Happenings

It’s not always our first impulse to talk about ourselves (we’re architects and engineers, after all), but when exciting things happen, we have to share the news and events. And there’s always a lot going on in the TETER offices and beyond. Here are some things that have been swirling in our world.

Fresno County Fire breaks ground on new fire station

Fresno County Fire Protection District broke ground on a new fire station in the Friant area. It's the newest one in more than 20 years.

Megan Chang – Newly Licensed Structural Engineer

The California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists has bestowed Megan Chang the esteemed title of Licensed Structural Engineer.

Tyler Dinis – Newly Licensed Architect

The California Architects Board has granted Tyler Dinis the official title of Licensed Professional Architect.

Megan Armendariz, PE – Newly Licensed Architect

The California Architects Board has granted Megan Armendariz the esteemed title of Licensed Professional Architect.

New Selma Unified building will prepare students ‘for successful careers’

Selma Unified School District held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Career Technical Education (CTE) building at Selma High School

COS Unveils New Student Support Building

College of the Sequoias held their ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Educational Support Services Building at the Visalia campus.

Atwater’s new Juniper Elementary School is ready to open

Juniper Elementary School celebrates its grand opening with ribbon cutting ceremony and community tour.

Zweig Group 2023 Trifecta Award

TETER receives Zweig Group's 2023 Trifecta Award

2023 Hot Firm

TETER is 2023's Hot Firm

2023 Best Firm to Work For

TETER is 2023's Best Firm to Work For in two categories

Ground broken on $15M transit maintenance facility in Selma

After years of discussion, ground was broken Friday on a $15 million maintenance facility for the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency in Selma.

TETER transitioning ownership structure to an ESOP

TETER has transferred 100% ownership of the company to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).

A delegation process that works

An article by Megan Chang is featured in the latest edition of The Zweig Letter.

Delhi Unified School District breaks ground on new Career Technical Education building

Delhi Unified School District officials broke ground at the site where the district’s multi-million dollar Career Technical Education building will be located.
Dustan Bagliere is a Project Manager at TETER Architects and Engineers

Dustan Bagliere – Newly Licensed Architect

The California Architects Board has granted Dustan Bagliere the esteemed title of Licensed Professional Architect.

Fresno Cancer Center Expands Services for Breast Cancer Treatment

The new Central Valley Breast Care Center at the Fresno Cancer Center features 10,000 square feet for new exam rooms, staff facilities and offices.

Dos Palos library gets $2.7 million funding boost. ‘This is a major win’

Dos Palos Library (designed by TETER) receives $2.7 million in grant dollars.

Caitlin Muradian – New Partner and CFO

Caitlin Muradian has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Partner.

New Architectural Partner

Chris Nikkel is joining our expanding executive leadership team, and the future is bright.

New TETER Associates

Seven staff are promoted to Associate status at TETER.

New Senior Project Architect

New Senior Project Architect brings a lifetime of commitment to Bakersfield and the surrounding communities.

Assemblymember Salas Cuts Ribbon for New Kings County Sheriff’s HQ

Ribbon Cutting of new TETER-designed Sheriff's HQ

TETER Ranked #1 Fifteen Years in a Row

TETER is honored to be listed by the Business Journal as 2022’s top ranking architectural firm.

Loren Aiton is now a Certified Access Specialist (CASp)

TETER Senior Architect and Associate Loren Aiton is now a Certified Access Specialist (CASp)

COS to build new stadium at Visalia campus

Sequoia Stadium (designed by TETER) will be the new home of Giants football, soccer, and track and field in 2023.
Hosting Project Meetings

Hosting Project Meetings

Aya Shitanishi and Megan Chang are featured in the latest edition of The Zweig Letter.
Biophilic Design

Bringing the outside inside

Clay Davis, Partner & Architect, shares his expertise about biophilic design
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Clay Davis – Executive Profile

TETER Senior Partner Clay Davis is featured in The Business Journal
2021 Best Firms to work for

2021 Best Firm to Work For

TETER is 2021's Best Firm to Work For in two categories
Connect Across the Generations

Connect Across Generations

Allyson McDonald and Megan Chang are featured The Zweig Letter.
Tony Pavone is an Architect at TETER in the Fresno office

Newly Licensed Architect

Tony Pavone Achieves Professional Architectural Licensure
Fresno State to test air cleaning technology

Fresno State to test air cleaning technology

TETER-Sponsored Air Quality Research project is featured on Central Valley Broadcast Newscast.

Healthcare Design at TETER

Healthcare Design at TETER

School construction keeping firms, architects, designers busy

Two TETER Partners and Architects featured in The Business Journal

2020 Professional of the Year

Maria Vela is 2020's Professional of the Year

Fitting the task to the time at hand

Megan Chang, TETER Associate and Engineer, Voice of Reason Opinion is featured the the Zweig Letter.

Engineering Management: Variable Control Beyond the Classroom

Virtual Presentation by TETER Mechanical Engineers to engineering students

New sports complex opens in Cutler-Orosi

Orosi Recreation Complex celebrates its grand opening

Fresno State Indoor Air Quality Research Project

TETER sponsors an Indoor Air Quality Research Project

Officials break ground on new Kings County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in Hanford

Ground breaking on new Kings County HQ is featured on ABC30 Action News.

New school honors the memory of pioneering Stockton educator and proud Filipina

Flora Arca Mata Elementary School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

New navigation center unveiled in Merced County

Navigation Homeless Shelter (TETER project) is featured on KSEE 24 News

Rest: What is it good for?

TETER Associate and Engineer Megan Chang's Opinion is featured the the Zweig Letter.

New Architect

Steven Polanco Achieves Professional Architectural Licensure

With COVID-19, a renewed look at workspace design

TETER Partner and Architect in The Business Journal

2 major facilities for homeless being built in Merced

Homeless Shelter's modernization by TETER, is featured on ABC30 Action News.

Work of Art

International artist paints new mural at Tulare Union High School

First Place Design Award for Corcoran Police Station

Modular Building Institute bestows award for 1st place to Corcoran Police Station.

Exclusive tour of Selma’s brand new stadium

Selma High School's new stadium, designed by TETER, is featured on ABC30 Action News.

New Maintenance, Operations, and Transportation Facility

New Maintenance, Operations, and Transportation Facility

Local Matters Quarterly Seminar Series

Insights from Valley's Fastest Growing Companies

Sensory Rock offers children a safe place to play

Sensory Rock, designed by TETER, is a special needs gym and therapy facility.

Assemblymember Salas & Corcoran PD Celebrate New Headquarters

Dedication of new Corcoran Police Headquarters

Beam Signing

Janet L Young Elementary School's Beam Signing Ceremony

Improving the Education Landscape

Bob Siergist joins TETER

PMI – CCVC Academic Forum

TETER presents "Project Management; 5 Things You Won't Learn in College"

Taking it to the Streets

TETER wins the 2019 People's Choice Award

Could Lincoln Oval Park be home to the county’s newest preschool? There’s a chance.

Oval Park Pre-School, conceptually designed by TETER, is featured on Visalia Times Delta.

2019 Energy Code Changes are Coming

The new 2019 code coming into effect on January 1 is a lot tougher than the current code.

New Selma High School football stadium set for November completion

New Selma High School Football Stadium is featured on ABC30 Action News.

Dogmatic Dedication

TETER donates design, labor, and materials to ARF, a no-kill dog rescue shelter.

Hundreds of children return to a new and improved Ivanhoe Elementary School

The modernization of Ivanhoe Elementary School, designed by TETER, is featured on ABC30 Action News.

TETER is a “Best Firm To Work For” Winner

TETER receives Zweig Group's "2019 Best Firms to Work For" award

Outstanding Partner in Education

Megan Chang, PE (TETER Professional Engineer) is selected as an Outstanding Partner in Education.

A Company Outing That’s Right Up Our Alley

TETER's annual company family event takes place at Freeway Lanes.

New Healthcare Architect

New Healthcare Architect

Excellence in Transportation Award

2018 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award

Megan Armendariz, PE Profiled in The Zweig Letter

Megan Armendariz is profiled in the Zweig Letter

New Senior Architect

New Senior Architect

Wasco’s new MOT breaks ground

New Maintenance, Operations and Transportation Facility

New Year, New Partner

New Partner

Selma High School holds groundbreaking ceremony for new stadium

Selma High School's new stadium breaks ground

New TETER Associates

New Associates at TETER

Isela Barcenas is 2018’s Professional of the Year

Isela Barcenas is selected as TETER's 2018 Professional of the Year

Sophia Nyberg is ASHRAE SJV’s new President

Sophia Nyberg is elected as ASHRAE SJV's new president

Golden Valley Health Center Groundbreaking

Golden Valley Health Centers celebrate the ground breaking of their new Northview Clinic

Ribbon Cutting for Orosi High School’s New Stadium

New George Millhorn Stadium and Ed Coats Field opens to the community.

PG&E still setting into new location

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has moved into its new Lemoore location.

COS Business Partner of the Month

College of the Sequoias' Career Services thanks TETER staff and COS alumni for their active engagement with COS students.

TETER volunteers at ARF!

TETER's public sector team donate design, labor, and materials to Animal Rescue of Fresno (ARF), a Fresno no-kill shelter, to provide a safer place for their rescue animals.

Megan Chang is a Rising Star

Megan Chang receives the Rising Star Award at the 2018 Zweig Group Hot Firm + A/E Industry Awards Conference in Dallas.

Mixed-Use Project Planned for Visalia Area

A South Valley commercial, mixed-use project is being proposed to provide services to motorists as well as a visitor’s center and tax revenue to Tulare County and Visalia.

2018 Industry Expo

TETER recruits future engineers at Fresno State's 2018 Industry Expo Career Fair.

MCF Grand Opening

TETER joined Fresno Mayor Lee Brand, Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Fresno County Economic Development Corporation and other local businesses in celebrating the grand opening of Modern Custom Fabrication’s new production plant and office.

10 Years in the Making

By this time next year, Corcoran Police officers will have a brand new 10,400 square-foot facility and will no longer have to remodel closets to fit more office spaces...

New C.O.S. Student Pavilion in Metal Construction News

The new Student Pavilion at the College of the Sequoias was designed by TETER Partner and Architect Stan Canby and is featured in the EDUCATION PROJECT FOCUS section in…

TETER-Designed Woodlake Plaza Featured in MCN Magazine

TETER-Designed Woodlake Plaza Featured in MCN Magazine The City of Woodlake’s new Plaza, designed by TETER Partner and Architect Stan Canby, is featured in the “Project Focus” section of the June 2018 edition of Metal Construction News. “A pavilion amphitheater…

TETER Teaches at Tech Trek

TETER’s Professional Women Participate in AAUW Tech Trek TETER’s Professional Engineers helped young ladies discover their potential in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) at the 2018 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Tech Trek summer camp. Rebecca Jennings, Camp Director of…

Construction underway at Lemoore High School

TETER-designed projects at Lemoore High School are actively under construction. LEMOORE — This summer Lemoore High School has begun work on its bond projects from Measure L in 2016. Debbie Muro, the Lemoore Union High School superintendent, said the district…

Byron Dietrich Returns To TETER

IT STARTED WITH A VISION Every Firm Has A Story. Ours started in a small structural engineering office in Visalia with three principals and a shared vision of providing superior engineering and client service. After many years, Byron Dietrich, one…

TETER Makes ENR’s Top 2018 Design Firm List

ENR lists TETER as a California Top Design Firm Engineering News-Record (ENR) has featured TETER as one of 2018’s “California Top Design Firms” in their May/June magazine. The ENR California Top Design Firms list, ranks the largest U.S.-based design firms, both…

TETER Donates $1,000 to College of the Sequoias

$1,000 C.O.S. Architectural Foundation Scholarship TETER’s Arnoldo Espindola and College of the Sequoia’s Rolando Gonzales present TETER’s $1,000 scholarship to Omar Mangaña, a graduate of the College of Sequoias’ Architectural program. Mr. Mangaña will use the $1,000 to help pay for his…

Megan Chang is a Rising Star in Structural Engineering!

2018 Rising Stars in Civil + Structural Engineering The seventh annual Rising Stars in Civil and Structural Engineering recognizes 26 professionals, 40 years old or younger working in the U.S., who have shown exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching…

TETER Sponsors Noche de Oro Masquerade Gala

Noche de Oro event benefits Orosi High School Students April 20th marked the Cutler-Orosi Kiwanis Club’s inaugural Noche de Oro Masquerade Gala. TETER’s Gold-level sponsorship of this event will help fund job shadowing and internship opportunities for students in Career…

Community Food Bank Design Competition

TETER Designing Central California Community Food Bank’s Donor Wall and Lobby The Central California Community Food Bank sought an innovative design for a donor wall and lobby at their new facility. TETER fulfilled their vision for a unique, fresh design…

Job Shadow Day at TETER

Academy of Architecture & Engineering students spend a day job shadowing TETER’s architects and engineers. Redwood High School students in Visalia Unified School District’s Academy of Architecture and Engineering program learned the importance of college planning, community involvement, real-world internships,…

Foundation for Clovis Schools’ Students of Promise

TETER proudly supports the Student of Promise program. Each spring, TETER attends the Foundation for Clovis Schools’ Student of Promise scholarship and awards gala, which recognizes high school juniors who succeed in…

CSU, Bakersfield students approve $37M Student Union expansion and new aquatics facility

CSUB’s new Student Union, conceptual designs by TETER, is featured on The Bakersfield Californian. CSUB just keeps on growing. Students at the ever-expanding university have approved a $37 million expansion of the Student Union and a companion aquatic center, voting…

TETER Mentor Program at The Escape Room

TETER’s Mentor Program held their first group activity at the Escape Room! As part of the Mentor Program, mentors and their protégés participate in group activities that are focused on team building. The goals are to: build relationships, learn each other’s…

Hanford FFA Ag Farm Grand Opening

HANFORD — Students, educators, elected officials and community members gathered Friday to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the new Hanford agricultural school farm and learning laboratory. Combined, Hanford High School, Hanford West High School and Sierra Pacific High School have…

Leadership Team Expands

TETER is pleased to announce the promotion of four TETER staff to “ASSOCIATE” status: Dana Stahl, Stuart Hendricks, Eric Bailey, and Lee Avila. Dana Stahl, a licensed architect with over forty years of building design experience, is an invaluable…

Sophia Nyberg, E-I-T, Receives CFO of The Year Award

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) has recognized Sophia Nyberg, TETER Mechanical Engineer-In-Training, as “CFO of the Year” at their annual conference…

High-Speed Rail construction relocating factory that has called downtown Fresno for 80 years

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Modern Custom Fabrication makes giant tanks that hold water, petroleum products, chemicals, and just about any liquid. They ship all over the country and around the world from its 80 year old plant in Downtown Fresno…

TETER Moves Up in Private Sector Employer Rankings

TETER is proud to see our recent growth reflected in The Business Journal’s 2017 list of Top Private Sector Employers. TETER jumped from 32nd largest Private Sector Employer in 2016…

New Healthcare Architect

TETER is pleased to announce the addition of Lee Avila, a registered Architect, to the firm’s Modesto office. Mr. Avila brings twenty years of experience and long-standing working relationship with the Office of Statewide…

Groundbreaking for new PG&E Service Center in Lemoore

TETER, LLP is honored to serve as architect and engineer for PG&E’s new Lemoore Service Center. Originally broadcast by ABC30 on Thursday, July 13, 2017 LEMOORE, Calif. (KFSN) — Hard hats and shovels turning dirt are sure signs of progress…

TETER Ranked #1 Ten Years In A Row

TETER is honored to be listed by the Business Journal as 2017’s top ranking architectural firm. This ten (10) consecutive year achievement is made possible by our staff’s dedication to the 3 Cs: Commitment. Connection. Community. • Commitment to fulfilling…

TETER Acquires PDA

Modesto, CA (June 1, 2017) — TETER, LLP the largest Architectural and Engineering firm headquartered in the San Joaquin Valley is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pacific Design Associates, Inc. (PDA). TETER’s acquisition of PDA, an award-winning architectural design…

COS Hanford Center 2017 Projects

College of the Sequoias Hanford Education Center will be undergoing some changes as the college aims to give students a campus with a more traditional college feel. The college has both an expansion project and a construction project on the…

Hall of Records Wins A.C.I. Award

American Concrete Institute (ACI) – Northern California Western Nevada Chapter bestowed their “Unique Use of Concrete” design award to the County of Kern’s Bakersfield Hall of Records. TETER’s Megan Chang, PE, was the Project Manager for this complicated, technically challenging…

Virgin Galactic to Fabricate New Fleet of Supersonic Jets at TETER-designed Facility

Richard Branson unveils supersonic ‘Baby Boom’ passenger jet Need to get to London in less than four hours? Virgin mogul Sir Richard Branson is one step to closer to bringing the next generation of Concorde-style jet engines to the masses–…

New Tech Center Serves North Monterey County Students

North Monterey County High School unveiled a new library and media center on Monday, August 1, providing up-to-date computers in hopes of enticing collaboration among students, who return from summer break on August 10. The center is not just meant…

The Fresno Bee Features a TETER Project

A new Educational Employees Credit Union branch is part of a $3 million construction project at Clovis West High School and will be staffed by students when it opens in August.The EECU branch is part of a Clovis Unified School…

TETER Names New Chief Operating Officer

TETER, LLP announces Jennifer Pike-Owens as its new Chief Operating Officer. Pike-Owens, TETER Partner-In-Charge of the Visalia office, expands her leadership role to include day-to-day operational oversight of all three offices: Fresno, Visalia and Bakersfield. As Chief Operating Officer, Jennifer…