Mr. Kaempfer, President and Chief Engineer, Kaempfer & Associates, Inc., received his baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1971 and his master's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1972. He entered the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lt in the Corps of Engineers in the Fall of 1972. After basic and advanced officer training courses at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, he was assigned to the 864th Engineer Battalion as the Civil Engineer and Construction Engineer for the Unit.
After leaving the U.S. Army, Mr. Kaempfer worked for three consulting engineering companies until he started his own consulting firm, Kaempfer & Associates, in 1987. The firm started with three full-time and two part-time employees and has grown to twenty-seven employees. The firm has specialized in wastewater management and water supply engineering. The firm has served approximately 60 municipal clients in Wisconsin and northern Michigan from their office in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin.
Mr. Kaempfer is a registered professional engineer in Oregon, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Illinois and is a member of ASCE, AWWA, and WEF. He has prepared a number of technical papers on water supply and wastewater management issues and has presented two of the papers at the annual WEF Conference. Mr. Kaempfer has served on the technical advisory committee for establishing effluent limits for ammonia in Wisconsin and has presented several short courses on wastewater treatment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Chris and his wife, Christy, live near Oconto Falls, Wisconsin, about 30 miles north of Green Bay. They have two daughters who now live in the state of Washington. Their daughter, Holley, received her BSCE and MSEnE from Michigan Tech in 1998 and her doctorate from UM Rolla in 2002.
From 2004 Induction to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy