Tonja Koob Marking, Ph.D., P.E., owner of the engineering firm Gaea Consultants LLC, has been named a fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

Marking was the 2019-20 Outstanding Civil Engineer for ASCE’s Louisiana Section and New Orleans Branch, in recognition of her achievements in academic and applied fields of hydraulic and environmental engineering. She also received the University of New Orleans Distinguished Service Award for her work establishing the student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, and recognition from the Sierra Club for her ecosystem restoration design of Bayou Eugene.

Gaea was established in 2000 and twice has received recognition from
CityBusiness as a Top Woman-Owned Business.