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2015 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2015 scholarship recipients – Courtney Naumann, Chelsea Panos, and Heather Steffens!

Thank you so much to each of our scholarship applicants!  We had a very difficult time deciding on the winners and had to split the scholarships into three $1,000 awards.  Our difficulty in determining the winners goes to show the wonderfully talented and dedicated students out there.  You all will make great additions to your environmental fields!

June 3rd Meeting – Igniting a Project for Success

Tiffany Dahlberg will discuss “Igniting a Project for Success” at our Wednesday June 3rd meeting.   Ms. Dahlberg is the founder of Ready2ACT  and has helped people and companies save time and money through smart project management, business analysis, and professional development.  The meeting will be held at  Golder Associates, Inc. (44 Union Boulevard, Suite 300, Lakewood, CO 80228).  The cost will be $15 for members/$25 for non-members.  Please contact us if you have any questions at  You can review the meeting information here: SWEP Invitation_June 3 2015.

2015 Scholarship Announcement

SWEP is pleased to announcement a scholarship opportunity for 2015.  Up to two $1,500 scholarships will be awarded this year.  We ask that applicants be enrolled in an environmental degree program and be at the junior level or beyond for the fall of 2015.  Please review the SWEP Scholarship Announcement and SWEP Scholarship Form for more information.  Complete application forms should be submitted on or before March 31, 2015 to  The scholarship recipients will be notified on May 15, 2015.

More New Job Openings at ERM

ERM still has an opening for a Senior Partner in their Oil & Gas Sector in Denver, and also has three new positions posted.

See the Jobs Page for more information.

February Luncheon: Managing Human-Wildfire Interactions in a Changing Climate

Wednesday February 11th will be our first meeting of the new year.  Dr. Tania Schoennagel will discuss “Managing Human-Wildfire Interactions in a Changing Climate”.   Dr. Schoennagel is a research scientist and adjunct professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder.  Her research focuses on the causes and consequences of western forest disturbances, primarily wildfire and insect outbreaks.  The meeting will be held at the Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc. (2650 East 40th Avenue, Denver, CO 80205).  The cost will be $15 for members/$25 for non-members.  Please contact us if you have any questions at  You can review the meeting information here: SWEP Invitiation_Feb 11 2015.

December Networking Event – C.B. & Potts

The holidays are upon us, so let’s celebrate by having one more event before the end of the year.  Bring a new toy with you and get a discount on this event.  We will donate all toys collected to Toys for Tots.  We’ve reserved space at C.B. & Potts at the FlatIron Crossing Mall in Broomfield on Monday December 8th from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  SWEP will provide light appetizers and one drink.  Please email to RSVP.  We ask that you do this no later than Wednesday Dec. 3rd.  Please review the event announcement for more information: Happy Hour_Dec 8 2014.

New Job Opening at ERM

ERM has an opportunity for an experienced leader to join their global consulting firm as a Senior Partner in their Oil & Gas Sector in Denver. See the Jobs Page for more information.

October Luncheon – Engineering Your Professional Presence

Please join us for our October Luncheon with Dana Lynch of Elements of Image.

During this fun, interactive luncheon, you’ll learn all about professional dress and creating strong non-verbal messages that will help you in your career. Of course professional dress is important, but we’ll go even further with exercises to discover your personal style. You’ll be able to dress professionally and still be you. Armed with a new style strategy, your improved image will:

  • Be an invitation to meet you,
  • Allow you to be noticed by all the right people,
  • Help you to be taken more seriously, and

Show the world on the outside how amazing you are on the inside!

 Event Details:

Wednesday, October 1st 12:00 to 1:oo PM

CBI (formerly Shaw) – 4th Floor Conference Room

6380 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village CO

$15 members/$25 non-members



Field Days Gift Card Winner

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table at Geotech’s Field Days June 19th and 20th!  We asked people to drop their business cards in a bowl for a chance to win a Visa gift card.  We mixed up the cards and drew Stephanie Jarvis of ERO Resources as the winner!  Please contact if you have questions.

July 22 Meeting – Sustainability Reporting

The summer SWEP meeting is Tuesday July 22 entitled “Sustainability Reporting: An Overview of CDP and GRI Reporting” by Kimberlee Rankin.  Ms. Rankin works for the Cadmus’ Energy Services Division specializing in carbon accounting, sustainability reporting, and energy-efficiency program planning and evaluation.  The meeting will be held at the Broomfield location of The Egg & I (799 U.S. Highway 287, Broomfield, CO 80020).  Please contact us if you have any questions at  You can review the meeting information here: SWEP Invitation_July 22 2014.