Pence, Crawley Honored by WEAT

Lissa Gregg

Congratulations to Bob Pence and Jason Crawley, who have been honored by the Water Environment Association of Texas.

Bob, our President and CEO, has been named the 2014 WEAT Pillar of the Profession. This recognition is given to an individual for substantial contributions toward improvement of the water environment and a distinguished career in the treatment or water quality industry.

A practicing Environmental Engineer in Texas for more than 35 years, Bob has overseen innovative work in energy recovery, nutrient removal piloting and environmental remediation. His notable projects include the expansions of the Village Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Fort Worth and the Trinity River Authority (TRA) Central Regional Wastewater System.

Bob has been a member of WEAT since 1982. He has also served on the Texas A&M Civil Engineering Department Leadership Council, North Texas Commission Water Council and the Consulting Engineering Council of Texas.

Jason, who is in our Treatment and Reuse Group in the Dallas office, has been named the 2014 WEAT Emerging Leader. This recognition is given to a young member of WEAT who has provided outstanding service in support of the Association.

Jason’s experience includes project management and lead design roles on wastewater pump stations, secondary treatment, peak flow management systems and treatment evaluations, with many years of construction management. His notable projects include the TRA Central Regional Wastewater System On-Site Storage System and Pump Station Improvements.

Jason has served as chair of WEAT’s Student Design Competition and Young Professionals Committee, Young Professionals representative on the WEAT Board, and judge of the WEAT Operator Challenge Safety Event. He has also organized multiple student WEAT chapters across Texas and serves as adjunct professor of Texas Tech University’s Master of Environmental Engineering capstone course.