Print Page   |   Sign In   |   Register
News & Press: Member News

ACEC/Michigan Elects New President and Board of Directors

Monday, June 3, 2019  
Share |

The American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan (ACEC/M) has announced Steven Gravlin, PE, PS, of Michael Baker International, as its 2019-2020 President.

Steve Gravlin was born and raised in Michigan and is a product of Michigan Lutheran Seminary, University of Michigan, Michigan Technological University and California State University. He grew up working in his father’s survey company and on the family farms in the thumb of Michigan.  He is a Vice President of Michael Baker and a partner in the wholly owned subsidiary, Baker and Associates. He is both a professional engineer and a professional surveyor.


Steve is a great supporter of the MDOT/ACEC partnering charter, having been involved in several of the iterations of the charter over the years. He has chaired the ACEC Transportation Committee, co-chaired the MDOT Contracts and Finance Committee and chairs the Promotion, Networking and Recognition Committee of the Board. He has served on the ACEC/M Board of Directors for seven years.  He is an avid reader and boater. He loves the outdoors, rooting for Michigan and traveling with his wife, Wendy.  They live in Grosse Ile and have two sons, Nick, an MTU Huskie and EMU Eagle, and Alex, an MSU Spartan.

2019-2020 ACEC/Michigan Officers:

President: Steve Gravlin, PE, PS, Michael Baker International, Detroit

President-Elect: Jack Wheatley, PE, ROWE PSC, Flint

Treasurer: Christopher Cook, PE, Abonmarche, Benton Harbor

National Director: Michael Cooper, PE, Harley Ellis Devereaux, Southfield

Past-President: Sean Kelley, PE, The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc., Detroit

2019-2020 ACEC/Michigan Directors:

Rick Chelotti, PE, Bergmann Associates, Inc., Lansing

Paul Galdes, PE, Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering, Inc., Grand Rapids

Chuck Gemayel, PE, SME, Plymouth

Jon Kramer, PE, OHM Advisors, Livonia

Eric Morris, PE, HNTB Michigan, Inc., East Lansing

Jayson Nault, PE, Tetra Tech, Brighton

G. Ramanujam (Ram), PE, Somat Engineering, Inc. Detroit

Jeffrey Schumaker, PE, Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc., Grand Rapids

Oge Udegbunam, Tyme Consulting Engineers, Inc., Livonia

Michael Weingartz, PE, SmithGroup, Detroit

ACEC/M is the association representing the business interests of Michigan engineering, surveying, architectural and related scientific firms who provide professional knowledge to the built environment and strive to protect the health and safety of the public. ACEC/M is part of the American Council of Engineering Companies. Headquartered in Washington DC and representing thousands of companies, ACEC is the voice of the engineering industry throughout the nation. With roots dating back more than 100 years, ACEC is a federation of 52 state and regional councils representing more than 600,000 engineers, architects, land surveyors and other specialists. ACEC’s primary mission is to strengthen the business environment for member firms through government advocacy, political action and business education.  For more information, visit the ACEC/M website at or contact ACEC/M at 517.332.2066.

This Month's Marketplace Connect Sponsors

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal