Alisa Max, P.E., ENV SP Hired as Vice President, Community Infrastructure
Houston, TX – (July 21, 2022) Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of Alisa Max, P.E., ENV SP as Vice President, Community Infrastructure. Ms. Max joins Pape-Dawson with over 30 years of experience in civil engineering. She has an extensive background in managing public works and infrastructure projects, including roadway, water/wastewater, stormwater, drainage and flood risk mitigation, hydrologic/hydraulic studies, and environmental compliance and permitting.
Ms. Max has been a trailblazer for women engineers in the greater Houston area. She became the first female Assistant County Engineer in the history of the Harris County Engineering Department. While in this role, she managed a team of over 500 in the Engineering and Project Delivery Division. She also served as Chief Operations Officer and led teams within the Storm Water Quality Section, Watershed Protection Group, and In-House Engineering Design Group.
“We are thrilled to have Ms. Max leading statewide efforts for programs and projects that serve the infrastructure needs of local governments,” says Cara Tackett, P.E., LEED AP, Managing Principal, Water Resources. “Her experience, expertise, and vast network within the industry are invaluable assets to Pape-Dawson’s community infrastructure services.”
Ms. Max earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rice University. She is a founding member of the San Jacinto Regional Flood Planning Group with the Texas Water Development Board. She remains active with the Rice University Engineering Department, having served as Board Member for the Alumni Association and Guest Lecturer. She currently acts as Board Member on the Civil and Environmental Engineering Advisory Board.