Where: Tavern Hall, 505 Bellevue Square, Bellevue, WA 98004
What: Come join the East side Happy Hour! Look for the table with the white construction hat. All ages are welcome to Tavern Hall. Great opportunity to network and enjoy free appetizers provided by the YMF! (Tavern Hall Happy Hour Menu)
Logistics: Reservation under Jessica, and free parking in any Bellevue Square parking Garage.
If you have any questions please email Jessica.
2018 Scholarship for High School Students Apply Now
What: Do you know any seniors in high school interested in math, science and/or engineering? If so, they should be applying for our scholarship! It will be for $1,000! If they have participated in our annual Popsicle Stick Bridge competition, they receive bonus points on the application.
Also, if interested in helping to review applications during the last week of March, please contact Schyler.
Where: Rhein Haus Seattle, 912 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
What: Join us for the March West Side Happy Hour event! Eat, drink, and most importantly...network!!! (Rhein Haus Happy Hour Menu)
Logistics: Food will be provided by YMF. Look for the ASCE sign!
If you have any questions please email Damani.
Concrete Technology Corporation Tour Register Online
Where: 1123 Port of Tacoma Rd, Tacoma, WA 98421
What: CTC pioneered the development of the pre-stressed concrete industry in the United States. Today, CTC's 30-acre plant includes over 150,000 sf of enclosed production facilities; a state-of-the-art batch plant; welding, rebar, and carpentry fabrication shops; bridge, gantry, and mobile cranes; and shipping by truck, rail, and barge. The result of this is thousands of bridges, buildings, piers, tanks, floats and other structures throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska have been built with CTC products. (www.concretetech.com)
The tour will start with a presentation about history, the prestressing process, application, and safety. Followed by a tour through the fabrication yard to see stressing beds, equipment, and setup.
Personal Safety Requirement
CTC can provide all personal protective gear, but asks that all coming for the tour wear long pants and sturdy shoes/boots (no tennis shoes).
Please RSVP by clicking "Register Online" above. If you have any questions please email Mehrdad Mehraein.
YMF Spring Co-Ed Volleyball
Where: Ingraham High School, 1819 N 135th St, Seattle, WA 98133
Volleyball anyone? ASCE YMF is looking to recruit a couple new players to continue our winter season team for the spring. If you're interested, please fill out the very short survey: Volleyball Survey.
All games are played on Sunday afternoons and all skill levels are welcome! We will contact respondents towards the end of March to let them know if we are putting a team together.
If you have any questions please email Leo Moyer.
Rebuilding Together Volunteer Event
New affordable housing is costly compared to rehabilitation and repair. Even with the Seattle Housing Levy providing additional financing, 1 new unit of affordable housing in Seattle costs on average $268,605 to build. Come join ASCE at the Rebuilding Together event on Saturday, April 28th this year. You could be part of a community of local volunteers transforming deteriorating houses into safe, healthy, and affordable homes.
If interested in volunteering, please contact Megan Ramsay.
Volunteer NeedsASCE Seattle Section is searching for volunteers to assist with the Legislative Affairs Committee. The level of Involvement can vary and and can include providing engineering judgement on current legislative issues to assisting with lobbying.
The new Committee Chairperson is Savannah Linders and the new State Advocacy Captain is Dr. Conrad Felice.
Below is a description of the work that the Legislative Committee participates in.
The Legislative Committee functions in the political arena. The committee can become active in federal, state, county or other governmental issues that are of interest to the profession (such as university engineering budget considerations, issues that affect the practice of or employment of civil engineers, and environmental issues of significance to the profession). The committee is responsible for disseminating information from the AELC pertaining to state legislation. In recent years, the chair of the Legislative Committee has also been the AELC representative. If they are different, the Legislative Committee chair is an alternate to the AELC and shall be responsible for keeping abreast of current activities of the AELC.
The committee reviews proposed legislation and comments on it with regards to its effect on the civil engineering profession. The committee may request the Board take an official stance on certain legislation that is being proposed as appropriate. The committee and its members may also be called upon to testify at Legislative hearings or for other governmental committees (it must be noted that if such testimony is not previously approved by the Board or general membership, such testimony cannot represent the official position of the Seattle Section and is as an individual). The committee should work toward establishing a key contact group of members of the Society who have contacts with elected officials and who would be available to communicate the position of the Section. The committee is generally active prior to and during the sessions of the state legislature. The committee at times seeks the advice of other Section committees that may be more versed on a particular legislation topic. The committee typically sends at least one representative to the Society's annual Legislative Fly-In in Washington D.C.
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- Local Outstanding Engineering Achievement Awards (LOCEA) Nomination Deadline Apply Now
- Nominations due: March 23
- YMF Spring Co-Ed Volleyball Sign Up Sign Up
- April-June 2018
- YMF Eastside Happy Hour
- March 20, 5:30pm-7:00pm | Tavern Hall, Bellevue
- 2018 Scholarship for High School Students Apply Now
- Applications Due March 23
- YMF Westside Happy Hour
- March 29, 5:30pm-7:00pm | Rhein Haus, Seattle
- Concrete Technology Corporation Tour Register
- April 13, 2:00pm-4:00pm | 1123 Port of Tacoma Road, Tacoma, WA 98421
- Rebuilding Together Volunteer Event
- April 28
- ASCE Legislative Committee - Volunteers Needed