Dedra Ecklund, P.E., joins planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN) as a project manager focusing on water and wastewater system design. She will be involved in the implementation of municipal, utilities, and public work projects, such as treatment plants, pipelines, pumping stations, storage facilities, and system evaluations and studies.
Ecklund specializes in the management of municipal utility districts and civil engineering projects. She has more than 13 years of experience. Prior to joining LAN, she was project manager at 5engineering, where she managed and designed wastewater projects in the Houston area, and before that, she managed projects for the San Jacinto River Authority, including a $1.6 million sanitary force main replacement and lift station rehabilitation project.
Ecklund graduated from Texas A&M University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural engineering and minor in mathematics and has held her Civil Engineering Texas Professional Engineering License since 2009. In addition, she has taught sanitary rehabilitation for Jones & Carter Inc.’s training program.
“I am very excited Dedra has joined our team. Her experience with water and wastewater projects and ability to work with various engineering disciplines to successfully achieve project goals will further enhance our team’s abilities to serve our customers need in Montgomery County and beyond,” said Melissa Mack, P.E., LAN’s senior associate and team leader.