Anthony R. Giancola, PE
Principal Board Member
Tony Giancola has a BSCE from Syracuse University and MS degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Public Works Engineering and Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. His twenty-year active duty career in the Civil Engineer Corps, U. S. Navy, achieving the rank of Commander, included tours in the Public Works (4), Contracts, Seabees, and as a Staff Civil Engineer (2). Since military retirement he has worked as the Public Works Director, City of Takoma Park, Maryland and Chief Engineer, Public Works Department, Frederick County, Maryland. He served as the Executive Director, National Association of County Engineers from October 1993 – June 2011 before retirement.
A life member of the APWA, he served as President of the VA/DC/MD Chapter in 1996. In addition, he is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, serving as President of the DC Chapter in 1993. He is a former chair of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Low Volume Roads Committee (2001-2007) and serves on the Roadway Safety Foundation Advisory Committee from 1997 – present and currently serves as its Secretary. He is a licensed professional engineer in the District of Columbia.
Active in community activities he was the President of Plan Takoma, Inc., a non profit 501(c) 3 community organization in the District of Columbia from 1984 – 1998; was an appointed member of the DC Convention Center Community Advisory Committee (1995 to 2015 serving as 2nd Vice President); and an appointed Alternate member of the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (2007 – 2011 District of Columbia and 2011 – 2016 Federal).