ACOPNE Board of Trustees

The ACOPNE Board of Trustees govern the affairs, activities, and business of the Academy in accordance with the laws under which the Academy is organized. The Board of Trustees have fiduciary and strategic responsibilities to: focus on continuous strategic planning; determine desired outcomes; develop and approve appropriate policies, rules, and operating procedures; guide operations; monitor the Academy’s work toward meeting its objectives; monitor and manage the financial transactions of the Academy; adopt positions on issues on professional practice.

Lori S. Brownell, P.E., D.NE, M.ASCE
Port Houston
Houston, TX

President-Elect & Coastal Representative
Daoxian Dave Shen, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE., F.ASCE
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Livingston, NJ

Jack Cox, P.E., D.CE, D.NE, D.PE, M.ASCE
Edgewater Resources, LLC
Madison, WI

Puneet Agarwal, Ph.D., P.E., D.OE
Ocean Representative
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Spring, TX

Stephen W. Balint, P.E., D.OE, F.ASCE
At-Large Representative
Balint Consulting LLC
Houston, TX

Ahmed Sayed Mohamed, Ph.D., C.Eng, D.CE
International Representative
Giza, Egypt

Charlie M. Roberts, P.E., D.PE
Ports Representative
Childs Engineering Corporation
Bellingham, MA

Robert Thomas, III, P.E., D.CE, D.NE
Navigation Representative
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
League City, TX

COPRI President
Albert Lee Barco, IV, P.E., D.PE, F.ASCE
Virginia Beach, VA

Public Trustee
Gregory J. Weykamp, ASLA, LEED AP, BD+C
Edgewater Resources, LLC
Saint Joseph, MI

Franklin Kim, ENV SP
Reston, VA