About LA YMF

The ASCE Los Angeles Younger Member Forum (LA YMF) provides an opportunity for young civil engineers to become familiar with the civil engineering community and get involved in ASCE early in their careers. The official age range is 35 and younger, but we welcome those that are young at heart. Our goal is to capture the enthusiasm we all had as college students and build a coalition of successful young engineers.

LA YMF allows younger engineers to give back to our communities, interact socially, provide business contacts and create a bridge between the Student Chapters and the Section by encouraging students to join ASCE after graduation. In addition, LA YMF provides younger members with recognition from their professional society and their peers.

We have a very strong group but are always looking for new ideas and new members, please join us. Consider joining one of our active committees or attend one of our events to see how our group can help you.

Our Mission

To facilitate a voice to younger members' issues and concerns at the national and grass root levels. As a result, it will promote participation, increase membership activities, and encourage students to transfer to younger member status to secure the future of LA YMF and the Section. Increase participation from the membership in public issues will foster involvement of younger members and raised media attention in the public policy arena.

Your Support

The continued support of our sponsors, members and friends is vital to the advancement of our group. Your support has allowed us to continue the promotion of civil engineering throughout our communities, our future generations and amongst our collegues. Every year your support allows us to continue running events such as our annual student scholarship awards banquet, K-12 student outreach visits, community service, technical presentations, Job Fair, etc. as well as provide Scholarships to our local students. Thank you for your continued support.

How Can I Get Involved Today?

Looking to join the Board but don't know where to start? Take on a leadership position or support one of the committees below!

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LA YMF continues to build upon its long standing tradition of giving back to our communities through our volunteer activities and outreach efforts at the K-12, university, community, government, and professional levels. We encourage you to communicate with the current LA YMF Board to share a new idea or learn how you can find value in your ASCE membership. Help our group thrive by volunteering at our events and/or joining a committee. Even with just a couple of hours, you can make a difference, and we can achieve great things for the civil engineering community!