Former Public Works Director for Roswell, GA, Elected Fellow

January 6, 2017


Stuart A. Moring, P.E., F.ASCE, former director of the Environmental/Public Works Department for the City of Roswell, GA, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.

In 2014, he retired from his position as director of the department. During his tenure, Moring created the Erosion Control Task Force, established the Stormwater Management Division, and initiated a public-private partnership to build a new waste transfer station. Under his guidance, the City has developed a number of innovative stormwater management programs, including the Lakes and Ponds Partnership and the Water Resources Protection ordinance. Roswell was the first city in Georgia to adopt the Model Stormwater Ordinances created by the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District. The City has twice been the recipient of the Public Education Award Program of the Year by the Georgia Water and Pollution Control Association.

Moring was recognized as the Engineer of the Year in Government by the Georgia Engineering Alliance in 2003, and as a Top Ten Public Works Leader of the Year by the American Public Works Association in 2007.

Moring served as the president of ASCE’s Georgia Section, and previously served as technical director and chair of the joint ASCE-ITE GRTA Advisory Task Force. He is past president of the American Public Works Association, Georgia Chapter, and twice received its Meritorious Service Award. He is an Adopt-A-Road volunteer with Keep Roswell Beautiful and was part of the LEAP 2000 streambank stabilization project through Leadership North Fulton.

He began his engineering career as a Navy Civil Engineer Corps officer in the Seabees, serving in Vietnam and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. After graduate school, he had subsequent engineering assignments with the Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission and the Northern Kentucky Water District No. 1, served as assistant city engineer in Albany, GA, and was regional manager for BCM Engineers Inc., prior to service with the City of Roswell.

A native of Evanston, IL, Moring is a B.S.CE. graduate of the University of Illinois, and received master’s degrees in civil engineering (water resources) and city planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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