Mr. Samuel G. Dawson is chief executive officer of Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc., one of the largest and most respected engineering firms in Texas, with offices in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. degree in civil engineering. In addition to managing the engineering firm, Dawson is a community leader who has contributed countless hours to various Texas organizations. He has served as president or chairman of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, The University of Texas Engineering Advisory Council, Trinity Baptist Church Deacon Council, The University of Texas at San Antonio Engineering Advisory Council, the Witte Museum Board, Texas Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, the Rotary Club of San Antonio, the San Antonio Mobility Coalition, Professional Engineers in Private Practice and The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. In 2013, Dawson was inducted into the University of Texas’ Cockrell School of Engineering Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni.
Director since 2017