Dedicated to serving students and professionals

Welcome to the the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Puget Sound Chapter, serving engineers, scientists, students, and professionals in Washington’s Puget Sound Region. Ours is a chapter that is dedicated to support students and professionals in the largest metropolitan area in the Pacific Northwest.


SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize their fullest potential and impacts the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.


SHPE’s vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians and engineers.


The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles. Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community.
25.5 25.5 M
25+ Hispanic Population (US)
2.24 2.24 %
Hispanics in STEM

Joe Martinez


Christian Sarmiento

Corporate Secretary

Faraón Torres

Director of Governance

Victor Callado

Director of Educational Programs

Leann Martins

Director of Professional Development