Spalding DeDecker Associates Employee Named ASCE Young Civil Engineer of the Year
Dana Suggitt recognized for her contributions to the branch and profession
Spalding DeDecker Associates Inc. (SDA), a civil engineering, landscape architectural and surveying firm, is proud to announce that Dana Suggitt was named the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Southeast Michigan Branch Young Civil Engineer of the Year. This award recognizes younger members of the branch for their continued and active service to the branch and profession.
Suggitt earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University. As an engineer for SDA, Suggitt is involved in engineering site design for commercial, healthcare, K-12 education, higher education, retail and municipal sites. She is part of SDA’s ADA Compliance committee, which serves to keep the company up-to-date with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Suggitt is heavily involved in SDA’s pavement management program, performing pavement assessments, design and construction observation. Suggitt is an active member of the Southeast Michigan Branch of ASCE, serving as director of technical activities. She serves the Michigan Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar as president.
“What sets Suggitt apart from many other young engineers is her involvement as a leader in professional organizations and charitable events," SDA President Steve Benedettini said. "Technically, she is a great engineer, but her enthusiasm towards giving back and leading organizations and events outside of her regular responsibilities is one of her greatest strengths."