Membership Information

Mountain States Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA)

When you join the International Erosion Control Association, you automatically join your local Chapter. The Mountain States Chapter of IECA is comprised of members from Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota.

The International Erosion Control Association, MSC’s parent organization, is a non-profit, member organization that provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.

IECA’s diverse membership supplies a unique network of specialists who are capable of solving a broad range of problems caused by soil erosion and its by-product – sediment.

The goals of the Association are:

  • Position members for success through leadership development.
  • Enhance members’ professional knowledge at each career stage through technical information exchange, facilitation of research opportunities and encouraging diversity in professional development.
  • Promote the work of IECA members and recognize their contributions to society.
  • Manage the Association with a solid foundation of resources that sustains our mission.
  • Represent the interests of members to local, regional and national government leaders.

The Benefits Of IECA Membership

Mountain States Chapter Networking

The Mountain States Chapter provides an extraordinary networking venue for the entire profession. General Membership Meetings are held 4 times a year in Colorado. Montana, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming make an effort to put on a minimum of one General Membership meeting a year. General Membership Meetings generally occur as a “Lunch and Learn.” Past speakers for these events include local enforcement representatives, state enforcement representatives, EPA, and subject matter experts. Attendees include civil engineering to general contracting to regulatory agencies. This combination of wide geographic representation and diverse professional backgrounds creates a powerful networking environment.3033 S Parker Rd #410, Aurora, CO 80014

Members who take the time to share ideas and build relationships are better positioned to expand their knowledge and advance their career.

IECA Chapters: IECA provides you with the opportunity to connect with colleagues, share ideas, and access learning locally through training events, newsletter updates, volunteer opportunities and networking.

IECA Events and Conferences: Get member-exclusive savings to attend IECA events including the Annual Conference and Expo, the largest gathering of leaders in the erosion and sediment control and stormwater industry. IECA events provide you with the opportunity to earn PDH/CEU credits, develop business skills, expand your knowledge and network with other erosion and sediment control professionals from around the world.

Serve on an IECA Committee or Board: Volunteering provides you with a great opportunity for networking and a closer look at how IECA’s efforts directly affect your industry. Volunteer at the national or chapter level to help shape IECA and influence the direction of erosion and sediment control.

IECA Mentorship Program: The IECA Mentorship Program is designed to connect emerging leaders with seasoned professionals to encourage professional development and give back to the profession.

MORE Benefits Of IECA Membership

Professional Development

Enhance Your Knowledge

Professional development isn’t an option, it’s an ongoing necessity. IECA offers more ways to increase your skillset and earn Professional Development Hours (PDH).

IECA Webinars: Provides you the opportunity to log in from your home or office computer at any time of the day or night to get high-quality continuing education and Professional Development Hours (PDH) for both live and on-demand webinars.

IECA on Location: Learn from industry experts! IECA on Location offers formal on-site training from faculty instructors. IECA faculty members will travel to your business to provide hands-on, classroom training. IECA On Location courses can be public or private to your organization.

IECA Roadshows: Get quality education from a national, state and local perspective. The content is area specific and will address issues related to stormwater management that affect those who coordinate and manage stormwater programs.


Gain a Competitive Advantage

Leverage IECA member-only benefits to gain visibility and grow your business.

IECA’s Online Membership Directory: Raise your profile! All IECA members receive a free automatic listing in the IECA Membership Directory – the only directory dedicated exclusively to the erosion and sediment control industry. Industry professionals look to the directory as an informative resource throughout the year.

IECA Member Logo: Showcase your commitment to the erosion and sediment control industry. Download the IECA Member logo and add it to your marketing material, email signature, business cards, website and other collateral.

Advertising Discounts: Join as an organizational member to receive exposure year-round. We offer many options for marketing through our publications, online advertising, vendor webinars, Roadshow sponsorships and, of course, annual conference sponsorship and exhibiting. The sooner you invest in these opportunities, the more exposure you will receive.

Awards Program: Your chance to be recognized by your colleagues! Each year, IECA acknowledges members of the Association and the industry who have made extraordinary contributions. Award winners serve as inspirational industry leaders and are recognized at the Annual Conference and Expo.


Stay on the Cutting Edge

Increase your effectiveness and learn vital information to help you stay on top of industry changes and challenges.

IECA Resource Library: IECA members can access our online Resource Library for the most current, relevant solutions for the erosion and sediment control and stormwater industry. Enter a search term, author, topic, etc. to search our case studies, photos, videos and white papers to find your answer quickly!

IECA SmartBrief: This complimentary twice-weekly e-mail newsletter is specifically aimed at bringing you a quick read that will help keep you up-to-date with the latest news and trends in our industry. News stories are meticulously picked from thousands of news sites, blogs and other sources that are then summarized by expert editors, linked to the original sources for further reading, and delivered to your inbox every week.

Environmental Connection Magazine: Expand your body of knowledge of the erosion and sediment control and stormwater industry. With quarterly peer-reviewed articles on timely erosion and sediment control topics, as well as regular features that provide thought-provoking accounts of people, programs and issues in the industry. Each issue of the Environmental Connection Magazine contains a Content Quiz for one PDH, which amounts to 4 PDH credits in any given year!

IECA’s Career Center: Offers you a confidential resume posting, automated e-mail notification of new job listings and the ability to save jobs to review later. It also offers employers and recruiters targeted access to the nation’s most qualified talent pool in the erosion and sediment control and stormwater industry.

IECA eNewsletter: Being armed with the latest research and content will help you take your career to another level. IECA is meticulous in ensuring that you have access to timely information, educational news, surveys and special features highlighting the latest trends in erosion control and related fields, with links to additional content on the IECA website.