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Water resources engineer

Michael Allan Ports, American water resources engineer. Registered professional engineer, professional hydrologist; certified professional soil erosion control specialist.

Background

Ports, Michael Allan was born on July 12, 1948 in Baltimore. Son of Charles Clayton and Ouida Jenette (Blake) Ports.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Maryland, 1970. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1974.

Career

Hydrologist, State Water Resources Administration, Annapolis, Maryland., 1970-1975;chief watershed permits, State Water Resources Administration, Annapolis, Maryland., 1975-1980;project manager, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, 1980-1981;senior hydraulic engineer, Michael Baker, Junior, Inc., Houston, 1981-1982;chief hydraulic engineer, Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall, New Orleans, 1982-1989;principal hydraulic engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Baltimore, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, professional hydrologist. Certified professional soil erosion control specialist.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman water resources division 1991-1992). Member American Institute Hydrology, American Water Resources Association, Engineering Society Baltimore, Irish Channel Corner Club, Maryland. History Society, Texas State Genealogical Society, Alabama Genealogical Society, Genealogical Society Pennsylvania.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: American history, family genealogy, opera, Dixieland jazz.

Connections

Married Lois Gail Seltzer. Children: Kelly, Kimberly, Carver.

father:
Charles Clayton Ports

mother:
Ouida Jenette (Blake) Ports

spouse:
Lois Gail Seltzer

children:
Kelly Ports

Kimberly Ports

Carver Ports