North Carolina Governor Appoints Dan Dawson to Environmental Management Commission
Charlotte, NC, January 08, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- WK Dickson & Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that Dan Dawson, PE, PLS, the firm’s Vice President and Manager of the Wilmington Regional Office, has been appointed to a six year term on the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission by Governor Pat McCrory.
Mr. Dawson has more than 35 years of experience in the engineering and land surveying profession providing consulting services to federal, state and local governmental agencies as well as a wide range of non-governmental entities.
The Environmental Management Commission was reformed during the recent legislative session into a 15-member regulatory agency. Nine members are appointed by the Governor and three members each by the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tem of the Senate. Commission members are chosen to represent various fields, including the medical profession, agriculture, engineering, fish and wildlife, hydrology, air and water pollution control and manufacturing. Mr. Dawson will serve as the registered engineer member of the Commission.
In addition to his many years of service with a number of engineering and environmental industry organizations, Mr. Dawson has previously served as a member of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees; the North Carolina Sedimentation Control Committee; North Carolina Progress Board; and is currently the Vice Chair of the Wilmington Planning Commission.
WK Dickson is an Engineering News Record Top 500, multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in total community infrastructure solutions including: Airport Planning & Design; Environmental & Water Resources Engineering; Community Planning & Site Development; and Geospatial Technology. Our goal is to help communities improve the lives of its citizens through sound, ecologically responsible design principals. The firm has been headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina since its founding in 1929. We have grown to operate seven regional offices strategically located throughout the Southeastern United States including Charlotte, Hickory, Raleigh and Wilmington, NC; Columbia, SC; Augusta and Atlanta, GA.