Current Officers


Gareth Young
Gulf Interstate Engineering
(832) 412-6953

Luis Gonzalez
(713) 622-1444
Past President

Patrick Beecher
Terracon Consultants, Inc

Manik Mitra

Jason Brock
Harris County Flood Control District
Branch Director

Mahsa Arastoo
Aguirre & Fields, LP
VP Administration

Julia Clarke
Fugro USA Land, Inc
VP Education

Austin Brauel
VP Technical

Uttam Karmaker
VP Communications

Sarah Alvarez
Section Director

Jason Ellison

Institute Chapter Liasons
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)

Oliver Szymczyk
LJA Engineering
Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI)

Michael Bloom
R.G. Miller Engineers, Inc.
Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)

Richard Ruchhoeft
Port of Houston Authority
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Geo-Institute (G-I)

Rebecca Cummins
Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI)

Griselda Gonzales
Our active specialty institutes provide Houston members with access to technical, educational, and professional resources in specific areas of civil engineering. The individuals shown above lead our active institutes. The Houston Branch is in search of a leadres to start a local chapters of: AEI, CI, and EMI. Interested in helping out? Contact our VP Technical.

Committee Chairs
Technical Programs Chairman

Justin Terry
Environmental Chairman

Keval Satra
Land Development Chairman

Andrew Sikes
Andrew Lonnie Sikes, Inc.
Transportation Chairman

Brian Blackwell
Geomatics/Surveying Chairman

Andrew Sikes
Andrew Lonnie Sikes Inc
Water & Wastewater Chairman

Rene Hurtado
HR Green
Water Resources Chairman

Natalie Weiershausen
Klotz Associates, Inc.
Geotechnical Chairman

Rebecca Cummins
Construction Management Chairman

Jennifer Bohlander
HNTB Corporation
Airport Chairman

Brandon Ash
Membership Chair

Alexa Nichols
Primary & Secondary Education Chair

Aaron Orozco
Newsletter Chair

Patrick Montgomery
Hospitality Co-Chair

Johnny Kim
Halff Associates, Inc.
Hospitality Co-Chair

Connor McBride

Christopher Rosales
City of Houston
Social Media Chair

Alexa Nichols
Continuing Education Chair

Prasoon Tiwari
Student Chapters Chair

Shishir Manjunath
Binkley & Barfield,Inc
Engineer's Week Chair

Mahsa Arastoo
Aguirre & Fields, LP
Historical Committee

David Collins
Public Affairs Committee

Wade Parks
KIT Professionals, Inc.
Houston Land & Water Sustainability Forum/ Sustainability Technical Chair

Steven Albert
Younger Members Forum

Amanda Retta
ECH Liaison

Saud Memon
Past Presidents Council

Patrick Beecher
Terracon Consultants, Inc
Our technical committee chairs help coordinate presentations throughout the year. Most presentations are held the hour prior to monthly branch meetings. Be on the lookout for technical presentaions coordinated by the indiviuals shown above throughout the year; it's a great way to get PHD credits! Interested in helping out with a technical committee?
Contact Justin Terry, our Technical Programs Chair