Congratulations are in store for Rodney Chamberlain, P.E., April Williams, P.E., Colby Cleveland, P.E. and Mark Brock as each take on news roles in District Three. In August, Rodney moved from District Structures to become the newest District Design Engineer.
Chamberlain is a registered professional engineer in the State of Florida. Rodney earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a master’s degree in Science from the University of Central Florida. After working in the private arena, Rodney began his career in central office structures design January 2009. Since then, he has served in various positions until his appointment as the District Structures Maintenance Engineer in 2013. Rodney and his wife, Shannon, live near Chipley with their three boys Colvin, Barrett and Levi.
After a brief stint as the Intermodal Systems Development Environmental Administrator, April Williams moved across U.S. 90 as the new District Structures Engineer. An Auburn graduate,
April is a registered professional engineer in the State of Florida, she has been with the department since December 2005. After completing the Professional Engineer Training Program, her assignment was structures design until 2012, when she then joined the District Environmental Management Office (DEMO) as the Project Development and Environment Engineer. April accepted the opportunity to serve as Interim District Design Engineer in early 2015 and was later promoted to District Environmental Administrator in DEMO. She is the proud mom of two little boys, Davis and Collin, and spends most of her time making them happy.
The new Environmental Administrator is Colby Cleveland. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University College of Engineering. Colby has been with the department for over 15 years.
He joined the Professional Engineer Trainee program in 2001 and has served as the Interim Planning Manager and Permit Engineer in the Environmental Management office since 2014.
Mark Brock has shifted east from human resources to accept the position of Transportation Planning Manager. Mark has been with the department for nearly nine years. He has an Associates in Business Management from Chipola College and a Bachelors in Business Management from Florida State University. Mark began his FDOT career a Classification Analyst in Human Resources.
After a brief stint as a Senior Right of Way agent, he returned to Human Resources as the regional manager.
The Environmental Management Office has a new Project Development Engineer, Iris Waters. She received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University College of Civil Engineering and began the department’s Professional Engineer Trainee program in 2013. Iris was previously employed as the District Specifications Engineer and was chosen to temporarily serve as the State Specifications Engineer.
Iris will bring her knowledge, expertise and professionalism to her new position and will continue to be an asset to the department.
Kudos and good luck to Rodney, April, Colby, Mark and Iris in their new endeavors.