Young Professionals


Rocky Mountain Water Young Professionals – The Future of Water

Empowering a new generation of water and wastewater professionals while upholding the values of AWWA and WEF.

Vision, Mission, and Values Statement
Promote Development: Providing meaningful opportunities for career growth and personal ambition.
Build Community: Fostering networks that nurture lasting relationships.
Provide Value: Helping members gain access to industry and educational resources.
Have Fun: Promoting a welcoming and enjoyable environment for all members.

Upcoming Events

Annual RMWC Volunteer Service Project

Join fellow young professionals, students, and water enthusiasts for a fun and exciting day of volunteering at the park! Enjoy serving the community, while networking with peers.

What: Mulching trees and debris removal at the park

When: Saturday, September 11th,  9:00AM-12:00PM 

Where: Rocky Mountain Lake Park, located at 3301 W. 46th Ave.

Review the volunteer guidelines, fill out and sign waiver of liability form, and bring it with you on the day of the event. 

RSVP REQUIRED: Please RSVP by emailing and

YP Happy Hour at the Rocky Mountain Water Summit! 

Join Us at the Happy Hour :) 

What: It’s been quite the year and what better time to reconnect with your fellow YP members than joining us for a drink and some great conversation at the YP Happy Hour during the Rocky Mountain Water Summit! FREE beer and well drinks will be provided, and then stay and network with industry peers at the Thursday Night Social Event of the summit occurring immediately after!

When: Thursday September 16th, 4:00PM-5:30PM 

Where: Stoney’s Bar and Grill - 1111 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203 - South dining room

How: No RSVP necessary

Volunteer for the Rocky Mountain Virtual Water Summit & Expo

RMSAWWA and RMWEA Members, Young Professionals

What: Volunteer for the 2021 Rocky Mountain Virtual Water Summit & Expo

Help us build another great technical program for the 2021 Rocky Mountain Virtual Water Summit and Expo! We need volunteers to spend some time reviewing pre-recorded sessions to ensure quality audio, video, and content. This is a good way to get a sneak peak of what the conference has to offer. Sign up to be a volunteer at: 2021 RMWC Presentation Video Review Volunteer Sign-up 

We are also looking for individuals who are willing to help out with our Virtual tours. Please email if interested in this volunteer opportunity.

Where: Virtual or on site as needed. 

Committee Members

Co-Chair (w/ RMSAWWA)
Robbie Staton -- Black & Veatch
Vice Co-Chair (w/ RMSAWWA)
Sarah Vander Meulen – Mott MacDonald
Past Committee Chair
Ashley Bradney-- HDR
Hannah Palmer Dwore -- Raftelis
Activities Co-Chairs
EJ Katsoulas -- Tetra Tech
Erin Jenkins -- City of Englewood
Julia Matton -- Black and Veatch
Sarah Vander Meulen --  Mott MacDonald
Stephanie Espinoza -- Stantec
Rocky Mountain Water Conference
Deena Davidson -- Tetra Tech
Jason Coontz -- AECOM
Membership Involvement Chair
Mike McKeever -- Tnemec
Communications Chair/Marketing Chair
Jack Hennes -- Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
Caitlin Kodweis -- Hazen & Sawyer
Professional Development Chair
Amanda Scott -- Suez
Outreach Chair
Ben Miller --Tetra Tech
Diane Roher -- Hazen and Sawyer
Wyatt Robinson -- American Pipe
Awards and Publications Chair
Jenna Beairsto -- Ditesco
Workforce Convening
Dan Farley - Black and Veatch
RMWYP Board Liaison
Jamie Langer -- South Platte Water Renewal Partners
Student Chapter Liaisons
CU Boulder: EJ Katsoulas -- Tetra Tech & Jorden Jimenez --
CSU: Emilie Abbott -- Parker Water & San & Victor Sam -- Stantec
Mines: Isaac Avila -- Metro & Evon Harmon -- AECOM
Univ. of Wyoming: Carol Kinzer -- Trihydro

Geographic Leaders 
Colorado's Mountain Country: Andy Rossello -- City of Aspen
Southwestern Colorado: Keith Bowhan -- Bartlett & West
Northern New Mexico: Amy Reed -- Jacobs/CH2M
Southern Wyoming: Carol Kinzer -- Trihydro



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