2015 Annual ASCE/ASHE State Conference

Desert Willow Conference Center
September 11, 2015

Thank you to all who attended and sponsored the conference this year. 2015’s sponsors can be found on the main AzSCE webpage.

If you are interested in presenting at or sponsoring the 2016 conference, scheduled for September 9 2016, please contact either of the Conference Leads below:

Mark Fountain, P.E., ENV SP, CFM                       Marlo Abramowitz, EIT, ENV SP
Program Committee Member Lead                         Program Committee Member Co-Lead
HDR Engineering                                                         PSOMAS
Phone: 602-522-7700                                                 Phone: 520-292-2300
Email: mark.fountain@hdrinc.com                          Email: marlo.abramowitz@psomas.com

Thank you to our ASHE Partners, Dawn Fortuna, Rick Engineering – ASHE Phoenix Sonoran Past President & Yung Koprowski, Lee Engineering – ASHE Phoenix Sonoran President

Other 2015 Conference Committee Members include:
Brent Borchers, Terracon Consultants – ASCE Arizona Section Board President
Jeff Swan, Woodson Engineering – ASCE Arizona Section Secretary, Committee Member at Large
Chad Drago, HDR Inc. – Committee Member at Large
Florin Braileanu, Parsons – Committee Member at Large
Aderson Vieira, AMEC Foster Wheeler – Committee Member at Large
Kent Lall – Committee Member at Large
Dorothy Bungert, EriBen Graphics – Graphics and Production

2015 Program


Accommodating all Modes at Non-Traditional Intersections
Alejandro Angel, Psomas

Asset Management and Rehabilitation Approaches for our Aging Wastewater Infrastructure
Frederick Tack, GHD, Inc.

Dam Safety
Tom Renckly, FCDMC

Quality Assurance: the Unsung Champions
Scott Sayles, Parsons

Next Generation Public Participation
Kristin Darr, Central Creative; Heather Honsberger, Jacobs; & Sue Lewin, Gunn Communications

Sustainable Revitalization: The Downtown Tolleson Redevelopment Project
Jeff Velasquez & Denise Dunlop, J2 Engineering

Complete Streets
Mark Melnychenko, City of Phoenix

City of Phoenix Stormwater Management Program
Hasan Mushtaq, City of Phoenix

What Engineering Rules to Follow When the Rules Aren’t Clear— Zip Line Design
Bob Hubbard & Dave Merrell, Hubbard Merrell Engineering

City of Mesa’s Process to Monitor Transportation Projects
Maria Deeb, City of Mesa

Innovation – Ideas of Change
Randy Everett & Sharon Gordon, FHWA

Landslide Repair in the Southwestern United States
Derrick Hayes & Justin Peterson, GeoHazard Mitigation Experts

US 89 Landslide
Matt Trembly & Byron Hubbard, FNF Construction

Systematic Safety Improvements
Michael Manthey & Skye Gentile, Parsons

Federal/State Legislative Update for Civil Engineers
Michael A. Worlton, GHD, Inc.

Federal/State Legislative Update for Civil Engineers
Michael A. Worlton, GHD, Inc.

Hunt Highway Corridor
Carlos Sanchez Soria, T.Y.Lin International & Celeste Pemberton, Pinal County

Design Build Facilities & 3D Modeling
Keith Koprowski, Burns & McDonnell

Utility Damage Prevention
Al Field, Al Field & Associates Utility Specialists

“You’re a Leader, Now What?”
Debbie Cotton, City of Phoenix

Completion of Shultz Fire Drainage
Scott Tkach & Dustin Woodman, Coconino County

Winning Proposals & Selling Consulting Engineering Services
Stan Turney

Underground Retention, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Gregg Creaser, Speedie & Associates

Saving Lives with Strategic Transportation Safety Plans
Michael Blankenship, Amec Foster Wheeler & Richard Weeks, ADOT