Dorothy I. Mitstifer, PhD Kappa Omicron Nu http://www.achsnatl.org/ I believe the following initiatives focus on issues that have potential for the long-term impact on the economy via projects having to do with social responsibility. Kappa Omicron Nu, an honor society for the human sciences, is inaugurating a social responsibility theme for the next academic year… Read more »

Patrick J. Natale, P.E., F.ASCE Executive Director http://www.asce.org/ For years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has been a strong advocate for the nation’s infrastructure, and our Report Card for America’s Infrastructure has become a go-to source for legislators, the media and the public relating to all things ‘infrastructure’. Of course, when President Obama… Read more »

Mark Lowry Executive Vice President Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) RSES, the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society, helps the economy in two primary ways – one direct, and one indirect.  Directly, as an educational organization with a mission to ‘provide comprehensive, cutting-edge education to the HVACR industry’ we provide individuals with the knowledge base to succeed… Read more »

Kathy Schwartz CEO, ePro SE MN Association of REALTORS Our industry is the real estate business. It is helping the economy by helping people learn more about better loan products available to forestall foreclosure, offering foreclosure counseling, helping buyers purchase foreclosed homes, and exposing fraudulent practices whenever they are discovered. The real estate industry is… Read more »