Vic Bianes, P.E.
Director-at-Large, Fleet & Facilities Management
Vic Bianes’s career spans 33 years in public works administration, management, project management, planning, design, fiscal management, operations and maintenance, and construction. He has worked in the private sector with Associated Professional Engineering Corporation and with a number of public agencies. He has significant public works experience leading large capital improvements programs, running large-scale operation and maintenance efforts, and managing complex programs within the San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego. Bianes is a California registered engineer with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Redlands.
Within APWA, Bianes has been very active in the San Diego & Imperial Counties Chapter as well as at the national level. He has been the Chapter Committee Chair for the Internship, Scholarship, and Awards Committees. He has held chapter executive positions including Board Director, Secretary, Vice President, President, Past President and Alternate Delegate. He also represented the chapter on the California Advocacy Committee and has written position papers on the impacts of proposed legislation to public works operations. He is recipient of the 2017 Harry S. Swearingen Award for outstanding chapter service. At the national level, Bianes has been appointed to a number of APWA committees that include the Certified Stormwater Manager (CMS) Council, Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, and Certification Council. He has also served as a committee member and the Chair for the Utilities and Public Rights-of-Way (UPROW) Technical Committee. He has written numerous articles for the APWA Reporter, given presentations at PWX, and participated in a number of Click, Listen & Learn sessions.