Shahnawaz Ahmad, P.E., PWLF

Director, Region VIII (currently serving his second term)

Shahnawaz Ahmad has a long history of service to the American Public Works Association, to the public works industry, and to other engineering organizations. He is currently in his second term as Director of Region VIII. He is a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, a former member of the Finance Committee, and serves as the Board Liaison to the Certification Council. He was previously the Board Liaison to the Committee for Diversity and Inclusion.

Ahmad served as President of the Southern California Chapter as well as the Chapter Delegate. He was elected as Chair of the House of Delegates in 2012. He was also appointed to the House of Delegates Transition Task Force, which led to the establishment of the Council of Chapters. He served on the first Steering Committee of the Council of Chapters. Ahmad is President of SA Associates, a consulting engineering firm specializing in water and wastewater engineering, with offices in Arcadia and Anaheim.