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Maricris Orama, EdD, PE

Professional Engineer

Throughout her childhood, Maricris wanted to be a medical doctor. But after studying engineering, she realized she could help even more people by providing adequate, clean water.


A traveler at heart, Maricris calls the Pacific Northwest home, where she lives with her husband and two children.

Who inspires you? All the incredibly sharp, amazing women in my family!

What are you passionate about? Coming up with creative solutions to help our communities protect human health and the natural environment.

On your bookshelf: Everything written by Diana Gabaldon

Favorite food: Margherita pizza with bacon

Murraysmith Since


Office Location

Tacoma, WA


Professional Engineer – WA


EdD, Organizational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University

MS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

BS, Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University

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