VANCOUVER—Michelle Kam-Biron, a mass timber specialist with Structurlam, has been awarded the Susan M. Frey Educator Award from the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA).
Each year the award highlights an individual who has a sincere interest in, and extraordinary talent for, effective instruction of practicing structural engineers. The award was established to honour the memory of Sue Frey, one of NCSEA’s renowned educators.
Kam-Biron will be recognized at the NCSEA Summit Awards celebration on Feb. 16.
The NCSEA was formed to improve the standard level of practice of the structural engineering professions.
Structurlam noted Kam-Biron has over 20 years of experience managing and designing a wide range of products.
She is a California-licensed structural engineer and previously served as vice president of Education for the American Wood Council. She is also a former president of Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) and was recently inducted into the SEAOSC College of Fellows. She sits on multiple committees, including the NCSEA Basic Education, International Code Council Professional Development Council Education and is a past-chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Structural Engineering Institute Wood Education, as well as SEAOSC Foundation and Women in Structural Engineering.