Carol W. Bowers, a Certified Association Executive and Professional Geologist, is the interim Executive Director for the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES). AAES is a unifying voice for member societies representing over 1,000,000 engineers in the United States. Ms. Bowers provides association management experience by partnering with the AAES Board of Directors on strategic management of the organization.
Concurrently, Ms. Bowers serves as the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Vice President for Sustainable Infrastructure Systems Development. In that capacity, she has been responsible for managing the creation a rating system for civil infrastructures and the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure, an organization recently founded by ASCE, the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).
Previously she was the Director of the Geo-Institute (G-I) of ASCE, a specialty organization within ASCE comprising 11,000 geo-professionals including geotechnical engineers, geologists, and earth scientists. She has been with ASCE, headquartered in Reston, VA, since January 1997.
Ms. Bowers previously worked in environmental consulting in the Washington, DC area for 10 years. Preceding her environmental career, she worked in petroleum exploration for 5 years in New Orleans, LA.
About AAES, American Association of Engineering Societies
Engineers Have Untapped Power
Engineers Need to Communicate