Kara Heasley, PE, LEED AP, who is the Deparment Manager of Land Development at Jones|Carter, has been awarded the 2018 TSPE Bexar County Engineer of the Year award. Heasley is the first woman and the youngest recipient of the award. The Jones|Carter team would like to congratulate Heasley on her major accomplishment. Her Innovate thinking and dedication has put her in the forefront of our industry, and we are proud and honored to have Heasley as a part of the Jones|Carter team.
Heasley will be recognized at the annual TSPE Engineer of the Year Banquet on February 24th, 2018.
Amoung Heasley’s recent accomplishments, she was honored for her work on the Canyons at Scenic Loop project, which was published in the Parade of Homes in 2017.
Rebekah is part of the Hydrology and Hydraulics Practice at Jones|Carter and has been with the company for almost 10 years. Congratulations Rebekah on all of your achievements! We are so proud to have you on the JC team!
Rebekah Campbell, PE, CFM, is a Project Engineer at Jones|Carter in Houston. Rebekah joined the Hydrology and Hydraulics Practice at Jones|Carter after graduating from the University of Evansville in 2008 where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. She is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Floodplain Manager in Texas. Her experience includes analysis of storm sewer systems, detention basin and channel design, Low Impact Development analysis and design, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) submittals, and grant assistance projects with NRCS and FEMA.
Rebekah is an active member of TSPE.
She currently serves as a Director on the Greater Houston Chapter Board, the MATHCOUNTS Chapter Coordinator, which reaches approximately 300 students (6th – 8th grade) in the Houston area, and Scholarship Co-Chair, which provides two 4-year scholarships to high school seniors and one scholarship to a UH engineering student. She is the recipient of the 2017 State MATHCOUNTS Chapter Coordinator of the Year.
– TSPE Houston Chapter
Congratulations to James Jones for being named to the Aggie Network 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight. James is senior vice president and Hydrology and Hydraulics practice leader at Jones|Carter. James was named Young Engineer of the Year in 2016 by the Greater Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers, and is a past president of the Young Professional Association of the Petroleum Club of Houston. James is currently serving on the Board of ACEC – Texas and volunteers each year with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. James serves on the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering Advisory Council and is a frequent guest speaker for the Civil Engineering Department. To read more about James and other 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight honorees, visit aggienetwork.com/12under12spotlight/
UPDATE: 9:00AM 8-25-17
by Craig W. Kalkomey PE, CFM
Department Manager, Hydrology and Hydraulics
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Continue reading Hurricane Harvey
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and Darren Willis, Division Manager
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