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Houston Engineering, Inc. (HEI) has been serving tribal communities since 1999 with infrastructure solutions, including water resources, water supply, funding assistance, planning, and more. 
Our experts are eager to serve tribal communities across the region with fiscally responsible and quality infrastructure solutions that aim to improve people's quality of life. Contact Doc Brien to learn more.

About Doc Brien

Doc Brien is HEI's Director of Tribal Affairs. Doc is actively leading relationship-building initiatives with multiple reservations and tribal colleges in the four-state region.

Doc is a University of North Dakota alumnus with more than 35 years of experience working within university academic settings, tribal government environments, and stewardship and philanthropic efforts supporting the betterment of Native American peoples and communities. This extensive background enables Doc to clearly communicate the need for planned infrastructure development, identify opportunities for maximizing project funding, and provide cultural guidance throughout the planning, design, and construction process.  

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Doc Brien
David "Doc" Brien

Director of Tribal Affairs