Kittelson extends its congratulations to Darren Hippenstiel, who in May 2018 was appointed to the American¬†Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Region 8 board of governors. This is Darren’s second stint as a Region 8 governor; the appointment demonstrates his continued support of and service to the engineering profession. ASCE Region 8 is large in area, composed of 13 sections (Alaska, Arizona, Columbia, Hawaii, Inland Empire, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Seattle, Southern Idaho, Tacoma-Olympia, Utah, and the Western Region of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), which includes the provinces¬†of Alberta and British Columbia, Yukon Territory, and the Northwest Territories).