Replacing her at the New Jersey authority is Joseph Mrozek, who was deputy commissioner at the state Dept. of Transportation. Weinstein, who led NJT since 2010, is a former vice president of consulting firm AECOM and senior vice president at Amtrak. He did not disclose his next position, but The Record newspaper speculates he could become CEO of the bi-state Delaware River Port Authority. Its current chief, John Matheussen, resigned in January and is nominated by Gov. Chris Christie (R) to be a state Superior Court judge. Agency spending is now under a U.S. probe.
HNTB Corp. has elevated Florida-based executive Jim Ely to senior vice president. Ely, who joined the firm in 2010 and is chairman of its national toll practice, had been executive director of Florida's Turnpike Enterprise.
David W. Huchel has joined engineering firm Moffatt & Nichol, Long Beach, Calif., as general counsel. Previously, he was an AECOM vice president and chief counsel of its West region and North America water groups. Huchel also was general counsel of Boyle Engineering, which AECOM acquired in 2008.
Construction risk-management firm Thacher Associates LLC, New York City, has named Michael Wilmer chief operating officer. Formerly a senior associate at consultant Booz Allen Hamilton, he succeeds Joseph Deluca, who becomes president. Thacher was acquired by K2 Intelligence Inc. in 2013.
Piers Fothergill, president of TERA Environmental Consultants, Calgary, Alberta, is set to join CH2M Hill Cos. in a new executive role following the U.S. firm's Feb. 28 agreement to buy the 450-person Canadian company. TERA specializes in the power and oil-and-gas sectors, says CH2M Hill. It did not disclose Fothergill's new title or terms of the deal, which is set to close in the second quarter.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has named Ginger S. Evans vice president for engineering. She was senior vice president of global aviation at Parsons