December NJSPE Update
NJSPE's Featured Platinum Sponsor
ANS Consultants, Inc. was established by Atul N. Shah, PE (ANS) in 1993 to provide construction inspection services, geotechnical and environmental drilling services, materials testing, and geotechnical engineering services across New Jersey and in Tri-State area.

Over nearly 30 years, we have had the privilege to work on a variety of public and private project, including some of the state’s largest transportation & infrastructure, waterfront & ports, water & wastewater, oil & gas, power transmission, and residential and commercial buildings projects. Since day one, ANS Consultants has been a proud sponsor of NJSPE, MATHCOUNTS, and a number of other engineering and community societies, and we encourage our staff continue to be active participants in advancing our profession.

(908) 754-8383 or 800-545-ATUL
Deadline: December 16, 2022
The NJSPE is proud to announce the call for nominations for this year’s Engineering Awards to be presented at the Awards and Installation Reception in June. These awards focus on honoring our esteemed colleagues who are advancing the Engineering industry and profession. 

Nominations will be accepted online through the NJSPE Awards website for the following Awards: 
  • Distinguished Engineering Service Award
  • Outstanding PE Award
  • Outstanding Young PE/EIT Award
  • Outstanding Public Service Professional Engineer Award 
  • Outstanding Future Engineer of the Year Award
  • NJSPE Lifetime Achievement Award 
  • Engineering Public Project of the Year Award
  • Engineering Private Project of the Year Award

For questions on Awards, nominations or eligibility, please contact Scott Tasso, NJSPE Awards Committee Chair at
Legislative Update
The NJSPE is monitoring legislation that has moved through the Assembly committee.

A-3811 - Requires geotechnical testing and certain monitoring of transportation projects.

As amended and reported, this bill requires a geotechnical engineer to provide expert recommendations concerning the type and frequency of geotechnical tests needed for transportation projects funded in whole or in part by State resources. The recommended testing and frequency of testing is to be included in the construction contracts of the project and are to be completed during the construction phase of the project.
Election Update
There were no statewide races in NJ this year.

In the State’s 12 Congressional districts the following incumbents were re-elected:

  • Democrat Donald Norcross in District 1
  • Republican Jeff Van Drew in District 2
  • Democrat Andy Kim in District 3
  • Republican Chris Smith in District 4
  • Democrat Josh Gottheimer in District 5
  • Democrat Frank Pallone Jr. in District 6
  • Democrat Bill Pascrell, Jr. in District 9
  • Democrat Donald Payne, Jr. in District 10
  • Democrat Mikie Sherrill in District 11
  • Democrat Bonnie Watson Coleman in District 12

Tom Malinowski conceded to Former State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr.
in closely watched 7th Congressional District race.

The delegation will have one new Democratic member. Robert J. Menendez was elected
in District 8 to succeed retiring Congressman Albio Sires.

There were two special elections for the Legislature. Democrat Renee Burgess and Republican Alex Sauickie, who were picked to temporarily fill two seats in the Legislature won their elections Tuesday. Burgess was chosen by Democrats in the 28th Legislative District to succeed long time Senator Ron Rice who retired for health reasons at the end of August. Sauickie was chosen by Republicans in the 12th Legislative District to succeed long time Assemblyman Ron Dancer who died at the age of 73 in July. Burgess and Sauickie will serve for the remainder of this legislative term.
2023 Yearlong Sponsorships
2023 Yearlong Sponsorships are now available. This is great chance for your company to get in front of hundreds of Professional Engineers. Based on community feedback, we have improved the benefits associated with each Sponsorship level to increase your brand exposure and engagement with the NJ PE Community.
Volunteers Needed

NJSPE offers a variety of ways for our members to get involved including committee and board service roles. Volunteering with NJSPE is a great way to network and meet your fellow PE’s. Each new volunteer brings more energy to the association, more diversity and more opportunities to reach our common goals. Current opportunities include:

NJSPE Annual Awards Committee – This committee administers the NJSPE Annual Awards according to policies established by the board of directors and is responsible for the promotion and administration of our annual awards.
NJSPE Young Professionals Committee - This committee administers the NJSPE Annual Awards focuses on identifying and networking with young PE Professionals both at the college and early career level. 

If you are interested in getting involved, please email
Christina Goldstein at for more details.
NJSPE Would Like to Welcome Its New Members. Thank you for your membership!
Sanjeev Agarwal PE         
Princeton Engineering Services, PC
Douglas Michael Bennet EI/EIT  
Bucks County Technical High School
Timothy Choma PE         
Engineering Driven Design
Olivia DeTraglia (Student)
Smith College
Michael Fischette PE      
Concord Engineering Group, Inc.
John Hardie (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Walter Hopkin PE
WJH Engineering
Joanne M. Jaeger PE
Jaeger Associates
Kurt Erich Kauffman PE
Remington and Vernick Engineers
Douglas F. Klee PE          
Owen-Little & Associates
Sera Lukens (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Tim Lurie PE
500 BLVD llc
Rick Mariani (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Rebecca W. Martinez PE               
Inflo Design Group
William Merklin PE         
D&B Engineers and Architects of New Jersey, P.C.
Thomas Miele (Student)
Michael Oflazian (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Nikhil P. Parab (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Nathaniel Thomas Safar (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Brody Shepard
The College of New Jersey
Christopher Martin Solan (Student)
Stevens Institute of Technology
Sebastian R. Winter (Student)
The College of New Jersey
Tejal Patel, PE
Jeffrey Laux, P.E.
Carolyn Feigin, P.E., P.P.
Erica Vigliorolo, P.E.
Gregory Stolowski P.E.
Brian Van Nortwick, P.E.
Matt Lunemann, P.E., P.M.P, ENV SP.
William P. Delisky, P.E.
Lawrence Powers
Joe Simonetta, CAE
Patrick Stewart
Vice President
NJSPE Director at Large
NSPE Delegate
Immediate Past President
Executive Director
Executive Director