Welcome to the Structural Engineers Association of Wisconsin (SEA-WI). SEA-WI was formed in 2009 to enhance the profession of structural engineering in the state of Wisconsin. SEA-WI’s goal is to join together all Wisconsin structural engineers and to address common concerns of the profession.

SEA-WI Board of Director Elections

SEA-WI Board of Director elections concluded on Friday, June 28th and the following newly-elected board members began their terms Saturday, July 1st:

President Elect: Meghan Scanlan, E.I.T. (Performa Architects and Engineers)

Secretary: Lena Raffin (HGA Architects and Engineers)

Northeast Regional Director: Christin Cataldo-Gisch, P.E. (Foth Production Solutions)

Northwest Regional Director: Sam Rubenzer, P.E., S.E. (FORSE Consulting)

Congratulations to the new board members and thank you to everyone who accepted a nomination or participated in the election process!



Upcoming Events:

SEA-WI 2017 Fall Technical Conference

November 10, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Hinterland Brewery
1001 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54304

Join us in Green Bay for our annual Fall Conference!

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Recent Events:

2017 SEA-WI Spring Technical Conference (April 21, 2017)
SEA-WI’s 7th Annual Spring Technical Conference in Waukesha, WI, was a great success! We had nearly 80 structural engineers from across Wisconsin, as well as 6 structural-industry vendors. The technical presentations offered this year were:

  • Post-Installed Reinforcing Bar Design - Anchor or Rebar? by Nishan Pethiyagoda of Hilti, Inc.
  • What Your Fabricator Wishes You Knew About HSS Design by Cathleen Jacinto of FORSE Consulting
  • Evaluation of Historic Structures by Timothy Crowe of Wiss Janney Elstner and Associates
  • New Masonry Ideas for Architects and Engineers by Pat Conway of the International Masonry Institute and Sam Rubenzer of FORSE Consulting
  • How to Read and Understand a Geotechnical Report by Andy Walters and Ben Mattson of American Engineering Testing
  • Special Inspections, Quality Assurance, and Non-Destructive Testing and Inspections by Kurt Steinhagen of PSI / Interek

This was Wisconsin’s largest structural engineering-focused conference that offered a total of 6 PDH’s, exhibitor displays, great presentations, and networking. See the photos from this event here.   

2016 SEAWI Fall Technical Conference (November 4, 2016) 
The 2016 Fall Technical Conference was hosted in Madison, WI, this year and included presentations on ACI 318-14 Reorganization & Updates and International Pro-Bono Structural Engineering. There was also the presentation of the SEAWI Excellence in Wisconsin Engineering Awards, as well as a tour of the Anchor Bank renovation and new construction in Capitol Square, Madison. See the photos from this event here.

The 2016 SEA-WI Excellence in Wisconsin Engineering Award winners:
RA Smith National & Spancrete, Highland Manor Community Safe Room
Highland Manor Community Safe Room 
Performa Architects+Engineers, One Menasha Center
One Menasha Center