National Civil Engineering Society installs president

December 2012, Vol. 67 No. 12

Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., LS., F.ASCE, chief executive officer at the publicly owned Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) in the Portland, OR, metro area, was recently installed as president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

For more than 12 years, DiLoreto has been responsible for the overall management of the second largest water utility company in Oregon, serving more than 200,000 customers in west Portland. Prior to taking over TVWD, DiLoreto was the director of the Department of Environmental Services in Gresham, OR, where he was responsible for the city’s water system, sanity sewer and wastewater treatment plant, transportation system, storm and surface water management, parks and recreation, solid waste and recycling and building and property management.

DiLoreto is an active member of ASCE on both the local and national levels. He is currently chair of the Committee on Geographic Units, which fosters communication between the Society and Sections, Branches and Institutes. Prior to his national ASCE service, DiLoreto served as the director, secretary, vice president and president of the Oregon Section of ASCE. He has played a large role in local government, adamantly voicing his concerns to maintain adequate funding levels for civil infrastructure, and ensures that these funds are available by working with city officials.

DiLoreto received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Oregon State University, and a master’s degree in public administration from Portland State University. DiLoreto is a registered professional engineer in Oregon.