Shannon Kinsella

PE, PMP, LEED AP

Director, Airport and Waterfront

From mountains to the sea, and everything in between, Shannon appreciates the natural beauty of the Northwest. She has a passion for projects that both allow access to our natural resources and preserve our environment.

Calm and quiet, but effective and knowledgeable, Shannon enjoys the unique challenges of air and sea transportation and access projects. She gets joy from seeing successful projects completed and in use. Of her 27 years of experience, Shannon has been a group director for 12 years. She is experienced in all aspects of port projects, from initial feasibility analysis and master planning, to permitting, full design, cost estimating, and construction inspection.  Serving as project manager and lead engineer for projects with construction values from $50,000 to $50 million, she understands the multidisciplinary requirements for airport and waterfront facilities. She has led permitting processes for the Corps of Engineers, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Natural Resources, and Department of Ecology. Shannon’s experience includes site work, utilities, shore protection, breakwaters, marinas, commercial and industrial marine and port facilities, waterfront parks and public access facilities, boatyard and marine terminals, and coastal outfall design.


Board of Directors – Chair of the Board

Education

  • Master of Science, Coastal Engineering, University of Hawaii
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science, Oceanography, University of Washington

Registrations

  • Professional Engineer / AK / OR/ ID / WA / CA / HI

Certifications

  • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design
  • Project Management Professional