Core Team

Joel RiccaJOEL F. RICCA, President/Secretary

Joel has been with Bowman & Williams since 1981. He achieved his Registration as a Civil Engineer in 1995, becoming a principal in the firm in 1998. His general project experience with Public and Educational Facilities projects includes Cabrillo College, City of Capitola, and Santa Cruz City Schools. His private sector experience ranges from Seascape Uplands to Habitat for Humanity.

  • Principal Engineer Registered Civil Engineer, California No. 53588
  • Member American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Bowman & Williams since 1981

Jeff Naess, Civil Engineer and Vice President of Bowman and WilliamsJEFFREY R. NAESS, Vice President/Treasurer

Jeff has been with Bowman & Williams since 1985. He achieved his registration as a Civil Engineer in 1987, becoming a principal in the firm in 1989. His general project experience with Public and Educational Facilities includes project for the University of California Santa Cruz, Pajaro Valley Unified School District, Scotts Valley Unified School District, County of Santa Cruz DPW, City of Santa Cruz, City of Scotts Valley, City of Watsonville, City of Seaside, Santa Cruz Port District, County of Santa Cruz Parks, Open Space & Cultural Services, City of Santa Cruz Parks Department, County of Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department.

His private sector experience includes designs for multi unit townhouse & condominium developments, single family home subdivisions and single & mixed use commercial developments. Memberships: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) American Concrete Institute (ACI) Past President, Monterey Bay Chapter CELSOC Experience: Soquel Creek Water District City of Watsonville Bowman and Williams since 1985 Specialty: Residential, commercial, municipal, recreational and institutional projects. Assessment district engineering, infrastructure rehabilitation projects, hydrology, hydraulic analysis, flood control and drainage system design.

  • Principal Engineer, California State University, Chico, Bachelor of Science 1981 in Civil Engineering
  • Registered Civil Engineer, California No. 42666 & Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) No. 00531

BRYAN F. HAPPEE, Director of Land Surveying

Bryan Happee, Licensed Land Surveyor for Bowman and Willaims

Bryan has been with Bowman & Williams since 1993. He has over 22 years of experience as a land surveyor both in field operations and office management. His surveying experience includes public and private projects.

• Education/Registrations: San Jose State University B.S. 1995
• Civil Engineering Licensed Land Surveyor, CA. No. 8229