Keith Pugh, P.E., PWLF
Director of Region III
Keith Pugh received his BSCE from North Carolina State University in December 1987 and immediately began his public service career as a municipal engineer with the City of Greensboro, N.C. He held numerous jobs with increasing responsibility during his tenure with Greensboro including Transportation Planning Engineer, Construction Contracts and Assessments Manager, and Facilities Engineering Manager. He received his Professional Engineers license in 1995. In January 2004 Pugh left the City after 16 years to become the City of High Point’s Director of Engineering Services. He retired from the City of High Point in July 2019, and now serves as Senior Technical Client Advisor with WithersRavenel, Asheville, N.C., serving their municipal clients.
Pugh’s leadership in APWA began in 2001 when he was selected to serve on the national Engineering and Technology Committee. At the chapter level, he was elected to the North Carolina Chapter’s Administrative Management Division (AMD) board in 2003. He has served in various chapter capacities including AMD President, Chapter Director, Chapter Awards Committee Chair, Chapter President, and Chapter Delegate. Pugh has served on APWA’s Project of the Year Selection Committee and Government Affairs Committee (including two years as committee chair). He co-chaired the 2013 North American Snow Conference host committee.