Edgewater Resources President Appointed to ACOPNE BoardPublished on April 13, 2020
The Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers, (ACOPNE), a national board-certifying agency, has appointed Edgewater Resources president, Greg Weykamp, as Public Trustee to the board. The ACOPNE is an entity of the American Society of Civil Engineers that grants board certification for qualified engineers who have specialized knowledge and experience in the fields of coastal, port, ocean and navigation engineering and meet the board’s requirements. As Public Trustee, Weykamp will be a voting member on the ACOPNE Board and will represent the general interests of the public. Weykamp’s extensive experience and expertise in public planning and design of waterfront projects led to his appointment to this role.
Weykamp is an award-winning landscape architect with more than twenty-seven years of experience in the planning and design of the public realm, with an emphasis on sustainable built landscapes and urban waterfront environments. His project experience spans waterfront parks, marinas, master planned communities, urban revitalization, streetscapes, parks and recreation facilities, medical and university campuses, and military installations and includes internationally significant projects Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, the Olympic Village for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Gateway and 31st Street Harbors in Chicago, and the redevelopment of Denver’s Stapleton Airport. As a waterfront expert, he is regularly called on to advise and work with local, state and federal government agencies on shoreline, coastal and marina issues.
Weykamp is founder, president and principal of waterfront planning, design and engineering firm, Edgewater Resources, an award-winning waterfront design and engineering firm. Headquartered in St. Joseph, Michigan, with additional office locations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Madison, Wisconsin, the full-service firm offers marine and coastal engineering, ecological sciences, planning, architecture, landscape architecture, survey, development services and funding procurement to clients across the world. The firm was established in 2010 and has worked on hundreds of marine and waterfront projects in the United States and internationally.