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Tau Beta Pi Wyoming Eminent Engineer - Ted Gertsch
July 25, 2013 — Ted Gertsch graduated in 1951 from a Loveland, CO high school and attended UW beginning in fall 1959. He graduated with honors in 1962 with a B.S. in civil engineering with an architectural option. He is a registered Professional Engineer and Architect.
During his time between high school graduation and attending UW, he worked construction and served in the U.S. Army. He also studied one year in the school of Architecture at Colorado State University. After graduation from UW, he served four years with the UW Physical Plant and four years as a full time instructor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering. He served as an adjunct professor in the department from 1995-1998.
Ted cofounded Gertsch/Baker and Associates in Laramie, Wyo., in 1973 and has been actively involved in the company for 36 years.
Along with consulting, he was involved with the Laramie City Council for six years, serving as mayor for two years during that same time. He was active with the Wyoming Senate for one year, Kiwanis, Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts of America, and served as a board member for a local bank for fifteen years.Currently Ted is a member of the City of Cheyenne Housing and Community Development Committee. Ted lives in Cheyenne with his long-time friend Sharon and they are proud grandparents of four.