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SOUTH DAKOTA ENGINEERING SOCIETY AWARDS

 

SOUTH DAKOTA ENGINEERING SOCIETY

2015 STATE AWARDS

The South Dakota Engineering Society annual presentation of awards to honor the engineers and projects in South Dakota was held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Holiday Inn in Sioux Falls, SD at the SDES 56th Annual Conference.

 

YOUNG ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

TRAVIS CLARK, PE, SIOUX FALLS, SD

 

This award is established to recognize young SDES members who have made outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and their communities during the early years of their careers.

Travis Clark, PE, was honored as the South Dakota Engineering Society’s 2015 Young Engineer of the Year. 

 

  Pictured are (l to r) Travis Clark, PE, and Brad Ludens, PE, SDES Awards Chair.

 

 

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
JASON KJENSTAD, PE, SIOUX FALLS, SD
       

 

This award is established to recognize SDES members who have made outstanding contributions to the engineering profession, the public welfare, and/or humankind.

Jason Kjenstad, PE,
was honored as the South Dakota Engineering Society’s 2015 Engineer of the Year. 

 

  

(Brad Ludens, PE, SDES Awards Chairperson presented the
 Engineer of the Year Award to Jason Kjenstad, PE)

 

OUTSTANDING ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


SOUTH DAKOTA ELLSWORTH DEVELOPMENT 

AUTHORITY REGIONAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY  

 

 

 (Brad Ludens, PE, SDES Awards Chairperson presented the
        Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award to  Patti Craddock, PE, Principal, Regional Practice Center Leader,
Short Eliott Hendickson, Inc., St. Paul, MN)

 

This award is established to acknowledge the accomplishments of the engineering profession. Each year SDES recognizes engineering achievements that have captured the innovative and dynamic spirit of a profession dedicated to public service.

 

 

The South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority (SDEDA) was created to provide social and economic support and enhance the value of EAFB. The new waste water plant is designed to sustain growth over the next 20 years.

Owner: South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority, Rapid City, SD 
Engineer: Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD with Wentz Associates, Edina, MN, Barr Engineering Company, Minneapolis, MN, and Project Solutions Inc., Rapid City, SD.
 

 2016 SOUTH DAKOTA ENGINEERING SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE
 April 6-8, 2016


Thanks to the Dakota Concrete Pipe Association

Sioux Falls Convention and Visitor's Bureau

 

A very special thanks to the speakers for their time and expertise:

 

Barry Berg, SD Association of Conservation Districts

Brian Armstrong, F.NSPE

Chris Brozik, Civil Design Inc.

Dave Howrey, Howrey Construction

Doug Hoy, Sayre Associates, Inc.

Galynn Huber, City of Sioux Falls

Gene Kotz, Xcel Energy

Greg Anderson, City of Sioux Falls

Jeff Dunn, City of Sioux Falls 

Jeff Pearson, Butler Machinery Company

Jessica Brisbois, HDR, Inc.

Jon Markt, HDR, Inc.

Justin Kaufman, Daktronics

Luke Rodig, Burns & McDonnell

Nathan Kupfer, Frontier Precision

Rocky Keehn, Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc.

Seth Hansen, Daktronics

Shane Swedlund, Raven

Terry Keller, HDR, Inc.

Tevis Holzer, Daktronics

Tim Klein, Rosenbauer South Dakota

Tony Wiseman, Journey Group

Wes Philips, City of Sioux Falls  

 

 

 

 

MISSION

 

SDES is the state society of engineers from all disciplines that promotes the ethical and competent practice of engineering, advocates licensure, enhances the image of its members, and advocates legislation and public policy for the betterment of human welfare and the profession.

 

 

 

 

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South Dakota Engineering Society is an affiliate of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).

 

 
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