ASCE LA YMF is proud to officially announce our new 2014-2015 Board of Directors! Please help us welcome them into their new positions by joining us at the MLAB Awards and Installation Dinner this Fall (details to be announced). We look forward to a very successful year and thank everyone for your continued commitment and support.
Past-President – George Huang
President – Jane Tran
President Elect – Phillip Davies
Vice President – Sabrina Rivera
Treasurer – Michael Howie
Secretary – Zsolt Horvath
PE Review Chair – Ruwanke Purasinghe, Kayvan Mahramzadeh, Tina Tran
Scholarship Coordinator – Jinny Huang, Cindy Huang
Social Events Coordinator – Emi Fuji, James Suk
Sports Events Coordinator – Anish Saraiya
Student Night Job Fair/Awards Banquet – Nazanin Hajaty, Sean Ryan, Nargiss Majrooh
University Outreach Coordinator – Benjamin Baker, Ben Wong
Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition – Linda Luu, Laura Rockett
Community Service – Kaitlin Hannon
Historian – Paul Choy
K-12 Outreach – Julian Garcia, Michael Howie, Brian Phan
Membership – Dana Robertson
LA Section YMF Newsletter Editor – Dana Wall
Professional Development Coordinator – Thuy Nguyen
Engineer’s Week Chair – Sabrina Rivera, Xiaomin You
CANstruction Chair – Kaitlin Hannon
Webmaster – (Consultant)
Jane Tran, P.E., President-Elect
George Huang, P.E., President
LA YMF Nomination Committee
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Registration is now open for the Fall 2014 Course which runs from August 12th through October 4th, conveniently scheduled on evenings and weekends.
Registration closes August 2nd and seats are limited!
Join us this month at Wolf & Crane in Little Tokyo for another fun night of networking and libations!
Monthly happy hours are held on the 4th Thursday of every month. Check our calendar to see where next month's will be or let us know if you have any suggestions.
Alright, alright, alright! We're planning to attend the Street Food Cinema screening of Dazed and Confused on August 2nd. Street Food Cinema brings together the perfect summer blend of food trucks, live music, and outdoor movie viewing. If you don't want to partake in the food trucks, you are also allowed to bring your own snacks and/or beverages. Grab a blanket or a low beach chair and your cooler and join LA YMF for a fun night in the park!
5:30pm Doors Open
6:30pm Band (Speardane)
8:30pm Movie (Dazed and Confused)
General Admission Tickets are $12 and should be purchased prior to the event here: http://www.streetfoodcinema.com/event/dazed-and-confused/. Parking is available next to the park for $10 or go green and take the Expo Line right to the park! Please let us know if you are coming so we can save some space for you to sit with us.
Check you later!
Registration is now open for the Annual YMF/MLAB Wine Tasting Trip! On Saturday August 16th we'll be heading up to Los Olivos in Santa Ynez Valley. We'll meet at Union Station and take a private bus ride up to explore three of the area's renowned wineries.
The cost will include transportation, tastings at the 3 wineries, a tour at one of the wineries, catered lunch, and some snacks/water throughout the day.
This event typically sells out so spread the word. Cheers!
Our next community service event will be a Community Cleanup on Sunday, August 31st in Venice Beach. This event is hosted by Angel City Brewery, who will supply volunteer t-shirts, gloves, trash bags, trash pickers as well as some post-cleanup food and drinks. We will meet at noon and pick up trash in the neighborhood and/or beach for approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.
The Institute for Engineering Career Development (IECD) will be hosting a leadership series for young, motivated engineers in Southern California on Sept 25th-27th at the Omni Hotel in San Diego, CA. The 3-day event will feature sessions by some of today's top civil engineering leaders, professional development speakers, as well as local technical tours and many fun networking opportunities. Topics include:
Keys to Effective Communication
Business Development for Engineers
How to Apply Strategies to Get Immediate Results
Mastermind Group Coaching Workshop
NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center Technical Tour
And much more...
ASCE members will receive discounted pricing. Tickets sell quickly so sign up early to make sure you don't miss out! More information can be found at www.IECDfallmeetup.com or by emailing Betty Arellano at .