Admissions Committee

Roger T. Kilgore, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE - Chair
Ashok B. Bathulla, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE
Gordon England, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE
Richard Field, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE
Kathlie S. Jeng-Bulloch, Ph.D., P.E., CFM, D.WRE, M.ASCE

Michael R. Markus, P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE

The charge of the admissions committee is to review candidates for the Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) board certification.

Awards Committee

Ray Walton, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE - Chair
Donald K. Frevert, PhD, PE, D.WRE(Ret.), F.ASCE
Rao Govindaraju, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.EWRI, F.ASCE
Roger Kilgore, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE - Board Liaison

The purpose of the Awards Committee is to establish criteria and evaluation procedures for all AAWRE awards. The Committee then solicits, collects, and evaluates potential award recipient nominations each year and submits these recommendations to the Board of Trustees for approval. 

The Committee is most active around the time nominations are to be submitted and during the evaluation period. Awards are presented annually at the EWRI Congress. 

The Awards Committee is comprised of three voting members and a non-voting liaison to the Board of Trustees. The three voting members are comprised of one member from academia, one from government*, and one from private practice. The members serve three-year staggered terms. The most senior member serves as Chair.

Bylaws Committee

Michael R. Markus, PE, BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE - Chair
Roger Kilgore, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCEPresident-Elect
Phil Turnipseed, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE

This committee is chaired by the Immediate Past-President and members must be chairs of other committees. Members review the Bylaws and report to the Board on an annual basis. We welcome any suggestions or comments that you may have regarding the Bylaws at anytime. Please direct your comments to ASCE Staff.

Eminence Committee

Phil Turnipseed, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE - Chair
Joe ManousJr., Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE
Michael R. Markus, P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE
Vijay P. Singh, Sc.D., P.E., P.H., Hon.D.WRE, F.EWRI, Dist.M.ASCE​

Executive Committee

Deborah H. Lee, P.E., P.H., D.WRE, M.ASCE - Chair
Roger Kilgore, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE - President-Elect
Michael Markus, P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE - Past-President
Joe Manous, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE - Treasurer
Brian C. Sien, Aff.M.ASCE - Secretary

The Executive Committee is chaired by the President and includes the President-Elect, Immediate Past-President, Treasurer and Secretary. 

Finance Committee

Joe Manous, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE - Chair
Roger Kilgore, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, President-Elect
John Kevin Ward, A.M.ASCE
Brian C. Sien, Aff.M.ASCE, ASCE Staff

International Committee

Lizette Chevalier, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE - Chair 
Steve Abt, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE
Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEMNAE, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE
Phil Turnipseed, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE

The International Committee was established to gather information pertaining to the Body of Knowledge, PE licensure requirements, and experience requirements for PE licensure for various countries in order to compare these requirements to US standards. The Committee then reports to the Board on the acceptability or non-acceptability of each country's PE eligibility for Diplomate status. If a country's PE equivalency is rated as non-acceptable, the Committee recommends areas that must be addressed. 

Marketing Committee

James D. Barton, P.E., D.WRE - Chair
Paul Boulos, Ph.D., BCEEMNAE, Hon.D.WRE, Dist.D.NE, Dist.M.ASCE
Dale Jacobson, P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE
Roger Kilgore, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE
Jerry Webb, P.E., D.WRE, M.ASCE
Brian C. Sien, Aff.M.ASCE - ASCE Staff

The Marketing Committee develops strategies and implements actions to increase awareness of the benefits of post-certification for the water resources engineer. The committee produces the marketing plan, an informational webinar on the Academy annually to biannually, the President's quarterly newsletter and outreach materials for conferences.​

Nominations & Elections Committee

Michael Markus, P.E., BCEE, D.WRE, F.ASCE - Chair
Steve Abt, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE
Kay Whitlock, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE

The Nominations Committee is chaired by the Past-President and includes two additional members who are current or past Trustees. 

Professional Ethics Committee

Brian D. Barkdoll, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, F.EWRI
William P. Henry, P.E., D.WRE (Ret.), Pres.05.ASCE
Joe D. Manous, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, F.EWRI
Steve Starrett, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, F.EWRI
Robert G. Traver, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, F.EWRI
David T. Williams, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, HG, F.ASCE, F.EWRI
Darrell D. Zimbelman, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE (Ret.), F.ASCE


If you have any interest in joining any committee, please contact AAWRE Staff.