Raleigh, NC, March 03, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Sepideh Asefnia, president of SEPI Engineering & Construction (www.sepiengineering.com), has been appointed by Gov. Bev Perdue to the 2010 North Carolina Department of Commerce Economic Development Board. The North Carolina Economic Development Board oversees state economic development research and planning and makes policy recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce, the Governor and the General Assembly. Comprised of 37 members, the board includes state government officials, Governor-appointed business and nonprofit representatives, as well as members of the N.C. House of Representatives and N.C. Senate.
“It’s an honor to be appointed to the N.C. Department of Commerce Economic Development Board,” said Asefnia. “Planning for the growth and development of our state is critical, particularly given the status of our current economy, and I look forward to participating in this important, ongoing process.”
- The North Carolina Economic Development Board provides economic and community development planning for the state; recommends economic development policy to the Secretary of Commerce, the General Assembly and the Governor; recommends annually to the Governor biennial and annual appropriations for economic development programs; and develops and updates annually a comprehensive strategic economic development plan.
- Asefnia serves as the chair of the board of directors for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she serves on the TrustAtlantic board of directors, the N.C. State University Board of Visitors, the Duke Raleigh Hospital board of advisors, and is past chairman of the board for the International Affairs Council.
- For more information on the Economic Development Board, visit www.nccommerce.com.
About SEPI Engineering & Construction:
Established in 2001, SEPI Engineering & Construction provides engineering and planning services to private and public sector clients. As a full service civil engineering services firm, SEPI is 8(a) certified with the Small Business Administration and a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. SEPI was founded on the principles of honesty, integrity, ethics, and the highest quality of service to clients. The firm goal is to not just meet a client’s expectations but to exceed them. Due to the extensive and varied engineering industry experience of the professionals at SEPI, the firm is able to provide their clients with site/civil design, environmental planning, traffic engineering and operations including traffic and noise analysis, construction management, roadway and structural design, water resources, natural resources/permitting, wetland/stream mitigation, public involvement and surveying services. SEPI has a corporate office located in Raleigh, and a branch office located in Charlotte, N.C. For more information about SEPI Engineering & Construction, call (919) 789-9977 or visit www.sepiengineering.com.
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