Craig Chambers

Craig Chambers has been named president of engineer-planner BHC Consultants, Seattle. He is a founding member of the firm and previously served as director of engineering. Gary Bourne, former president, will remain with the company as a member of the executive committee.

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Elmwood Park, N.J., has named Philip Tringale as director of its western region. The role follows its Nov. 1 acquisition of geotechnical and environmental engineer Treadwell & Rollo, San Francisco, of which he was president. The acquisition, the first by Langan, adds 70 employees to the firm’s staff of 500 in three California offices.

Michael K. �Mike� Loose,

Michael K. “Mike” Loose, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and a former deputy chief of naval operations, has joined Parsons Corp., Pasadena, Calif., as senior vice president and manager of the installations and environment division in the engineer-contractor’s infrastructure and technology group. Loose, based in Washington, D.C., is a former chief of civil engineers and commander of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. Parsons also named Alexander Kozlov as vice president. Based in Guam, he will support firm projects in the Pacific Rim. Kozlov, formerly a senior associate with Booz Allen & Hamilton, is a U.S. Army Reserve brigadier general.

David Evans and Associates, a Portland, Ore., engineering firm, has promoted Al Barkouli to CEO. A 20-year veteran of the firm, he also continues as president. In the CEO role, Barkouli replaces Ken Wrightman, who takes on a new role as CEO of David Evans Enterprises, the design firm’s parent company. Jay Lyman, formerly transportation business leader, is named as executive vice president, and Cindi Polychronis, director of human resources, has been appointed chief administrative officer.

Dan Kaufman has been promoted from division manager to president of contractor RJ Griffin, Atlanta, a member of JE Dunn Construction Group. In that role, he replaces Jack Nix Jr., who continues as CEO. Nix had been president and CEO of JE Dunn Construction. Mike Bartlett has been promoted to chief operating officer and vice president from account manager.

Kathleen McGinty

Weston Solutions, a design-build contractor headquartered in West Chester, Pa., has named Kathleen McGinty as managing director for strategic growth. She continues as a company board member and as an operating partner at private-equity energy investment firm Element Partners, Radnor, Pa. McGinty remains a member of renewable-energy developers NRG Energy and Iberdrola USA. She formerly was chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality during the Clinton Administration and secretary of the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection.

The Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning Contractors’ National Association has elected as its president James Boone, president and CEO of New England Sheet Metal Works Inc., a Fresno, Calif.-based supplier. The Washington, D.C.-based group is a worldwide trade association.

Alan Pratt has been named the Denver business unit manager and associate vice president of Dewberry, a professional services firm based in Fairfax, Va. The role follows the firm’s acquisition of Denver-based Integra Engineering, of which he was principal and a founding partner.

Michael Townes

Michael Townes has joined engineer Wilbur Smith Associates, Columbia, S.C., as senior vice president and national transit services leader. He had been president and CEO of the Hampton Roads Transportation District Commission in Virginia. Townes is a board member of the Virginia High Speed Rail Development Committee and former chairman of the American Public Transportation Association Executive Committee as well as co-chairman of its reauthorization task force. He was chairman of the Transportation Research Board’s executive committee.

Chris Greene is named CEO of PM Greene Engineers, San Jose, Calif. The new role follows the Oct. 1 purchase of Greene Engineers, of which Greene was CEO, by Dublin-based PM Group, Ireland’s largest engineer and project manager.