DFI Educational Trust Appoints Jonathan Huff to Board of Trustees 

August 15, 2019, Hawthorne N.J.:

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, recently appointed Jonathan Huff, P.E., of Goettle, to the Board of Trustees. He is serving as an At-Large Trustee from August 1, 2019-December 31, 2020. 

Huff is a design engineer/project manager and estimator for Goettle, where his responsibilities include engineering design, estimating, project management and relationship building. His areas of expertise include augered cast-in-place piles, drilled displacement piles, micropiles, caissons and tied back earth retention systems. 

Huff obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky, while pitching for the university’s D1 baseball team. A member of DFI, ADSC and PDCA, Huff is chair of the DFI Augered Cast-in-Place Pile Committee and a former chair of the Cincinnati Section of the ASCE Geotechnical Group. 

Contact: Emilio S. Fandino, Trust Administrator, (973) 423-4030,

About DFI Educational Trust: The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust ( is an independent, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 2006 by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) as its charitable arm. The mission of the Trust is to support and encourage individuals in the fields of study related to the deep foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundation industry leaders.

About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI ( is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,500 members worldwide.

Jonathan Huff, P.E., trustee, DFI Educational Trust