Notice of Board of Trustees Nominees

Following is the Notice of Nominees for the 2021 Board of Trustees as recommended by the 2019 Nominating Committee.

The members of the Nominating Committee are:

  • C. Hunter Nolen, Chair
  • Merlyn L. Hough
  • Howard B. LaFever
  • Richard J. Pope
  • Richard W. Watson
  • Robert C. Williams

Full profiles of the following candidates will appear in the Spring 2020 issue of Environmental Engineer and Scientist.


  • Daniel B. Oerther, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, BCES
    John A. and Susan Mathes Chair of Environmental Health Engineering
    Missouri University of Science & Technology

Vice President

  • R. Benson Pair, P.E., BCEE
    Chief, Environmental Engineer
  • David A. Vaccari, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
    Stevens Institute of Technology


  • Leslie Lopkee Chau, BCES
    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.
  • David M. Gaddis, P.E., BCEE
    CDM Smith
  • James D. Fitzgerald, P.E., BCEE, C.E.M
    Senior Consultant
  • Mark Rood, Ph.D., BCEEM
    Ivan Racheff Professor, CEE
    University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Voting will be done electronically again this year. Information will be emailed to BCEEs, BCEEMs, BCESs, and AAEES Members in early May.

2020 Specialty Certification Renewal

It's time to renew your annual specialty certification with the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.

Hard copies of the renewal forms were mailed to anyone who has not yet renewed in early December. Please submit the renewal forms ASAP. You can also renew online today by following these easy steps.

  1. Go to
  2. Log in to your account
  3. Click on the Renew Now! button.
  4. Click on the link for your Board Certification category or Member type. Your 2020 Renewal will automatically appear under Dues Rate.
  5. Please answer the questions at the bottom of the screen and key in your full name in the Signature Box.
  6. Following those items is a listing of programs that the Academy manages. If you are interested in supporting a program, please select the appropriate fund from the drop down menu at the bottom of the page and indicate the amount you would like to contribute. We sincerely appreciate your generosity. Please note that tax-deductible donations to the Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation must now be made at:
  7. Click Add to Cart.
  8. You may use this opportunity to purchase additional items from the AAEES Center. When you are finished, select Check Out
  9. Enter your payment information and click Purchase Now.

After renewing, please be sure to review and update the information under the "My Information" tab in your profile.

If you would rather renew by mail, please let us know by emailing Susannah at and we will be happy to send you the paper documents for you to complete and return. Or you may download a blank renewal form at:

Simply fill in your information and submit it to the Academy via mail. Any questions regarding your specialty certification should be addressed to Susannah Walz at; 410.266.3311.

Specialty Certifications expire December 31 each year. Please submit your renewal ASAP! Renewals submitted after January 31 are subject to late charges and risk being excluded from the Academy's 2020 Who's Who in Environmental Engineering & Science directory.

Thank you for your continued commitment to advancing the practice of environmental engineering and science, and for your support of the Academy's vital mission and goals.

Featured Member

Wendy A. Wert, P.E., BCEE

Wendy WertWendy A. Wert, P.E., BCEE
Environmental Engineer, Facilities Planning Department
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Wendy A. Wert, P.E., BCEE, is our featured member. Ms. Wert is a member of the AAEES Board of Trustees and active on several committees. She has been a Board Certified Environmental Engineer in Water Supply and Wastewater Engineering since 2006.

Click here to read her article, What Can Participation in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists Do For Your Career?

Who's Who in Environmental Engineering and Science

BCEEs, BCEEMs, and BCESs are reminded that your profiles in the annual Who's Who in Environmental Engineering and Science are compiled from the information you have provided to AAEES. To update your profile, log in to the AAEES Center, click My Information, and then Edit/View Information.

Just as a reminder, only those who have renewed by January 31 are guaranteed inclusion in the Who's Who in Environmental Engineering and Science.

It's Simple - Nominate a Colleague to Apply for Board Certification

Submit a Nomination
  1. Click here for the simple one-page nomination form for Board Certification OR
    Click here for the simple one-page nomination form for Board Certification through Eminence
  2. Complete the form
  3. Click on the Submit This Nomination button on the form
  4. Your default email application will open
  5. Click on the Continue button
  6. Click Send

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