Cherod Hicks is an Environmental Engineer for the Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Office of Engineering and Construction. He is a project manager in the Environmental Engineering Project Delivery Section. He has experience speaking to the importance of environmental engineering practices, how treating stormwater runoff creates potable water, the importance of environmental engineering and the impact engineering departments have on the communities they serve. Cherod works closely with all members of City Council to educate and inform them of environmental projects his department has planned in their districts. He supports community outreach and educating residents when talking about clean water, stormwater, wastewater, flood mitigation, and other environmental impact issues.
Cherod received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with honors from Morgan State University this past December. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and was president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Section. He is pursuing a Ph. D. in geotechnical engineering.