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AAWRE Announces President Elect and New Trustees for 2019-2020
AAWRE proudly announce Findlay Edwards, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE as the 2019-2020 President-Elect and Ruth Ayn Hocker, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE and Scott Struck, Ph.D., F.EWRI, M.ASCE as new Trustees. Ms. Hocker will serve as the At-Large Trustee on the Board, serving a 3-year term beginning November 9 and Dr. Struck will serve as the EWRI Ex-Officio on the Board as EWRI's President for 2019-2020.
Findlay G. Edwards, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE, has over 40 years of civil engineering experience. He earned BS degrees in Civil Engineering and Geological Engineering from New Mexico State University (1976 & 1980 respectively). In 1981, he graduated from NMSU with an MS in Civil Engineering. In 1987 he earned a Masters of Management from the University of New Mexico. In 1998, Edwards earned his Ph.D. in Engineering at New Mexico State University. He is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) and a Professional Engineer in New Mexico and Arkansas. Since 2009 he’s been Director, Master Science in Environmental Engineering Program at the University of Arkansas where he has taught and conducted research in the area of water resources since 1999. Prior to that, he was lecturer and researcher at New Mexico State University from 1991 to 1998. Fin has been active in ASCE since 1973, as President of the NMSU Student Chapter, Univ. of Arkansas Student Chapter Advisor, NWA Branch President, Arkansas Section President, Arkansas Governor Region 4, and on a number of ASCE or EWRI committees.
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Ruth Ayn Hocker, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE is the Stormwater Program Manager for the City of Lancaster, PA. She holds a bachelor degree in civil engineering technology from the Pennsylvania College of Technology and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. She has a broad multi-disciplinary background including transportation design, low impact development, sustainable stormwater management design, stormwater management program development and municipal green infrastructure implementation. Ruth has over ten years of water resource experience encompassing state regulation, regional watershed planning, consulting, and international design. She currently oversees the operations of Lancaster City’s Stormwater, Sustainability, and Wastewater Collections Programs.
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Scott Struck, Ph.D., F.EWRI is a Principal with Geosyntec Consultants in Lafayette, Colorado, with more than 15 years of water resources experience in research and private industry. He participates in research with academic and governmental institutions, incorporating and to apply research results and outcomes to the problems of clients. He believes that bridging the gap between academic efforts and client applications is an important aspect of his practice and an area that EWRI is best prepared to fulfill across all our technical disciplines. His professional passion is in planning, implementation, and assessment of green infrastructure and other stormwater best management practices to meet drainage and NPDES permit requirements. Examples of his experience includes identification and prioritization of management opportunities for stormwater practice selection and placement, modeling, design, monitoring, performance assessment, cost analyses, triple bottom line and life cycle cost evaluation, and integrated watershed planning. He has participated in projects throughout the United States and Canada. He has experience working with public (municipal, county, state, and federal), private (industrial and commercial), and non-profit (local and national NGOs) clients.
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