2021 Austin Chapter Board Members
Sam Covey has been a member of SEAoT since 2017. He is a principal engineer at Fort Structures, designing high-end residential and commercial buildings in Texas. Sam obtained a bachelor and masters degree from UT Austin, and in his free time enjoys cycling, swimming, and spending time with his family.
Jennifer Castilleja has been a SEAoT member since 2018. She is an engineer at Architectural Engineers Collaborative. Jennifer obtained a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering from Marquette University. She enjoys travel, hiking, playing disc golf, and bowling in her spare time.
Raul Olvera has been a member of SEAoT since 2019. He works at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., where he works on the design, rehabilitation, and construction of new and existing structures. Raul enjoys running around Austin and going out salsa dancing, and is a proud alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin.
Student Chapter and Scholarship Director
Jennifer Verhulst has been a member of SEAoT since 2016. She is the Chief Plans Examiner at the City of Austin where she developed the Structural Review program and now leads the Commercial, Residential, and Expedited Plan Review Division. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors and tackling home improvement projects and is a proud alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin.
Alex Meucci has been a SEAoT member since 2019. He works for Pivot Engineers providing forensic consulting services. He is a double gator, having received a bachelors in Civil Engineering and masters in Structural Engineering from the University of Florida. He spends his free time enjoying the outdoors and playing sports.
Katelyn Low has been a member of SEAoT since 2016. She is an engineer at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., where she assesses and rehabilitates existing structures. Katelyn enjoys camping and hiking, and is a proud alumnus of The University of Texas.
Lizeth Gonzales has been a member of SEAoT since 2010. She works at LCRA in the Line and Structural Department. She enjoys volunteering in the community and tutoring Math and languages. Lizeth is a proud alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin. Hook'em!
Keaton Munsterman has been a member of SEAoT since 2019. He works for Pivot Engineers performing forensic investigations. He graduated from the UT-Austin with masters degree in Civil Engineering and from Oklahoma State University with a bachelors degree in Architectural Engineering. He spends his free time enjoying the outdoors and tinkering with projects around the house.
Membership and Website Administrator
Jaine Estrella has been a member of SEAoT since 2017. She is a structural engineer at Aguirre & Fields, LP where she designs bridges and retaining walls. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and
friends, and is a proud alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin.
State Board of Directors
State Board Director and Past President (2020)
Silvia Dyer has been a member of SEAoT Austin Chapter for over 10 years. She is a Branch Engineer with Simpson Strong-Tie and an Engineering Consultant with A&P Engineering. She enjoys time with her family and is a proud longhorn.
State Board Director
Bobby Chamra has been a member of SEAoT since 2013. He is a Senior Engineer at Building Diagnostics, Inc. In 2019, Bobby and his wife Jocelyn accepted the placement of a foster child who will be adopted in 2021. He enjoys playing golf, gardening, home improvement projects, and spending time with his family. Bobby is a proud alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin.
Alternate State Board Director:
Sam Covey, 2021 Chapter President
See the SEAoT-Austin Officer Descriptions document.