Bill joined the team at Midwest Assistance Program, Inc. in 2022 as a Project Manager/Technical Assistance Provider. Bill has over thirty-two years of experience in projects involving the design and construction of general municipal improvements, wastewater treatment facilities, water transmission pipelines, water storage reservoirs, street reconstruction, storm drainage, landscaping, and municipal building projects. He began his engineering career as a field engineer, then became a hydrologist with the State of Kansas, followed by four years as the Assistant City Engineer for a larger community in Southwest Kansas. He became Assistant City Engineer for a larger community in Northeast Wyoming for two years, followed by fourteen years as Public Works Director/City Engineer in the same community.
In 2003, Bill began general civil consulting, initially on his own, followed by nine years with regional and national engineering firms. He was responsible for developing designs, plans, and specifications for a broad range of civil engineering projects. Bill also maintained active involvement in the construction administration of these projects. He has experience with grant/loan applications and administration with all agencies. Many of Bill’s clients were small communities’ water and wastewater systems and districts with water systems. His background includes general municipal engineering and public works management, including legal, budgeting, capital programming, and operations. He has extensive experience with budgeting, HR and Safety, public relations, collaborative project development and general office management. Bill’s non-engineering experience includes electronics (US Navy), construction, municipal and regional planning, coal mining, and oil field.
Bill is client focused and desires to use his expertise and the expertise available from his co-workers to improve the quality of life in small rural communities. Bill is a Wyoming native, having lived most of his life in the state, and is married with seven grandchildren. His passion is riding his motorcycle as often as possible.