Central Chapter

    Chartered February 24, 1951

    Central Chapter
    c/o Engineering Surveys & Services 
    Attn: Joshua Lehmen 
    1113 Fay St. 
    Columbia, MO  65201  

    Geographic Region
    Includes the counties of Chariton, Randolph, Howard, Boone, Callaway, Audrain and Montgomery.

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    MSPE Central Chapter Meeting

     Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    4:00-5:30 PM   Program

    3M Company Plant Tour, 5400 Route B, Columbia, MO 65202

    5:45 – 7:00 PM   Dinner

    Como Smoke and Fire BBQ, 4600 Paris Rd #102, Columbia, MO 65202

    3M Columbia manufactures products for four of the five 3M Business Groups:  Electronics and Energy, Health Care, Industrial Products, and Safety & Graphics.  Products include electronic connectors, infection prevention surgical preps, stethoscopes, purification filtration used for pharmaceutical processing, food safety pathogen detection, intravenous port protection to prevent blood stream infections, medical diagnostics, and barrier films for flexible solar panels and high definition displays.  Facility processes include high speed automation, biological compounding and testing, metal machining, tool and die shop, injection molding, metal stamping, plating, converting, analytical labs, and microbiology labs.

    Presenter – Don Vogt, Continuous Improvement Manager

    Don has held various positions at 3M Columbia including Process Engineering, Product Manager, and Six Sigma Black Belt prior to his current assignment.


    Spouses and guests are welcome to attend.  RSVP to Gary Fennewald:  573-881-1578 (text) or gjfennewald@gmail.com        The program may count as a Professional Development Credit

    Attendance Certification
    Participant: ___________________________________________________ 
    Central Chapter Officer or Presenter:              _____________                           
    Professional Development Hours Earned:      _______                   1.5                 

    Directions:  Northbound on Route B, enter the 2nd drive (by the 3M logo sign), park on the north side of the plant in or around the visitor spaces (blue box) and enter at the reception desk (red “X”).





    2017-2018 MSPE – Central Chapter Schedule

    Chapter Board Meetings (quarterly) Tuesdays, 7:30 @ the library - September 26, January 9, March 27, June 26

    Regular meetings - 3rd Tuesday of each month

    December – Tuesday, Dec 19 - John Conway, P.E. to present on the Mayor’s Task Force for Infrastructure, Integrated Water Planning Committee (see Calendar)


    January 2018 – Tuesday, Jan 16 - Brian Johanning (Pres of Infrastructure @ SKW) will present on the new Design-Build law

    February – Tuesday, February 20 – Tour - TBD

    March –  Tuesday, March 20 - Dana Sheahen, P.E. to Present on Artificial Intelligence

                (Invite SWE Members to attend)

    April –    TBD - Joint Meeting with Jefferson City Chapter (Jeff City to host)

    May –   Tuesday May 15 = tour TBD

    June –  Tuesday June 19 - Election and Legislative Review?

    Additional Ideas:

    3-M tour

    IBM data center tour

    MBS Textbook Exchange tour

    David Sorrell, City Utilities presentation on an Integrated Management Plan 


    President - Barbara Li, P.E. email

    Vice President - NEED A VOLUNTEER!!

    Secretary - Gary Fennewald, P.E. - email

    Treasurer & State MATHCOUNTS Coordinator
    Josh Lehmen, P.E.
    Email:  email

    State Director
    John Huss, P.E.
    Email:  email


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