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2020 AAEES Board of Trustees



Dr. James W. Patterson, BCEEM
3000 Poston Avenue
Unit 504
Nashville, TN 37203
(970) 390-3906
E-mail: J_W_Patterson at


Dr. Lilia A. Abron, P.E., BCEE
Owner & President
PEER Consultants, P.C.
409 12th Street, SW
Suite 603
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 352-7812
E-mail: abronl at

Vice President

Dr. Daniel B. Oerther, P.E., BCEE, BCES
John A. and Susan Mathes Chair of Environmental Health Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
1401 North Pine Street
Rolla, MO 65409-0030
(347) 913-3430
E-mail: daniel at


Dr. Vinio V. Floris, P.E., BCEE
154 W. Slatestone Circle
The Woodlands, TX 77382
(713) 449-8298
E-mail: vinio at

Past President

Executive Director

Burk Kalweit
Executive Director
American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists
147 Old Solomons Island Road, Suite 303
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 266-3311
E-mail: BKalweit at


Air & Waste Management Association

Merlyn L. Hough, P.E., BCEE
Lane Reg. Air Protection Agency
1010 Main Street
Springfield, OR 97477
(541) 736-1056
E-mail: merlyn at

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Dr. Ajit Kisanrao Ghorpade, BCEEM
462 Dorothy Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406
(724) 719-8827
E-mail: Ajit.Ghorpade at

American Public Health Association

Dr. Fred Ellerbusch, P.E., BCEE
Senior Vice President
Solvay USA Inc.
PO Box 4225
Warren, NJ 07059-4225
(732) 261-4804
E-mail: fred.ellerbusch at

American Public Works Association

Jason Alan Kirby
District Engineer
Fort Bend County WC/ID & No. 2
2331 South Main
Stafford, TX 77477
(281) 499-2041
E-mail: jkirby at

American Society of Civil Engineers

Dr. Rao Y. Surampalli, P.E., BCEE
President and CEO
Global Institute for Energy, Env. & Sustainability
PO Box 14241
Lenexa, KS 66285
(913) 660-9084
E-mail: surampalliRao at

American Society for Engineering Education

Dr. Veera Gnaneswar Gude, P.E., BCEE
Associate Professor
Mississippi State University
501 Hardy Rd, 235 Walker Hall
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-0345
E-mail: gude at

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Robert E. Sommerlad, P.E., BCEE
Robert E. Sommerlad, P.E.
1400 Pauly Drive
Gurnee, IL 60031
(847) 856-1390
E-mail: rsommerl at

American Water Works Association


Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors

Dr. Charles N. Haas, BCEEM
Betz Chair Professor Env. Engr.
Drexel University
Dept. Civil, Arch. & Env. Engr.
3141 Chestnut Street
251 Curtis Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-2283
E-mail: haas at

National Society of Professional Engineers

Craig N. Musselman, P.E., BCEE
CMA Engineers, Inc.
35 Bow Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 431-6196
E-mail: cmusselman at

Solid Waste Association of North America

Robert B. Gardner, P.E., BCEE
Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers
2877 Guardian Lane
Suite 1-F
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 343-5687
E-mail: rgardner at

Water Environment Federation

Dr. Andrew Robert Shaw, P.E., BCEE
Associate Vice President
Black & Veatch
4400 Post Oak Pkwy.
Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77027
(832) 915-0887
E-mail: shawar at


Trustee-at-Large 2020

James D. Fitzgerald, P.E., BCEE
33 Rocky Lane
Cohasset, MA 02025-1350
(617) 721-6514
E-mail: jim.fitzgerald139 at

Trustee-at-Large 2020

Dr. David A. Vaccari, P.E., BCEE
Stevens Institute of Technology
1 Castle Point on the Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 216-5570
E-mail: dvaccari at

Trustee-at-Large 2021

Dr. James Harold Clarke, BCES
Professor, Dept of CEE
Vanderbilt University
1408 Franklin Road
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 322-3897
E-mail: james.h.clarke at

Trustee-at-Large 2021

Richard P. Watson, P.E., BCEE
Chief Executive Officer
Delaware Solid Waste Authority
1128 S. Bradford St.
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 739-5361
E-mail: rpw at

Trustee-at-Large 2022

Dr. Mary deFlaun, BCES
Managing Principal
Geosyntec Consultants
7 Graphics Drive
Suite 106
Ewing, NJ 08628
(609) 895-1400 E-mail: mdeflaun at

Trustee-at-Large 2022

Dr. Jeffrey H. Greenfield, P.E., BCEE
Project Manager II
Broward County
10340 NW 10th Court
Plantation, FL 33322-6580
(954) 831-0923
E-mail: jeffhgreenfield at

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