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DFI Educational Trust Appoints At-Large Member of Board 

May 28, 2014, Hawthorne N.J.: The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org), the charitable arm of DFI, recently appointed a new member to the Board of Trustees.

Lars Richter was elected to serve as an at-large trustee for a two-year term. Richter is the general manager of AECON Foundations (Canada). Prior to AECON, Richter was business unit leader at Laing O'Rourke Infrastructure, U.K. From 2002 to 2010, he was employed by Bauer in several managerial and technical capacities in both Europe and Canada. Richter holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Technical University Braunschweig, Germany.

"The Trust looks forward to Richter's participation and assistance," says David Coleman, chair of the DFI Educational Trust "In particular, with the Trust's educational initiatives in Canada."

About the DFI Educational Trust
The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org) 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 DFI Educational Trust: The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org) 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 (www.dfi.org) 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 3,300 members worldwide.

Lars Richter, DFI Educational Trust Board of Trustees


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