x02.04.2013 Press Release

For Immediate Release


BALTIMORE, MD – February 4, 2013 – Jennifer Rauhofer, PE, president of Stormwater Maintenance and Consulting – an organization specializing in the design, maintenance, and construction of stormwater infrastructure – has been honored with The Penn State Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award.

The award recognizes graduates who have reached exceptional levels of professional achievement and is the highest honor bestowed by the College of Engineering. Winners of this award are also role models for current engineering students.

“The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering feels that Ms. Rauhofer is well deserving of the Outstanding Engineering Alumnus award because she brings an excellent resume of professional experience in the natural resource engineering area, and reflects well on the ABE programs from which she graduated,” said Paul Heinemann, Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University.

Continued Heinemann, “Her recognition and visit to the department will provide an inspiration to the current students, particularly in that she has risen to the level of company ownership in a relatively short period of time.”

“With only 13 individuals honored this year, we are extremely proud that Jennifer is a recipient of this prestigious award,” said Stormwater Maintenance and Consulting founder and executive vice president, Theodore Scott, PE, CPESC, LEED AP.

When determining winners, judges look at nominees who have a record of professional achievements, which are widely recognized for their quality and significance. Nominations come from Penn State University department heads, who are responsible for the preparation of a nomination form and other appropriate documentation. Nominees are not contacted during the process.

The award will be presented to Rauhofer, along with the 12 other winners, at a ceremony in April 2013.

About Stormwater Maintenance and Consulting
Stormwater Maintenance & Consulting (SMC) is comprised of two business entities with common ownership and shared resources. Stormwater Consulting, Inc., (SCI) is a design and consulting firm that specializes in stormwater-related engineering and landscape architecture services. Stormwater Maintenance, LLC (SWM) is a niche construction firm that performs maintenance, repair, and retrofit construction of all types of stormwater systems.

Founded in 2002, we are dedicated to minimizing stormwater-related impacts to the environment with practices and policies that are grounded in common sense, constructability, and long-term sustainability. Both firms are MDOT certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises / Minority Business Enterprises (DBE/MBE).
For more information: www.swmaintenance.com and www.mdswm.com.

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