Charles Wilson graduated from West Virginia University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture and again in 1981 with a Master’s in Business Administration. Since graduation, he has over 35 years of experience in the erosion and sediment control, stormwater, and environmental industries. He currently serves as the Certification Administrator at ECI.
Prior to joining ECI in August of 2012, Mr. Wilson worked at three (3) civil engineering / landscape architecture firms developing full site designs including plans for environmental assessment, site layout, grading, roadways, utilities, planting/landscape, erosion and sediment control, stormwater, wetland, environmental conservation, and maintenance of traffic plans. He also was responsible for preparing specifications, performing construction, post construction, and IDDE inspections, hydrology / floodplain studies and plans, and preparing as-builts as required by the jurisdiction.
He has actively been involved with ECI or it’s organizational predecessors since 1997, acting as the CPESC State Representative from Maryland from April 1997 through March 2008, the Region 2 (PA, NJ, WV, MD, DC, DE, VA) Representative on the CPESC Council, CPESC / IECA Liaison from April 2002 through March 2008, the Administrative Vice Chair of the CPESC Council and continuing as the CPESC / IECA Liaison from April 2008 through March 2010. Mr. Wilson became an approved presenter / trainer for each certification he holds shortly after earning each certification.
Mr. Wilson currently holds and maintains Landscape Architecture licenses in Maryland (937) and North Carolina (1854). He earned CPESC (1250) in 1996, CPSWQ (11) in 2002, CESSWI (3215) in 2012, CPMSM (303) in 2014, and QSM (2) in 2019 and maintains all five (5) certifications.
Charles has been an active member in the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for 29 years, the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and the Mid Atlantic Chapter of IECA (MAC-IECA) for 26 years serving in many different roles within IECA and MAC-IECA.