Deputy Executive Director, Engineering
Mark W. Wurschmidt, P.E., BCEE was named Deputy Executive Director of Engineering in July 2005. Prior to his appointment, he served as Director of Engineering since joining the organization in 1997. The engineering staff consists of engineers, technicians and inspectors. All collection system and treatment plant projects are completed under the supervision and coordination of the Engineering Department. Mr. Wurschmidt also served as Interim Executive Director twice at SD1, from January 2011 through December 2011 and from March 2016 through December 2016.
From 1980 until his appointment, Mr. Wurschmidt was employed by Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., Consulting Engineers, Columbus, Ohio. In 1989, he assumed responsibility for Malcolm Pirnie's Cincinnati branch office. From 1977 to 1980, he was employed by Franklin Consultants, Inc., Consulting Engineers, Columbus, Ohio.
Mr. Wurschmidt received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1979. He is a registered professional engineer in Kentucky and Ohio and is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. He is also a member of the Water Environment Federation, the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA).