Jason Suelter, P.E., S.E.
Jason Suelter, P.E, S.E., of Lincoln, Nebraska, is a licensed civil and structural professional engineer with more than 25 years of professional structural engineering services. He joined the Board of Engineers and Architects in 2020 and is currently the Board's Vice-Chair. Suelter received his Bachelor of Science in Physics from Benedictine College and Masters of Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Suelter is licensed in over 30 other jurisdictions
As a professional structural engineer, Suelter specializes in analyzing and designing steel, concrete, wood, light gage, precast, and masonry structures. He further assists his clients and consultant team through bidding and negotiation projects. In addition, he’s worked on projects related to the forensic engineering area, specifically on the rehabilitation of older brick masonry structures of other failing structures, which requires solutions for continued longevity
For over ten years, Suelter has been a part of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) examination program, specifically, he has served on the NCEES structural exams committee tasked with item writing and structural exam development. Currently, Suelter serves as the Vice-Chair on the Constructive Response portion of the exam.
In addition, he currently serves on the NCEES Examination for Professional Engineers (EPE) Committee and was newly elected to the Central Zone as the Secretary-Treaurer.
Besides his NCEES duties, Suelter is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Steel Construction, and the Diocese of Lincoln Building Committee. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School.
Originally from Kansas, Suelter pays it forward to his alma mater, Benedictine College, of Atchison, Kansas. He served on the Academic Board, where he was a part of the team that advanced, facilitated, and started an engineering program. The Benedictine College of Engineering began in 2009. It has grown to over 225 students and 10 full-time professors, and it offers ABET-accredited degrees in chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering.
His expertise in structural engineering and other professional involvement have prepared him to serve on the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects. As one of the newest Board Members, Suelter hopes to increase his understanding of the interconnectedness between the architecture and engineering professions in the state of Nebraska.
“I look forward to helping the board by providing my structural engineering expertise based on my past work experience and continued involvement at the local, state, and national levels."