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CDWCE Honors

 

Kristina Swallow, P.E., M.ASCE  

Swallow, KristinaKristina Swallow started AVP Consulting, Inc., a civil engineering and consulting firm providing services to clients throughout Southern Nevada in 2004. AVP focuses on providing flood control, air quality and transportation studies for engineering and architecture firms.

Kristina is a past Region 8 Governor, Past President of the Southern Nevada Younger Member Forum, the Southern Nevada Branch and the Nevada Section. At the Society level, Kristina has served on the ASCE 150th Anniversary Steering Committee; as a corresponding member of the Committee on Younger Members; as the chairman of the ASCE Committee on Diversity and Women in Civil Engineering; and is currently serving on the Educational Activities Committee.

In 2008 she was recognized by ASCE with the Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement. She has been previously recognized as the 1998 Southern Nevada Branch Young Engineer of the Year, the 2001 Western Regional Younger Member Council Young Engineer of the Year - Private Sector, the 2005 University of Arizona Civil Engineering Department Distinguished Young Alumnus and most recently as an ASCE Citizen Engineer.

In addition to her professional work and activities within ASCE she actively participates in community organizations. She is a member and past president of the Junior League of Las Vegas women's service organization; a volunteer and founding member of the DJ's for PJ's program that collects pajamas for local kids in need; past chairman of the Nevada Partnership for Homeless youth; a host family to an exchange student in the 2003-2004 year; and is the current local coordinator for the AFS - High School Foreign Exchange Program. She is a founding member of the Nevada Community Foundation Community Conference, which was established to bring a democratic process to philanthropic giving.

Kristina is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a BSCE and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a MSCE.

She loves to travel and, in her spare time, she took up running a couple of years ago and recently completed her first marathon. She is married to Dave, a civil engineer. They are happy owners of 3 dogs and 2 cats.

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