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Susan Coyle, PE, CFM

Susan Coyle, PE, CFM, serves as the hydraulic modeler and analyst for the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD). This is Susan’s first full-time job since she had her first baby in 2004. The time between then and now has been filled with part-time engineering positions and full-time mom duties, as well as volunteering for many K-12 activities. These volunteer opportunities have unveiled just how valuable STEM involvement is in achieving a well-rounded student.

Since 1998, Susan has been involved in the Future City Competition, a middle school STEM competition, in both Ohio and Wisconsin, serving as a judge, engineering mentor, and steering committee member. She served on the board of the Central Ohio Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) from 2001 to 2006, helping organize an annual Civil Engineering Career Day for high school students. In 2013, Susan started the Lego League Robotics program in Whitefish Bay and has coached a team for the last three years. In addition, she has judged the Rube Goldberg Middle School Competition and various science fairs, as well as made presentations and led activities at the ASCE STEM Expo, South Shore Park Earth Day Celebration, and other locations as part of MMSD’s Outreach Program.

Susan is a Professional Engineer in Wisconsin and a Certified Floodplain Manager. She has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, where she met her husband. They have two STEM-loving boys, currently in second grade and sixth grade.

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