Houk Elected to Board of Directors, Kaunelis to Chairman
COLUMBUS, OH and LIVONIA, MI - OHM
(Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc.), an award-winning architectural, engineering and planning firm, announced that it has added Jim Houk
to its board of directors.
Houk is co-founder and managing principal of Bird Houk, a division of OHM.
A certified urban and regional planner, as well as a licensed landscape architect, Jim brings 28 years of experience and market-based planning expertise to execute OHM's mission, Advancing Communities.
Jim is professionally licensed in multiple states and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Urban Land Institute, and the Congress for New Urbanism.
He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Ohio Homeless Families Foundation, an Advisory Committee Member for landscape architecture curriculum at The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture, and a board member for the Rotary Club of Columbus.
, PE, was elected board chairperson for OHM
A principal with the firm, Kaunelis
works in its Environmental and Water Resources Group and is former Chief Deputy Director of Wayne County's Department of Environment
While with the DOE, he
led nationally recognized efforts to improve environmental quality, such as the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Demonstration Program as part of the Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Program in cooperation with the MDEQ, EPA
and local communities.
also added four new shareholders: Jim Houk
, Gerry Bird, Gary Sebach and Tony Slanec.