CES members may join one or more divisions or committees. Involvement in a CES committee or division has many benefits.
Members can become involved in a special interest group, or CES Division. Divisions work on various programs and events presented for the benefit of the CES members of that particular division.
Stimulates the exchange of information on energy and environmental issues with emphasis on technological developments, related legislation and regulations. Coordinates periodic tours.
Chair - Kevin Sobnosky, ERM
The Cleveland Engineering Society’s general planning is performed by members participating on one or more of the following committees, working closely with the CES staff.
Responsible for developing community outreach programs and connecting CES with schools, universities and community organizations to encourage engineering/technology as a profession. This committee’s primary responsibility is the New Faces of Engineering RoadShow and other education-related programming for students.
Chair – Eva Vargas, CHA Companies
Responsible for developing strategies to increase, maintain, and diversify membership in both individual and corporate categories. Also responsible for developing a marketing and public relations plan, enhancing the internal and external image of the organization and assisting in the marketing of CES programs and events.
Chair – Kathy Gargasz, Lincoln Electric
These committees are specific to CES's award-winning conferences and annual golf outing fundraiser. They work closely with the CES staff.
Works closely with CES staff and co-sponsoring organizations to present CES’s Annual Spring Design and Construction Conference. Committee members determine conference theme, help secure speakers as well as target conference sponsors and exhibitors. This annual conference provides networking and educational opportunities for the area’s key design and construction players from the public and private sectors—engineers, architects, developers, planners, investors, owners, contractors, officials and other professionals.
Co-chairs – Scott Kauker, Project and Construction Services, Inc. (PCS); Michael J. Schipper, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA)
Reviews submitted nominations for CES’s Annual Design and Construction Hall of Fame Awards and Excellence in Design Awards. Committee members evaluate nominees, tour projects and vote to select winners. Award winners are honored at the Annual Design and Construction Conference.
Chair – Roy Spreng, Middough Inc.; Jerry Phenny, Barber & Hoffman, Inc.
Works closely with CES staff and co-sponsoring organizations to present CES’s Annual Fall Conference. Committee members determine conference theme, helps secure speakers as well as target conference sponsors and exhibitors. This annual conference provides networking and educational opportunities for the area’s key energy, environment and engineering industry professionals.
Co-chairs – Linda Barita, MAGNET; Angela Roman, Invacare
Responsible for planning the annual golf outing fundraiser. Proceeds from this event benefit CES' educational outreach programs, in particular the New Faces of Engineering RoadShow.
To get involved in a divison or committee please contact CES at email@example.com or 216-361-3100.