William O. Hixon, P.E., is the ARCADIS alternate member to the WDBC Board of Directors. He is a member of the Education and Technical Practices Committee. Mr. Hixon is the ARCADIS leader for Construction Services for the Southeast United States, with over 36 years of experience in the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment systems and improvements. Involved in Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) for projects for over 20 years, he also serves as a technical adviser for project teams involved in design-build project delivery. He is responsible for providing quality assurance and risk analysis for significant construction projects including providing constructability reviews, cost estimating, and schedule planning. He has conducted numerous workshops for engineers, teaching the basic principles involved in preparing bidding and contract documents.