Doug Layton, P.E., PWLF
Director of Region IV
Doug Layton has worked in many areas of public works. He has worked as a direct city employee, as an engineering consultant, and in the design office and field assignments for design/build contractors. As a city employee, he served as a Public Works Director and as a Program Manager for the planning, design and construction of a $600 million transportation bond program. As a consultant, Layton has provided public works services including utilities, transportation and electrical to over 50 local governments. He served at the Department Head level or higher for over 20 years. He served as an Office Manager, Marketing Manager or Regional Manager for several engineering firms including Jones Edmunds, HDR, HNTB and AECOM.
Layton has actively served in diverse leadership roles for the Florida Chapter for approximately 25 years, including Chapter President in 2001-02 after serving in succession as Vice President and then President-Elect. He has provided leadership as Chairman of the Chapter Research, Scholarship, League of Cities, Strategic Planning, Scholarship, Awards, and EXPO VIP Relations Committees. Layton has also chaired the chapter’s annual conference (EXPO) twice and served on the EXPO host committee four times. He served as Florida’s Delegate for six years, chaired the Council of Chapter’s Chapter Mentoring Committee, and was a member of the national Awards Committee.