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2015 NSPE-CO Awards Nominations OPEN NOW

NSPE-CO is recognizing Excellence in the Colorado Engineering Community through the 2nd Annual NSPE-CO Awards.  

Nominations for 2015 NSPE-CO Awards are now open for individual awards for Young Engineer of the Year, Project Manager of the Year, Manager of the Year, Woman Engineer of the Year and Educator of the Year as well as inaugural Project awards for Public Sector Project of the Year and Private Sector Project of the Year.  All entries must be received by 4pm Friday June 5th to be considered. Awards will be presented Thursday, July 30th at Lone Tree Golf Course.

Get More details and access the nomination forms at the 2015 NSPE-CO Awards Page.


Our thanks to our Gold Sponsor


Our thanks to our Silver Sponsor:


Our thanks to our Print Sponsor:

And our thanks to our Bronze Sponsors:

Merrick & Company

Ramey Environmental Compliance

Behrent Engineering

Click here for details on how your company can sponsor the 2015 NSPE-CO Awards.


2014 NSPE-CO Awards Honorees


Congratulations to the individuals honored at the 2014 NSPE-CO Awards on July 31st, 2014:

     From left to right:

      2014 Educator of the Year:   Silva Chang

      2014 Project Manager of the Year:   Jane Aschermann, P.E.

      2014 Young Engineer of the Year:  Chelsey Lange, P.E.

      2014 Woman Engineer of the Year:  Jennifer Aieta, P.E. 

      2014 Manager of the Year:  Ralph W. Christie, Jr. , P.E.  

      NSPE Fellow David Conner, P.E., F-NSPE

      Young Engineer of the Year Finalist: Justin Meeks

NSPE-CO Annual Meeting, Saturday June 6th

Meet the Youngest P.E. Ever to Lead NSPE


Plan to attend the NSPE-CO Annual Meeting , Saturday June 6th at the historic Penrose House in Colorado Springs. Participate in all or part of the activities.   To register on-line to attend CLICK HERE.  Space is limited so to ensure your participation register now! 


NSPE-CO will hold a Board of Director's Meeting and the annual meeting for both NSPE-CO and the NSPE-CO Education Foundation from 9-11am. Join us for a special ticketed lunch from Noon-2pm with a very special guest speaker, Kodi Jean Verhalen, P.E., Esq., F.NSPE, Vice President nationally of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).  She will serve as NSPE President in 2016-2017, the youngest Professional Engineer and only the third woman to advance in this position since the Society's founding in 1934.   Click here for more details about Kodi.    



All events will be held at The Penrose house, 1661 Mesa Avenue in Colorado Springs.  Once home to Spencer and Julia Penrose, The Penrose House serves as an education and conference center to gather, discuss issues, and discover innovative solutions to challenges.   


From 9-11am, NSPE-CO will hold the annual meeting, including discussion of association business and induction of 2015-16 officers, plus the NSPE-CO Education Foundation 2015 annual meeting.  

The Board Meeting/Annual Meeting is free and open to membership, though the favor of a reservation is requested for logistical purposes.


From Noon-2pm, enjoy lunch with other NSPE-CO members and guests, and a presentation from Kodi Jean Verhalen, P.E., Esq., F.NSPE, Vice President of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).  Tickets for the lunch are just $15 ($10 for students).
From 2-3pm, a Private Tour will be offered of the Penrose House.   The tour is free, but space is limited and an RSVP is required.

To register on-line to attend CLICK HERE.  Space is limited so to ensure your participation register now!  


If you'd like to share this information with someone else who would be interested in attending click here for a printable flier.  



NSPE-CO Education Foundation Golf Tournament

(22nd Year of the NSPE-CO Golf Tournament and second year in partnership with ASCE Southern Colorado Branch)

Monday, June 15th, 2015 • 7:30am check-in • 8:00am Shotgun start
Colorado Springs Country Club • 3333 Templeton Gap Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80907 • 719-634-8851

Registration deadline is June 8, 2015. Register Online at OR Send REGISTRATION FORM with check
made payable to ASCE-Southern Colorado Branch to: Liz Staten c/o HDR Inc., 2060 Briargate Parkway, Ste 120,
Colorado Springs, CO 80920. For more info, contact Melanie Jollett at (719) 668-6538,
the NSPE-CO State Office at (303) 480-1160 or Golf Chair Balu Bhayani at (719) 598-1820.

The NSPE-CO Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3)
Organization, supporting engineering and scientific
educational activities of the National Society of
Professional Engineers—Colorado, including Bridge
Building for high school students, MATHCOUNTS
for junior high school students, and other
educational programs and scholarships.
Monday, June 15th, 2015 • 7:30am check-in • 8:00am Shotgun start
Colorado Springs Country Club • 3333 Templeton Gap Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80907 • 719-634-8851


Beers With Engineers

The Colorado Springs Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders is hosting Beers With Engineers on Thursday, May 21st at Ivy Wild School In Colorado Springs.  Learn about global development and network with local engineers.  Get complete details here.


Interested in speaking on an engineering-related topic?

NSPE-CO welcomes the opportunity to learn more about engineering-related projects going on within the state. If you have a suggestion or contact for a potential guest speaker, please submit your ideas to NSPE-CO is open to any new ideas and appreciates your suggestions.


Express Yourself!

NSPE-CO offers eNews updates to members and welcomes article submissions from members. If you feel strongly about a current issue and would like to voice it, please submit your article to

Job Postings

Job Title: Engineer In Training II

This Engineer Intern position works in the Colorado Springs office of Facility Management Services (FMS) for the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC). The Engineer Intern will assist FMS staff in day to day operations and a variety of projects.   Click here for more information.  Please note, the listing specifies a closing date which has passed but applications are still being accepted. 


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