The AAWRE Board of Trustees govern the affairs, activities, and business of the Academy in accordance with the laws under which the Academy is organized. The Board of Trustees have fiduciary and strategic responsibilities to: focus on continuous strategic planning; determine desired outcomes; develop and approve appropriate policies, rules, and operating procedures; guide operations; monitor the Academy’s work toward meeting its objectives; monitor and manage the financial transactions of the Academy; adopt positions on issues on professional practice.

The Board of Trustees is comprised of nine voting trustees and two non-voting trustees: President (voting), President-Elect (voting), Past-President (voting), Treasurer (voting), Four Trustees (voting), Public Trustee (voting), EWRI Ex-Officio (non-voting), Secretary (non-voting).

AAWRE Board of Trustees

Findlay G. Edwards, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Vijay P. Singh, Ph.D., Sc.D., P.E., P.H., Hon.D.WRE, F.EWRI, Dist.M.ASCE
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

President-Elect & Treasurer
James Barton, P.E., D.WRE (Ret.)
USACE (Retired)
Fernandina Beach, FL

At Large Trustees
Paul F. Boulos, Ph.D., Dist.D.NE, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE
Denver, CO

Pascale Champagne, Ph.D., P.Eng, D.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario,

John F. England, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., P.H., D.WRE, F.ASCE
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lakewood, CO

Dennis L. Richards, P.E., D.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE
Olsson Premiere Engineering Corp.
Chandler, AZ

Berrin Tansel, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.WEF, F.EWRI, F.ASCE
Florida International University
Miami, FL

EWRI President
Deborah H. Lee, P.E., P.H., D.WRE, F.ASCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Ann Arbor, MI

Public Trustee
John Kevin Ward, A.M.ASCE
Trinity River Authority
Arlington, TX

Franklin Kim, ENV SP
Reston, VA