ROSEMONT -- The American Academy of Water Resources Engineers honored Christopher B. Burke Engineering Vice President Kay Whitlock, PE, D. WRE, with the 2019 Service to the Academy Award.
The recognition came at a ceremony during the Environmental & Water Resources Institute Congress in Pittsburgh.
AAWRE cited "her indelible contributions to the AAWRE, championing post-license board certification, and advancing the practice in water resources engineering." The award was established in 2014 to recognize a diplomate or honorary diplomate who has demonstrated outstanding and exemplary service and contributions to the Academy.
A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Whitlock joined CBBEL in 2001. As vice president, she manages multidisciplinary water resource, stormwater and flood control projects. She has decades of experience in the areas of water resource management, stormwater management, flood control, water and natural resource engineering, federal, state and local funding and legislative testimony for project authorizations.