ASCE Dallas Mayoral Debate - Recap

On March 26, ASCE Dallas hosted an Infrastructure and Sustainability themed debate for the City of Dallas Mayoral Candidates. The debate was moderated by ASCE Dallas rising stars Julie Jones, PE, CFM, Project Manager for Nathan D. Maier Consulting Engineers, and Sean P. Merrell, P.E., PTOE, RAS is a Senior Project Manager with BGE, Inc. The event was created and organized by Dallas May, PE, Project Manager for LCA Environmental, Inc.

In attendance were Mike Ablon, Albert Black, Jr., Scott Griggs, Regina Montoya, Lynn McBee, Miguel Solis, and Jason Villalba. The candidates were each given an opportunity to comment and share their views on a wide range of infrastructure topics, including flood control, tollways, bond program sustainability, and other topics. The event was open to the public and held in the auditorium of Townview High School, located in east Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas. ASCE Dallas extends a special thank you to the Townview High School theater students, who graciously loaned their facilities to the Dallas ASCE despite preparing for a major competition later in the week, were eager to help with set-up and audio-visual tech. Additional photos can be found online here: