September 2023 & October 2023
New Faces at the Flood Control District
In September and October we welcomed a whole slate of new professionals to our ever-growing team. Take a moment to learn more about their new duties and responsibilities.
Lindsey Trahan recently joined the Flood Control District, accepting the position of Utility Coordinator. Ms. Trahan will oversee the Flood Control District's private utility coordination, including utility conflict identification, relocation, and necessary pay-out items. Ms. Trahan will also assist and work closely with the Flood Control District's project managers and utility sub-consultants in tracking private utility projects.
Jahan Shafiee also recently joined the Flood Control District as an Assistant Engineering Project Manager with the Capital Project – South Department. Mr. Shafiee will be responsible for assisting in implementing projects while building technical engineering skills.
Dena Green re-joined the Flood Control District team, accepting the position of Tunnels Program Manager. Ms. Green will be responsible for assisting the Chief Partnership and Programs Officer in the execution and implementation of Tunnel Programs and Projects within Harris County.
Sephra Thomas joined the Flood Control District as the Grants Program Manager. Ms. Thomas will be responsible for assisting the Chief Partnerships and Programs Officer in the execution and implementation of the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief and Mitigation (CDBG-DR/MIT) Programs and Projects within Harris County.
Maxvil Wicker has accepted the position of Hydrologic Operations Technician. Mr. Wicker will perform highly specialized technical tasks necessary to operate and maintain the regional flood warning gage network.
Deyonte Payne has also joined the Flood Control District as an Equipment Operator. Mr. Payne will be responsible for operating a variety of small construction equipment, attachments, and hand tools used to construct, repair and maintain Harris County’s channels and basins.
Cruz Rocha has joined the Flood Control District as a Laborer. Mr. Rocha will be responsible for operating gasoline-powered equipment and various hand tools used in the daily operation of maintaining clear channels, drainage elements and rights-of-way in accordance with the Flood Control District’s mission to maintain its infrastructure.