2008 Election Candidates
Tony Akel, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 9 Governor Nominee
Tony A. Akel, P.E., is the founder and president of Akel Engineering Group, Inc., a water resources engineering firm specializing in infrastructure modeling and master planning. He holds an MSCE and a BSCE from California State University Fresno, and is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 20 years of professional experience in the preparation of infrastructure master plans throughout the United States.
Mr. Akel has traveled throughout the United States and is a recognized expert in hydraulic modeling and master planning. He has served as project manager, project engineer, and lead technical advisor on over 220 water, sewer, storm system master and urban water management plans. Prior to starting his own business, he served as the Manager of the Infrastructure Master Planning Group for a large engineering consulting firm.
Mr. Akel’s ASCE activities include serving as president of the San Francisco Section, two-time president of the Fresno Branch, chair of the San Francisco Section Environmental Committee, and chair of the annual awards for the San Francisco Section and Fresno branch. Mr. Akel is also a member of Toastmasters International and has served as president and Area Governor.