March 2018


Shawnna is currently a Region 7 Governor from the St Louis Section and has worked for SCI Engineering, Inc. (SCI) for nearly 20 years where she has held numerous roles and is currently a Vice President and Partner in the firm.   Shawnna graduated from Missouri University of Science & Technology (MS&T) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering in 2000. She later completed her Masters of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering at MS&T in 2013 and received her Diplomat of Geotechnical Engineering certification in 2019.  As a registered Professional Engineer in 13 states, she has experience across the Midwest.

Shawnna has been active in ASCE since starting at SCI in 2001 and was named the St. Louis Section’s Outstanding Younger Member in 2005 and was part of the Geotechnical Institute Section named the 2019 Best Chapter. Shawnna was recently upgraded to a Fellow within ASCE as well.  After serving as a committee chair for both the Younger Member group and Geo‐Institute St Louis Section, she moved through the ranks within the St. Louis Section Board of Direction, ultimately serving as President in 2014/2015. She is also a member of the Geo‐Institutes Site Characterization & Ground Modification Committee.

Shawnna is currently assisting her local ASCE community through teaming with PLTW in St Charles County and providing Dream Big presentations at local elementary and middle schools.