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Veis, Christopher A.

Veis, Christopher A.

Chris “Shoots” Veis, P.E., M.ASCE

Biographical Statement


  • MS, Project Engineering and Management, MSU and Montana Tech
  • BS, Environmental Engineering, Montana Tech
  • Registered Professional Engineer – Montana and North Dakota

Work Experience

  • Engineering West, 2010-present
  • Montana Department of Environmental Quality, 2002-2010
  • Adjunct Math Professor, Montana State University Billings, 2003-2007
  • KLJ Engineering, 1999-2002
  • Montana Department of Transportation, 1998-1999

ASCE Involvement

  • Montana Section President and Preceding Offices, 2007-2010
  • Eastern Montana Section President and Preceding Offices, 2004-2007
  • Emerging Leaders Alliance, 2010
  • Montana Section Legislative Liaison
  • ASCE Speaker at the Montana Joint Engineers Conference Presentations
  • Member, Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)

Other Volunteer Activities

  • 2013 Rising Star in Civil Engineering, CE News
  • Billings City Council Member, 2005-2009
  • Montana Department of Revenue, Local Government Advisory Committee
  • Montana Legislature Interim Committee on Special Districts
  • APEC, Liaison to the Trade Minister of Australia
  • American Marshall Fellow
  • American Council of Young Political Leaders Delegate to South Africa, Indonesia and Pakistan
  • Billings Engineers Club, Young Engineer of the Year
  • Leadership Montana
  • 40 Under Forty Making a Difference in Billings
  • Billings Engineers Club President
  • Montana High School Football Official
  • Billings Studio Theatre, Actor and Board of Directors


  • Married to Barb Veis and we have one son, Jackson
  • Native Montanan

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