College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011
B.S. General Engineering, Industrial Option (1961) - University of Wyoming
Ted Gertsch graduated in 1951 from Loveland, Colo., high school and attended UW beginning
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 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 and the Parent Advisory Committee for Laramie County School District #1
of Cheyenne. Ted lives in Cheyenne with his long–time friend Sharon and they are proud
grandparents of four.