APWA Past Presidents

Year NameJob Title OrganizationLocation
2021-2022Stan Brown, PE, PWLFRetiredGeorgia Municipal AssociationFranklinville, North Carolina
2020-2021Mary Joyce Ivers, CPFP, PWLFDeputy Public Works Director City of Ventura Public WorksVentura, California
2019-2020William "Bill" E. Spearman, III, PEOwner and Principal WE3 Consultants LLC Saluda, South Carolina
2018-2019David L. Lawry, PEDirector of Municipal ServicesChastain & Associates LLC Schaumburg, Illinois
2017-2018William “Bo” Mills, Jr., PWLFDirector of Public WorksCity of Germantown Germantown, Tennessee
2016-2017Ron CalkinsRetired Director of Public WorksCity of Ventura, California Oakview, California
2015-2016Brian R. Usher, PWLFDirector of Public Works City of Largo Largo, Florida
2014-2015Larry Stevens, PE, PWLFProject Director HR Green, Inc Johnston, Iowa
2013-2014Edward A. Gottko, PWLFAdjunct ProfessorNew Jersey Institute of Technology Westfield, New Jersey
2012-2013Elizabeth Treadway, PWLFPrincipal Program ManagerAMEC Foster Wheeler Johnson City, Tennessee
2011-2012Diane M. Linderman, PE, PWLFDirector, Urban Infrastructure & Development ServicesVanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc Richmond, Virginia
2010-2011George R. Crombie, MPA, BCEEM, PWLFSenior Faculty, Public Works AdministrationNorwich University Plymouth, Massachusetts
2009-2010Larry T. Koehle, P EngPresidentL&N Koehle Consulting Services Brampton, Ontario
2008-2009Larry W. Frevert, PEVice President & National Program Director-Public WorksHDR, Inc Kansas City, Missouri
2007-2008 Larry W. Frevert, PEVice President & National Program Director-Public WorksHDR, IncKansas City, Missouri
2006-2007William A. Verkest, PEMunicipal Program ManagerHDR Engineering, Inc Fort Worth, Texas
2005-2006 Bob FreudenthalDeputy General ManagerHendersonville Utility DistrictHendersonville, Tennessee
2004-2005 Thomas W. TriceDeputy City ManagerCity of Royal OakRoyal Oak, Michigan
2003-2004 Dwayne E. Kalynchuk, P EngSenior ConsultantStantec Infrastructure Management & Pavement EngineeringEdmonton, Alberta
2002-2003 Martin J. Manning, PEPublic Works DirectorClark County NevadaLas Vegas, Nevada
2001-2002Richard L. Ridings, PE, PRLSVice President-Central DivisionHNTB Corporation Austin, Texas
2000-2001Judith M. MuellerPublic Works DirectorCity of Charlottesville Charlottesville, Virginia
1999-2000 Jerry M. Fay, PENational Program Director for Public WorksHDR Engineering, Inc Phoenix, Arizona
1998-1999 Robert H. MillerPublic Works DirectorVillage of Schaumburg Schaumburg, Illinois
1997-1998 Robert AlbeeDirector of Construction ServicesMassachusetts Highway Department Boston, Massachusetts
1997Win S. WestfallDirector of Public Works ProgramsCRSS Constructors Sacramento, California
1996 Ken HaagDirector of Public WorksCity of Billings Billings, Montana
1995 J. Geoffrey GreenoughCommissioner of Engineering & Public WorksCity of Moncton Moncton, New Brunswick
1994 George RoweDirector of Public Works (Retired)City of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio
1993 Ronald L. NorrisDirector of Transportation PolicyMid America Regional CouncilKansas City, Missouri
1992Max L. WhitmanDirector of Public WorksCity of Winnetka Winnetka, Illinois
1991Ronald W. JensenDirector of Public WorksCity of Phoenix Phoenix, Arizona
1990 Harold E. SmithCity EngineerCity of Des Moines Des Moines, Iowa
1989 Chester J. FunnyeCommissioner of Public WorksCity of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia
1988 Roger K. BrownCommissioner of WorksCity of Scarborough Scarborough, Ontario
1987June Rosentreter SpencePublic Works Contract Officer (Retired)City of Hammond Hammond, Oregon
1986 Carl WillsDirector of Public WorksCity of High Point High Point, North Carolina
1985 Michael R. PenderConsulting Engineer Sarasota, Florida
1984 James L. MartinDirector of Public WorksCity of Fresno Fresno, California
1983 Robert C. EsterbrooksDirector of Public WorksCounty of Maricopa Phoenix, Arizona
1982Joseph F. CasazzaCommissioner of Public WorksCity of Boston Boston, Massachusetts
1981Nick W. DiakiwChief CommissionerCity of Winnipeg Winnipeg, Manitoba
1980 Lambert C. MimsPublic Works CommissionerCity of Mobile Mobile, Alabama
1979James J. McDonoughChairmanChicago Transit Authority Chicago, Illinois
1978 James E. McCartyDirector of Public WorksCity of Oakland Oakland, California
1977John J. RoarkDirector of TransportationNorth Central Texas Council of GovernmentsArlington, Texas
1976Ray W. BurgessDirector of Public WorksCity of Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1975Herbert A. GoetschCommissioner of Public WorksCity of Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1974 Gilbert ShusterDirector of Public WorksCity of Tacoma Tacoma, Washington
1973Erwin F. HenschDirector of Public WorksCity of Albuquerque Albuquerque, New Mexico
1972William W. FaganDirector of Public WorksCity of Coral GablesCoral Gables, Florida
1971Myron D. CalkinsDirector of Public WorksCity of Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri
1970Ross L. ClarkCommissioner of WorksMunicipality of Metropolitan Toronto Toronto, Ontario
1969 Karl B. StallingsDirector of Public Works (retired)Counties of Nashville and Davidson Nashville, Tennessee
1968 John A. LambieCounty EngineerCounty of Los Angeles Los Angeles, California
1967Hugo G. EricksonConsulting EngineerMinneapolis, Minnesota
1966 Robert S. HopsonDirector of Public WorksCity of Richmond Richmond, Virginia
1965Roy W. MorseCity EngineerCity of Seattle Seattle, Washington
1964Paul R. ScrevanePresident - City CouncilCity of New York New York, New York
1963 Edward J. BoothCity EngineerCity of Bismarck Bismarck, North Dakota
1962Albert G. WylerDirector of StreetsCity of New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana
1961Frederick W. CraneGeneral ManagerBuffalo Sewer Authority Buffalo, New York
1960 Jean L. VincenzDirector of Public WorksCounty of San Diego San Diego, California
1959William D. HurstCity EngineerCity of WinnipegWinnipeg, Manitoba
1958Sol EllensonDirector of Public WorksCity of Newport NewsNewport News, New Jersey
1957Robert L. AndersonSuperintendent of Public Works & Village EngineerVillage of Winnetka Winnetka, Illinois
1956Edward P. DecherSecretary & Purchasing AgentJoint Sewer Commission Newark, New Jersey
1955Warren A. CoolidgeDirector of Public WorksCity of Nashville Nashville, Tennessee
1954Milton OffnerSecretary, Board of Public WorksCity of Los Angeles Los Angeles, California
1953Allan H. RogersSuperintendent of Public WorksCity of Garden City Garden City, New York
1952Edward J. ClearyExecutive Director & Chief EngineerOhio River Valley Water Sanitation CommissionCincinnati, Ohio
1951Milton RosenCity ManagerCity of Fort Worth Fort Worth, Texas
1950W.O. JonesCity ManagerCity of Fort Worth Fort Worth, Texas
1949William A. XantenSuperintendent - City Refust DivisionCity of Washington Washington, District of Columbia
1948 James W. MorganCommissioner of Public ImprovementsCity of Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama
1947Samual S. BaxterProject EngineerCity of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1946 Lloyd M. JohnsonCommissioner of Streets & ElectricityCity of Chicago Chicago, Illinois
1945 Stuart M. WeaverChief, Repairs & Utilities BranchU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Washington, District of Columbia
1944 Fredrick R. StorrerCity EngineerCity of DearbornDearborn, Michigan
1943 Henry L. HoweCity EngineerCity of Rochester Rochester, New York
1942Frederick T. PaulCity EngineerCity of Minneapolis Minneapolis, Minnesota
1941Roy L. PhillipsCity EngineerCity of Meadville Meadville, Pennsylvania
1940 John S. FlockhartPrincipal Assistant EngineerCity of Newark Newark, New Jersey
1939 Guy BrownEngineerCity of St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri
1938 J. Eugene RootDirector of Public WorksCity of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio
1937Thomas BuckleyAssistant Chief Engineer & SurveyorCity of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

IASSO/IAPWO Presidents (Prior to Formation of APWA)

YearName Job TitleOrganizationLocation
1936Mark B. OwenCommissioner of Public Works & EngineeringCity of DearbornDearborn, Michigan
1935Alfred E. RocheCommissioner of Public WorksCity of TroyTroy, New York
1934Thomas L. CostiganSuperintendent of Street CleaningCity of WashingtonWashington, District of Columbia
1933Carl SchneiderMechanical EngineerCity of New OrleansNew Orleans, Louisiana
1932H.D. BradleyDeputy Street CommissionerCity of TorontoToronto, Ontario
1931Elmer C. GoodwinEngineer Advisor to the Sanitary CommissionCity of New YorkNew York, New York
1930Lester W. HerzogPresident, Common CouncilCity of AlbanyAlbany, New York
1929Robert B. BrooksDirector - Streets & SewersCity of St. LouisSt. Louis, Missouri
1928Theodore EichhornSuperintendent - Department of Streets & Public ImprovementsCity of ErieErie, Pennsylvania
1927Theodore EichhornSuperintendent - Department of Streets & Public ImprovementsCity of ErieErie, Pennsylvania
1926Theodore EichhornSuperintendent - Department of Streets & Public ImprovementsCity of ErieErie, Pennsylvania
1925William J. GalliganAssistant Superintendent - Bureau of StreetsCity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois
1924William J. GalliganAssistant Superintendent - Bureau of StreetsCity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois
1923William J. GalliganAssistant Superintendent - Bureau of StreetsCity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois
1922William J. GalliganAssistant Superintendent - Bureau of StreetsCity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois
1921William J. GalliganAssistant Superintendent - Bureau of StreetsCity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois
1920William J. GalliganAssistant Superintendent - Bureau of StreetsCity of ChicagoChicago, Illinois

ASMI-AME Presidents (Prior to Formation of APWA)

YearNameJob TitleOrganizationLocation
1936George B. GascoigneConsulting Engineer Cleveland, Ohio
1935Harrison P. EddyConsulting EngineerMetcalf & Eddy Boston, Massachusetts
1934Charles M. ReppertChief EngineerCity of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Illinois
1933Samuel A. GreeleyPartner/Sanitary & Hydraulic EngineerPearse, Greeley & Hansen Chicago, Illinois
1932John H. NeesonChief Engineer & SurveyorCity of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1931John W. ReidConsulting Engineer Detroit, Michigan
1930P.L. BrockwayCity EngineerCity of Wichita Wichita, Kansas
1929John KlorerCommissioner of Public PropertiesCity of New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana
1928 George F. FiskCommissioner of Public WorksCity of Buffalo Buffalo, New York
1927 C. Arthur PooleCity EngineerCity of Rochester Rochester, New York
1926 T. Chalkley HattonChief Engineer of Sewerage CommissionCity of MilwaukeeMilwaukee, Wisconsin
1925E.J. DaltonCivil Engineer City of Dallas Dallas, Texas
1924 Ellis R. DuttonAssistant City EngineerCity of Minneapolis Minneapolis, Minnesota
1923 W.W. HornettChief Engineer - Sewer and PavingCity of St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri
1922 Edward S. RankinEngineer in Charge - Bureau of SewersCity of Newark Newark, New Jersey
1921 R. Keith ComptonChairman & Consulting Engineer - Paving CommissionCity of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland
1920George H. NortonCity EngineerCity of Buffalo Buffalo, New York
1919 Elbridge R. ConantConsulting EngineerCity of Savannah Savannah, Georgia
1918Normal S. SpraugueChief EngineerCity of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1917 Normal S. SpraugueChief EngineerCity of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1916 Andrew F. MacallumCity EngineerCity of Hamilton Hamilton, Ontario
1915 William A. HowellEngineer of Streets & HighwaysCity of Newark Newark, New Jersey
1914 Edward H. ChristConsulting Engineer Grand Rapid, Michigan
1913 B.E. BriggsCity Engineer City of Erie Erie, Pennsylvania
1912 Edger A. GingsleyCounty EngineerPulaski County Little Rock, Arkansas
1911 Fred GiddingsCity EngineerCity of Atchison Atchison, Kansas
1910Julian KendrickCity EngineerCity of BirminghamBirmingham, Alabama
1909 James OwenConsulting EngineerCity of NewarkNewark, New Jersey
1908 George W. TillsonCity EngineerBorough of BrooklynNew York, New York
1907 Morris R. SherredSuperintendent WaterworksCity of NewarkNewark, New Jersey
1906Charles C. BrownEditorMunicipal Engineering Indianapolis, Indiana
1905 A. Prescott LolwellConsulting EngineerEaston, Pennsylvania
1904 George M. BallardChairman, Water CommitteeCity of Newark Newark, New Jersey
1903 Charles H. RustCity EngineerCity of Toronto Toronto, Ontario
1902 Edwin A. RisherCity EngineerCity of Rochester Rochester, New York
1901 Robert E. McMathPresident, Board of Public ImprovementsCity of St. LouisSt. Louis, Missouri
1900 A.D. ThompsonCity EngineerCity of Peoria Peoria, Illinois
1899 Nelson P. LewisEngineer of HighwaysBorough of BrooklynNew York, New York
1898 Harrison Van DuyneBoard of Public WorksCity of NewarkNewark, New Jersey
1897 August HerrmannPresident, Board of AdministrationCity of CincinnatiCincinnati, Ohio
1896 George H. BenzenbergCity Engineer & President, Board of Public WorksCity of MilwaukeeMilwaukee, Wisconsin
1895 M.J. MurphyStreet CommissionerCity of St. LouisSt. Louis, Missouri
1894M.J. MurphyStreet commissionerCity of St. LouisSt. Louis, Missouri

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