• Member News

    November 1, 2016

  • Dewberry

    Dewberry announced the appointment of Gary Kirkbride as chairman of the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust Board (NVTC). The organization advocates for public land and appropriate land use. Additionally, NVTC offers advice and support to those interested in land conservation and proper land management. Kirkbride, an urban planner with Dewberry in the Fairfax, Virginia office, has been involved with the NVTC for more than five years.

    Dewberry also announced the promotion of Davis Chau, PE, LEED Green Associate, to associate in the firm’s Fairfax, Virginia office. As a member of the firm’s water resources group, Chau specializes in roadway and hydraulic design projects. Throughout his ten years of experience, he has worked in stormwater design, erosion and sediment control, stream restoration, stormwater management control and pollutant discharge elimination facilities, and design of stormwater best management practices (BMP) facilities.

  • VHB

    Mark Colgan, PE, was named VHB’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Transportation Director. Relocating to their Raleigh, North Carolina, office from Burlington, Vermont, he will oversee transportation-related efforts in North Carolina as well as the Tysons, Richmond, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach locations, focusing on supporting the delivery of VHB’s transportation services across the region and building upon our strong relationships with public and private clients.

    Colgan joined VHB 20 years ago and has made a tremendous impact on the firm’s transportation practice, as well as its growth in New England. He has led the planning, design, and construction for a variety of multi-disciplined transportation projects and has extensive Design-Build experience, having led or supported major VHB projects in Virginia, Vermont, Florida, New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. In addition to his new role in Raleigh, Colgan will continue to serve as VHB’s Structures Services Leader, overseeing delivery of bridge and structural projects across all offices, while working with regional leaders to expand structural engineering services across VHB’s footprint.