Lawrence Johnson, PE, DBIA, PMP, Second Vice President/Secretary



Larry Johnson, PE, DBIA, PMP, serves as the Second Vice President/Secretary on the WDBC Board of Directors. In this capacity, he chairs the board’s Governance Committee, is responsible for the oversight of, compliance with, and updating the Council’s bylaws and ensuring that the roles and responsibilities of the officers are fulfilled. In the event of the absence of either the operations manager or executive director, he is also responsible for establishing the agenda and minutes of those meetings of the board of directors and/or Executive Committee; and exercising the duties of the president in the absence of the first vice president.

Larry has more than 36 years of design, project management, program management, construction management and design-build experience in the field of water resources, water storage and conveyance, and water and wastewater treatment projects. He has worked for both engineering and at-risk construction companies on some of the world’s largest and most complex water and wastewater programs. He has demonstrated throughout his career that he can manage large and complex engineering and construction projects, including the $350 million Los Vaqueros Dam and Water Supply Program in Contra Costa County, California; the $150 million Windy Gap Dam and Water Supply Project on the Colorado River in Granby, Colorado; the $6.25 billion Clean Waterways Programme in Sydney, Australia; and the $3.5 billion Asset Management Programme in Warrington, England.

Mr. Johnson has extensive design and construction management experience on wastewater and water treatment plants throughout California and the nation. For the past 16 years, he has been focused on collaborative delivery and has completed more than 15 design-build projects, including projects for 12 separate owners completing their first design-build project.

Larry holds a BS in civil and environmental engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY, and is a registered professional engineer in California and is a certified DBIA professional and a project management professional with the Project Management Institute.