Fort Wayne Engineers' Club

Engineers News

December 2011 - Vol. LXXIV No. 4

December Tour to
Iberdrola Renewables Wind Farm
Thursday, December 15th, 1:00 PM EST
Van Wert OH

Board member Jim Delaney has set up a tour of Van Wert’s Iberdrola Renewables wind farm (  We will meet at their facility in VanWert for a tour then have a presentation and Q&A session afterward.  If you are interested in attending please contact Jim Delaney (484-8104 or ) to confirm attendance as we’re hoping to carpool and provide Iberdrola an estimated head count of participants.

TekVenture’s Chain Reaction Challenge

Tek Venture’s ( Chain Reaction Challenge will again be held at the Allen County Public Library.  There are potential opportunities to assist in building a CRC link or having FWEC members build their own.  If interested please contact the FWEC and we’ll try to partner you with CRC link builders needing assistance.

NE IN Engineers Week

The Northeast Indiana Engineers’ Week is February 19th– 25th.  The FWEC along with other engineering related professional societies will be sponsoring academic awards for local/regional engineering students.  To contribute please see our Treasurer information in the dues notice below.  For more information please go to the Northeast Indiana Engineers’ Week website (

Science Central 3 Rivers Festival Float

In the past the FWEC membership has supported Science Central () in the design and build of their 3 Rivers Festival ( float.  We’re looking for interested club members to support this effort.  The 3RF theme has not yet been announced, but we’re looking for anyone who may be interested in helping.

Upcoming Tours

The FWEC is planning a tour of C&A Tool in Churubusco for January, Ivy Tech’s new facility in February.  We’re also investigating National Serv-All’s recycling facility and another visit to the Air National Guard.

The FWEC Newsletter
E-Mail Delivery

The FWEC newsletter is now available for e-mail delivery.  This saves the club postage and newsletter fees as well as getting the newsletter to the membership sooner.  Please add to your address list ensuring proper delivery of the newsletter.

Future Tours

The FWEC is looking for ideas for future venues.  Is your place of work somewhere that you’d like to show off?  Are you interested in a specific company in the Fort Wayne area?  Please submit all tour ideas to

2011-2012 Membership Dues

Dues for the FWEC 2011-2012 membership year are now payable.  Dues are $10/year ($5/year for students).  Payments can now be made online through our website ($1 extra charge) or mailed directly to the club treasurer.  How do you know if you owe dues?  Look above your name on the newsletter address label.  If it says 11, then you owe dues.  If it says 12 or more, then you are paid up for the next year.  HO stands for Honorary and CO stands for Complementary. We are also accepting contributions to the  Northeast Indiana Engineers’ Week academic award fund.  Please be clear in marking your dues separate from your academic award donations.  All mailed dues and academic award contributions need to go to:
FWEC Treasurer – Ryan Stark
828 West Oakdale Drive
Fort Wayne, IN  46807.

For questions, Ryan can be reached at (260) 456-0809.

FWEC 2011-2012 Board

Board Membership

The 2011-2012 FWEC Board
Membership is as follows:

  • President:  Seth Tribbett
  • Vice President:  John Magsam
  • Treasurer:  Ryan Stark
  • Secretary:  Elizabeth Garr


1st Year Board Members (2011-2014):
Jim Delaney & Jack Phlipot

2nd Year Board Members (2010-2013):
Deborah Pitzer & Ralph Snyder

3rd Year Board Members (2009-2012):
Cecil “Gene” Dominique & Dan Delaney


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