Scott Lord, P.E., M.ASCE
City of Tallahassee

Scott Lord, P.E. is a Program Engineer for the City of Tallahassee, where he works for the Public Infrastructure Engineering division, specializing in roadway and sidewalk design. Prior to joining the City of Tallahassee, Mr. Lord worked on various projects throughout North and South Carolina, Georgia, and North Florida.


Scott earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Florida State University in 2010, and obtained his Professional Engineer license in 2014. He has been married to Andrea Lord for 15 years, and together they have three children - Lawton, Nolan, and Addison. When he can find the time, Scott enjoys hitting the pitch with the Tallahassee Conquistadors Rugby Football Club.

Vice President
Christin Gorman, E.I., A.M.ASCE
Environmental and Geotechnical Specialists

Christin Gorman is an Environmental Staff Engineer with Environmental and Geotechnical Specialists, Inc. (EGS).  Her work experience includes wetland evaluation, environmental resource permitting, PD&E work and regulatory agency coordination and permitting.  She graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in December 2014.  Christin also holds a degree in Elementary Education from Flagler College and taught for Leon County Schools from 2007 – 2014.


Christin was an active member of the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering ASCE student chapter.  She has continued her service to ASCE over the last three years through organizing a variety of fundraising events including the Dream BIG Movie Night and INSPIRE Outreach Days. She has also written several grants which have been awarded to our Branch.  Christin was named the 2016 Young Engineer of the Year and was recently recognized for her Volunteerism at the 2018 ASCE Eastern Region Leadership Conference. 


On her off time, Christin enjoys being in nature, whether it’s a quiet walk through the woods, a kayak ride down the Wakulla River, or a shell hunt on Mexico Beach.  She has been married to James Gorman, a Leon County School instructor, since 2012. 





Matthew Porter, E.I.
Michael Baker International
Past President
Travis Shannon, P.E., M.ASCE
Hanson, Inc.

Travis Shannon, P.E. is an Associate Project Manager with Hanson Professional Services Inc. He has 13 years of experience in transportation and drainage projects for Federal, state, and local municipalities.  He gained his Professional Engineer license in January 2012 and is primarily responsible for the roadway and drainage design of FDOT Transportation projects in District 3.  
Travis graduated from Florida State University (Panama City Campus) in 2007 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.  He has been married to Joy Shannon since 2009, and together they have two children, Eli and Rebecca.

Lauren Beckwith, E.I.
H.W. Lochner

Lauren is an E.I. for HW Lochner and has been gaining experience in roadway and drainage design for FDOT. She graduated from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering with a B.S in Civil Engineering (2013) and her Master’s in Civil Engineering (2016). Lauren was active with the FAMU-FSU ASCE student chapter while in college, serving as Graduate Advisor in her final year there. Lauren continued her membership with ASCE by helping students transition to the professional world by organizing socials and attending the student conference as a judge. She has also helped with the Dream Big Movie Night fundraiser and the INSPIRE outreach days.


Lauren was awarded the 2018 Young Engineer of the Year for the Tallahassee Branch.  On the weekends you can find Lauren cheering on her Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium.




Matthew Porter, E.I. is a Roadway Engineer for Michael Baker International, where he specializes in roadway and trail design. Matt earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pensacola Christian College in 2009, and transitioned into Civil Engineering in 2013.


He has been married to his wife Laura for 7 years, and together they have three children – Ryan, Rhys, and Liam. Matt enjoys most outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and camping.



ASCE Florida Section District 4 Vice President
Dave Crombie, P.E., M.ASCE

David L. Crombie is a Project Engineer with HNTB Corporation in Tallahassee, Florida where he works on a variety of transportation design and planning projects including Project Development and Environment (PD&E) studies, Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) for transportation design, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) assignment tasks for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).  Through this role, Crombie works with transportation engineering teams to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions and designs that help support Florida’s growing travel demand while avoiding and minimizing impacts to the surrounding natural, physical, and social environment.


Crombie’s professional affiliations include the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Florida Engineering Society (FES), Florida Engineering Foundation (FEF), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and the American Public Works Association (APWA).  Crombie currently serves as the Student Activities Chair on the ASCE Florida Section Board of Directors,  is a member of the FEF Board of Trustees, and is the FAMU-FSU ASCE Student Chapter Practitioner Advisor.  Crombie’s accolades include the ASCE Tallahassee Branch Young Engineer of the Year Award and graduate of the Florida Engineering Leadership Institute (FELI).


During down time, Crombie enjoys golf, camping, canoeing, and hiking with his wife Megan and their two boys, Ethan (5 yrs.) and Hayes (3 yrs.).




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