Do you desire to influence the future of our profession? Are you a young professional looking to advance your career? Have your professional achievements created a desire to give back and serve? Join NSPE leaders Craig S. Sisco, Megan Schultz, and Trish Hatley along with moderator President Rick Guerra as they explore the rewards, benefits, and requirements of volunteer service. Learn about opportunities available and how to engage. Gain an understanding of the skills and abilities desired for these positions. Hear real life stories of how volunteer service with NSPE has improved our panelists’ careers and provided fulfillment of their goals and aspirations.
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern)
NSPE President Rick J. Guerra, P.E., F.NSPE
NSPE Immediate Past President – Tricia H. Hatley, P.E., F.NSPE
Tricia is served as President of NSPE for the 2020-21 term. As an NSPE member since 1993, she has served in several leadership roles at the chapter, state and national levels including President of the national Education Foundation and President of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers. Tricia has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State University. Professionally, she is a Principal at Freese and Nichols, Inc., an engineering, architectural, and environmental firm with offices throughout the south and southeast. She has been with Freese and Nichols for 28 years and is the firm’s Executive Vice President for Operations over offices in Oklahoma, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
NSPE Interest Group Director – Megan J. Schultz, P.E.
Megan Schultz is a Civil Engineer with LandDesign, a national design firm offering urban design, planning, civil engineering and landscape architecture solutions. With a passion for sustainability, Megan works to provide innovative and responsible engineering solutions in stormwater management, hydrology, infrastructure planning and land development. Megan has been involved in NSPE Professional Engineers in Construction Interest Group, and enjoys supporting and encouraging the next generation of engineers and architects through the ACE Mentorship Program of Charlotte.
Former NSPE Western and Pacific Regional Director – Craig S. Sisco, P.E., F.NSPE
Craig is the Director of Information Services of Southwest Gas Corporation, with 22-years with the company. He is responsible for Southwest Gas teams involved in support for 2200+ employees and nearly 3,000 contractors for end-use technology, legacy systems, and business technology for both field and office operations. Previous experience included leadership roles for the Company’s engineering design, standards, pipeline integrity management, GIS system, pipeline safety management system, construction, operations and maintenance and field technology services.
Craig served on the NSPE Board of Directors as the NSPE Western and Pacific Region Director. Craig has also served as President/NSPE-Nevada, WPR Chair and several National committees, and presently serves as Trustee for the NSPE-NV Foundation.
Craig received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University Nevada Las Vegas in 1999. In 2008 he earned his PE license for Mechanical Engineering in Nevada.