Principal Engineer


Ms. LaBuda has extensive experience with the design of residential, commercial, industrial and public works projects throughout the Santa Barbara, Ventura County and Santa Clarita Valley communities. Her technical expertise and proficiency in AutoCAD Civil3D and WaterCAD allows her to prepare grading plans, improvement plans for water, sewer, and storm drain systems, conduct hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, and prepare technical reports.

Erin’s effective communication skills have enabled her to undertake managerial roles on many recent projects. She successfully combines her knowledge and interpersonal skills to produce cost-effective designs and facilitate on-time delivery of projects through planning, design, and construction phases.

Project Experience

  • Aurora Vista Del Mar Hospital, Ventura, CA
  • UCSB Lagoon, West Weir Replacement, Isla Vista, CA
  • East Area I Potable Water Master Plan, Improvement Plans & Offsite Sewer, Santa Paula, CA
  • City of Oxnard Interim SMP Connections and Hueneme Road Recycled Water Pipeline Design
  • Tract 5671, Phase 1 Water & Sewer Studies, Camarillo, CA
  • Valencia Water Company VTM 18108 Preliminary Engineering Services
  • Valencia Water Company Tract 61105 Phase I Domestic Water Transmission Lines
  • City of Santa Paula Water Master Plan Amendment
  • Pleasant Valley County Water District Engineering Report
  • City of Oxnard Housing Authority Terraza De Las Cortes, Santa Paual, CA


B.S. in Civil Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2010


  • ASCE Santa Barbara/Ventura Branch |Vice President (2017-Present) | Secretary (2016-2017)
  • ASCE Santa Barbara/Ventura Younger Member Forum (YMF) | President (2015-2016), Vice President (2014-2015), Secretary (2012-2013)
  • APWA | Member
  • American Water Works Association | Member
  • Association of Water Agencies of Ventura County | Member