Thomas Houston

As Vice President of Townes Site Engineering, Tom is responsible for the company’s environmental division. Tom is primarily tasked with project management and working with more complex permitting requirements as a liaison to government agencies to keep projects on time and in budget.

Scope of Work Experience

Wetland Delineations, Permitting, Alternative Analysis, Mitigation, Stream Assessments, Storm Water Management, Erosion & Sediment Control, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Compliance, Environmental Phase I & II Site Assessments, Geotechnical and Materials Testing

Nature of Projects

Industrial, Commercial and Residential

Years of Experience

32 Years

Education and Certifications

  • BS, Geology, Radford University
  • East Tennessee State University, Survey Technology
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds C. C., Civil Engineering – Survey Technology
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Wetlands Delineation
  • Urban Land Institute, Wetlands & Real Estate
  • Qualified Wetland Expert – Chesterfield County
  • Qualified Chesapeake Bay Act Expert – Chesterfield County
  • ASTM – Phase I Environmental Site Assessments for Commercial Real Estate
  • North Carolina State University – Stream Restoration
  • Registered Wetland Delineator
    • Virginia #4

Field of Specialization

Environmental Division Director, Environmental and Geotechnical Services

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia Association of Wetland Professionals
  • Society of Wetland Scientists
  • National Association of Environmental Professionals