2022 Public Works Roundup

The North Central Texas Council of Governments' Public Works Council hosted the 23rd Annual Public Works Roundup on September 13, 2022 at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine, TX.

For over 20 years, the Public Works Roundup has grown steadily and is attended by hundreds of Public Works Professionals from around our region to communicate and coordinate on regional public works issues and to learn about emerging technologies that communities can leverage in their operations.

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For questions about this event, please contact NCTCOG Staff at EandD@nctcog.org.

2022 Public Works Roundup Presentations

Planning for Fiber Optic Installation on Public Roadway Infrastructure
Dr. Ghassan “Gus” Khankarli, PE, PMP, CLTD, Director of Transportation, City of Dallas

Public Works Workforce Needs, Retention, & Recruitment
Justin Rackley, PE, PMP, Team Leader, Garver (WEAT Workforce Dev Committee Chair)
Leslie Cloer, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPM, Human Resources Manager, Trinity River Authority (WEAT Workforce Dev Committee Member)
Jim Proce, City Manager, City of Anna

Tarrant Regional Water District Asset Management
Rachel Crawley, IAM Cert, Asset Management Program Lead, TRWD
Courtney Jalbert, IAM Cert, ENV-SP, Infrastructure Integrity Manager, TRWD
Laura Springer, GISP, Senior Geospatial Services Analyst, TRWD

City of Fort Worth TPW Asset Management – The Road Ahead
Michael Owen, PE, PMP, City Engineer, City of Fort Worth
Elizabeth Young, GISP, Business Process Manager, City of Fort Worth
Bridget Malinowski, PE, Project Manager, AECOM

Lead & Copper Rule Revisions: Will Your Utility Be Ready?
Mary Gugliuzza, Media Relations & Communications Coordinator, City of Fort Worth
Stacy Walters, Regulatory Administrator, City of Fort Worth

Pavement Management with Asphalt Overlays
Carrie Jones, Assistant Director of Public Works, City of Plano

The Roadmap from Scope to Bid
Katie Barron, PE, ENV-SP, City Engineer, City of University Park
Mathew Busby, PE, Associate, Team Leader, LAN

Mobile LiDAR- What is it and how is it used at DFW Airport?
Harish Rao, PE, Structural Engineer, DFW Airport
Caleb Hing, PE, Director, CONSOR Engineers
Stephen Clancy, PSM, GISP, Geospatial Operations Manager, WGI, Inc.

The Regional Integration of Sustainability Efforts (RISE) Coalition
Breanne Johnson, Environment & Development Planner, NCTCOG
Katherine Barnett, Sustainability Manager, City of Denton (RISE Chair)
Mendie White, Sustainability Manager, City of Lewisville

Regional Strategy to Use Situational Awareness Apps to Improve Roadway Maintenance & Operations
Thomas J. Bamonte, JD, Transportation Senior Program Manager, Technology & Innovation, NCTCOG

Wastewater & Treatment Education Roundtable
Hannah Allen, Environment & Development Planner, NCTCOG
Ignacio Beltran, Utility Maintenance Supervisor, City of Irving (WATER Vice-Chair)

Map Your Experience
Amy Johnson, Senior Transportation Planner, NCTCOG
James McLane, Transportation Information Systems Manager, NCTCOG

Community-Driven Climate Adaptive Planning
Matt Grubisich, ISA Certified Arborist, Parks Director, City of Garland

Local Roadways: Soil Conditions - Pavement Performance – Managing PVR
Gary Graham, PE, City Engineer, City of McKinney
Gabriel Ornelas, PE, PMP, President, Raba Kistner Consultants
Isidoro Arjona, PE, PMP, Senior Vice President, Raba Kistner Consultants