Marc Horstman, PE, PH, D.WRE, was recently named a Board-Certified Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). In support of AAWRE’s mission to ‘advance the practice’ – to broaden and deepen the body of knowledge for practicing engineers, AAWRE’s Board Certification program was developed to improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the profession of water resources engineering. The D.WRE Board Certification represents strong professional ethics, a commitment to life-long learning, and continuing professional development. Since the start of AAWRE’s Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) program in October 2004, nearly 750 water resources engineers worldwide have qualified for the Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer Board Certification. A D.WRE is the highest post-license board certification for water resources engineers.
Marc, who has been with WK Dickson since 2013, is a senior project manager for the watershed practice in the Raleigh office. He has a Master of Science degree and an undergraduate degree in biological engineering from North Carolina State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina; a certified Professional Hydrologist; and a Certified Floodplain Manager.
AAWRE‘s mission is to improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the profession of water resources engineering by certifying professional engineers with specialized knowledge in water resources, recognizing the ethical practice of water resources engineering at the expert level, encouraging continued professional development for engineers, and supporting positions on water resources issues important to the public health. The American Academy of Water Resources Engineers was founded by members of the ASCE’s Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) and is the first Academy of the Civil Engineering Certification, Inc. (CEC) and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).