Mark Woodson

Mark W. Woodson, PE, LS, ENV SP, F.ASCE, D.WRE - Principal

Mr. Woodson has over 35 years of experience in civil engineering and land surveying.  His professional experience includes all types of public works projects, private development engineering, and municipal engineering services.  As the Principal of his own firm, he is responsible for complete oversight of client projects.  Over the past 20 years, Woodson has successfully completed hundreds of projects ranging from simple lot surveys to major airport improvements.  Mark also serves as the City Engineer for the City of Winslow, AZ, on a contract basis.

Prior to establishing the Firm in 1994, our President Mark Woodson served as the City Engineer for Flagstaff for 7 years and was the Town Engineer for Eagar prior to that.  Currently the Firm serves as Town/City Engineer for both Tusayan and Winslow, and was City Engineer for Holbrook from 2003-2008.  

Education
  • A.S., Civil Engineering, 1977, Pima Community College
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, 1979, University of Arizona
  • M.B.A., 1985, University of Arizona
Active Professional Registrations:  Mr. Woodson is registered as a professional engineer in Arizona and California, and as a Land Surveyor in Arizona.  The dates given below are the dates Mr. Woodson first became registered in the listed states.
  • P.E. # C-33707, 1981, California
  • P.E. # 14855, 1982, Arizona                          
  • R.L.S. # 16630, 1984, Arizona
Professional History:   Mr. Woodson's professional assignments prior to forming the Firm have included the following:
  • City of Flagstaff, Arizona - City Engineer
  • Town of Eagar, Arizona - Public Works Director/Town Engineer
  • Cella Barr Associates and Dooley-Jones and Associates in Tucson, Arizona - Project Manager
  • Pima County Highway Department, Tucson, Arizona - Designer
Professional Affiliations:    Mr. Woodson contributes to the engineering and surveying professions through active membership in the following professional organizations:
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
    • 2016 National President
    • Governor- Transportation and Development Institute, 2010-present
    • Chair – Society Strategic Planning, 2009-2012
    • Society Treasurer 2007-2009
    • Society Director District 11/Region 8, 2003-2006
    • Arizona Section President 1990-1991
  • State of Arizona, Board of Technical Registration, Enforcement Advisory Committee, Member, 1997-present
  • American Public Works Association - President, Northern Arizona Branch, 1994
  • Arizona Professional Land Surveyors
  • Arizona Floodplain Manager’s Association
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers
Other Affiliations:  Contribution to community service includes the following affiliations and activities:
  • Flagstaff City Council, Appointed to fill a term from February 2012 to December 2014
  • Urban Land Planning Oversight Committee, Arizona State Land Department, Governor Appointment, 2010-present
  • Greater Flagstaff Economic Council, Board Member, 1997-2009, Chairman, 2001-2002
  • Northern Arizona Home Builders, Board Member, 1998-2003
  • Flagstaff Unified School District, Citizens Bond Advisory Committee, Chairman, 1996-1998
  • Northern Arizona University, Instructor of Capstone Design Course for Civil Engineering Seniors, 1992-1995
  • Northern Arizona University, Engineering Department Advisory Committee, 1994-Present
  • University of Arizona Department of Civil Engineering, Alumni-Industry Council, Founding Member, 1992-present
  • University of Arizona Eller College of Business and Public Administration, Alumni Council, Member, 1999-present
  • Flagstaff Leadership Program, Graduate of first class, 1991
Honors and Awards:
  • Fellow - American Society of Civil Engineers, awarded 2002
  • 2002 John C. Park Outstanding Civil Engineer Award, presented by the Arizona Section of ASCE
  • 1994 Arizona Civil Engineer, presented by the Arizona Section of ASCE.
Project Experience

City Engineer, City of Winslow - As City Engineer for Winslow, Mark is responsible for a wide range of activities related to infrastructure work. He has provided plan review services for commercial development, confirming zoning, drainage analysis, and the water and sewer system capacity and impact analysis. Mark has helped fund and administer grants for the City’s Renaissance on Rt. 66 projects, and he reviews plans and assists with CDBG projects and CIP planning and budgeting by investigating funding sources, and reviewing projects that may need to meet City, County or ADOT requirements.

Ponderosa Trails, Flagstaff - This 350-acre site was Flagstaff’s largest subdivision. Mark coordinated the Master Planned Residential Development for 1,500 units; this effort involved modeling water and wastewater impacts on the City’s system including proposed improvements to water storage and wastewater capacity. The Master Plan included stormwater management and regional detention. He was then responsible for the design of the individual phases of the project.

Coconino Community College, Flagstaff - Mark completed the Master Plan with the project’s architect for the new 40-acre Coconino Community College campus. Woodson provided surveying, planning, engineering and public involvement for the master planning, bond election program and design.

K-12 Schools - Mark has completed dozens of projects for the area’s schools including both the Flagstaff Unified School District and the Page USD. These projects have included redesign of the traffic flow systems to accommodate features for safe access including bus drop-off/pick-up areas, pedestrian crosswalks, parent drop-off areas, and staff and visitor parking.

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