Mar 7, 2016

McMeekin Selected for Charles Durham Achievement Award

Michael P. McMeekin, P.E. has been selected to receive the Charles Durham Achievement Award. Created to honor the late Charles Durham, this award exemplifies leaders in the field of engineering and stewards of community and civic involvement.

As president of Omaha-based Lamp Rynearson, McMeekin has more than 39 years of professional engineering experience and has played a leadership role in a number of signature projects in the Omaha area, including the CenturyLink Center and Riverfront Redevelopment, Rosenblatt Stadium renovations, and redevelopment of Aksarben.

An American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) College of Fellows Inductee, McMeekin is also a graduate of its Senior Executives Institute - an advanced management, leadership, and public policy training program for current and emerging leaders of engineering and architectural firms.

Chairman of the Board of Directors for Omaha By Design, Technical Review Committee member for the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), and member of the Speakers Committee for the Greater Omaha Business Ethics Alliance are other roles in the Omaha community in which McMeekin has served.

McMeekin served as Co-Chair for Environment Omaha, a joint initiative of Omaha by Design and the City of Omaha to create an Environmental Master Plan for the City of Omaha. For his work on this initiative, he was named the 2010 recipient of the Laurels Award by Omaha by Design. Outstanding civic leadership also includes Board roles with the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Omaha Community Playhouse, Omaha Symphony, and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska, as well as work with the Omaha non-profit “Aqua Africa” to provide clean water in South Sudan.