Meet Our Board Members
Parker Murphy, PE, President
City of Scottsdale
Parker Murphy is a Traffic Engineer-in-Training with the City of Scottsdale. He attended Oregon State University and graduated in June 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He has been a member of ASCE since 2013, starting with the Oregon State student chapter in his freshman year. As a student member, he actively participated with the student and professional outreach committee to bring working professionals into classrooms to present on interesting topics, offer guidance for young engineers, and provide opportunities for continued involvement in ASCE. Outside of the engineering world and YMF, he participates in competitive adult basketball leagues as well as volunteer coach youth basketball for City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation.
Allison Sadow, PE, Vice President
Allison Sadow graduated from Arizona State University in 2017 where she received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. She is Roadway Design Engineer at T.Y. Lin International Group where she began as an intern and now has 5 years of experience on a variety of transportation projects with a focus in multi-modal systems. Allison began her involvement with ASCE in 2017 as a general member and decided to get involved in board activities two years later. She has served as the social media and government relations chair for 3 years for the younger member group and is co-chair of government relations at the state level for 2 years as well. As a member of YMF, Allison has actively participated in the annual fundraising committee since 2019 as well as multiple community outreach and social events. In her spare time, Allison loves to try new recipes and watch movies.
Allie Charles, EIT, Treasurer
Burgess & Niple
Allie Charles graduated from Arizona State University in 2019 where she received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. She works at Burgess & Niple, Inc. and has approximately three years of experience working on transportation projects with a focus on traffic design and analysis. Her involvement with ASCE began with the ASU Student Chapter where she served as social chair and lead the concrete canoe competition under various roles during her time there.
Matt Hann, PE, President Elect
Black & Veatch
Matt is a Water Resources Engineer at Black & Veatch with a total of six years of professional experience. He attended Arizona State University where he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering with a focus in Water Resources Engineering. At Black & Veatch, Matt has had the opportunity to work on a diverse set of stormwater and drainage related projects including supporting water treatment plant expansions, scour evaluation and mitigation, dam safety, and regional planning studies. His involvement within ASCE dates back to when he served as Conference Coordinator, Vice President, and President of the ASU-ASCE Student Chapter. He has been involved within YMF over the past several years as the University Outreach Chair where he has helped setup a Mentor Program between the ASU-ASCE Student Chapter and the YMF. Outside of the office, Matt enjoys getting out for runs on the trails surrounding the Phoenix-area in preparation for his next ultramarathon.
Parker Murphy, EIT, Vice President
Southwest Traffic Engineering
Soham Deshpande, Secretary
Soham Deshpande is a Structural Engineer working at Gannett Fleming with 4 years of professional experience. He received his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from MIT College of Engineering, Pune in 2016 and went on to receive his Masters from ASU in 2019.
Michelle Contreras, EIT, K-12/Community Outreach Chair
Michelle graduated from Arizona State University in May of 2018 with her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. She currently works at Ethos Engineering as a Structural EIT. She was heavily involved in ASCE through the ASU student chapter as Community Outreach chair and as a planning committee member for the Pacific Southwest Conference in 2018. She also worked as an EPICS high school mentor for Cesar Chaves High School helping students with their engineering projects. She is very enthusiastic about encouraging minority representation in STEM particularity women. Throughout her bachelors, she has volunteered her time to Project Cure, Ronald McDonald House, Habitat for Humanity, and K-12 outreach events. She is now involved with the ASCE YMF as the K-12/Community Outreach Committee Chair.
Miranda Sundblom, PE, University Outreach Chair
Miranda Sundblom is a Traffic Engineer at HDR and has approximately five years of experience working on transportation projects with a focus on traffic analysis and design. She graduated from Arizona State University in 2018 where she received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Her involvement with ASCE began with the ASU Student Chapter where she served as the Pacific Southwest Conference transportation competition Project Manager and Secretary during her time there. Since graduating, Miranda has been an active member of the Phoenix Branch YMF, including being the Historian and Government Liaison in 2021-2022, and the University Outreach Chair in 2022-2023 leading the mentorship program. Miranda is also the Young Professionals Chair for the HDR Phoenix office. In her free time, Miranda enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her husband and two cats.