REC Consultants

Founded in 1993, the Principals and Directors of REC Consultants ensure that our clients are represented by the most knowledgeable, experienced and creative staff available. REC Consultants maintains a small business atmosphere with all five principals accessible to our clients at every step in their project.

Luis Parra, PhD, PE, CFM, D.WRE. | Director of Water Resources

Dr. Parra has prepared more than 100 Hydromodification Managment Plans (HMPs) throughout Southern California.  Dr. Parra  has successfully customized the Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) continuous simulation for hydromodification analyses on Region 9 (San Diego County and parts of Riverside and Orange Counties). This new model allows the reduction of storm water hydromodification facilities (without compromising compliance with permit requirements) to 25% - 40% of the size originally recommended by San Diego County's general HMP. In addition, Dr. Parra is a Certified Floodplain Manager, Diplomate in Water Resources and expert consultant in advanced hydrology and hydraulics.

Raab Rydeen, PE | Director of Engineering
Raab joined REC Consultants in January 2017 with the acquisition of Terramar Consulting Engineers. For more than a decade, Raab has dedicated his career to providing innovative design and planning solutions for an impressive list of local and national clients.  His goal is always to help clients arrive at creative design solutions that provide cost effective construction and efficient facility operation.  

Alan Ream, PLS | Director of Land Surveying

Alan Ream, P.L.S. has over 40 years of land surveying and land development experience throughout California.  As Director of Land Surveying, Mr. Ream is responsible for the management of project administration, coordination and client liaison of office and field survey aspects of projects.  His vast experience includes boundary resolutions, ALTA/ASCM Land Title Surveys, subdivision mapping, parcel maps, public and private easements, records of survey and construction staking.