The FWEA West Coast Chapter serves members located in the following counties: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas.

The chapter seeks to provide an unbiased venue where members can interact with each other, share knowledge, grow in their profession and attend quality events at a reasonable cost. The chapter hosts quarterly chapter luncheons, plans special events, supports the USF student chapter and works to increase membership.

To view our upcoming events, please go to our Events Calendar. You may also wish to check out the latest issue of our newsletter.

If you are interested in getting involved with the chapter, please contact any of the officers listed below.

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Chapter Officers:

Alice Varkey
Vice Chair
Ricardo Borromeo
Wade Trim
Isaiah Shapiro
Greeley and Hansen

Secretary / Webmaster
Matthew Love
Wade Trim

Robert Gaylord
Hazen & Sawyer
Kristen Waksman

Carollo Engineers
Ryan Messer
CH2M Hill

Public Relations / Social Media
Austin Moore
TSC Jacobs
YP Chairs
Nicole Smith
McKim & Creed

Phil Walker
Tetra Tech

Katherine Graf
Hazen & Sawyer
Special Events
Jacob Porter
Hazen & Sawyer

George Dick
Gresham, Smith and Partners

Brad Planchot
Commerce Controls
Water Festival Chair
Tim English
Reiss Engineering

Utility Liason
Randy Kim
Pinellas County

USF Professor Representative
Dr. Sarina Ergas

USF Representative
Justine Stocks

George Cassady
Hillsborough County

Past Chair
Freddy Betancourt


Christian Aristizabal, Brown and Caldwell

Mel Butcher, Arcadis

Rachel Cantor, RC Associates

Karloren Guzman, City of Tampa

Emilie Moore, Tetra Tech

Tina Nixon, Greeley and Hansen

Taylor Norrell, Black and Veatch

Cheryl Robitzch, Haskell

Kris Samples, Reiss Engineering

Tim Ware, Arcadis

Craig Wells, McKim and Creed


Chapter Newsletter - The West Coast Chapter publishes a newsletter quarterly.

2012 1st Quarter Newsletter
2012 2nd Quarter Newsletter
2012 3rd Quarter Newsletter
2012 4th Quarter Newsletter
2013 1st Quarter Newsletter
2013 2nd Quarter Newsletter
2013 3rd Quarter Newsletter
2013 4th Quarter Newsletter
2014 1st Quarter Newsletter2014 1st Quarter Newsletter
2014 2nd Quarter Newsletter
2014 3rd Quarter Newsletter
2014 4th Quarter Newsletter
2015 1st Quarter Newsletter
2015 4th Quarter Newsletter
2016 Fall Newsletter
2016 Spring Newsletter
2016 Summer Newsletter