Sustainability Committee

Welcome to the APWA Colorado Chapter Sustainability Page. In 2016, the Chapter formed a Sustainability Committee, which has established the following Mission Statement:

The Mission of the APWA Colorado Chapter Sustainability Committee is to provide Chapter leadership towards:

  1. Providing relevant sustainability educational opportunities through chapter meetings, conference sessions, web-based information resources, Public Works Journal, and the chapter newsletter;
  2. Promoting familiarization and utilization of the APWA Center For Sustainability resources, and the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) ENVISION project sustainability evaluation tool;
  3. Recognizing sustainability leaders, projects and initiatives through chapter awards;
  4. Advocating for the advancement of sustainability goals in APWA Colorado member communities, and the sharing of information/best practice among public and private entities;
  5. Coordinating APWA Colorado actions with member communities, institutions of higher learning, public and private entities, and other Colorado professional organizations;

Important Links

Upcoming Sustainability Events

Information will be posted as it becomes available.

Sustainability Happy Hour Announced!

Please join us for an APWA Sustainability Committee Happy Hour at the Wynkoop Brewery in downtown Denver, Feb. 21, 2019 5:30pm-7:30 pm.

Stephen Fisher from Tetratech is an Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP). Stephen will talk about the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision program and how the framework can help us practice sustainability in our work as engineers, planers, and administrators in the public works field.


We will also give a preview of the upcoming 2019 ASCE, APWA, APA Symposium for Sustainable Infrastructure – 3, The City We Have, The City We Want, April 5-6, 2019, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO

If you have questions about the event or if you would like to become involved with the Sustainability Committee, please contact Noelle Beegle at 

    Current Committee Action Items

    • Identifying Speakers/Presentations for APWA Colorado Events
    • Planning Symposium for Sustainable Infrastructure III
    • Continuing Development of APWA CO Chapter Webpage
    • Researching Sustainability Policies, Guidance Documents, Case Studies and Other Resources to be Incorporated into APWA C4S Toolkit

    APWA CO Chapter Sustainability Committee Members & Contact Information

    Noelle Beegle, Committee Co-Chair

    Rich Horstmann, Committee Co-Chair

    Andrea Lowery                            

    Jason Ingenthron                         

    Kevin Wegener                            



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