WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Associated General Contractors of America announces that Thomas Brown, president of Encinitas, Calif.-based engineering firm Sierra Pacific West, will serve as the AGC’s new board president.

Brown has a long record of service to the AGC, including working as vice president for the past two years and 11 years as board president prior to that.

He also serves on the board of directors for the National Transportation Research Group.