Cristy Llewellyn Lawrence, P.E., LEED AP, F.ASCE, a land development project manager for Wolverton and Associates Inc., in Savannah, GA, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Lawrence is an expert in low-impact development in the coastal region. She has over 17 years of engineering consulting and design experience, and prior to working for Wolverton spent five years as the liaison for development services for the City of Savannah. She is an expert in all aspects of civil engineering project management for local governments, including planning, design, permitting, cost engineering, bidding, and construction for engineering projects of considerable scope and complexity.
She has been an outstanding leader in the ASCE Georgia Section and Savannah Branch, serving in several roles; these include being a member of the ASCE National Membership Committee, Branch director on the Georgia Board, and president, vice president, and secretary-treasurer of the Savannah Branch. She currently serves on the Board of the Savannah Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Lawrence is renowned for her career-long devotion to K-12 STEM programs and her notable engagement of local civic organizations. She serves as president of the Board of Directors of the Savannah Engineering Academy, a nonprofit STEM summer camp for local high school students. Lawrence has been awarded extensive recognition, one occasion being inclusion in Engineering Georgia magazine’s inaugural 100 Influential Women to Know (in Georgia).
Other of her awards are the Georgia Engineers Week Young Engineer of 2006, the ASCE Georgia Section Young Civil Engineer of 2005, and the 2016 Outstanding Engineer Volunteer from ASCE’s Savannah Branch.