Dallas, TX - Aug 4, 2008 - Russ Berger, president of Russ Berger Design Group, has recently been elected president of the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC). He begins a two-year term as president following a long history of board participation and membership. Berger's duties will include supervising all affairs of the council as well as serving as an ambassador for the consulting profession.
The NCAC is an international organization committed to supporting the acoustical profession and promoting the applied science of acoustics that deals with issues in real-world settings. It supports member growth through peer interaction and by positioning itself as a resource to the public to help match the appropriate consultant to each project. Membership requires that the firm principals who practice acoustical consulting must be full members of either the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) or the Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE). Other membership criteria include references from professional peers, demonstrated experience, and adherence to a strong Canon of Ethics supporting the highest standards of business practice, technical consulting and client service.
One of Berger's priorities as president is educating those new to the industry. Berger has many established relationships with university communities, holds board positions at higher education institutions, and regularly speaks at schools and professional organizations.