Craig Shannon has 18 years of professional experience and is currently a Principal Project Manager at Parsons. Craig has spent his entire career working in San Diego, starting with his first internship with Simon Wong Engineering that coincided with his third year of college at UC San Diego. As a project manager for the Parsons, Craig designs and manages transportation related projects throughout Southern California with a heavy focus on bridges and structures. Craig also serves as a bridge area manager for the San Diego office managing a staff of bridge engineers. His professional society experience includes working with the ASCE Transportation Group as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chair and finally as Chair. He has also served many roles for the San Diego Younger Member Forum (YMF), which include Golf Tournament Chair, Membership Chair, Awards Chair, President-Elect and President. Craig is currently finishing his term as President-Elect on the Section Board, which included planning the monthly luncheon topics. Craig would like to put his extensive experience with ASCE to good use by continuing his service on the Board in the position of President.
City of El Cajon
Yazmin Arellano-Torres is the Deputy Director of Public Works/City Engineer for the City of El Cajon, California. Yazmin is a Registered Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor in the State of California with over 20 years of experience in municipal engineering. Yazmin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a combined Masters Degree in Business Administration/Industrial Engineering from CETYS Universidad Mexicali, Mexico. Yazmin has been an active member of ASCE since 1992 serving at different capacities over the years including Engineering Student Council Representative at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President of the ASCE Imperial Valley Branch. Yazmin is currently finishing the term as ASCE San Diego Section Vice President and serving as the ASCE Representative in the San Diego County Engineering Council responsible for the celebration of engineering contributions to society annually through E-Week.
Regional Manager, Dokken Engineering
John Klemunes is a registered Civil Engineer in the state of California with over 29 years of experience. John has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland. John worked for the Federal Highway Administration his first ten years of his career working in several FHWA offices on various assignments. John has been the San Diego Regional Manager of Dokken Engineering for the past five years and has been actively involved in ASCE since moving to San Diego in 2014. John was a committee member for NEW-SD where ASCE hosted the 2015 National Engineers Week Annual Awards Banquet. John continued his involvement with ASCE as part of the Annual Awards Banquet Committee in 2015 through 2017. John is currently finishing his two-year term as the ASCE San Diego Section Director B. John looks forward to continuing his service on the Board in the position of Vice President.
Senior Civil Engineer, City of San Diego
Eric Mosolgo is a Senior Civil Engineer with the City of San Diego’s Storm Water Division. With more than 20 years of experience, Eric specializes in the areas of water resources and storm water management. He leads the development of Citywide drainage assessments and storm water compliance regulations to improve water quality and reduce flood risk throughout the City of San Diego. His professional society involvement includes the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) and the Floodplain Management Association (FMA). Eric is a Professional Engineer, Certified Floodplain Manager, and earned his Bachelor and Master Degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky.
Project Engineer, Michael Baker International
Kyle Wood is a registered Civil Engineer in the state of California with 6 years of experience in the water/wastewater field. Mr. Wood serves as a project engineer for Michael Baker International specializing in design-build pipeline replacement and installation contracts. He has been active in ASCE for nearly 10 years serving as, among other things, SDSU student chapter Vice President, Younger Member Forum VP of Education, and the San Diego Section House Chair. Mr. Wood is very dedicated to giving back to his hometown San Diego community through Michael Baker International's MBImpact program. He has organized and participated in community outreach events including dinner service at St. Vincent de Paul and the Ronald McDonald House, volunteer work at Feeding San Diego, and beach and trail clean ups/restorations.
Kimberly is dedicated to her involvement in professional associations and her community. As an active member of ASCE San Diego since her 2013 involvement in the Centennial Committee, Kimberly has volunteered for various ASCE committees and joined the Board of Directors in 2014. In addition to her board duties, Kimberly chaired the successful "Dream Big" Movie Premiere Event that took place in March 2017. Kimberly is a project engineer at Psomas with over eight years of experience in public works and transportation projects. In addition to her professional affiliations, she is an active member of the Junior League of San Diego and Levo League. Here, Kimberly promotes volunteerism and leadership among women and assists the advancement of young women in the workforce by providing the career resources required to achieve personal and professional success. As a committed member of the San Diego community, Kimberly looks forward to supporting ASCE as a member of ASCE San Diego Section's Board of Directors.
Principal Engineer, West Coast Civil, Inc
Sean McCarty has 16 years of professional experience and is currently a Principal Engineer at West Coast Civil, Inc. Sean has been serving as Deputy Project Manager in charge of Conveyance for the City of San Diego’s Pure Water Program. His professional society experience includes serving as the Vice-President of Education and Golf Chair for the San Diego Younger Member Forum (YMF). Sean would like to initiate his efforts with ASCE with service on the Board in the position of Director A.
Vice President, C2 Group
Molly Amendt has 15 years of professional experience and is currently a Vice President at C2 Group, leading the company’s utility projects. While studying for her undergraduate degree at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo she joined the student section of ASCE, and was immediately hooked on the group’s comradery and learning opportunities. She spent several years on the student board and captained the concrete canoe team her senior year. Landing at San Diego Gas and Electric after college, she supported electric transmission projects, and had the opportunity to be a construction manager for the Sunrise Powerlink Project, and take roles in distribution operations, fire-hardening efforts and the company’s first electric vehicle charging station program. Molly served on the San Diego ASCE YMF board for several years, and would like to extend her contributions to the local section as the Director B, strengthening connections with the YMF and APWA, while bringing the perspective of a leader in a local woman-owned engineering company.
Karl Meier is a registered Civil Engineer in the State of California with more than15 years of experience. Karl's interest in Civil Engineering began his junior year of high school when he interned with a civil engineering firm in his hometown of Roswell, New Mexico as a surveyor and materials testing lab technician. Since graduating from New Mexico State University in 2003, Karl's career has been focused on water resources engineering where he has extensive experience in the planning, design and construction management of water, wastewater and storm water infrastructure projects spanning from Orange to Santa Barbara County. Karl also has public works experience and served as the Engineering Manager of a water district in Santa Barbara County for a portion of his career where he was responsible for managing and overseeing engineering, operations and maintenance activities for a public water system. Karl is currently a Project Manager at Michael Baker International and is on the ASCE Government Relations Committee.
Katharine Baker, P.E.
Transporation Engineer, TY Lin International
Katie is a transportation engineer at TY Lin International with over nine years of professional experience. Her involvement with ASCE began as a student at Northern Arizona University, and she has been an active and dedicated member of the ASCE San Diego Section Younger Member Forum since relocating to San Diego in 2014. Her past roles in San Diego include President, President-Elect, Treasurer, and Newsletter Chair. In addition to her involvement with ASCE, Katie is an active member of the San Diego Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA), where she volunteers her time to help bring infrastructure solutions to communities in need around the world. She has served on the EWB-San Diego Executive Committee since 2015 and is currently the Project Lead for the Chapter’s newest project in Peru. Her involvement in both ASCE and EWB is driven by her desire to give back and to advance the Civil Engineering profession, and she looks forward to serving as the YMF Director for ASCE San Diego Section.
Region 9 Governor
Director of Municipal Services, NV5
Mr. Jeffrey M. Cooper is a registered Professional Civil Engineer with over 40 years of consulting engineering experience. Jeff’s resume highlights include the planning, design and construction of a wide range of public infrastructure projects, to the financing and acquisition of special districts for major projects and developments throughout Southern California. Jeff’s educational background includes a Dual Bachelor degree in Economics and Civil Engineering as well as a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has been a member of ASCE for 40 years, is a life member and is currently the President for the San Diego Section. He has also been active in APWA including serving as the San Diego Chapter President, as well as the Southern California Chapter President. He is also a graduate of the ACEC Senior Executive Leadership Program.