Stephen R. Gates, P.E., 1st Vice President/Treasurer

Stephen Gates, P.E., is the Brown and Caldwell Member to the Water Design-Build Council, and serves as the 1st Vice President/Treasurer. As such, Mr. Gates assumes the duties of the president in his absence and is also responsible for the duties held by a treasurer. These include chairing the Council’s Budget and Finance Committee, seeing that the annual audit or review of the Council’s financial transactions is conducted annually by a certified public accountant, and recommending any changes needed in the Council’s Investment Policy..

As a Senior Vice President of Brown and Caldwell Constructors, headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, he is the Regional Manager and Initiative Leader for the firm’s alternative project delivery business, focusing on design-build, CMAR, and construction services related to the environmental, water, wastewater, and energy markets provided to municipal, federal, and private organizations throughout North America.

Steve has a BS in civil engineering and is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer with the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. He is a Professional Engineer in VA, NY, NJ, MA, VT, and ME, as well as being a Licensed Construction Contractor in MA.