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​​American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) El Paso, Texas

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) has over 5,500 member firms throughout the country who are engaged in a variety of engineering works that propel the nation's economy and infrastructure. Since 1909, ACEC members have represented the breadth of America's engineering industry and are responsible for more than $200 billion private and public works annually.

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas (ACEC TX) is devoted to the advancement of the practice of consulting engineering, to the promotion of private enterprise, protection of public welfare, and to the improvement of the economic status of professional engineers engaged in the practice of consulting engineering in Texas. The organization is headquartered in Austin and has over 523 member firms statewide. 

If you work as a professional, consulting engineer in the El Paso region, you may be eligible to become a member of ACEC El Paso upon joining ACEC and ACEC TX.

Information to join the national ACEC can be found at http://www.acectx.org Membership information for Texas is available at www.acectx.org.Annual dues must be paid to the national, and state organizations. 

“All chapter meetings with the exception of March, November, and December land on the 3rd Wednesday of each Month.” Please click on this link to find the next upcoming event: https://acectx.site-ym.com/events/event_list.asp

​ACEC El Paso
Monthly Meeting
January 15, 2020

Please join us at the Coronado Country Club.

Meet and Greet: 11:30 am
Meeting/Lunch: 12:00 noon

Presentation: 12:30 pm

Guest Speakers:

Ivan Hernandez, PE
El Paso Water – Engineering Division Manager
Construction Project Management

Geoffrey Espineli, PE
El Paso Water – Engineering Division Manager
Project Administration Section
Gisela Dagnino, PE
El Paso Water – Engineering Division Manager
Storm Water Section

Topic: Construction Cost Estimating

 Registration Link:


All members welcome.
Each additional guest: $33 lunch fee.

Pay at the Door $44 lunch fee.

Questions - contact
Denise Kroeker, MBA
Executive Director
ACEC-TX, El Paso Chapter
(C) 915-422-5753

​​​Liaison Committees - American Council of Engineering Companies

(ACEC) El Paso, Texas

Sergio Adame - sergio@brockbustillos.com


Past Chair: Mark Medina - mmedina@morenocardenas.com
Committee Members: Bert Juarez, Isabel Vasquez, Berna Olague, Efrain Esparza 

Alternates: Arkelao Lopez and Karen Perez


Chairperson: Mark Medina - mmedina@morenocardenas.com

Committee Members: Roxanne Medina, Berna Olague, Gilbert Andujo, and Ruben Solis 

Chairperson: Brian Klaes - bklaes@morenocardenas.com

Co Chair: Carlos Torres - ctorres@brwncald.com 

Past Chair: Roman Bustillos - roman@brockbustillos.com

Committee Members: Steve Ainsa, Javier Garcia, Floyd Johnson, Brad Kirksey, and Berna Olague

Chairperson: Victor De la Garza - victor.delagarza@aecom.com

Co Chair: Edgar Fino - edgar.fino@atkinsglobal.com

Past Chair: Lourdes Cardenas - lcardenas@walterpmoore.com
Committee Members: Roxanne Medina, Marcy Trujillo, Harry Patel, Efrain Esparza, and Roberto Moreno



Chairperson:Berna Olague - bolague@loi-engineers.com

Past Chair: Roxanne Rivera - rrivera@huitt-zollars.com

Committee Members: Floyd Johnson, Mark Medina, Gilbert Andujo, and Ivan Avelar

Chairperson: Carlos Torres - ctorres@brwncald.com 

Committee Members: Berna Olague


The following process is recommended:

Chair invites committee members to an organizational meeting.
Chair elects a Deputy Chair, six regular members, and an unlimited number of alternate members.
Chairs schedule meetings 2-3 weeks in advance.
Both categories of members are invited to participate in a committee planning meeting that should take place about ten days before face-to-face meetings with agencies.
These meetings allow committees to prepare agendas or review the agency's proposed agenda.

​​​​​​​​Membership - 2019 - 2020 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) El Paso, Texas
Join us to be a leader of the El Paso community today!

2829 Montana Ave., Suite 206, El Paso, TX 79903
Ph: 915.493.6468/ Fx: 915.564.0160  
Steve Ainsa, PE - steve.ainsa@aecom.com
Gilbert Andujo, PE - gilbert.andujo@aecom.com

Victor de la Garza, PE - victor.delagarza@aecom.com

101 N. Stanton, Suite 601, El Paso, TX 79901
Ph: 915.261.1321 / FX: 915.533.4089
Edgar Fino, PE – Edgar.Fino@aktinsglobal.com

211 North Florence, Suite 202
El Paso, TX 79901
Ph: 915.533.9025 M. 915.861.1141/ Fx: 915.533.9045 
Clinton Swearingen, CCM Construction Supervisor 3 - Clinton.Swearingen@arcadis.com
Joel Mora, PE - joel.mora@arcadis.com

Bath Engineering Group
4110 Rio Bravo St, Suite 102, El Paso, TX 79902
Ph: 915.534.9110/ Fx: 915.534.9143
Phil Rothstein, PE - prothstein@bathgroup.com
Javier Garcia, PE - jgarcia@bathgroup.com

Brock & Bustillos, Inc. – www.brockbustillos.com
417 Executive Center Blvd, El Paso, TX 79902
Ph: 915.542.4900/ Fx: 915.542.2867
Roman Bustillos, PE - roman@brockbustillos.com
Randy Brock, PE - randy@brockbustillos.com 
Sergio Adame, PE - sergio@brockbustillos.com

Brown & Caldwell, Inc.
1200 Golden Key Circle, Suite 430, El Paso, TX 79925
Ph: 915.545.4400/ Fx: 915.543.9400 
Carlos Torres, PE - ctorres@brwncald.com 

Carollo Engineers, Inc.
500 W. Overland, Suite 250-K, El Paso TX 79901
M: 915.277.4444
Sanaan Villalobos, PE - svillalobos@carollo.com
Hilma Perez, PE - Hperez@carollo.com

12305 Mercantile Avenue, Suite B, El Paso, TX 79928
Ph: 915.858.1892/ Fx: 915.858.1896 M: 915.861.2410
Jesus A. Ramos, Jr., P.E. - JRamos@cobbfendley.com

CONSOR Engineers, LLC
15011 N. Mesa, Suite 200
El Paso, TX 79902
Ph.:915-313-3680 Ext 301 / M.: 915-345-5679
Rick Prieto, PE – rprieto@consoreng.com

CQC Testing and Engineering, L.L.C.
4606 Titanic Ave, El Paso TX 79904
Ph:915.771.7766/ FX: 915.771.7786
Jaime Rojas, PE - jrojas@cqceng.com

Dannenbaum Engineering Co.
10737 Gateway Blvd. West, Suite 112,El Paso TX 79935
Ph: 915.225.5074/Fx: 915.490.1566
Jose L. Reyes, P.E.- Jose.Reyes@dannenbaum.com
Silverio Villalobos, PE - Silverio.Villalobos@dannenbaum.com

Frank X. Spencer & Associates, Inc.  
1130 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79902
Ph: 915.533.4600
Frank Spencer, PE - fxs@fxsa.com

Francisco X. Urueta, PE, CPESC - furueta@fxsa.com
Serena Harper - SHarper@fxsa.com
Martha Ortiz - mo@fxsa.com

Freese & Nichols, Inc.
1701 N. Kansas, Suite 700, El Paso, TX 79901
Ph: 915.260.4380 M.: 576.649.2481
Brad E. Kirksey, PE – bek@freese.com

Karen Perez, PE - Karen.Perez@freese.com
Alan Greer, PE - adg@freese.com 

221 N. Kansas Street, Suite 730
El Paso, TX 79901
Ph: 915.242.2153 M.: 817.727.0398
Marco A. Ramirez, PE –MARamirez@GarverUSA.com

GRV Integrated Engineering Solutions LLC
11385 James Watt, Suite B-13, El Paso, TX 79936
Ph: 915.351.6701/Fx: 915.595.2905
Maria G. Robles -  mgrobles@grvies.com

H2O Terra, LLC
2020 East Mills Ave., El Paso, TX 79901
Ph: 915.533.1418/Fx: 915.533.4972
Steve Morgan, PE – smorgan@h2o-terra.com

303 North Oregon, Suite 820, El Paso, TX 79901
Ph.: 915.887.0875
Kelvin Kroeker, PE - kkroeker@hntb.com
Darrin Willer, PE - dwiller@hntb.com 

Huitt-Zollars, Inc.
5822 Cromo Dr., Suite 210, El Paso, TX 79912
Ph: 915.587.4339/ Fx: 915.587.5247
Isabel Vasquez, PE - ivasquez@huitt-zollars.com 
Floyd Johnson, PE - fjohnson@huitt-zollars.com
Roxanne Rivera, PE - rrivera@huitt-zollars.com

HVJ Associates
1700 E. Yandell, El Paso, TX 79902
Ph: 915.249.6121/ M: 281.415.7723
Hossam Esmail, PE – Hesmail@hvj.com

Hirendra (Harry) Patel, PE - Hpatel@hvj.com

445 Executive Center Blvd, Suite 110, El Paso, TX 79902
Ph: 915.206.2165/ Fx: 915.545.2859
Michael Ancell, PE - Michael.Ancell@jacobs.com

LOI Engineers Inc.
2101 E. Missouri Ave., Suite B
El Paso, Texas 79903
Ph:915.781.1532/ Fx: 915.781.1190
Bernardino Olague, PE- bolague@loi-engineers.com
Molzen Corbin
PO Box 920458
6606 N. Mesa, Suite 214, El Paso, TX  79902
Ph:915.308.4080/ Fx: 915.236.1960/ M: 575.644.3517
Jerry Paz, PE, M.ASCE, ENV-SP - jpaz@molzencorbin.com
Bert Juarez, PE - hjuarez@molzencorbin.com

Moreno Cardenas, Inc.
2505 E. Missouri Ave, Suite 100, El Paso, TX 79903
Ph: 915.532.2091/ Fx: 915.542.0307
Joe Cardenas, PE - jcardenas@morenocardenas.com
Robert Moreno, PE - rmoreno@morenocardenas.com 
Brian Klaes, PE - bklaes@morenocardenas.com
Mark Medina, PE - mmedina@morenocardenas.com

Omega Engineers, Inc.
6090 Surety Dr. Suite 104, El Paso TX 79905
M: 915.252.8415
Efrain Esparza, PE - eesparza@omegaengineers.com

Parkhill, Smith & Cooper 
501 W. San Antonio, El Paso, TX  79901
Ph: 915.533.6811/ Fx: 915.544.2059
Mark Sanchez, PE - msanchez@team-psc.com
Mike Ramirez, PE - mramirez@team-psc.com
Marcelino Trujillo, PE - mtrujillo@team-psc.com
Keith Rutherford, PE - krutherford@team-psc.com

4625 Ripley Drive, El Paso, TX 79922
Ph.: 915.760.6121 / M: 915.494.8903
Danny R. Anderson, PE - danny.anderson@pavetex.com

Quantum Engineering Consultants, Inc.
720 Arizona Avenue, El Paso, TX 79902
Ph: 915.532.7272/ Fx: 915.532.7373
Robert Gonzales, PE - bgonz@qeceng.com ; quantum@QECeng.com

S&B Infrastructure, LTD
1155 Westmoreland Dr., Suite 206, El Paso, TX 79925
Ph: 915.262.0078 / M: 915.235.5962

Arkelao Lopez, PE - ALopezPerez@sbinfra.com

Souder, Miller, & Associates
5862 Cromo Dr. Suite 200 D, El Paso, TX 79912
Ph.: 1.800.647.0799/ M.: 915.238.1956
Marty Howell, PE – marty.howell@soudermiller.com
Karl E. Tonander, P.G., PE, C.P.G. – karl.tonander@soudermiller.com

7002 Commerce Ave, El Paso, TX 79915
Ph: 915.778.5233/ Fx: 915.779.8301 M: 915.260.4917
Ruben Solis-Hernandez, PE - rsolis@terracon.com
Walter Miller - Walter.Miller@terracon.com
Ivan Avelar, PE - Ivan.Avelar@terracon.com
Manuel Salas, PE - Manuel.Salas@terracon.com

Walter P Moore
221 North Kansas St, Suite 601, El Paso, TX 79901
Ph: 915.838.3111/ Fx: 915.838.3150
Lourdes Cardenas, PE - lcardenas@walterpmoore.com
Gabriela Ramos, PE - gramos@walterpmoore.com

125 Montoya Rd, El Paso, TX 79932
Ph: 915.585.2472/ Fx: 915.585.2626
Jamie Barnes, PE - jamie.barnes@woodplc.com

Our chapter members are leaders in the El Paso community. They work closely with the City of El Paso, TxDOT, EPISD, and other key agencies to enhance and safeguard El Paso's quality of life.

​​​​​​​​Member Updates - American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) El Paso, Texas

2020 Monthly Meetings

January 15: Ivan Hernandez, PE El Paso Water – Engineering Division Manager Construction Project Management

Geoffrey Espineli, PE El Paso Water – Engineering Division Manager 

Project Administration Section

Gisela Dagnino, PE El Paso Water – Engineering Division Manager
Storm Water Section

Topic: Construction Cost Estimating 

2019 Monthly Meetings

January 16: Gilbert Trejo, El Paso Water – Chief Technical Officer

February 12: Breakfast Planning Meeting - Members Only 

February 20: Steve Ortega, El Paso Mobility Coalition (EMCo)

February 23: El Paso Water - DISCOVER-E - National Engineers Week Event: Featuring STEAM engineering displays and booths that will inspiring everyone to reach for their goals, dream big, and pursue STEAM engineering careers!

March 13: Emma Schwartz, MPH President of the Medical Center of the Americas (MCA) Foundation

March 28: Microsoft Project Seminar, Guest Speakers: Michael Ramirez, PE, Sergio Adame, PE, and Carlos Torres, PE

​April 17: Dr. Ivonne Santiago PE, University of Texas at El Paso - College of Engineering - Haiti Water Treatment

​May 15: Lucio Vasquez, PE - PEPS Deputy Division Director

June 12: Scott Reinert, PE - El Paso Water Resources Manager

July 17: Carmen Arrieta-Candelaria - EPISD Deputy Superintendent of Finance and Operations & Irene D. Ramirez, PE - EPISD Director of Facilities and Construction 

​August 14: Ted Marquez, PE - Deputy City Manager of Public Works and Transportation 

September 18: Salvador Lopez-Cordova, Chief Environmental Officer of North American Development Bank

October 16: Eduardo Calvo, MPO

​November 1: ACEC El Paso Golf Tournament - Benefitting STEAM in El Paso
Butterfield Trail Golf Club

November 13: Tomas Trevino, PE TxDOT District Engineer 

December 5: ACEC Holiday Reception for Year Round Guest Speakers 

December 11: ​ Scott Stewart, Vice President of Legislative Affairs ACEC TX  &
Susan Smith Turrieta, PE - National ACEC 

2018 Monthly Meetings

January 17: Terry Sharpe, C.M. Assistant Director of Aviation Operations and Security 

February 16: Breakfast Planning Meeting - Members Only

February 21: Gilbert Trejo, El Paso Water – Chief Technical Officer

March 14: Mr. Eddie Valtier TxDOT Director of Transportation Planning and Development & Mr. Efrain Esparza

March 22: Cathodic Protection for Municipal Utilities Seminar

April:18: Irene D. Ramirez, PE EPISD Director of Facilities and Construction 

May 16: Jessica Herrera Director of City of El Paso Economic and International Development

June 20: Mike Medina, Executive Director of Metropolitan Planning Organization

July 18: Ed Long, Chief Technical Officer Lower Valley Water District

August 15: Scott Reinert, PE Water Resources Manager 

September 19: Bill Gutman Director of Aerospace Operations of Spaceport America

October 11:  ACEC El Paso Golf Tournament Benefitting STEAM in El Paso

October 24: Norma Rivera-Palacios  El Paso Public Works Director

November 14:***No Meeting***

November 15: John Geddie, ACEC El Paso One Day Project Management Seminar

December 06: ACEC Holiday Reception for Year Round Guest Speakers 

December 12: Peyton McKnight, ACEC TX

2017  Monthly Meetings 

January 20: Mr. Khalil Zaied, COEP Update

February 07: Lunch Planning Meeting - Members Only

February 15: Gilbert Trejo, El Paso Water – Chief Technical Officer

March 22: Ellen Smyth, City of El Paso Texas - Environmental Services & Code Enforcement

April 17: Subsurface Utility Engineering Seminar

April 19: Carlos Gallinar, EPISD Executive Director of Planning and Innovation Construction

May 17: Eddie Valtier, TxDOT Director of Transportation Planning and Development &

Martin Rodin, P.E., TxDOT Director of Professional Engineering Procurement Services 

June 14: Peyton McKnight Peyton McKnight, ACEC General Counsel & Legislative Director- Legislative Update

July: *** NO MEETING***

August: *** NO MEETING***

September 20: Joe C. Pickett, Texas House of Representatives

October 16: 1ST ACEC Golf Tournament Benefitting STEM El Paso

October 18: Betsy Keller, El Paso County Administrator

November 15: David Bogas, Director of Development EPT Land Communities

December 7: ACEC Holiday Reception for Year Round Guest Speakers

December 13: Sam Rodriguez, City Engineer Director of Capital Improvements

2016  Monthly Meetings 

January 20: Gilbert Trejo El Paso Water- Chief Technical Officer

February 17: Martin Rodin, PE Director of Professional Engineering Services -TxDOT

March 16: Joe Wardy, President/CEO of the Hub of Human Innovation

April 20: Steve Stagner, President of ACEC Texas

May 18: Bryan Crowe, General Manager of Destination El Paso

June 15: Gilbert Mesa, PE Utility Manager of Fort Bliss Water Services Company

July 20: Raymond Telles, Executive Director of The Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority

July 21: ACEC Meet & Greet with Engineering Community - Honoring Mr. Khalil Zaied

August - *** NO MEETING***

September 14: Carmen Arrieta-Candelaria, EPISD Deputy Superintendent of Finance and Operations & Carlos Gallinar, EPISD Executive Director of Planning and Innovation Construction & Nicolas Corona, EPISD Executive Director of Operations Support Services & Jose Lopez, EPISD Chief of Staff
Topic: EPISD Bond Update

October 05: Dewatering Seminar

October 19: Roberto Puga, P.G. Project Navigator, Ltd. Site Custodial Trustee

November 10: Project Management Training - Mr. John Geddie, President of Geddie & Associates

November 16: *** NO MEETING***

December 8: ACEC Holiday Reception for Year Round Guest Speakers