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

YP Summit 2022

Join fellow young professionals at the 2022 YP Summit! The theme for this year’s summit is ‘Creative Resilience’. Attendees can use this interactive event to develop skills for responding to challenging situations while also being able to envision future circumstances and understand how to make the most of those opportunities.
Who: RMSAWWA and RMWEA Members, Young Professionals
What: 2022 YP Summit
When: February 20 – 21
Where: Orlando, Florida
Registration REQUIRED: Visit for more information.




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



Student Design Competition
Young Professionals Project Page