Russ Nygaard, PE


Director of Structures as NV5, Inc. Husband, father, and bridge builder.

Brett Hoffstadt, PMP


Engineer at the California Air Resources Board. Author of “Success with Drones in Civil Engineering.” Certifications in Project Management and Lean Six Sigma. Three US patents for airport and aviation devices for energy and noise reduction. Enjoys thinking like a man of action and acting like a man of thought with his family, books, and abundant cuisines in Folsom.

Richard Weitzenberg, P.E.


Independent civil engineer and master of planning, design, construction management, and maintenance of electric utility facilities.

Hesam Nabizadeh

Vice President of Education

Geotechnical Project Engineer at AECOM
Love to ski and play piano…but…Don’t know how.

Sue Hida, PE

Vice President of Membership

I have been active as a member of AASHTO technical committees and I have trained others in bridge design and analysis. I continue to be committed to helping others grow in their careers.

Ron Loutzenhiser, GE

Past President

Geotechnical Engineer at Geocon Consultants, Inc. Husband, father, blood donor, and Sacramento Kings fan. Would like to travel more if I could!