As part of the Northam Administration, the APELSCIDLA Board is focused on finding bipartisan support for job creation and economic growth within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Chris Stone, PE, F.NSPE, F.ASCE, has been reappointed to the Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) Board by Governor Ralph Northam, to serve a four-year term. Governor Northam announced additional appointments to his administration May 4, 2018. The appointees will join Northam’s administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will grow Virginia’s economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth. Stone was first appointed to the APELSCIDLA Board by Governor Terry McAuliffe in 2014.
Stone is CEO of Clark Nexsen, an international architecture and engineering firm headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. “I am honored to be reappointed by Governor Northam and to have the privilege to continue serving the engineering profession in this position,” said Stone.
The APELSCIDLA Board examines, licenses, and regulates approximately 35,000 individuals and related business entities in Virginia as part of the Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR).
With nearly four decades of experience, Stone has been a strong advocate for the engineering profession on the local, state, and national level. From 2011-12, he served as president of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), having previously served as president of both the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers (VSPE) and the Tidewater Chapter of VSPE. Stone is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers and has been named a Fellow with both the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Stone received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute and a Master of Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia.