Mark Woodson

Mark W. Woodson, PE, LS, F.ASCE, D.WRE – Principal 

Mr. Woodson has over 40 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 25 years, Woodson has successfully completed hundreds of projects ranging from simple lot surveys to major airport improvements.

A recent highlight in Mark’s distinguished career was serving as the 2016 President of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Prior to establishing the Firm in 1994, Mark served as the City Engineer for Flagstaff for seven years and was the Town Engineer for Eagar prior to that.  Currently Mark manages our role as Town/City Engineer for Winslow, Williams and Tusayan, 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.

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.

Canyon Squire, Tusayan, AZ – Mark was Project Principal on this project in which we provided concept planning for parking lot circulation and access improvements.  Developed preferred concept into construction plans for demolition, new curb, gutter, driveways and parking areas.   Included approval by ADOT for an encroachment permit. Survey staff also performed construction staking and location services.

River View Villas, La Paz County  – This project is located on a hill above the Colorado River in La Paz County, Arizona. The project is multi-story townhomes with spectacular views of the river. Woodson provided the surveying, platting, drainage and infrastructure design.

City Engineer, City of Williams – Mark manages our work as the contract City Engineer providing: plan review services, planning and prioritizing services and utilities systems mapping and modeling. He has also served as Project Principal on several major projects such as the Water Master Plan, the Stormwater Master Plan, the Dogtown Waterline, and the Pavement Maintenance program.

On-Call Services, Town of Pinetop Lakeside – Mark manages our projects stemming from our contract to provide on-call engineering and surveying services to the Town. Recently this has included an emergency flooding mitigation program, and design for a new water storage tank, and associated waterlines.

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.