At V&A, we’re proud to have built an extraordinary team combining comprehensive applied experience with a genuine commitment and passion in providing clients with grade-A services resulting in the best possible solutions.


Our culture attracts and retains some of the best people in the industry and fosters a passionate commitment to transparency, teamwork, and integrity. This offers our clients the kind of efficient, innovative service, and responsive solutions they’ve come to expect.


V&A Key Staff


 

José Villalobos, PE
Founder
Strategic Marketing Office

Education

  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 1974
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, California State University –
    Los Angeles, 1972

 

 

registration

  • Corrosion Engineer, CA (CR1006)
  • Civil Engineer, CA (C26659)
  • Civil Engineer, TX (015884)
  • Civil Engineer, NV (79525)
  • Civil Engineer, OR (91708PE)
  • Founded V&A: 1979

Total Years Experience: 44 years

Training and certifications

  • Confined Space Entry Certified
  • Basic CPR/First Aid

Publications

  • “Corrosion and Corrosion Control for Wastewater Treatment Plants, ASM International Volume 13B, 2007
  • "Causes and Control of Deterioration,” Ch. 18 of Standard Handbook of Plant Engineering, Sec. Ed., McGraw Hill, 1994
  • "Remote Monitoring Technology Comes of Age for Pipelines", Pipeline & Gas Journal, March 1998
  • Condition Assessment of 7 Force Mains for Clark County Water Reclamation District, Jose L. Villalobos, P.E., ASCE Pipelines 2013
  • "C-Factor Testing as a Condition Assessment Tool for Wastewater Force Mains”, Mike Johannessen, P.E., and Jose L. Villalobos, P.E., ASCE Pipelines 2014 
  • “Third Party Inspection”, CoatingsPro 201

Jose is a licensed civil and corrosion engineer with nearly 45 years of experience working primarily in the water and wastewater industry with a focus on Corrosion, Condition Assessment, Flow Monitoring, Odor Control and Asset Management. He has completed projects for municipal infrastructure, including water and wastewater conveyance, treatment and storage facilities.


Debra Kaye, PE
President
Principal-in-charge

Education

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Nevada,
    Reno, 1996

registration

  • Civil Engineer, CA (77221)

  • Civil Engineer, NV (014881)

JOINED V&A: 2015
TOTAL YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 34 YEARS

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator, NV

  • Grade IV Water Distribution Operator, NV

  • Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator, CA

  • Grade III Water Distribution Operator, CA

  • Confined Space Entry Certified

  • Basic CPR/First Aid

Debra brings valuable insight to project management based on a diverse background
of more than 24 years of her career employed by investor- and publicly-owned water utilities, along with eight years working as a consultant to utilities. She has 13 years of field experience in water treatment and distribution operations as a certified operator, has worked as a planning and design engineer, and an agency General Manager. 


CHRISTOPHER D. HUNNIFORD, PE
Sr. project manager
Texas regional manager
HOUSTON OFFICE

Education

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering,
    University of South Florida, 2005

registration

  • Professional Engineer, TX (107411)

 

JOINED V&A: 2010

TOTAL YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 13 YEARS

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) – Cathodic Protection Technician – CP2

  • Basic CPR/First Aid

Publications