsolf has utilized her technical expertise and career knowledge to create the Urban Training Institute and develop dynamic training programs. Under her leadership, the Institute quickly evolved into an award-winning and highly-respected institution. In 2008, Urban became an Accredited Provider with the International Association for Continuing Education and Training, and received the National Exemplar Award for Internal Training in 2010. The program has since evolved to become a dynamic business for Urban, offering professional development opportunities for the entire A/E/C community, who can now participate in the Institute’s classes from anywhere in the world through an online connection. Since its inception, the program is responsible for awarding more than 15,000 professional development hours to its participants. Additionally, Ms. Martsolf has facilitated over 60 courses, workshops, and presentations on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) and other related topics to ASCE audiences, private firms, and clients, to help expand the understanding and importance of these important concepts.
Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation’s oldest engineering society. ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment.