May 2019
Phx YMF News
Check out what Phx Branch YMF is up to!
The Phoenix Branch YMF is gearing up for an exciting month of events and volunteer opportunities for the group. Check out the list of event below for all the upcoming ways to get involved! 
  • Light Rail Bar Crawl! - Saturday 05/11/2019
  • ASCE Phx YMF General Meeting! - Tuesday 05/28/2019

  • City of Phoenix Signal Shop Technical Tour - Friday 05/31/2019

  • Past Events 

  • ASCE Phx YMF May Member of the Month - Bennett Christoffersen
  • ASCE Phx YMF Member Spotlight Nominations!
  • Job Openings
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
Light Rail Bar Crawl! - May 11, 2019
Join YMF on their 10th Annual Light Rail Bar Crawl . If you thought Fyre Fest was fun, wait till you see this!

When: Saturday, May 11th 2019
Where: Downtown Phoenix to Mill Ave.

Time: 7:00 pm
Theme: Bar Golf Attire (Polos)
Kardashian Package: $5000 (Magnesis cards only)
Bring your friends!  If you have any questions please contact Ryan Brown: 602-329-8123
ASCE Phx YMF May General Meeting - May 28, 2019
Come learn all about ASCE from ASCE National Past President Mark Woodson including the benefits that it offers and the many ways to get involved from a local to international level. 

Mark started Woodson Engineering in Flagstaff, Arizona over 25 years ago. His firm specializes in helping communities across the southwest achieve success. Mark's primary focus is consulting in City Engineering and Public Works management. Prior to starting Woodson Engineering, Mark was the Flagstaff City Engineer. While at the City, Mark was part of the leadership that put in place the standards to become the country's first Dark Sky City. He also worked on the development of the award winning Flagstaff Urban Trail System. Mark served as the ASCE President in 2016. He also served on the Boards of Engineers Without Borders-USA and the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. Mark has volunteered in his profession and community in many ways including having served as a Flagstaff City Council member.  Mark received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and an MBA from the University of Arizona in Tucson. Mark is a licensed civil engineer and surveyor in California and Arizona

When: Tuesday, May 28
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Where : Half Moon Sports Grill, 
             2121 E. Highland Avenue

City of Phoenix Signal Shop Tech Tour - May 31, 2019
Join YMF on their technical tour of the City of Phoenix Signal Shop!  Lunch Included!


When: Friday, May 31st 2019
Where:  City of Phoenix - Street Transportation, 2141 E. Jefferson Street
Time:  10:00am - 12:00pm
Lunch: FREE Chipotle!!! 
Please RSVP via email with your chipotle order by Thursday May 30th.  If you have any questions please contact Ryan Brown: 602-329-8123 |

Past Events
Japanese Friendship Garden
On April 27, a group of YMF members volunteered at the  Japanese  Friendship Garden.   Volunteers helped cut down bamboo and gather it to be used as building materials. 
May Member of the Month - Bennett Christoffersen
Congratulations to May's member of the month!  Bennett works as an EIT doing site planning and grading design at Terrascape Consulting. He was nominated for his professionalism as a recent graduate. His favorite YMF event was attending the end of semester mentor dinner his last year of college because that's when he found out about his current job. In his free time, Bennett plays ultimate frisbee and drums and is working more on his stand up comedy and artwork. Thanks Bennett for all your hard work!

ASCE Phx YMF Member Spotlight Nominations!
Do you know someone in YMF who is always willing to volunteer at events, who puts in a generous amount of time and effort into improving the community, or even someone who always has a great attitude? Nominate them to be ASCE Phx YMF's Member of the Month! 

The Member of the Month will be recognized at our monthly general body meetings, as well as in our monthly newsletter and our Facebook and Instagram pages as an outstanding participant within our organization. 

If you would like to nominate someone to be the Member of the Month, please send an email to The nomination should contain:
  1. Their name
  2. Email address
  3. Description as to why you think they should be member of the month
Job Openings
If your company is searching for a younger engineer, send us the job posting and we will include it in our newsletters.

Gannett Fleming
Civil/Pavement/Drainage Engineer PE - for more information about this position, contact Stephanie Templeton (

Terrascape Consulting Positions Open:
Civil Engineering Project Engineer - PE - If you have 3-5 years of site development experience and are interested in career growth, and a clear pathway to a future Project Manager position, submit your resume to HR@TSCENG.US for review and consideration

GHD Positions Open:
Civil CAD Drafter / Designer   Contact  for additional information

Dibble Engineering Positions Open:
Traffic/Transportation Project Engineer - For more information contact Ever Sanchez (

Burgess & Niple Positions Open: 
Traffic Engineer - Entry level, for more info contact

Transportation Engineer - Entry level, for more info contact

Sponsorship Opportunities
If your company is interested in sponsoring an upcoming meeting, please contact Steven Raisor at for more information. 

As you can see, we have a lot going on with our YMF Group! If you are new or know someone who is interested in joining our group, the next month offers a lot of great ways to get involved.

I hope you to see you at one of our upcoming events!

- Steven Raisor
Steven Raisor
President | ASCE Phx Branch YMF
Utility Survey Manager | Sunrise, 480.352.0207