FAIRFIELD — French-Reneker-Associates, Inc., engineers and surveyors of Fairfield, recently elected Stephen W. Hausner as president and Matthew P. Walker as vice president of the firm. This change became effective Feb. 17.
Hausner replaces John W. Meyer, who has been president since 2004. Walker replaces Hausner. Meyer will continue as chief executive officer for the firm until his retirement later in the year.
Hausner joined French-Reneker-Associates in July 1993 as a project engineer. During his time with the firm, he has been involved with a wide variety of civil engineering and land survey projects. These have included municipal streets, county roads, water system improvements, storm and sanitary sewers and general aviation airport improvements. Prior to his time with French-Reneker-Associates, Hausner held positions as assistant county engineer in Kossuth and Keokuk counties. Hausner, originally from Burlington, received his degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University. He is a professional engineer licensed in Iowa and Missouri as well as a professional land surveyor licensed in Iowa.
Walker joined French-Reneker-Associates in May 2008 after holding positions with the Iowa Department of Transportation and another engineering firm in the Des Moines area. Walker, a native of West Burlington, received his degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University. During his time with the firm, Walker has done a wide variety of projects. These have included interstate rest areas, site designs for schools and hospitals, municipal streets, sanitary sewers, water distribution, water treatment facilities and wastewater treatment facilities.