Dale Jacobson is a principal with DD Consulting of Omaha, Nebraska. He is a registered professional engineer with over 40 years of engineering experience in water, wastewater, water resources, ground water, solid waste and hazardous waste projects. He has served as Project Principal or Project Manager for numerous significant projects during his career. In addition to project work, he has served as an officer of consulting firms, managed business development activities of consulting firms, and served on the board of directors of several privately held corporations.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Dale has been active in numerous national and international professional and technical organizations throughout his career. Some of his current activities include serving on the Board of Governors of the World Water Council (WWC), the International Council of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the International Committee of the Water Environment Federation (WEF), and the Civil Engineering Industry Advisory Board of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
He served the Water Environment Federation (WEF) on numerous committees and as an officer for five years culminating in the office of President. He has served on many committees of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of ASCE. He is a Past President of EWRI and also served on the Board of Civil Engineering Certification, Inc., an organization that sponsors specialty certification programs for civil engineers. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE), the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE) and the Founder’s Council of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the proponent organization of the annual World Water Week and the Stockholm Water Prize.