The San Joaquin Engineers Council is pleased to announce Mr. Warren D. (Doug) Noteware P.E., as the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Service Award.
The award recognizes individuals who have dedicated their professional knowledge and skills to the advancement of their community; have participated in nothing but honorable enterprises; have lived and worked according to the highest standards of professional conduct; have placed service before profit; have placed honor and professional standing before personal advantage; and have placed the public welfare above all other considerations.
Mr. Warren Noteware is semi-retired and offers his expertise as a Consulting Civil Engineer with Noteware and Associates. He graduated from Stanford University in 1949 with a BS degree in Civil Engineering. He completed various post graduate courses at MIT, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and San Joaquin Delta College.
He served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. Between 1954 to 1959, he worked on Delta reclamation district projects and land surveys with his father. Between 1959 to 1970, he established a private practice in Rio Vista and also served as part time Rio Vista City Engineer. Between 1970 to 1981, he established a private practice in Manteca working on subdivisions, surveys, buildings and land planning. He was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to serve as a Member and Vice Chair on the State Water Resources Control Board from 1981 to 1986. Governor George Deukmejian appointed him as a member of the California Energy Commission from 1986 to 1990. He has been in private practice and semi- retirement with Noteware and Associates since 1991.
Mr. Noteware has been involved in the past as a charter member of the Rio Vista Rotary Club, member of the Manteca Kiwanis’s club, American Society of Agricultural Engineers and the Association of Energy Engineers. He is a Life member of the American Legion, Stanford Alumni Association and US Navy League. He currently loves to volunteer his time with Discover the Delta Foundation, and San Joaquin Historical Society and Museum. He has received honors and awards from the State Board of Professional Engineers, the California Association of Local Building Officials (CALBO), and the California Energy Commission, to name a few, as well as letters of appreciation from both Governors Brown and Deukmejian.
The 2015 SJEC Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Mr. Noteware at the Annual Engineers Week Banquet to be held on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the De Rosa University Center on the University of the Pacific Campus. The annual banquet is held during Engineers Week, a nationwide event that recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of the engineering profession.
Please visit www.sjec-ca.org or contact Luis Torres, 209-954-8311, for event information and reservations.