The Executive Committee and Board of Trustees

President:
Matthew Janes (2019)*Isherwood Associates, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Vice President:
Mike H. Wysockey (2019)Thatcher Engineering Corp., Chicago, IL
Treasurer:
Gianfranco Di Cicco (2019)Bauer Foundation Corp., Odessa, FL
Secretary:
James O. Johnson (2019)Condon-Johnson & Associates Inc., Oakland, CA
Immediate Past President:
Dan Brown (2019)Dan Brown and Associates PC, Sequatchie, TN
Other Trustees:
Conrad W. Felice (2021)C.W. Felice, LLC, Bellevue, WA
Frank Haehnig (2019)Bauer Spezialtiefbau, Schrobenhausen, Germany
Gerry Houlahan (2019)Moffatt & Nichol, Walnut Creek, CA
Mike Kelley (2020)DYWIDAG-Systems International, Long Beach, CA
K.S. Rama Krishna (2020)Deep Foundations Institute of India, Chennai, India
Anne Lemnitzer (2021)University of California, Irvine
J. Erik Loehr (2021)University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Dan MacLean (2021)Keller Foundations Ltd., Acton, ON
Matthew E. Meyer (2020)Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Elmwood Park, NJ
Morgan NeSmith (2021)Berkel & Company Contractors, Inc., Austell, GA
David Paul (2019)Paul GeoTek Engineering, LLC, Arvada CO
Howard Perko (2019)Magnum Piering Inc., Loveland, CO
Thomas D. Richards (2020)Nicholson Construction Company, Cuddy, PA
Lori Simpson (2019)Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Oakland, CA
Martin G. Taube (2021)Menard Group USA, Carnegie, PA
Stefano Valagussa (2020)TREVIICOS Corporation, Charlestown, MA
Trustee Emeritus & International Director:
William F. LoftusWilliam F. Loftus Associates, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

*The year in parentheses indicates when the trustee's current term ends

DFI President

Matthew Janes, M.B.A.,P.Eng., is a senior engineer with Isherwood Associates in Toronto, Ontario, where his activities include senior technical design, strategy, financial analysis and risk management. Janes has more than 35 years of design and management experience in the fields of consulting engineering, equipment design and contracting. He has been involved in the development and promotion of new technologies throughout his career. Accomplishments include the development and marketing of specialized SOE design and analytical methods, pile installation and testing technologies, and novel construction methodologies. Janes is also the developer of the resonant pile driver technology.

Past Presidents

Dan Brown, Ph.D,P.E.,D.GE2016-2018
John Wolosick, P.E.2014-2016
Robert B. Bittner, P.E.2013-2014
James A. Morrison2011-2012
Rudolph P. Frizzi, P.E., G.E.2009-2010
Seth L. Pearlman, P.E.2007-2008
Tracy Brettmann, P.E.2005-2006
Richard D. Short, P.E., G.E.2003-2004
Larry Rayburn, P.E.2001-2002
David B. Coleman1999-2000
M. Byrl Williams, P.E.1997-1998
Joel Moskowitz, P.E.1995-1996
Manuel A. Fine, P.Eng.1994
Henry R. Whitty1992-1993
Richard W. Hoener1990-1991
Austin S. Marshall, P.E.1988-1989
C. William Bermingham1986-1987
William F. Loftus, P.E. L.S.1984-1985
Carl W. Fenske1983
D.R. Jordan1983
William F. Loftus, P.E., L.S.1981-1982
G. Robert Compton1979-1980
Richard J. Goettle, III1978
John (Jack) Dougherty1976-1977