Susan Dakak


Susan has more than 39 years of experience in civil engineering with a degree from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN.  She has served as a technical advisor for sewer rehabilitation projects for municipalities throughout the southeastern United States. She utilizes unique technologies to solve wastewater overflow and stormwater flooding problems and participates in national and regional professional conferences. Mrs. Dakak has also given talks about new methodologies, such as pipe bursting and cured-in-place lining.  In January 2003, Mrs. Dakak volunteered to assist her native country, Iraq, with its reconstruction efforts. She spent six months in Iraq investigating the country’s wastewater collection system/ helping standardize rehabilitation methods, as well as working on Women’s rights during the establishment of the new Iraq’s constitution.