In the Works - Community Newsletter In the Works June 2017 - Page 44

A Prescient Wish for New City Engineer Not long after John Thomas graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in civil engineering, he met San Francisco’s City Engineer and a fellow Bronco alum and thought to himself: “That’s a job I’d like someday.” Today, 30 years later, his wish came true. Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru appointed Thomas City Engineer and deputy director of infrastructure on June 16. In his role, Thomas – a Public Works veteran – manages Design & Engineering, Project Management & Construction and Street Use & Mapping. He also will continue to oversee the 2011 Road Repaving and Street