The ASCE-NOAA Leadership Summit on Climate-Ready Infrastructure will be held at ASCE Headquarters in Reston, VA from Wednesday, February 1 - Thursday, February 2, 2023, presided by the 2023 ASCE President, Maria Lehman , and NOAA Administrator, Richard Spinrad

This Summit is a major milestone in a working partnership between NOAA and ASCE, and reflects progress toward supporting civil engineers as they move forward with designing climate resilient and sustainable infrastructure based on the NOAA mission, vision, and objectives of providing reliable climate information and services.  The Summit Planning Committee and a group of Advisors are working to develop a program based on addressing the urgent needs of assessing impacts of and adapting to climate change.


Maria Lehman, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, 2023 ASCE President-elect

Richard Spinrad, Ph.D., NOAA Administrator


Summit Chair

Bilal Ayyub, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, University of Maryland (UMD), College Park


Planning Committee
Bilal Ayyub, Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE (Chair), UMD
Erica Dintaman (Member), NOAA, Climate science, policy
Benjamin DeAngelo (Member), NOAA, Climate science, policy
Dan Walker, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE (Member), UMD, Climate, codes, standards
Debbie Lee, M.ASCE (Member), NOAA, Climate adaptation
Edward Clark (Member), NOAA, Water, precipitation
Mark Osler (Member), NOAA, Coastal resilience
David Easterling (Member), NOAA, Climate projections, IPCC

Victoria Moreno (Member), NOAA

Brian Parsons, ENV SP, ASCE (Member), ASCE
Erika Haldi, ASCE, Conferences, logistics

Gerry Galloway, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, University of Maryland
Thomas O'Rourke, Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, Cornell University
Paul F. Boulos, NAE, Corp Executive, ASCE
Ko Barrett, NOAA Senior Advisor for Climate
Alice Hill, CFR
Kimberly Jones, Howard University
Ed Kerns, First Street Foundation (formerly NOAA)
Norma Jean Mattei, UNO Professor and Past Dean, Mississippi delta commission, 2017 ASCE President