Public Works Director Biography

Art Vela

Director of Public Works

Email  - Phone: 951-922-3134

Education and Experience

Bachelors of Science: Civil Engineering (2005)
California Polytechnical University, Pomona
Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honarary)

Masters of Science: Earth and Environmental Science (2015)
California State University San Bernardino

City of Banning 

Assistance Civil Engineer: 10/2005 – 6/2010
Senior Civil Engineer: 6/2010 – 2/2015
Director of Public Works/City Engineer: 2/2015 – 1/2022
Director of Public Works: 1/2022 - Present

Professional Affiliations/Licenses/Certificates/Memberships

Professional Engineering License #75696 (2010)
Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Society
Qualified Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Developer (QSD/P) #00585
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Public Works Association
American Water Works Association
Public Works Project Management
ITS Fundamental of Inspection Practice