Welcome to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Los Angeles Younger Member Forum (LA YMF) web page. Whether your interest lies in K-12 outreach, technical development, community service, sports and social events or anything in between, we have something for you to get involved in!
Our monthly board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month and are open to everyone so please come along and introduce yourself. Also, be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay informed of what we have planned.
I look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events or committee meetings. If you have any questions, please get in touch with me.
President - LA Younger Member Forum
ASCE LA YMF provides more than 100 membership events a year, including technical tours & presentations, community service events, STEM outreach events for K-12 schools, professional development workshops for engineering university students, and more! We also give out scholarships and host multiple major annual events with attendances up to 700 people! This year, these award-winning events include Los Angeles Engineers Week (E-Week), High School Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition (PSBC), Student Night & Job Fair (SNJF), and the Western Region Younger Member Conference (WRYMC 2017). Membership fees and allocations have consistently only covered about 10% of our costs, and the rest comes from the fundraising efforts of our dedicated volunteers and the generosity of our corporate sponsors. Consider sponsoring one of our major events today! Below are the Sponsorship Levels for one event.
Multiple Event Sponsor
Single Event Sponsor
City of Angeles Sponsor: $7000
Platinum Sponsor: $2500
Mulholland Sponsor: $4000
Gold Sponsor: $1500
Getty Sponsor: $1750
Silver Sponsor: $1000
Bronze Sponsor: $500
Or sponsor all four events with the City of Angels Sponsor ($7000) and receive maximum platinum level marketing benefits at all four events! Marketing benefits vary depending on sponsorship levels and discounted rates apply for sponsoring multiple events. Click here to view our event sponsorship packages.
Have questions? Please get in touch with our Fundraising Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org. All donations are tax-deductible.
Come join ASCE LA YMF at a fast paced, exciting professional hockey game. Not only will it be an extremely fun event, it will be a great opportunity to network, and meet new people. Everyone is welcome!
Starting at 6:00 PM, come for the pre-game festivaties at the Yard House located in LA Live across the Staple Centers. Actual game time starts at 7:30 P.M.
What: ASCE LA YMF Los Angeles Kings vs. Carolina Hurricanes Hockey Game
When: Thursday, December 8th, 2016: Networking Social (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM) |
Game Time (7:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Where: Networking Social (Yard House, 800 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles 90015) |
Game Venue (Staples Center, 1111 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015)
Cost: $36 per ticket
Tickets to the hockey game are sold out. Please email Michael VanWagoner to be placed on the wait-list.
Or come join us for the networking social, no RSVP required.
Santa + reading to excited kids + holiday spirit = the best way to spend a Saturday morning! Reading to Kids needs 159 more volunteers for their "Winter & The Spirit of Giving" reading club on December 10th.
The next reading clubs are on Saturday, December 10th. To sign up to volunteer, please visit www.readingtokids.org where you'll need to register and RSVP. Please sign up for Magnolia Elementary School and select Los Angeles ASCE YMF as your group.
Please be sure to sign up soon, before Magnolia Elementary School fills up with other volunteers. If you have read with Reading to Kids before, you can even request another Los Angeles ASCE YMF member as your reading partner as long you BOTH request each other when you sign up.
To receive updates from Reading to Kids, please click here to join their e-mail list: http://www.readingtokids.org/News/Subscribe.html
What: Reading to Kids "Winter & The Spirit of Giving" Reading Club
When: Saturday, December 10, 2016, 9 AM - 12 PM
Where: Magnolia Elementary School (1626 S. Orchard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006)
Join the ASCE younger member forum and get in the Holiday spirit with a movie screening of Elf. Those interested in getting food before can meet us at Grand Central Market for some good food and drinks before we get to the theater at 7pm. At the theater, we will explore the Stocking-Stuffer-Boutique, receive a naughty or nice certificate from Santa’s top elf, and take a picture or two at the seasonal instragram booth to get a group Christmas photo. We hope to see you all their but tickets are limited, so be sure to RSVP and pay ASAP to ensure we can accommodate you. Click here to view flyer for more information.
More information on the screening here: http://www.grandcentralmarket.com/events/595/yuletide-cinema-presents-elf-at-the-million-dollar-theatre
What: Holiday Movie Screening of Elf at the Million Dollar Theater
When: December 10th, 2016 7:00pm-10:00pm
Where: Million Dollar Theater (307 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013)
Cost: $15/person for members & $20/person for non-members
LA YMF will be preparing meals for the homeless and the hungry with the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition (GWHFC) on Sunday, December 11th. This is a great opportunity to help those who are in need during this year's holiday season. First shift (2pm-6pm) is the meal preparation in the kitchen and the second shift (6pm-8:30pm) consists of serving prepared food and final clean up. Supplies will be provided, but bring a bottle of water, wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you don't mind getting a little dirty. If you sign up for the first shift, please bring a hat as well.
Spaces are limited, so make sure to sign up (please specify shift number in your email).
What: Prepare Meals for the Hungry with the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition
When: Sunday, December 11th, 2016 2pm-6pm or 6pm-8:30pm
Where: GWHFC Kitchen, 1106 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 (map)
Join us for the next November board meeting! This is a great opportunity to find out more about our upcoming events, how you can get involved in our fun and active organization and how you can help with our outreach, networking, and professional development activities!. All meetings include free dinner. Click here for parking info.
LA YMF is proud to present our first talk show interview hosted by actor Malcolm Effinger! Get an inside peak on the planning, design, and construction management of major federal water resource projects while learning about the man behind the operation, David Van Dorpe, Deputy District Engineer and Chief of the Program & Management Division at the US Army Corps of Engineers. In the spirit of Hollywood talk show tapings, enjoy free food, fun quizzes and giveaways, and a chance to provide input for more programs such as this! Don’t miss out on the fun! This is a FREE event, space is limited to 30 people. RSVP required.
What: Talk Show Interview Taping, Featuring: Mr. David Van Dorpe
When: Friday, 12/16/16, 6-7pm
Where: City of Los Angeles, Dept of Public Works, 8th Floor Conf. Rm. 8032 (1149 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015)
Cost: FREE! Dinner provided.
Click Here to RSVP
Hike in Pacific Palisades with a great view of the ocean, total trail length is 7 miles with moderate incline. Wehike from the Los Liones trailhead to the Parker Mesa Overlook; dogs and friends are welcome, bring plenty of water. Street parking is available but carpooling is encouraged. More information here: http://www.modernhiker.com/2010/01/04/hiking-los-liones-trail-to-parker-mesa/
What: ASCE Hikes
When: Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 8.30 AM
Where: Los Liones Trailhead, Pacific Palisades
Why: Pre-holiday hike!
What: Habitat for Humanity - The Desiderio Community
Where: 605 - 695 Westminster Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105
ASCE LA YMF is proud to be the host city of the 2017 ASCE Regions 8 & 9 Leadership Conference. The event includes the Western Regional Younger Member Conference (WRYMC), the Workshop for Section and Branch Leaders (WSBL), and the Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders (WSCL). For Younger Members, the WRYMC conference provides members in the Western Regions of ASCE an unrivaled opportunity to actively engage with ASCE leadership, gain professional development training, and foster knowledge-sharing among the YMGs across 10 states. We have spectacular speakers, tours, and events lined up for conference attendees, so please save the dates and stay tuned!
What: WRYMC 2017 LA
When: January 13-14th, 2017, (or Jan 12-15th with pre & post-conference activities)
Where: The LA Hotel Downtown, 333 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Who: ASCE members, industry professionals/leaders and engineering students
The event would not be possible with the fundraising efforts of our dedicated volunteers and the generosity of our corporate sponsors. Consider sponsoring one or more of our major events today! Click here to view our event sponsorship packages.
Conference registration is now open! Visit our WRYMC website for the most updated conference activities and registration info at http://www.wrymc2017.com