Kentucky’s 2015 Civil Engineer Professional Recognition Award

Jon Keeling, PE

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This award is given in appreciation for Jon Keeling’s many years of dedicated service to his community and engineering profession.


  • Received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky.
  • Licensed P.E. in Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Kansas, and Missouri
  • Project manager at Stantec for 21 years specializing in dams and dam safety. 
  • Certified Floodplain Manager
  • Leadership PE graduate (2009)
  • Past recipient of the Distinguished Engineer in Private Practice, ASCE KY Section (2013)
  • Past recipient o
  • f the Daniel V. Terrell Award (2002)
  • ACEC Engineering Excellence Award – National Finalist, 2001, Award for Freeman Lake Dam Investigation and Reconstruction Project


  • Served as an officer in the Blue Grass Branch of ASCE (Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-President, President), 2005-2008
  • Served as an officer in the Kentucky Section of ASCE (Treasurer, Secretary, President, Past-President), 2008 – 2012
  • Served as Kentucky Section Region 4 Delegate, 2007 - 2012
  • Currently serves as Region IV Governor of ASCE (since 2012)
  • Raise the Bar Committee Member, 2014-present
  • Mathcounts and E-week / school volunteer
  • Serves on the Committee on Education Outreach for the Association of State Dam Safety Officials
  • Served on the 2011 Kentucky Infrastructure Report Card Committee (Dams Chair)
  • Volunteer with Salvation Army Angel Tree Program and Catholic Action Center Sandwich Ministry and Community Inn.


  • Lives in Madison County with his wife of over 20 years, Robin, and his son Ethan.