Elected Region 4 Governor

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Vision statement

As the ASCE Kentucky Region 4 Governor, I would be proud to represent my fellow engineers and members throughout Kentucky. As a dedicated member of ASCE I have devoted my efforts to the betterment and advocacy of the engineering profession focused on infrastructure investments and the health and wellbeing of the public. I am a firm believer that our youth and next generation of engineers are instrumental in the future of our World and profession. I will advocate for advancement of science and engineering through smart investment and public education of infrastructure, the environment and public safety.

Biographical statement


  • Masters of Business Administration, Midway College, Midway, Kentucky, 2014
  • Masters of Science, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 2005

Certification and licenses

  • Professional Engineer, State of Nevada
  • Professional Engineer, State of Kentucky

Work experience

  • Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD), MS4 Program Administrator, 2017-present
  • Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), Senior Hydraulic Engineer, 2016-2017
  • Nevada Division of Water Resources, Staff Engineer I, 2015-2016
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, Finance and Facility Management, Energy Manager II, 2015
  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant, Richmond, KY, RCRA Permit Engineer, 2013-2015
  • Woodford County, KY, Farmers Market Manager, 2012-2014
  • Stantec Consulting Inc., Project Engineer, 2008-2013

ASCE involvement

Society level

  • ASCE Kentucky Region Governor 2021-2023

Local level

    ASCE Kentucky Section
  • Past President, 2021-2022
  • President, 2020-2021
  • Vice President, 2019-2020
  • Co-Chair, Kentucky Section Report Card, 2019-present
  • Secretary, 2017-2019
  • Newsletter Editor, 2012-2015
  • ASCE Carson City Capital Branch President, 2015-2017
  • ASCE Frankfort Branch Vice President, 2014-2015
  • ASCE Bluegrass Section Younger Member Coordinator, 2011-2013

Other volunteer activities

  • American Society of Women Engineers
  • University Chapter President, 2004-2005
  • University Chapter Vice President, 2003-2004
  • KSPE Leadership PE Program, 2018-2019
  • Jamon Brown Foundation Grant Coordinator, 2019-present
  • Oldham County Rabbit Club 4-H Leader, 2019-2022
  • WEFTEC Stormwater Innovation Co-chair, 2023-present