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

Are you ready to put your water and wastewater knowledge to the test? 
Join us for our Annual RMWEA/RMSAWWA Young Professionals Trivia Night!
What: YP Trivia Night on Water & Wastewater Topics
When: Thursday May 13th 4:30-5:30 
Where: Virtual. Use this link to join! 
Link to RSVP: We are asking everyone to RSVP. Please do so here: 
How: Compete in small teams using breakout rooms for a chance to win a fun prize!
Why: Connect with fellow young professionals, students and water aficionados for a fun and exciting trivia night. Network with others in the industry and share your water knowledge.

Join Us for the Spring YP Community Service Clean Up!
Our Spring YP Community Service Clean Up is just around the corner
What: YP Spring Community Service Event
When: May 15, 2021 from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Belleview Park 5001 S Inca Dr Englewood CO, 80110 
Why: Come join other young professionals in the water field and network while getting outside and cleaning up a park! We will be picking up trash, mulching tree beds, painting, and doing any other projects the park needs. Any gear necessary will be provided as well as snacks and large jugs of water to fill water bottles. Please wear weather appropriate clothes and shoes and bring a reusable water bottle. All current Covid-19 regulations will be followed during the event. If you are interested in coming please email to RSVP by May 13th!


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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