Each year MnSPE is honored to recognize members in the following categories:
Engineer of the Year
The MnSPE Engineer of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievements by an MnsPE member to the advancement and improvement of the engineering profession, public welfare, and service to the public.
Young Engineer of the Year
The MnSPE Young Engineer of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievements of a licensed MnSPE member under the age of 35.
Extra Mile Award
This award recognizes MnSPE members who have gone the “extra mile” in his/her MnSPE activities within the past year.
MnSPE also has the honor from time-to-time, of nominating members for the NSPE Fellow Award
The NSPE Fellow Program is a national program intended to recognize deserving professional engineers who have demonstrated long term professional service at the chapter, state and national levels of NSPE. The NSPE Board of Directors established the Fellow recognition program to honor those licensed members who have demonstrated exemplary service to the profession, the Society, and the community.
MnSPE is proud to have our members included as recipients of this prestigious award. MnSPE members who have been named NSPE Fellows are:
Randal Riebel, PE, F.NSPE – 2017
David Martini, PE, F.NSPE – 2014
Kodi Jean Verhalen, PE, F.NSPE – 2012
Brian Knutson, PE, F.NSPE – 2011
Kent Schneider, PE, F.NSPE – 2011
Jeffrey Shopek, PE., F.NSPE – 2010
David Morrill, PE, F.NSPE – 2010
John F. Blackstone, PE, F.NSPE – 2009
T. Richard Andresen, PE, F.NSPE – 2008
Darrel Berkowitz, PE, F.NSPE – 2008
Robert McPartlin, PE, F.NSPE – 2007
Robert Rosene, PE, F.NSPE – 2006
Cameron Kruse, PE, F.NSPE – 2006
R. Gary Finley, PE, F.NSPE – 2005
Howard Loomis, PE, F.NSPE – 2005
Dennis Luoto, PE, F.NSPE – 2005