Leadership

Executive Board

President

Alyssa Sooklal, PE

McCormick Taylor, Inc.asooklal@ascemd.org(667) 219-3891

Alyssa is a Water Resources Engineer with the Water Resources Engineering group of McCormick Taylor. She is responsible for stormwater management, drainage design, erosion & sediment control design, stormwater management inspections, construction oversight, and other duties of engineering design and construction. Alyssa earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering with a secondary major in Spanish and a minor in Earth & Planetary Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University. Alyssa has been an active professional member since 2017, and has served as the ASCE Maryland Younger Member Group's Secretary from 2021 to 2023. She also serves as the Chair of the Professional Objectives Committee of the Maryland Section, and is a Corresponding Member of ASCE National's Committee on Younger Members. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys exploring new places and reading cute fiction novels.

Vice President

Meriton (Tony) Gollopeni, EIT

EXPtgollopeni@ascemd.org(315) 679-9677

Tony is a structural bridge engineer with EXP. He works on design, inspection and load rating projects in the mid-Atlantic area. Tony earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Prishtina, Kosovo, and his Master's Degree at Syracuse University . Tony has been an active professional member of ASCE since 2021. Tony's hobbies include soccer and rock climbing. 

Secretary

Leslie Tillman, PE, LEED AP BD+C

Daft-McCune-Walker, Inc.Ltillman@ascemd.org(443) 243-8058

Leslie is a Civil Engineer at Daft-McCune-Walker (DMW). She works in land development design including stormwater management, sediment and erosion control, layout, grading, roads and utilities. Leslie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland College Park (UMD). Leslie has been an active professional member since 2018, and has previously served as YMG's Membership Chair and Vice President. Outside of ASCE you can find Leslie at concerts or traveling.

Membership Chair

Moses Chendi, EIT, CMIT, PMP, GGEP

Balfour Beatty Constructionmchendi@ascemd.org

Moses Chendi is a Senior Project Engineer at Balfour Beatty Construction. Moses Currently works on the construction of a Communication Center project at the Andrews Air Force Base where he reviews contract documents, performs submittal reviews, manages virtual design Coordination, performs construction oversight and inspections, manages Project schedule, monitor erosion and sediment control installations and more. Moses obtained a Bachelor’s Science in Civil Engineering from Morgan State University and remains active as Practitioner Advisor for Morgan State university ASCE Student Chapter. 

Social Chair

David MacGregor, PE

Schnabel Engineeringdmacgregor@ascemd.org(443) 750-5111

David is a geotechnical engineer with Schnabel Engineering. His responsibilities with Schnabel include organizing subsurface exploration programs, developing design recommendations regarding structure foundations and slope stability, and providing consultation during construction for earthwork and foundations.  David earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he is currently working toward a Master’s of Engineering. David has been an active professional member of ASCE since Spring of 2022. In his free time, you can find David hiking local trails with his dog in the summer or at the ski slopes in the winter.

Past President

Sheharyar Qureshi, EIT

Metricsqureshi@ascemd.org

Sheharyar is a Roadway/Drainage Engineer at Metric. He is experienced in erosion sediment control, stormwater management, site layout, and utility design. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland College Park. He has been a member of ASCE since 2015. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, hiking, and travelling.