ASCE-EWRI 2018 Conference

Welcome & Keynote - Featuring the "Learning and Planning for Resiliency in the Aftermath of the 2017 Extreme Weather Events" Panel Discussion

Monday, June 4
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Nicollet Ballroom

This panel will focus on the effects and lessons learned from the 2017 extreme weather events, a season ranked as the fifth most active hurricane season on record. The panelists will provide first-hand perspectives on how local municipalities manage infrastructure resiliency while building public trust in the agencies responsible for public health and safety. Panelists include Carol Haddock P.E., Director of Public Works, City of Houston, TX, Morris Maslia, P.E., Research Environmental Engineer at the CDC National Center for Environmental Health (retired), and Kent Nelson, P.E., Deputy Executive Director and COO Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority.

Carol E. Haddock, P.E., M.ASCE

Director
Houston Public Works

Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E., is the Director of Houston Public Works, the largest American Public Works Association Accredited Public Works Department in the United States.

Houston Public Works is responsible for streets and drainage, production and distribution of water, collection and treatment of wastewater, and permitting and regulation of public and private construction.

The Department has over 3,900 employees and an annual budget of $2.3 billion.

Carol has an extensive background managing capital engineering projects and programs and has worked for the City of Houston for thirteen years.

Carol is a licensed Professional Engineer and currently serves on the Board of Direction for the American Society of Civil Engineers. Carol graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rice University and has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Houston.

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Morris Maslia, P.E., D.WRE, DEE

Water Resources/Environmental Engineering and Public health consultant
M. L. Maslia Consulting Engineer

Morris L. Maslia is a water resources/environmental engineering and public health consultant. He recently retired after nearly 39 years of service with the U.S. Federal Government. During October—November 2017, he was deployed to Puerto Rico as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ response team to Hurricane Maria. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in Georgia, a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES), and a Fellow-Grade Member of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). His areas of expertise include water resources, environmental and public health, exposure assessment analysis, multimedia environmental transport analysis, and water-distribution systems analysis. In April 2015, his project team at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR/CDC) was awarded the Grand Prize in Research by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) for their work on drinking-water contamination and human health effects at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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Kent Nelson, P.E

Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority

Mr. Nelson is currently serving as the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Florida Key Aqueduct Authority which provides potable water, wastewater and reuse water service to residents in the Florida Keys. He is a licensed professional engineer in both Florida and California, and has both private and public sector experience spanning his 25-year run in the industry. Having worked either for or with cities such as San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, New Orleans, Detroit, Cleveland, Washington DC, New York and now Key West, he has a unique national perspective regarding the challenges faced by both public and private water/wastewater systems.

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