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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  Membership information for Texas is available at dues must be paid to the national, and state organizations. 


ACEC El Paso
Monthly Meeting
October 16, 2019

Please join us at the Coronado Country Club.

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

Guest Speaker:

Eduardo Calvo, Executive Director of  
Metropolitan Planning Organization

All members welcome.
Each additional guest: $30 lunch fee.
Pay at the Door $40 lunch fee.

Registration Link:

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


ACEC El Paso Golf Tournament
Benefitting STEAM in El Paso
Butterfield Trail Golf Club,

Friday November 1, 2019

Registration, Breakfast and Driving Range:
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Shotgun Start: 10:00 AM

18 holes of golf (including cart), breakfast, drink tickets, lunch, prizes for 1st- 3rd place, closest-to-the-pin and long-drive contests.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

25 4-Person Teams Available:
$750: Tee Box Sign Hole Sponsor with Team
4 players, breakfast, lunch, drinks, & tee box sign with your logo and publicity recognition.

Limit 25 Total Teams

 $125: Individual Player
1 player, breakfast, lunch, drinks, and Chance at Sponsored Prizes.

$58: Public Agency Player
1 player, includes green fee, cart, hat, meal, beverages, and goodie bag. Must provide a valid id. Limit 18
Additional Sponsorships:

$200 Individual Hole Sign Sponsor
*$1,000 Hole-In-One Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
*$1,000 Longest Drive Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
*$1,000 Closest to the Pin Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
*$1,000 Breakfast Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
*$1,000 Carts Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
*$1,250 Lunch Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
*$1,000 Drinks Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
*$1,000 Golfer Prizes Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
$1,050 Registration Website Sponsor/4 Players
-Sold Out
$750 Goodie Bag Sponsor /2 Players-
Sold Out
$600 Welcome Banner Sponsor/2 Players
-Sold Out

$40- Super Ticket:
10 Raffle Tickets, 2 Mulligans, & One Shot at Hole in One!

Co-Sponsors are 20% Premium

 Registration Link:

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 -


Past Chair: Mark Medina -
Committee Members: Bert Juarez, Isabel Vasquez, Berna Olague, Efrain Esparza 

Alternates: Arkelao Lopez and Karen Perez


Chairperson: Mark Medina -

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

Chairperson: Brian Klaes -

Co Chair: Carlos Torres - 

Past Chair: Roman Bustillos -

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

Chairperson: Victor De la Garza -

Co Chair: Edgar Fino -

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



Chairperson:Berna Olague -

Past Chair: Roxanne Rivera -

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

Chairperson: Carlos Torres - 

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 -
Gilbert Andujo, PE -

Victor de la Garza, PE -

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

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 -
Joel Mora, PE -

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

Brock & Bustillos, Inc. –
417 Executive Center Blvd, El Paso, TX 79902
Ph: 915.542.4900/ Fx: 915.542.2867
Roman Bustillos, PE -
Randy Brock, PE - 
Sergio Adame, PE -

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

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

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. -

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 –

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 -

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.-
Silverio Villalobos, PE -

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

Francisco X. Urueta, PE, CPESC -
Serena Harper -
Martha Ortiz -

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

Karen Perez, PE -
Alan Greer, PE - 

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

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 -

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

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

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

Hirendra (Harry) Patel, PE -

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

LOI Engineers Inc.
2101 E. Missouri Ave., Suite B
El Paso, Texas 79903
Ph:915.781.1532/ Fx: 915.781.1190
Bernardino Olague, PE-
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 -
Bert Juarez, PE -

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

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

Parkhill, Smith & Cooper
501 W. San Antonio, El Paso, TX  79901
Ph: 915.533.6811/ Fx: 915.544.2059
Mark Sanchez, PE -
Mike Ramirez, PE -
Marcelino Trujillo, PE -
Keith Rutherford, PE -

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

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

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

Arkelao Lopez, PE -

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 –
Karl E. Tonander, P.G., PE, C.P.G. –

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

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

125 Montoya Rd, El Paso, TX 79932
Ph: 915.585.2472/ Fx: 915.585.2626
Jamie Barnes, PE -

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

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: Guest Speaker - TBA

December 4: Holiday Reception

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