Greater Omaha Chapter No. 116

We would like to recognize the following companies for their commitment to women in construction and support of our organization through their generous sponsorship:

Elephant Sponsors

Cornerstone Companies, ​Ferguson Enterprises, United Rentals Omaha

Tapir Sponsors

Lund Ross Constructors, MCA Omaha

NAWIC’s Midwest Region Fall Conference is just around the corner and the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Chapter #160 and Quad Cities-Moline Chapter #50 are excited to host.

The theme for this exciting event is SHARK TANK: MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN NAWIC and will take place October 20-21 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex.  This full two-day event will feature Lura McBride, CEO of Van Meter.  Described as a “true change agent”, a “doer” and “makes things happen”, Laura will share her knowledge to help us shape our vision and plan for influencing and building opportunities for Women in Construction and how to apply within our own companies.  There will also be information-packed NAWIC workshops designed to help YOU kick-start the year with fresh ideas... strategies… that will let your imagination go wild!

National Chapter Award

Member Firms


To enhance the success of women in the construction industry.  

The association that empowers women to influence the direction of the construction industry.

  • Belief in ourselves as women
  • Perseverence
  • We dare to move into new horizons

Welcome to the National Association of Women In Construction Greater Omaha Chapter 116 website.  NAWIC is an organization of women that are employed in the construction industry.

The Chapter meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at varied locations in the Omaha, Nebraska area.

We welcome visitors to join us.  Click on Events for current information about our upcoming meeting location, topics and times.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a member or receiving the chapter newsletter you can contact our Membership Chair, through the link on the About Us page.

Core Purpose

Scholarship Golf Outing 

Our chapter won the award for "Outstanding Website" from among all 124 national chapters. Chapter 116 President, Karli Meisinger, was on hand to receive the award at NAWIC's Annual Meeting and Education Conference in Anaheim, CA.  The award was presented by National President, Connie Liepard, and National PR/Marketing Chair Laurie Jimenez.

In 2017 we also received regional awards for "Excellence on the Internet" and the "Support -- Encourage - Grow" award.  We are very proud of all of these accomplishments.

Midwest Region Fall Conference 

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 4th annual joint golf outing with CFMA.  We appreciate all of the time and donations given to raise money for the scholarship programs.