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Menna, Christopher J.

Menna, Christopher J.

Christopher J. Menna, SR., P.E., M.ASCE

Region 2 Director-Elect 

Vision Statement

Biographical Statement

Education

  • Master of Science Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 1999
  • Bachelors of Science Engineering, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
  • Associate of Science Engineering Technology, Spring Garden College, Philadelphia, PA, 1992

Work Experience

  • Cumulative Industry Experience to date: 20 Years
  • City of Philadelphia, Department of Streets, Bureau of Surveys and Design, Bridge Section, Philadelphia, PA; Assistant Manager Structure, 1997-present
  • Gannett Fleming, Inc., King of Prussia, PA; Highway/Track Engineer 1996-1997
  • Kaufman Construction Company, Philadelphia, PA; Civil Engineer, 1994-1996
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, PA; Civil Engineer-Plans Unit, 1994

ASCE Involvement

  • Editor, ASCE Younger Member Forum, 1995-2002
  • Vice-President, ASCE Younger Member Forum, 1998-1999
  • President, ASCE Younger Member Forum, 1999-2000
  • Past President, ASCE Younger Member Forum, 2000-2001
  • Chair, ASCE - Zone I NERYMC Albany, NY, 2003
  • Assistant-Secretary, Philadelphia ASCE, 2000-2002
  • Director, Philadelphia ASCE, 2002-2003
  • Vice-President, Philadelphia ASCE, 2003-2004
  • President-Elect, Philadelphia ASCE, 2004-2005
  • President, Philadelphia ASCE, 2005-2006
  • Past President, Philadelphia ASCE, 2007-2009
  • Region 2 ASCE Formation Team, 2005-2006
  • Region 2 ASCE Governor, 2007-2010
  • Vice Chair Region 2 ASCE Governors, 2010-2013
  • ASCE PA Report Card Team Co-Leader, 2005-2013
  • Chair, ASCE Philadelphia History & Heritage, 2003-2013
  • Chair, ASCE Philadelphia Government Relations, 2006-2008
  • ASCE National Legislative Fly-In, Washington, DC, 2006
  • Pennsylvania Legislative Day with PSPE, Harrisburg, PA, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • PA 2006 Infrastructure Report Card, Philadelphia, May 2006
  • PA 2010 Infrastructure Report Card, assisted with onsite logistical support, May 2010
  • ASCE National Communications Committee, 2009-2011
  • ASCE National Committee Public Policy, 2012-2013
  • Philadelphia ASCE History & Heritage Award, 1997
  • Philadelphia ASCE Young Government Engineer Year, 2000
  • Zone I ASCE Citizen Award, 2001
  • Zone I ASCE Young Government Civil Engineer Award, 2004
  • ASCE Edmund Friedman Young Engineer for Professional Achievement, 2007

Other Volunteer Activities

  • Director, The Engineer’s Club of Philadelphia, 2003-2013
  • Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts, Troop 147, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2013
  • Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts, 1989-2002
  • Venture Crew Co-Advisor Troop 474, 2006-2008
  • Director, Friends of the Wissahickon, 2005-2008
  • Chair, Delaware Valley Eweek Special Events, 2006-2013
  • Engineering Career Outreach to Philadelphia Public Schools
  • Knights of Columbus, Cor Marie No. 4100, Roxborough
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, 1989-2013
  • Engineers’ Week Future City Mentor/Judge, 1996-2008
  • Temple University Industrial Advisor, 2000-2013
  • The Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia, 2000-2013
  • Temple University Engineering Alumni, 1994-2013
  • Villanova University Engineering Alumni, 2000-2013
  • Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, 2002-2013
  • Philadelphia IBC Chapter, 2012-2013

Personal

  • Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year, 2003
  • Eagle Scout, 1989
  • Father of two children – CJ, 2, and Emilia, 4; Husband of Felicia
  • Adjunct Professor for City Construction Management Certificate Program and Guest Lecturer Temple University, 2007-2013
  • Part-time Consultant; sole proprietor, 2002-2013
  • Bridge Aesthetics and Innovative Methods of Integration into the Urban Environment, Entry Paper Submitted to the 15th Annual International Bridge Conference (IBC), Pittsburgh, PA, 1998
  • The City Plan of Philadelphia as an ASCE National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, Co-Author of this application (1997 Awarding) and presented this paper at the ASCE National Convention, Boston 1998
  • 42nd Street over Amtrak and Norfolk Southern Railroads, Paper Submitted, Presented, & Published at the 25th Annual International Bridge Conference (IBC), Pittsburgh, PA, 2008
  • Similar Articles Published in Road and Bridges Magazine, November 2008, and PSPE Reporter, Fall 2008
  • PA 2006 Infrastructure Report Card, Statewide Transit and Freight Rail Category, Lead Author
  • PA 2010 Infrastructure Report Card, Statewide Freight Rail Category, Lead Author and 2010 Advisor for Freight for State of Illinois

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