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June Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Fort Bend County Updates Judge Robert E. Hebert - Fort Bend Constitutional County Judge Judge Robert E. (Bob) Hebert assumed the office of Fort Bend Constitutional County Judge on January 1, 2003. As County Judge he presides over Commissioners Court which oversees the county’s 2500 employe...

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May Branch Meeting Main Speakers

Engineering and Construction History of the Astrodome and the Outstanding Career of Richard P. Doss, Harris County Engineer Dr. Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Distinguished M. ASCE Dr. Narendra Gosain, Ph.D., P.E. - Senior Consultant, Diagnostic Group, Walter P. Moore & Associates,...

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April Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Accelerating the Texas Economy at High-Speed Mr. Steve Clark, P.E. - Principal, Arup Steve Clark, PE, is a Principal with Arup in Houston, Texas. Steve has 34 years of project experience, and leads Arup’s transportation group for the Texas Region. His Texas-based engineering team currently...

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March Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Flood Control Projects and Their Benefits Mr. Russell "Russ" Poppe, P.E. - Executive Director of Harris County Flood Control District Russell "Russ" Poppe, P.E., is the Executive Director for the Harris County Flood Control District in Houston, Texas. Under his direction, the District carries ou...

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February Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Community Involvement for Engineers D. Wayne Klotz, P.E., D.WRE, PRES 09.ASCE, ENV SP D. Wayne Klotz, P.E., D.WRE, ENV SP is President of RPS Klotz Associates, Inc., a full-service civil engineering firm based in Houston, Texas. His 42-year career began with a BSCE from Texas A&M University ...

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January Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Briefing on Future Projects in the Houston District Mr. Quincy D. Allen, P.E. - District Engineer at TxDOT Houston District Quincy Allen is the District Engineer for the Houston District of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). He oversees the department operations in the counties of B...

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December Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Boost Your Leadership IQ: How to Successfully Transition from a "Technical Contributor" to a High Performing Leader Mr. Mark Hordes, B.S., M.B.A., M.S. - Human Development Managing Director and Senior Leadership Development Consultant and Coach The war for Leadership top talent still rages acros...

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November Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Houston's First Flood Czar Mr. Stephen Costello, P.E. Steve is an engineer with a background in flood control and drainage, which began with his first job out of school with the Corps of Engineers in Galveston. He co-founded Costello, Inc. in 1991 and served as Houston City Council Member At La...

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October Joint Engineering Societies Meeting Main Speaker

Water for Texas: Tools to Meet Future Water Needs Kathleen Jackson, P.E. - Member, Texas Water Development Board Board Member Kathleen Jackson will discuss the role of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) and the need to develop a wide range of solutions, promising technologies and collabora...

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September Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Super Bowl LI: Countdown to Kickoff Hasting Stewart - Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Houston Super Bowl Host Committee As the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, Hasting is responsible for all communications, government and community relations, and charitable giving related to...

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Joint ASCE/HCA Meeting Main Speaker

Kevin Brady - U.S. Representative for the 8th congressional district of Texas Kevin is Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, considered by many to be the most powerful committee in Congress with jurisdiction over taxes, health care, Social Security, Medicare, international trade and wel...

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June Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Dale A. Rudick, P.E. - Director of the Department of Public Works and Engineering, City of Houston Dale A. Rudick, P.E., was appointed as the Director of the Department of Public Works and Engineering for the City of Houston on August 20, 2014. The Department of Public Works and Engineering Direc...

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May Branch Meeting Main Speakers

Developing the New Ship Channel Bridge Project John C. Tyler, P.E., is the Deputy Director of Engineering for the Harris County Toll Road Authority. Mr. Tyler joined HCTRA in 2005. As Deputy Director of Engineering, John’s responsibilities include overseeing the development of projects th...

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April Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Flood Risk Management: ASCE's Call for National Strategy Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E. - Interim Deputy Director, Engineering and Construction Division, City of Houston Department of Public Works and Engineereing Among the great challenges the U.S. faces today is recognizing the magnitude of ris...

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March Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Houston Airport System's Capital Improvement Program Devon Tiner, P.E., PMP, Assistant Direction - Design Houston Airport System Devon Tiner joined the Houston Airport System (HAS) in May 2015 as the Assistant Director – Design in the Infrastructure Division and reports to Jeffrey Brown, C...

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February Branch Meeting Main Speaker

An update on the City of Baytown Stephen DonCarlos, Mayor

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January Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Applications for Drones for Oil & Gas and Civil Engineering Projects Dyan Gibbens ASCE Houston’s January Meeting topic will cover drone use in the oil and gas field and how it crosses over into Civil Engineering projects specifically in the construction, soils, environmental, and in...

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December Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Houston Spaceport Director of Planning and Programming for the Houston Airport System

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October Branch Meeting Main Speaker

ASCE Houston Branch will be Hosting a Houston Mayoral forum on October 13 as part of our annual Joint Society Meeting. The meeting will be held at the HESS Club ( 5430 Westheimer). Anyone who lives or works in Houston should be interested in hearing what the candidates have to say. For additional m...

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September Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Joe E. Ramirez, Jr. Joe E. Ramirez, Jr. ’79 Brigadier General, USA (Ret) Commandant, Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Brigadier General Joe Ramirez is a native of Houston, Texas and is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he was a member of the Texas Aggie Band in the Corps ...

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