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Sherkow, Franklin E.

Franklin E. Sherkow 

Franklin E. Sherkow, P.E., T.E., P.S.E., F.ASCE

Region 8 Governor Nominee

Vision Statement 


Biographical Statement:  


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison – Senior Honors, BSCE and BS-City Planning
  • 35 additional courses in management and technical areas
  • Project Management Institute, Training
  • University of Wisconsin, Civil and Environmental Engineering Visiting Committee, Past Chair and Member

Work Experience 

  • Director of Civil Engineering Outreach, Oregon State University, present
  • Partner Southstar Engineering and Consulting, Inc., present
  • Senior Vice President, Aztec Engineering
  • Vice President and Area Manager, Parsons Transportation Group (LA and Inland Empire)
  • Agency Director, Transportation and Land Management Agency, County of Riverside
  • Director of Transportation, County of Riverside
  • Transportation Director, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency
  • Iowa Department of Transportation – various positions

ASCE Involvement 

  • President, Oregon Section
  • Former President-Elect and Program Co-Chair, Oregon Section
  • Member, National ASCE’s BOK Experiential Fulfillment Committee
  • Previous Member of ASCE Sections in Iowa, Northeast Ohio, and Southern California
  • Previous Student Chapter President at UW - Madison

Other Volunteer Activities 

  • Friends of the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, Vice President
  • Lincoln County (OR) Animal Welfare and Shelter Committee, Member
  • American Public Works Association, Member, Past Member and President - Inland Empire Branch


  • Married for 37 years
  • Green Bay Packers, Minority Owner
  • More than 100 scuba dives all over the world

Vision Statement