Elizabeth Carter is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado with 30 years of experience in municipal engineering specializing in water. She has lived in California and New Jersey and states in between, settling in Colorado in 1990. She graduated from Texas A&M University, College Station with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. She worked in consulting engineering for 21 years prior to moving to the public sector with the City of Aurora in 2007. In November of 2014, Elizabeth was promoted to Principal Engineer with Aurora Water.
Elizabeth served on the board of directors of the Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association from September 2005 through September 2013 and has held several board positions including Chair and Treasurer. Currently, she serves as Water Treatment Committee Chair providing high quality training opportunities for water operators in Colorado. She also serves as the Student Chapter Coordinator for seven universities in Wyoming, New Mexico, and Colorado. Outside of work and volunteering, she is passionate about the Colorado outdoors, especially hiking and improving her golf game. She lives in Highlands Ranch with her two teenage children, Aubrey and Derek.