CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni - Mizzou Engineering

The Civil Engineering Academy was established in 1998 by the MU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an active group of civil engineering alumni.

The purpose of the Academy is to honor outstanding graduates and distinguished friends of the University of Missouri Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Election to the Academy recognizes outstanding achievement, excellence and leadership in engineering and civic affairs.

Academy Mission

To honor those civil engineering graduates from the University of Missouri who are outstanding in their field, leaders in community affairs and worthy of emulation.

CEADA Bylaws

CEADA Policies and Guidelines


  • To motivate civil engineering students by providing examples of outstanding civil engineering graduates;
  • to be partners in the education of University of Missouri students;
  • and to help the University of Missouri achieve national prominence in civil engineering education.

Academy Nomination Form (PDF)

Academy Nomination Form (Word)

Academy of Distinguished Alumni Member Information

Induction into the Academy honors some of the most successful of the Civil Engineering Alumni of the University of Missouri.

  • To update your Academy roster information, email muengrcee@missouri.edu.
  • To update your Civil Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni member profile, use this form.
  • If you are a Civil and Environmental Engineering Department alumnus wishing to tell us about your new job, your retirement or an award you received, submit a class note to Mizzou Magazine(Class notes accepted for accolades from the past year. Your submission may be edited for style, length and clarity.)
  • If you are a Civil and Environmental Engineering Department alumnus wishing to update your address or employer information with MU alumni records, click here.

Academy of Distinguished Alumni Members

Paul Axtell portrait

Paul J. Axtell
Dan Brown and Associates

William Baker portrait

William F. Baker
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP

Jim Beasley portrait

Jim Beasley
President, Willsbros Engineers Inc.

Raymond Beck portrait

Raymond A. Beck
Former City Manager, City of Columbia, Missouri

Norman Bellem portrait

Norman A. Bellem
Senior Research Engineer, Butler Manufacturing Company

David Bennett portrait

David Bennett
Engineering Surveys & Services

Ronald Berry portrait

Ronald Berry
BNSF Railway Company

William Blackman portrait

William C. Blackman Jr.
Arizona State University

David Blasiar portrait

David A. Blasiar Sr.
Blasiar Engineering

D. Matthew Bond portrait

D. Matthew Bond
Black & Veatch

Andrew Bonderer portrait

Andrew Bonderer
Professional Contractors & Engineers Inc.

Anthony Bonderer portrait

Anthony F. Bonderer
Professional Contractors & Engineers Inc.

Michael Boyer portrait

Michael Boyer
AWT Management Services Inc.

Gary Brasser portrait

Gary Brasser
Jacobs Engineering Group

John E. Breen portrait

John E. Breen
University of Texas-Austin

David Brune portrait

David Brune
University of Missouri

Ashley Buechter portrait

Ashley Buechter
Missouri Department of Transportation

Dan Burns portrait

Dan Burns
U.S. Corps of Engineers (retired)

Donald C. Calkins portrait

Donald C. Calkins
Water Services City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department

Ronald Calkins portrait

Ronald J. Calkins
City of San Buenaventura

Dorral Calvert portrait

Dorral J. Calvert
Palm Beach Country

Mark Capron portrait

Mark Capron
Jacobs Engineering

Kit Carson portrait

Chester “Kit” Carson Jr.
President/Owner, Carson-Mitchell Inc.

Alexander Cheng portrait

Alexander H-D Cheng
University of Mississippi

Mark Clark portrait

Mark M. Clark
Northwestern University

Randy Clarkson portrait

Randy Clarkson
Bartlett & West

John Conway portrait

John T. Conway
Bartlett & West, Inc. (retired)

Jeffrey Cook portrait

Jeffrey L. Cook
ARCO Construction Company Inc.

David Cowell portrait

David L. Cowell
Cowell Engineering LLC

Tim Crockett

Tim Crockett
Crockett Engineering Consultants

Carl Crull portrait

Carl Crull
Crull Engineering

Michael DeBacker portrait

Michael DeBacker
Burns & McDonnell

Tom Decker portrait

Tom Decker
Brown and Caldwell (retired)

Patrick Earney

Patrick Earney
McClure Engineering, P.E.

Clayton Edwards portrait

Clayton Edwards
City of Tulsa, Oklahoma

Kevin Eisenbeis portrait

Kevin R. Eisenbeis
Burns & McDonnell

Josephine Lorenz Emerick portrait

Josephine Lorenz Emerick
Engineering Design Source, Inc.

Larry Frevert portrait

Larry W. Frevert
TREKK Design Group, LLC

Barbara Frost portrait

Barbara (Geoffroy) Frost

Kenneth Gambaro portrait

Kenneth Gambaro
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Scott Gammon portrait

Scott Gammon
American Bridge Company

Bob Gilbert portrait

Bob Gilbert
Chief Operations Officer and Senior Vice President, Bartlett & West

John Glascock portrait

John Glascock
City of Columbia (MO) Public Works Department

Paula Gough portrait

Paula Gough
Missouri Department of Transportation

Leonard Graham portrait

Leonard Graham
Taliaferro & Browne, Inc.

Clifford Greenwalt portrait

Clifford L. Greenwalt
Central Illinois Public Service Company, Inc. (retired)

Kurt Gribble portrait

Kurt Gribble
HDR Engineering

John Harrington portrait

John R. Harrington
The Austin Company

Kenneth Hartley portrait

Kenneth O. Hartley
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Ltd.

Peter Hartman portrait

Peter Hartman
Division Administrator, Idaho

Bryan Hartnagel portrait

Bryan Hartnagel
Missouri Department of Transportation

Ed Hassinger portrait

Ed Hassinger
Missouri Department of Transportation

Dennis Heckman portrait

Dennis Heckman
Missouri Department of Transportation

Steven Hobbs portrait

Steven M. Hobbs
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District

Robert Hoehn portrait

Robert C. Hoehn
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Lesley Solinger Hoffarth portrait

Lesley Solinger Hoffarth
Forest Park Forever Non-Profit

Paul R. Hollrah portrait

Paul R. Hollrah
US-Russian Mayor-to-Mayor Program

Ronald Hollrah

Ronald Hollrah
Black & Veatch SG (retired)

Thomas Holt portrait

Thomas Holt
Missouri Department of Transportation (retired)

Sherman Honeycutt portrait

Sherman Honeycutt
Design and Construction Management Services, Inc.

Nicole Hood portrait

Nicole Hood
Missouri Department of Transportation

Gregory Horn portrait

Gregory Horn
Mississippi River Bridge

Zhiqiang Hu portrait

Zhiqang Hu
University of Missouri

Cory Imhoff portrait

Cory Imhoff
HDR, Inc.

Gretchen Ivy portrait

Gretchen Ivy
HNTB Corporation

Matthew Jansson portrait

Matthew Niall Jansson
Missouri Department of Transportation

Nolan Chip Jones portrait

Nolan (Chip) Jones
Emery Sapp & Sons

Peter Johnson portrait

Peter Johnson
St. Louis Bridge Construction Company

Ronald Kadane portrait

Ronald F. Kadane
Clayton Engineering Company (retired)

Martin Kehoe portrait

Martin J. Kehoe
Callaway Nuclear Power Plant (retired)

Kevin Keith portrait

Kevin Keith
Missouri Department of Transportation

Stephen Kellerman

Stephen Kellerman
Burns & McDonnell, P.E.

Charles Kennedy portrait

Charles T. Kennedy
Kennedy Details

Sam Kiger portrait

Sam A. Kiger
University of Missouri College of Engineering
Honorary Member

Lloyd J. "Jim" Kissick portrait

Lloyd J. “Jim” Kissick III
Kissick Construction Company, Inc.

Carl Klamm portrait

Carl E. Klamm
Missouri Department of Transportation

William Knocke portrait

William R. Knocke
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (retired)

Neil Koelling portrait

Neil Koelling
Environmental Restoration Systems

Ray Kowalik portrait

Ray Kowalik
Burns & McDonnell

Leonard Kriesky portrait

Leonard Kriesky
Black & Veatch, Inc. (retired)

Travis Koestner portrait

Travis Koestner
Missouri Department of Transportation

Kenneth Kolkmeier portrait

Kenneth Kolkmeier
Nooter Corporation

Lee Kupfer portrait

H. Lee Kupfer
Black & Veatch, Inc.

Allen Laffoon portrait

Allen Laffoon
Missouri Department of Transportation (retired)

Mary Lamie portrait

Mary C. Laime

Gregory Law portrait

Gregory L. Law
Crawford, Murphy and Tilly

David Leake portrait

David Leake
St. Louis Development Corporation

Thomas Leicht portrait

Thomas J. Leicht
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

David Lillard portrait

David H. Lillard
Black & Veatch (retired)

Gary Logsdon portrait

Gary Logsdon
Black & Veatch

Rachel Lunceford portrait

Rachel Lunceford
Burns & McDonnell

Clarence Mabin portrait

Clarence L. Mabin
Custom Engineering, Inc.

Thomas Mathis portrait

Thomas J. Mathis III
Mathis & Associates

Jay McGarraugh portrait

Jay B. McGarraugh
University of Missouri (retired)
Honorary Member

Edward Middleton portrait

Edward E. Middleton
Middleton Associates

David Miller portrait

David Miller
City of Branson, Missouri

John P. Miller

John P. Miller
FHWA Missouri Division, P.E.

Linda Moen portrait

Linda L. Moen

James Monsees portrait

James E. Monsees
Senior Vice President and Technical Director, Parsons, Brinkerhoff, Quade and Douglas, Inc.

Larry Mrazek portrait

Larry G. Mrazek
LGM Engineers, Inc.

Wayne Muri portrait

Wayne Muri
Missouri Department of Transportation

Charles Nemmers portrait

Charles J. Nemmers
University of Missouri

Earl Newman portrait

Earl Newman
Earl Newman and Associates Traffic and Transportation Consultants

David Nichols portrait

David B. Nichols
Missouri Department of Transportation

Daniel Niec portrait

Daniel Niec
Missouri Department of Transportation

Carl Niewoehner portrait

Carl H. Niewoehner
Consulting Engineer (self-employed)

Ronald Norris portrait

Ronald Norris
Public Works, Lenexa, Kansas (retired)

John Novak portrait

John Novak
Virginia Polytechnic and State University (retired)

Jennifer Obertino portrait

Jennifer Obertino
URS Corporation

James O'Neill portrait

James W. O’Neill
The Boeing Company

Jacob Owen portrait

Jacob W. Owen
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, KC District

Charles Owsley portrait

Charles E. Owsley
City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri (retired)

Max Peterson portrait

R. Max Peterson
International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Christopher Poehler portrait

Christopher C. Poehler
Bi-State Development Agency

Steven Polk portrait

Steven W. Polk
Private Consulting Engineer

Christopher Price portrait

Christopher J. Price
HNTB Corporate

Jay Puckett portrait

Jay A. Puckett
University of Nebraska

Thomas Quigley portrait

Thomas J. Quigley
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Tom Ratzki portrait

Tom J. Ratzki
Black & Veatch

John Reece portrait

John D. Reece
Little Blue Valley Sewer District

Kenneth Rikard portrait

Kenneth R. Rikard
Value Mgt. & Engineering International, Inc.

William Rinehart portrait

William A. Rinehart
Caterpillar, Inc. (retired)

Natalie Roark portrait

Natalie Roark
Missouri Department of Transportation

James Roberts portrait

James M. Roberts
Roberts Engineering

Barry Rolle portrait

Barry Rolle
HDR Engineering Corporation

George Rootes portrait

George M. Rootes
Shell Pipeline Company (retired)

Paul Roth portrait

Paul Roth
Southwestern Bell Company (retired)

Charles Samson portrait

Charles H. Samson
Texas A&M

Rod Sands portrait

Rod Sands
Explorer Pipeline Company

George Satterlee portrait

George L. Satterlee Jr.
HNTB Corporation (retired)

Mark Schnoebelen portrait

Mark A. Schnoebelen
Massman Construction Company

Eric Schroeter portrait

Eric Schroeter
State Design Engineer, Missouri Department of Transportation

Paul Shaughnessy portrait

Paul Shaughnessy
President, BSI Constructors

Mark Shaw portrait

Mark S. Shaw
Senior Project Engineer, Power Delivery Division, Power Engineers, Inc.

Holly Shorney-Darby portrait

Holly Shorney-Darby
Senior Technical Engineer, PWN Technologies

Daniel Simon portrait

B. Daniel Simon III
Brown, Willbrand, Simon & Powell, P.C.

Thomas Skinner portrait

Thomas Skinner
Missouri Department of Transportation (retired)

James Smith portrait

James E. Smith
Missouri Department of Transportation

Ted Smith portrait

Ted A. Smith
DeWitt and Associates

David G. Snider portrait

David G. Snider
Missouri Department of Transportation (retired)

Trent Stober portrait

Trent Stober
HDR, Inc.

James Thompson portrait

James E. Thompson
University of Missouri (retired)

Charles Townsend portrait

Charles K. Townsend
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (retired)

Brett Trautman portrait

Brett Trautman
Missouri Department of Transportation – Construction and Materials Division

Walter Vandelicht portrait

Walter F. Vandelicht
Assistant Chief Engineer, Missouri Highway and Transportation Department

Scott Van Dyke portrait

Scott Van Dyke
Explorer Pipeline (retired)

James Van Wormer portrait

James Van Wormer

Derek Vap

Derek Vap
HNTB Corporation, P.E.

Mark Virkler portrait

Mark Virkler
University of Missouri (retired)

Kevin Ward portrait

Kevin W. Ward
Federal Highway Administration

Frank Weatherford portrait

Frank Weatherford

David Weber portrait

David Weber
Allstate Consultants

George Wolf Jr portrait

George E. Wolf Jr.
Assistant City Manager/Director, Kansas City Public Works

George Wolf III portrait

George Wolf III
Shook, Hardy & Bacon Law Firm

Elizabeth Wright portrait

Elizabeth Wright
Missouri Department of Transportation

James Zerega portrait

James Zerega
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers