September 2013


Mr. John Casana, P.E., LEED AP, D.WRE, F.ASCE is an Associate, and Senior Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, VA and currently serves as President of the ASCE National Capital Section (NCS). Mr. Casana is a civil engineer with more than 30 years of environmental consulting experience. His specialties include: green buildings, natural resources management plans, and environmental management systems. He has led consulting assignments for public and private sector clients including the US Navy, General Services Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, US Agency for International Development, General Motors, Ford Motor Co., and Bell Atlantic.

John received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his Master of Science in Hydrology from University of New Hampshire and Graduate Certificate in Administration and Management from Harvard University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia, and the District of Columbia, LEED Accredited Professional, and Change Management Advanced Practitioner. John serves on the American Society of Civil Engineers Sustainability Committee, as well as ISO Technical Committee 207, which developed the ISO 14001 International Standard for Environmental Management. His other professional affiliations include the American Water Research Association, National Groundwater Association.

John is a founding Diplomate since 2006 and in this interview, he reflects on his career, his love of civil engineering, his passion for professional service, and his advice for engineers and leaders of tomorrow.

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