Meet the Director of Public Works
Cameron Alden became the City Engineer and Public Works Director
in August 2015. Mr. Alden came to Pittsburg from Aqua, a private water and
sewer utility, where he was the Regional Engineer overseeing the capital budget
and projects for its Indiana and Illinois operations. During his 10 years with
Aqua, Mr. Alden also held the positions of Utility Engineer, Distribution
Manager, and Division Manager.
Mr. Alden started his career in 1994 with the City of Danville,
Illinois as a resident engineer overseeing the construction of various public
works projects. His responsibilities also included the design of various
street, sewer and water projects. From 1999 to 2004, he served as the City
Engineer and Assistant Public Works Director for Danville.
Mr. Alden has been active in the American Society of Civil
Engineers (ASCE). He served as the President of the East Branch of the Illinois
ASCE Chapter. He is also a member of the American Water Works Association
(AWWA). Community service has been part of his background as he has served on
the boards for the American Red Cross, the YMCA, and Community Action.
Mr. Alden graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in
Civil Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer. He returned to
school and obtained his MBA from Olivet Nazarene University in 2015. He and his
wife Kellie have two grown sons and a grown daughter.