Marisa Martinez Palmer
Marisa Martinez Palmer is the Manager in the Treatment and Recycle Engineering Section for the San Antonio Water System (SAWS). She manages engineers that develop, plan, initiate, and manage the design of construction projects related to SAWS wastewater treatment, recycle, and heating and cooling facilities. Prior to returning to her home town of San Antonio, Marisa worked for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency as a Project Engineer in the Division of Environmental Financial Assistance and the Division of Hazardous Waste Management. She is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Texas and Ohio. Marisa is a graduate of the 2008 Alex Briseño Development Leadership Program. Currently, Marisa is a volunteer with the Catholic Charity Court Visitor Program and is on the Madonna Neighborhood Center, Inc. Board of Directors. Marisa credits her participation in the Pre-Freshman Engineering Program at UTSA for her decision to pursue an engineering career. Marisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and a Master of Science from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.