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Future Generations of Gannett Fleming

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    Future Generations of Gannett Fleming (FuGen) seeks to amplify the voice of early career professionals by coordinating and facilitating the inclusion of diverse perspectives across all levels of experience.
  • Four young professionals attend TransportationCamp in New York City, sponsored by FuGen leadership - Gannett Fleming.
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    Four young professionals attend TransportationCamp in New York City, sponsored by FuGen leadership.
  • Canada’s FuGen team explores the Toronto Railway Museum - Gannett Fleming.
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    Toronto’s FuGen team explores the Toronto Railway Museum.
  • FuGen Steering Committee members - Gannett Fleming.
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    FuGen Steering Committee members introduced internationally recognized speaker Dr. Paul Schempp during a companywide livestream broadcast on mentoring, reverse mentoring, and how different generations of employees can learn from each other.
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    FuGen members assemble 30 snack packs, including uplifting notes of encouragement, for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay.
  •  Summer interns at the corporate headquarters join President Paul Nowicki and FuGen leaders - Gannett Fleming.
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    Summer interns at the corporate headquarters join President Paul Nowicki and FuGen leaders.

With a vision to drive the future of the firm, Future Generations of Gannett Fleming (FuGen) seeks to amplify the voice of early career professionals by coordinating and facilitating the inclusion of diverse perspectives across all levels of experience. Made up of more than 10 individuals from across the firm, the FuGen Steering Committee has been creating positive change since its formation in 2013.

What We're Doing


  • Kevin Switala and Jason McCartney during a Livestream event - Gannett Fleming.

    “Ask Me Anything” Webcast Series

    Through FuGen's "Ask Me Anything" webcasts, the group features leadership within the firm in open format, Q&A discussions to provide transparency and a sense of connection for all employees.
  • FuGen  volunteers showing snack bags - Gannett Fleming.

    Community Involvement

    FuGen local chapters are dedicated to connecting and contributing to their communities. Our Toronto and Southeast groups regularly participate in local events and volunteer their time, such as bagging snacks to donate to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay.
  • FuGen sponsors employees attending Transportation Camp conference - Gannett Fleming.

    Sponsoring Professional Opportunities 

    FuGen sponsors employees interested in attending professional development conferences, events, and seminars through an application and selection process. To date, employees have attended the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers’ National Convention, National Society of Black Engineers’ Annual Convention, and several local TransportationCamp events, including New York City, Miami, and Philadelphia. Growing the careers of our firm’s young professionals ensures our clients receive the best and brightest talent in the industry.
  •  Summer interns at the corporate headquarters join President Paul Nowicki and FuGen leaders - Gannett Fleming.

    Mentoring Industry Talent

    The key to the firm’s successful internship program is the mentorship provided by FuGen members. From day one, interns are connected with young professionals in the firm who share common interests and career goals. This relationship is nurtured over the months of the student’s internship and often lasts for years.

Follow us on social media at #FuGenGF

Steering Committee

  • Hannah Copenheaver - Gannett Fleming.

    Hannah Copenheaver, chair

  • Stasys Fidleris - Gannett Fleming.

    Stasys Fidleris, vice chair

  • Rachel Berry

    Rachel Berry

  • Matthew Greenholt - Gannett Fleming.

    Matt Greenholt

  • Julie Lee - Gannett Fleming.

    Julie Lee

  • Muna Siddiqua - Gannett Fleming.

    Thafhim “Muna” Siddiqua


  • Derek Smith - Gannett Fleming.

    Derek Smith

  • Luke Vogel - Gannett Fleming.

    Luke Vogel

  • Caitlin Wunsch - Gannett Fleming

    Caitlin Wunsch


  • Becka Zimmerman - Gannett Fleming

    Becka Zimmerman

  • Andrew Lynch - Gannett Fleming.

    Andy Lynch, immediate past co-chair

  • Jason McCartney - Gannett Fleming.

    Jason McCartney, immediate past co-chair

  • John Kovacs, PE, PMP, DGE

    John Kovacs, executive sponsor