BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Donald Brinkman leads the ports practice and southwest Louisiana region for CSRS Inc., an architecture and engineering firm headquartered in Baton Rouge. Prior to joining CSRS, he was director of engineering for the Port of Lake Charles, the 13th largest port in the nation in tonnage. As director of engineering for 12 years, he was responsible for a capital construction budget that ranged from $25 million to $50 million annually. Donald has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s in engineering management from McNeese State University. He is a licensed professional engineer in Louisiana and has a special port designation known as the PPM – Professional Port Manager from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). He and his wife, Amanda, have 4 children and live in Lake Charles.