Adjunct faculty, Environmental Engineering
Rick Thoesen is Director of Utilities for the City of Fairfax, Virginia and brings professional experience in both the private and public sectors to the classroom. Rick managed two branch offices in consulting engineering specializing in water and wastewater design. Rick was Director of Engineering for the Prince William County Service Authority and Deputy General Manager for Loudoun Water prior to his employment with the City of Fairfax. Rick’s community service includes 16 years in elected office for the Town of Herndon and six years as an appointed official for Fairfax County. His experience in local government, engineering design, construction administration, and utility management, allows him to engage students with diversified expertise and professional judgment.