Staff
Eric J. Weden, P.E. ERIC J. WEDEN, P.E.
PRINCIPAL

Eric Weden, principal of Weden Engineering, LLC, is a professional engineer with over 18 years of experience in civil engineering, land-use planning and project management. After earning his B.S. degree in civil engineering from Washington State University, he worked in the heavy-civil construction and engineering industry in California and Oregon managing large state and federal projects such as seismic retrofits for bridges and interstate highway improvements.

 

Subsequently he was hired by a design-build company where he managed business parks, residential subdivisions, and other land development projects. An innovative leader in the early days of the wind energy industry, Mr. Weden provided engineering services for the first commercial wind farms in the state of Oregon and in the province of Manitoba. In 2003 he brought his engineering expertise to the service of his hometown community and established Weden Engineering, LLC. Mr. Weden is professionally licensed in Washington, Oregon, and in Manitoba, Canada.

 

He enjoys spending time with his family and finds deep satisfaction as a volunteer member of various community boards and commissions. His professional affiliations include the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Wind Energy Association, American Public Works Association, and the American Water Works Association.  He serves on the Ferndale Economic Development Commission and was recently appointed Chairman of the Board for Ferndale's large retail E.A.G.L.E. Ordinance. 

Sara S. Weden, M.B.A. SARA S. WEDEN, M.B.A.
CONTROLLER

Sara Weden is the controller and office manager for Weden Engineering. She holds a B.A. from Washington State University and a M.B.A. from University of Phoenix. In her positions as senior contract administrator for various public and private projects, her duties have included contract review, insurances, pay estimates, final project submittals and hiring and training new employees.

 

Along with raising their two daughters, Sara is very involved in community projects and routinely volunteers her time for various charitable projects. Currently she serves as Chair of the Ferndale Economic Development Commission and is busy coaching her daughters' athletic teams. She also enjoys fishing and upland game hunting.

   
Toni Van Male, P.E. TONI VAN MALE, P.E.
SENIOR ENGINEER

Toni Van Male is a senior project engineer with over 17 years experience designing and managing a variety of civil projects. She earned a B.S. in civil engineering and the equivalent of a minor in Japanese from Gonzaga University. As a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame she focused on groundwater and surface water hydrology.

 

She has designed and managed a wide range of civil projects that include rainwater harvesting; drinking water modeling, conveyance and operation; treatment / water reuse systems; Low Impact Development (LID) and sustainable site planning; stormwater management and drainage basin analysis; and environmental permitting. She is intent on elegant, efficient engineering solutions that meet developmental standards while mitigating and minimizing environmental impacts.

 

Toni is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer and is professionally involved with the American Water Works Association, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and American Society of Civil Engineers. She chooses to spend her vacations volunteering in third world countries as well as supporting local charities and community. With her husband and two young children, she enjoys kayaking, mountaineering, swimming, camping and hiking. 

Kenneth L. Stanley KENNETH L. STANLEY
ENGINEERING DESIGNER

Kenneth Stanley is a senior engineering designer with a professional land surveyor's license and an E.I.T. certificate. In his 20 years of experience in the fields of civil engineering and surveying, he has designed all aspects of commercial, industrial, institutional and residential projects.

 

His work includes roadway layout, utility design, grading, and plan preparation from preliminary to final record drawings. His resume includes many projects for the university and various school districts: the Lincoln Street park and ride for WWU, Bill McDonald Parkway improvements, site design for Squalicum High School and Kulshan and Horizon Middle Schools. He currently sits on the civil engineering advisory board for Bellingham Technical College.

 

Having grown up on a farm in rural Virginia, Kenny continues to pursue the joys of country life raising horses and gardening on his “estate” here in Whatcom County. Occasionally he and his wife host a barbecue pig pickin' social where their guests are treated to food and hospitality – southern style.  

   
Ryan G. Smith RYAN G. SMITH
ENGINEERING DESIGNER

Ryan Smith is a civil designer and technical support specialist. He received an A.A.S. from Whatcom Community College and earned Microsoft Certification as an IT professional.

 

With more than 15 years experience in the civil engineering field, he has worked as a survey technician, designer, draftsman, IT consultant, and project manager in large scale subdivisions, commercial, residential and municipal projects. He is proficient in a wide variety of software applications including Autodesk Land Development Desktop, Civil 3D, WaterCAD, Pro/E, ArcView, WWHM3, and HEC-RAS, to name a few.

 

With their three children, Ryan and his wife enjoy spending time outdoors hiking, fishing, and hunting as well as being involved with church activities. Ryan is a fanatic when it comes to Boise State Football and is often seen wearing a blue and orange jersey around the office. 

   
   
Randy Schnackenberg RANDY SCHNACKENBERG
INSPECTOR

Randy Schnackenberg is a public works inspector with more than 21 years experience as a heavy-civil equipment operator and project supervisor. He is a certified erosion and sediment control lead (CESCL) and has intimate knowledge of local municipal development standards and Washington State DOT Standard Plans and Specifications.

 

Randy's hands-on experience and calm demeanor are invaluable as he quickly establishes a trusting relationship between contractor, engineer, agency, and owner. He has been responsible for inspecting and documenting the installation of public and private streets, utilities and all other right-of-way improvements.

 

Randy and his wife spend most of their free time raising their son and breeding show horses on their county farm. 

   
Kathe Domingue KATHE DOMINGUE
ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATOR

Kathe Domingue is the accounting administrator for the office but her responsibilities are much broader than the title implies. From timely paychecks to financial records, customer service, and management reports, she makes sure that every aspect of the office functions smoothly – a task which she accomplishes with her repertoire of tactical skills and sense of humor.

 

When not at the office, Kathe tends to her menagerie of goats, dogs, and cats at home and enjoys accompanying her husband on hunting trips (no loss of irony there!) A transplant from Louisiana, she creates delicious cajun dishes which are eagerly consumed at our office potlucks.

 

   
Russell K. Morris, P.E. RUSSEL K. MORRIS, P.E.
ASSOCIATE

Russell Morris has more than 30 years experience in all types of construction projects in the energy, commercial, industrial, and retail fields. His resume includes designing and constructing facilities for the nuclear, solar, petrochemical, HV electrical transmission, and wind industries. Since 1982, he has been involved in wind projects of more than 4000 megawatts and has been responsible for the project design, construction and installation of over 750 wind turbines.

 

Russ is a licensed professional civil engineer and holds a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of California at Davis. Memberships include the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Safety Assessment Program for the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, and the U S Steel forensic analysis team.

 

   
Dennis J. Boeger, P.E. DENNIS J. BOEGER, P.E.
ASSOCIATE

Dennis manages and designs a variety of residential, commercial, and light industrial projects. His extensive experience of more than 20 years covers water and wastewater systems, grading, drainage, traffic signal and channelization, and street and intersection design.

 

As project engineer for numerous governmental agencies in southern California, he managed large municipal projects such as the E05P03 master drainage facility and Lakeview Avenue Widening project in Yorba Linda and the Seaside Avenue water transmission line at the Port of Long Beach. His duties included contract administration for capital improvement projects, coordination of public works staff, and review of city projects designed by private consultants.

 

Dennis is a professional engineer licensed in Oregon and Washington and holds a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the Oregon Institute of Technology. He received an Emerging Small Business Certificate in Oregon and is the Engineering Board Member of the Oregon Onsite Wastewater Association.