Congratulations to David Martini, who has been announced as the 2021 Engineer of the Year award winner from the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers (MnSPE). The MnSPE Engineer of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievements by an MnsPE member to the advancement and improvement of the engineering profession, public welfare, and service to mankind. David was presented with the award on December 8th at the joint MnSPE and National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Professional Excellence Celebration in Minneapolis.
With more than 20 years of professional engineering experience at Bolton & Menk, David is responsible for the planning, design, and preparation of construction plans, specifications, and reports to a variety of municipal and public clients. In his role, he has served as a consulting city engineer for the Cities of Deephaven, Greenwood, Mayer, Orono, and Woodland, Minnesota, among others.
David has been an active member of MnSPE and NSPE since 1994. He has served in all MnSPE positions at the chapter level, as well as all MnSPE officer positions, including a role as president from 2011-2012. His time as chair of the MnSPE Legislative Relations Committee is noteworthy, as David played an active role in promoting and protecting the value of professional engineering licensure by actively advocating that certain positions and responsibilities require a licensed professional engineer to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the public. In 2015, he worked with the Legislative Relations Committee to change state statutes so state agencies cannot require professional engineers to obtain additional certifications to perform work already covered by licensure laws. David has also held notable roles at NSPE, including vice president, president elect, and president from 2019-2020.
David volunteers for many civic and humanitarian activities through Bolton & Menk and has been active in STEM/STEAM initiatives to promote engineering careers in schools.
Congratulations to David on this achievement!
Learn more about Dave Martini’s role at Bolton & Menk and his passions in and out of the organization, here.