Title: Civil Engineer; Project Manager
Company: United States Army
Location: Post Falls, Idaho, United States
Forest Brooks, Civil Engineer and Project Manager with the United States Army, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership.
Mr. Brooks attended Seattle University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering in 1970 before beginning his career as a survey crew member, a civil engineer and an engineer trainee with the United States Army. For more than 30 years, he continued to work as a hydraulic engineer and a civil engineer with the United States Army in Seattle, WA, holding additional posts as a study manager assistant from 1972 to 1973 and a study manager from 1973 to 1984. From 1984 to 2000, Mr. Brooks served as a project manager with the United States Army in Seattle, and he concluded his career with the United States Army as a project manager and a civil engineer in Alaska from 2000 to 2012 .
In addition to his primary pursuits, Mr. Brooks has found success through his creative works, authoring and co-editing a monthly newsletter, the Unlimited News Journal, from 1981 to 1988. He also authored the Seattle Seafair Race Program from 1982 to 1989, and has designed a retirement home. He was certified as a water resources planner by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors in Fort Belvoir, VA, in 1980, and participated on the board of directors for both the Veterans Memorial Museum and the Alaska Veterans Museum. Mr. Brooks was inducted into the Seattle University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016, the National Engineering Honor Society Tau Beta Pi in 1968, the National Mathematics Honor Society Pi Mu Epsilon in 1967 and the National Jesuit Honor Society Alpha Sigma Nu in 1967.
Mr. Brooks has been recognized for his achievements with myriad awards and honors. He received the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal from the Army Engineer Association in 2012, two Superior Civilian Service Award in 2000 and 2012 and a Board Member of the Year Award from the Alaska Veterans Museum in 2008. He additionally accepted the Saint Ignatius Award for 35 Years of Service from the Seattle Prep Athletics in 2000, and was honored as the Civil Project Manager of the Year by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1989. Among his myriad career achievements, he is most proud of earning two Superior Civilian Service Awards, as well as the de Fleury Medal. As a further testament to his success, Mr. Brooks has been featured in the 10th edition of Who’s Who in the World as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who in the West.
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