Commerce Club Luncheon Series
The Commerce Club is an educational networking event for maritime and transportation professionals. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, meet at Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport to network with other leaders in the Port Community. As industry leaders, elected officials, and the heads of governmental agencies, the Commerce Club's speakers know that you live and work in the Port Region every day, and speak to issues that directly affect your bottom line.
June 13th Commerce Club
Date: Thursday June 13, 2019
Time: 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas 77017
COL Dave Weston, USA (Ret.), Area Manager, HDR Engineering Inc.,
About COL Dave Weston
COL Dave Weston, USA (Ret.) is the Area Manager for TX Gulf Coast and LA for HDR Engineering Inc., which is working on architecture, engineering, and consulting aspects of some of these flood mitigation projects. Before joining HDR Engineering Inc, Weston was the Commander-Galveston District for the US Army Corps of Engineering.
Weston attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point receiving a Bachelor of Science and Civil Engineering. He also attended the University of Texas at Austin receiving a Master of Engineering and the US Army War College for a Master of Strategic Studies.
Last year, Harris County voters passed a $2.5 billion-dollar bond program to fund a couple hundred flood control projects to protect residents from Hurricane Harvey type flooding supplemented by $4.5 billion in federal funds earmarked for flood mitigation after Harvey. HDR Engineering has been selected to provide professional engineering, project management and control, and quality control services to support the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) in delivering these important products for the citizens of Harris County. Colonel Weston will explain the breath of the HCFCD projects and the overarching strategy being deployed.