Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Reston, Va. ― Allan J. Smolko. P.E., a civil engineer with the City of Phoenix, was recently elected as a governor of Region 8 of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Region 8, one of the Society’s ten regional governing boards, represents members from Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Smolko began his term on Oct. 1, 2010.
In his current position, Smolko manages capital improvement projects for various departments with the City of Phoenix with the majority of his efforts concentrated in the Public Works Department. With more than 24 years of experience in engineering design and project management, Smolko uses his expertise for the city’s public development projects for facilities, landfills and other public infrastructure.
Within ASCE, Smolko has served as the newsletter editor, secretary, section officer and president of the Arizona Section. He was also part of the Region 8 formation team.
Smolko received his bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He has also taken graduate courses in structural and civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University and Arizona State University. Smolko is a licensed professional engineer in Arizona, California and New Mexico and is the first licensed architectural engineer in the state of Arizona. Smolko is a resident of Phoenix.
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 144,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. For more information, visit www.asce.org.