Board of Directors

Richard Noll, P.E. 

President / CEO

Mr. Noll has served as President since 2001. Over his distinguished 40-year career, he has focused his technical prowess on water quality and water treatment processes. He is an assertive proponent of integrated water management and beneficially reusing treated effluent. Rick conceived and managed the first unrestricted wastewater reuse projects in three different states. He is a deft communicator and client advocate, frequently serving on diverse committees, boards, and panels to help the lay public and other professionals understand the implications, nuances, and opportunities of technical and regulatory issues.

Larry Evans, P.E. 

SVP, Director of Operations

Mr. Evans has more than 30 years of experience managing, designing, and reviewing transportation, drinking water, wastewater, development and plat review projects for state and local agencies. His superb project management and structural engineering skills make him a trusted advisor to multiple state departments of transportation, especially for bridge load ratings. 

Rudd Conover 

SVP, Southern Regional Manager

Mr. Conover’s 32 years of professional experience spans civil, mechanical, structural, and architectural design projects. He manages a diverse array of offices while also serving as the technical lead for our water and wastewater engineering group. His team has conceived, planned, and designed numerous award-winning water and wastewater treatment facilities including new plants, major expan­sions and upgrades. His strong reputation with funding agencies has produced over $200M in construction loans and grants for local government clients.

Alan Driscoll

VP, Director of Environmental Services

Mr. Driscoll’s 25 years of mineral exploration, mine development, regulatory compliance, and consulting experience make him an ideal choice to lead our planning, permitting, design, and reclamation services for exploration and mining companies. He has also managed water and environmental projects for utilities, special districts, agencies, and private entities. He has a long history of building and maintaining relationships with regulatory agencies, local communities, industry advocates, and other special interest groups in order to expedite projects.

Stephen Waldinger, P.E. 

VP, Director of Transportation

Mr. Waldinger has more than 28 years of experience in the transportation industry. His expertise includes developing and managing roadway and bridge projects for numerous state departments of transportation. He routinely assesses, plans, evaluates, and develops alternatives to enhance infrastructure. He is skilled in communicating the rationale for recommended solutions, seeking and incorporating guidance and requested design changes by clients and regulatory agencies, and in addressing citizen concerns for transportation projects.

John Moeller, Ph.D. 


Dr. Moeller’s 47 years of experience center upon integrated water management for communities, industry, agencies, and developers. Having worked in state government, the university setting, and private consulting, he offers broad perspective into planning, permitting, design, implementation, and public outreach for natural resource issues.