2018 A&WMA Fellow Membership

A nominee for the Fellow grade of membership shall have been in a field related to the mission and objectives of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) for a minimum of 15 years, and been a member (other than a student member) for at least 10 consecutive years. Election as a Fellow shall be in recognition of two categories: professional accomplishments and service to A&WMA.

Professional accomplishments, in the areas of the mission and objectives of A&WMA, shall be based on process, product, or regulatory development; project leadership; managerial achievement; the education of specialists; peer review technical publications; patents; and research or theoretical developments. Service and achievement in other professional societies may also be considered.

Service to A&WMA shall be based on contributions to the advancement of the mission and objectives of A&WMA at the local and/or international level.

Fellow member awardees will have made outstanding contributions in at least one of the two categories and demonstrated significant contributions in the other. Any Association member can make nominations for this award.

A&WMA presents the Fellow Grade of Membership to C. Flint Webb, PE in 2018.


C. Flint Webb, a licensed professional mechanical engineer in California, Virginia, Maryland, and Ohio, has more than 38 years of experience in engineering, including over 25 years of experience managing complex environmental projects with interdisciplinary teams of professionals.

His environmental air quality project experience includes: emission inventories for California’s Air Toxics Information and Assessment Act (AB2588), New Source Review, Facility Permitting, U.S. Clean Air Act (CAA) General Conformity, and other programs; air dispersion modeling for both regular and accidental pollutant emissions.  Besides his air quality work, Webb: designed, constructed and operated soil contamination remediation projects; directed risk management planning under the CAA Risk Management Plan, OSHA Process Hazard Analysis, and other programs; researched pollution prevention technologies covering everything from soil and water remediation, to low chromium surface coatings, and rocket propulsion; conducted spill prevention planning for major petroleum storage facilities across the country for both land and port facilities; and assisted with the design and construction of complex emission control projects for industrial boilers, coating operations, and hazardous waste incinerators.

Webb is a senior project manager in Leidos’ Integrated Missions Solutions Operations in Reston, Virginia. He has been a project manager at Leidos/SAIC for more than 20 years, managing pollution prevention and air pollution control projects for the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Maryland Department of Environment, and commercial clients. Prior to working for SAIC/Leidos, Webb was a project manager in San Diego, California, with Kleinfelder’s and Groundwater Technology International.

Before making the transition to environmental consulting, Webb performed heat transfer and propulsion analysis for aircraft engines and rockets for over 10 years at Pratt & Whitney, Martin Marietta, General Electric, and General Dynamics.

Webb has been a member of the Association since 1992. He was instrumental to the formation of the Climate Change Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC), and has served as the Pollution Prevention & Sustainability Division Chair (2007-2009), the Sustainability TCC Chair (2013-2015), and the Climate Change Division Chair (2014-2017). He also was a member of the organizing committees for six international climate change specialty conferences, including serving as the General Conference Chair for two of them.

Besides his work on the A&WMA Technical Council, Webb was elected to the South Atlantic States Section (SASS) Board of Directors in 2007 and has served on the Board every year since in various roles, including Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Baltimore-Washington Chapter in 2014, and elected Vice Chair in 2016. He currently serves as Chair of the Baltimore-Washington Chapter.

In his community, Webb has served as chair or co-chair of the Environmental Committee of the Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations since 2002 and represented the Federation on the Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee Technical Advisory Committee (MWAQC TAC) from 2005 to 2008. During his time on the MWAQC TAC Flint help with preparing both the ozone and fine PM State Implementation Plans for the Washington DC area . He also served the San Diego, California community as the chair of the San Diego Air Pollution Control District Compliance Improvement Team in 1996 and the Source Test Improvement Group in 1995 and 1996.

In 2012 and 2013, Webb served on the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) review panel for Project 02-46 Improving Ground Support Equipment Operational Data for Airport Emissions Modeling.

Webb has been the principal author of more than 20 published papers and magazine articles, and was a co-author of the first Mars Institute Prize winning student paper, “The Retrieval, Storage, and Recycling of Water for a Manned Base On Mars.” The paper was included in Case For Mars II Proceedings in 1984.