Principals

Marvin E. Allen, M.S., P.E.

Marvin E. Allen, M.S., P.E.

President, Chairman - Board of Directors, Director of Engineering, Technical Director - Water Resources Management

Mr. Allen, President of HAL, has practiced engineering for more than 36 years and is a registered Professional Engineer in Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. His areas of focus include surface and groundwater resources, hydraulics and hydrology, water quality, water supply, stormwater and flood control, hazardous waste, and environmental issues. Mr. Allen serves as the Firm’s […]

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William S. Bigelow, M.S., P.E.

William S. Bigelow, M.S., P.E.

Senior Project Manager, Technical Director - Drinking Water

Mr. Bigelow has more than 30 years experience in municipal water system planning, design, construction, and operation. His overall water system experience includes source analysis, regional and local water system master planning, and pipeline, pump station, and reservoir planning and design. He is a recognized expert in well design and rehabilitation including the design and […]

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David E. Hansen, Ph.D., P.E.

David E. Hansen, Ph.D., P.E.

Vice President, Secretary / Treasurer, Technical Director - Groundwater Hydrology & Hydraulics, Technical Director - Water Rights

Dr. Hansen, a Principal of Hansen, Allen & Luce, Inc., has more than 34 years’ experience in the design and management of water-related engineering studies and design projects. His experience has focused on civil engineering and water resources, including surface and groundwater studies and investigations, permitting, evaluation, and design of water projects including pipelines, well […]

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Gordon L. Jones, M.S., P.E.

Gordon L. Jones, M.S., P.E.

Principal

Mr. Jones is a principal, project manager, and project engineer at Hansen, Allen & Luce and has many years of engineering experience. He has broad experience with solid and hazardous waste permitting, compliance, and construction quality assurance (CQA). He also specializes in GIS applications for water resources management as well as hydrologic, hydraulic, and groundwater […]

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Steven C. Jones, M.S., P.E.

Steven C. Jones, M.S., P.E.

Technical Director - Hydraulic Modeling

Mr. Jones has more than 15 years of experience working on master planning and design of gravity and pressurized drinking and secondary water systems, storm drain systems, sanitary sewer systems, and the analysis of drainage run-off, water source, and water rights. He is a recognized expert in extended-period hydraulic modeling and water system optimization. He […]

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Benjamin D. Miner, M.P.A., P.E.

Benjamin D. Miner, M.P.A., P.E.

Principal

Mr. Miner has been serving the engineering needs of municipal, industrial, and agricultural clients since 1997. He specializes in culinary water, sewer and irrigation systems evaluation and design and in regulatory issues. Mr. Miner also has considerable experience in groundwater and surface water hydrology, water wells, water and wastewater system modeling and master planning, hydraulics, […]

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J. Lance Nielsen, M.S., P.E.

J. Lance Nielsen, M.S., P.E.

Principal

Mr. Nielsen has served as project engineer and manager for water resources engineering projects since 1999 and has specialized in water resource investigation and analysis. His expertise in groundwater characterization, well siting evaluation, well design and development, and regulatory compliance related to well drilling and operation has helped several water systems with the development of new […]

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Richard M. Noble, B.S., P.E.

Richard M. Noble, B.S., P.E.

Vice President, Marketing Director, Technical Director - Irrigation, Technical Director - Environmental Permitting

Mr. Noble has more than 35 years of professional experience in the water resources industry. He has helped plan, design, and complete numerous water development projects for public- and private-sector clients. These many projects have benefited municipal and agricultural water users. Among his many award-winning projects is Piute Dam Rehabilitation, which received national attention when […]

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Gregory J. Poole, M.S., P.E.

Gregory J. Poole, M.S., P.E.

Chief Engineer, Technical Director - Surface Water Hydrology and Hydraulics, Technical Director - Storm Water and Flood Control

For more than 38 years, Mr. Poole has served as Project Manager, Project Engineer. or Technical Advisor on a broad spectrum of water resources projects. He has specialized in complex analyses and studies in surface and groundwater hydrology, hydraulics and water quality. He has participated in many of HAL’s significant master planning, design, and construction projects […]

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Tavis B. Timothy, M.S., P.E.

Tavis B. Timothy, M.S., P.E.

Principal

Mr. Timothy has more than 20 years of progressive engineering experience with a strong background in all aspects of municipal utility engineering including municipal water and sewer system design, water master planning, and water system hydraulic analysis utilizing EPANET and WaterCAD. Mr. Timothy also has extensive experience managing the construction of projects and preparing bid documents […]

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Former Principals

William A. Luce, M.S., P.E. (Retired)

William A. Luce, M.S., P.E. (Retired)

Chairman - Board of Directors (Retired)

Mr. Luce served as a Principal of Hansen, Allen & Luce, Inc., from 1987 to 2011 where he provided expertise in the management and engineering of water-oriented projects. Mr. Luce has specialized in drinking water, wastewater, and water quality management and has served a wide variety of public clients ranging in size from small communities to […]

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Vaughn E. Hansen, Ph.D., P.E. (Retired)

Vaughn E. Hansen, Ph.D., P.E. (Retired)

Founder, Principal (Retired)

Dr. Vaughn E. Hansen was a prominent university educator and consulting engineer. He obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Utah State University in 1943 and 1947, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in fluid mechanics from the State University of Iowa in 1949. After completing his doctoral studies, Dr. Hansen returned to Utah […]

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