Meet SWE's FY19 President, Penny Wirsing

SWE's FY19 president, Penny Wirsing, has always been a high achiever. She was the first member of her family to go to college, and graduated from Michigan State University with honors—despite being a single mom and working full-time.
Meet SWE's FY19 President, Penny Wirsing

Meet SWE's Board of Directors: FY19 President, Penny Wirsing

FY19 President Penny Wirsing
FY19 President Penny Wirsing

Penny Wirsing is the SWE president for the 2019 fiscal year and a longtime SWE member of 30+ years. Wirsing has always been a high achiever and was the first member of her family to go to college. As a single mom and working full-time, she graduated from Michigan State University with honors.

Since receiving her civil engineering degree, she’s held positions as an environmental engineer, including at the Torrance Refining Company, where she worked to ensure the refinery’s compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Wirsing also plays an integral role in other organizations including the Pediatric Therapy Network and Soroptimist International of Manhattan Beach.

Learn more about SWE's Board of Directors for fiscal year 2019 on SWE's YouTube channel.