Active term 11/2021 – 11/2022 – Currently active
Area of Expertise
Civil Engineering – Specialty in Streets & Freeways Planning/Design
Civil Works Engineers
Civil Works Engineers founding principal Marie Marston, P.E., has more than 40 years of experience in civil engineering design and project development for a wide range of public and private projects. She has had her own company, for over 20 years, where she has brought her previous experience at Caltrans and private engineering consulting firms to provide personalized customer service to transportation, municipal, institutional, commercial and government clients throughout Southern California.
She is a hands-on project manager and engineer leading project teams ranging from planning studies to PS&E development for roadways, site improvements, and drainage improvement projects.
She is a fellow of ASCE and ITE, a 12-year board member and past president of WTS-OC, a past president of the ASCE Transportation Technical Group, and an active member of APWA most recently a Vice President and also serving on the Insight Newsletter committee. As an active member of her community, Marie served the City of Newport Beach Parks, Beaches, and Recreation Commission for 11 years and is currently a Harbor Commissioner for the City.
She was previously the President (2008-14) and Treasurer (2005-07) of the Newport Beach Arts Foundation. She formerly served as an at-large committee member for the City of Newport Beach General Plan Advisory Committee (2002-06). She is currently the Treasurer (2014-21) for Speak Up Newport, Newport Beach’s community forum.
Marie graduated with her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University, followed by a M.B.A. from UC Irvine. Marie is an avid swimmer and snow skier and enjoys painting and drawing. She is a registered professional civil engineer and QSD/QSP in California.