Alan H. Vicory, Jr., P.E., BCEE
11687 Lebanon Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241-2012
Alan H. Vicory, Jr. received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Military Institute in 1974. That same year he joined the consulting firm of Greeley & Hansen Engineers in Richmond, Virginia where he was involved in water and wastewater studies and designs. Interspersed with his employment at Greeley & Hansen was duty as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Officer.
From 1979 through 2011, Vicory served on the staff of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO), where he served as its Executive Director and Chief Engineer for 24 years. ORSANCO is an interstate agency established in 1948, by state compact, to control and abate water pollution in the Ohio Basin. Members of the Commission represent Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the United States and are appointed by the respective state Governors and the President. The Commission is a watershed-based regulatory agency and sets standards for discharges to the Ohio River, operates water monitoring systems, responds to spills, conducts surveys and serves to coordinate water pollution control on a river management basis.
In January 2012, Vicory joined Stantec Consulting as a Principal in the firm where he is assisting with market development and on project teams as well as continuing his leadership roles in professional associations.
Vicory is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio and Virginia and is board certified in the area of water and wastewater and is a past president of the Academy.
He is active in the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and international affairs through the International Water Association (IWA - Former Chairman of the Watershed and River Basin Management Specialist Group). Also, he is a Past President of the Association of Clean Water Administrators and past Chairman of the Water Environment Research Foundation. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). He is the recipient of awards sponsored by AAEE and NSPE and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.
Cecil Lue-Hing, D.Sc., P.E., DEE, Hon.M.ASCE, NAE
Cecil Lue-Hing & Associates Inc.
6815 County Line Lane
Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5724
Cecil Lue-Hing, D.Sc., P.E., DEE, Hon.M.ASCE, NAE, is the former Director of Research and Development of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (District), a position he occupied between 1971 and 1999. He currently operates as a private practitioner environmental consultant as President of Cecil Lue-Hing, and Associates Inc., a sole proprietorship Chicago - based Illinois Corporation. Prior to Chicago, he was a Vice President of Ryckman, Edgerley, Tomlinson and Associates, an environmental consulting firm in St. Louis, Missouri. Cecil has earned degrees from Marquette, Case Western Reserve, and Washington University in St. Louis, in Civil, and Environmental & Sanitary Engineering. His career in private practice, government, and applied research has given him the opportunity to experience and appreciate the varied interests and challenges of the profession.
Cecil has made many notable contributions to wastewater technology including two patents, by his scores of publications in the professional journals, eight books on a wide range of subjects in environmental engineering/science, and has given freely of his time to the cause of professional development through volunteer service to AAEE - Board of Trustees, Chair Eminence and Planning Committees; ASCE - Past President EWRI, Past Chair Environmental Engineering EXCOM; WEF - Past Chair Board of Editorial Review; IWA - Past Secretary Treasurer of USANC; AMSA - Past President, Past Chair Biosolids Management Committee; and USEPA - former member SAB Environmental Engineering Committee. His awards include AAEE - Kappe Lecturer 2003, Gordon Maskew Fair Award 2001; ASCE - Natl. Govt. Civil Engineer of the Year 1996, Simon Freese Award and Lecturer 1992; WEF - Chas. Emerson Medal 1996, and AMSA - Environmental Award 1999 and 1998, President's Award 1992.
Cecil is an Honorary Member of ASCE, was certified a Diplomate by the Academy in 1982, was elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2000, and was inducted into the National Association of Clean Water Agencies' Hall of Fame in 2010.
Dr. Lue-Hing served as President of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists in 2010 and is committed to strengthening the Academy's position as the nation's premier certifying body for Environmental Engineers while extending its influence to better embrace and keep pace with the changing culture, demographics, and engineering/science demands of the profession.
Glen T. Daigger, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, NAE
Senior Vice President
9191 South Jamaica Street
Englewood, CO 80112-5946
A recognized expert in wastewater treatment, especially the use of biological processes, Dr. Daigger is currently a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for CH2M HILL where he has been employed for 29 years. He also served as Professor and Chair of the Environmental Systems Engineering Department at Clemson University. As the author or co-author of more than 100 technical papers, four books, and several technical manuals, he has contributed to advancing practice within our profession. He is currently Senior Vice President and President-Elect of the International Water Association (IWA). For the Water Environment Federation (WEF) he has served as Chair of several committees, including the task force that developed the most recent edition of the WEF MOP No. 8, Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants, Board of Editorial Review of Water Environment Research, the Technical Practice Committee, and the Committee Leadership Council (CLC).
He has also served as in the House of Delegates and the Board of Trustees. For the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) he served on the Board of Directors and Research Council where he served as its chair. For the American Academy of Environmental Engineering (AAEE) he is a former Board member and currently a member of the Board of the Environmental Engineering Foundation. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Kappe and Freese lectures and the Harrison Prescott Eddy, Morgan, and the Gascoigne Awards from WEF. A member of a number of professional societies, Dr. Daigger is also a member of the National Academy of Engineers.
Keith Carns, P.E., BCEE
Global Energy Partners, LLC
PO Box 2080
Oakhurst, CA 93644-2080
Keith E. Carns, P.E., BCEE is a Vice President with EPRI/Global Energy Partners. He has over 40 years of environmental engineering experience. In 1993, Mr. Carns established the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Community Environmental Center (CEC) at Washington University in St. Louis, and served as the Center's first Director. The Center conducted over 100 technology demonstration and deployment projects in water/wastewater energy management and advanced treatment technologies. For his work with the EPRI CEC, Carns received EPRI's Award of Excellence.
Having obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering (1967), an M.S. in Environmental (Sanitary) Engineering (1968), and pursuing doctoral studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Carns joined the staff of the East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland, California, one of the nation's largest water/wastewater utilities. He served that agency for 24 years, holding senior management positions in operations and engineering. He pioneered early work in the use of polymers for water treatment in the U.S. He is a registered Civil Engineer in California.
Carns has authored or co-authored more than 50 technical papers. He has chaired more than 30 research conferences throughout the U.S. on water/wastewater energy management and advanced technologies.
A Board Certified Environmental Engineer in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists for many years, Carns was a member of the Board of Trustees from 1993-1996. He served as President of AAEE in 2002. Other technical and professional associations in which he has participated include AWWA, WRF (AwwaRF), WEF, WERF, ASCE, and the International Water Association. Carns helped to form the International UV Association in 1999 and has served as an International Vice President. He served for 10 years on the EPA Science Advisory Board Drinking Water Committee. In 1989, he chaired AWWA's California-Nevada Section (the nation's largest AWWA section), and in 1991, received the George Warren Fuller Award for Distinguished Service in the Water Supply Field. In 1998, Carns received lifetime honorary membership in AWWA in special recognition of his knowledge and accomplishments in the field of water supply and in fostering valuable interactions between electric utilities and water utilities.
Brian P. Flynn, P.E., BCEE
121 Brighton Lane
Austin, TX 78737
Brian P. Flynn, P.E., BCEE, is an environmental/chemical engineer with over 37 years of environmental engineering and business experience. He holds 3 P.E. licenses (Texas, Louisiana, and Delaware) and earned an MS in environmental/chemical engineering at UConn in an EPA sponsored program. He is a nationally recognized expert in wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous wastes, and the management and operating practices of environmental consultants.
A Diplomate since 1981, Mr. Flynn is very active in the Academy. He currently serves as the Academy's Assistant Treasurer, Chairs the User Outreach Committee and has led the effort to develop a 5 year strategic plan for the Academy. He has also developed a Financial Management course for the Academy and published "Profit Fundamentals" through the Academy's publishing arm. As a contributing editor of Environmental Engineer, he has also written a number of management articles for the Academy. He also the 2008 recipient of the Stanley E. Kappe award for service to his profession.
Mr. Flynn worked for the DuPont Company for eight years and then became a Founding Partner of the ERM Group, working as a consultant for 30 years. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of ERM-New England.
During Mr. Flynn's 38 year career, he has led the development and operation of two groundbreaking technical achievements: the world's first and largest PACT wastewater treatment plant, and an innovative hazardous waste perched bed land treatment facility at a major refiner. His wastewater experience includes NPDES permitting, expert witness testimony, design and operations of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants, and lab and pilot scale treatability studies. Hazardous waste activities include RCRA permitting, design of landfills, innovative use of statistics to analyze environmental data, and numerous ground water contamination studies. His clients include refiners, chemical plants, steel mills, Department of the Army, and DOE's Los Alamos and WIPP sites.
Mr. Flynn has taught project and financial management training seminars worldwide and has provided management consulting to poorly functioning firms. He is the author of over two dozen papers and recently wrote the book "Profit Fundamentals".
Brian Flynn served as President of AAEE in 2011. His extensive background in the technologies of our profession, his long involvement with Academy matters and personal management of complex organizations are ideally suited to the current needs of the Academy.
Nancy G. Love, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, WEF Fellow
Professor & Department Chair
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Michigan
183 EWRE Building
1351 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Dr. Nancy Love is a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University Michigan. She served as chair of the department from January 2008 - August 2011. In September 2011, she became Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives in the Rackham School of Graduate Studies at the University of Michigan. Prior to 2008, Dr. Love was an Assistant, Associate and Full Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on environmental biotechnology and water quality with an emphasis on engineered treatment systems. Her specific interests focus on the fate of stressor chemicals in these systems, the use of technologies to sense and remove these chemicals, and on resource recovery from wastewater. Dr. Love has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois, a Ph.D. in Environmental Systems Engineering from Clemson University, and is a licensed professional engineer (P.E.) in the state of Michigan. After completing her M.S. degree, she worked as a process design engineer for approximately 3 years for CH2M Hill, Inc.
Dr. Love has served or serves as major advisor for 35 M.S. students, 15 Ph.D. students, 6 post-doctoral research associates and 24 undergraduate research assistants. She has been involved with a wide range of collaborative research projects totaling over $9 million (total). She has published 68 peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 book chapters, 3 peer-reviewed research reports, and over 200 conference papers, abstracts, presentations, invited lectures and research editorials. She recently co-authored the third edition of the textbook Biological Wastewater Treatment with Les Grady, Glen Daigger and Carlos Filipe. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors and was president from 2010-2011. She is currently Chair of the Academic Committee at the Water Environment Federation. She is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer with the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. Dr. Love is the recipient of a number of awards, including: the National Science Foundation CAREER Award; the Paul L. Busch Award for Innovation in Applied Water Quality Research from the Water Environment Research Foundation; the Harrison Prescott Eddy Medal, the Rudolf's Industrial Waste Management Medal, and the Gordon Maskew Fair Distinguished Engineering Educator from the Water Environment Federation; and the Civil and Environmental Engineering (Virginia Tech) Alumni Teaching Excellence Award. She was recognized as an Outstanding Young Alumnus by the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University in 2002. She was inducted as a Fellow of the Water Environment Federation in 2011.
Debra R. Reinhart, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Assistant VP for Research
Office of Research and Commercialization
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816
Debra R. Reinhart, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, has been a member of the University of Central Florida faculty since 1989. She currently serves as Pegasus Professor and Assistant Vice President of Research for the Office of Research and Commercialization. In 1996, she became the Associate Dean for Research for the College of Engineering and Computer Science. From 2003-2005 she served as the interim Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering. During the past eighteen years, she has been teaching and conducting research in the solid and hazardous waste fields. Dr. Reinhart received her B.S. in Environmental Engineering from UCF and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Environmental Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a registered professional engineer in Florida and Georgia, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists and a Fellow of ASCE. Dr. Reinhart has authored four books and over 100 journal and proceeding articles. She holds five patents.
Debbie has served on the boards of two national organizations (American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists and the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors); a national research foundation (the Environmental Research and Education Foundation); and one state organization (Florida section of the Air and Waste Management Association). She has also chaired two national American Society of Civil Engineer committees (Solid Waste and External Organization Coordinating Committees). Debbie has served as a reviewer for more than 25 journals and organizations. She has been on the editorial board for three archival journals.
Among her honors and awards are Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009; 2009 UCF Pegasus Professor, 2008 Guest Professor, Zhejiang University, Shanghai, China; 2007 Tech Museum Awards Laureate (The Tech Museum of Innovation); Patent co-owner of Emulsified Zero-Valent Iron technology, inducted into the 2007 Space Technology Hall of Fame; and 2006 NASA Invention of the Year and Commercialization of the Year award.
Debbie has been an active member of AAEE. She served on the Board as ASCE Trustee, AEESP Trustee, and as President of AAEE (2009). She has served on a number of AAEE committees including Diversity Task Force, the Recertification Committee, the Planning Committee, the Member and Student Member Working Groups, and the Body of Knowledge Working Group. She has also served as an ABET Environmental Engineering Program Evaluator.
Joe Rozza, P.E., BCEE
Global Water Resource Sustainability Manager
The Coca-Cola Company
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30313
Mr. Rozza is the Global Water Resource Sustainability Manager for The Coca-Cola Company, responsible for Corporate Water Risk Management, Community Water Partnerships, and Coca-Cola’s Water Resource Sustainability and Replenish programs across the global supply chain (23 operating units, 300 franchise bottling companies, 1,000 manufacturing plants in 200 countries). In this capacity he manages a portfolio of nearly 400 community water partnerships in nearly 100 countries and leads The Coca-Cola Company’s efforts to understand and mitigate the growing water related risks to business and communities due population growth, economic development and climate change. He also leads the global Public Private Partnership with the United States Agency for International Development, which is operational in 22 countries increasing access to safe water, protecting watersheds and developing water sources for productive use.
He has extensive experience executing sustainability strategy and driving organizational alignment, governance, risk management, communications, and capability development to put sustainability on an executional footing and deliver the full value inherent in a well-designed sustainability platform. Mr. Rozza has nearly 20 years of public and private sector water resource sustainability experience and holds a degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Central Florida and is a registered Professional Engineering; he is also Board Certified by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.