ASCE Seattle YMF Newsletter
May 2018
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Happy Hour/Game night by Zeno
Hike Little Si w/ ASCE YMF
Younger Members Panel @ UW
Order of the Engineer Ceremony on May 29th
Spring Co-Ed Volleyball...April to June 2018...Sunday Afternoons...Ingraham High School...1819 N 135...
2nd Annual Executive Forum...Thursday, May 17th...5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Networking Reception...6:30 pm...
Summer Picnic and Elections...Thursday, June 14th...5:30 pm - Park...1247 15th.
RH Thomson Scholarship due May 15, 2018...Apply
Richard Williamson Jones Scholarship due May 10, 2018.
UW Lunch and Learn Presenters...The University of Washington ASCE Student Chapter is looking for lun...
ASCE CYM Seminars...Online...First one is February 6, 2018...On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 ASCE Presi...
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Please read below for reminders about what is  happening with ASCE YMF.

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On Behalf of the YMF Officers and Chairs,
Ann Albright
Seattle ASCE YMF Secretary
 Happy Hour/Game night by Zeno
Wednesday, May 9
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Optimism Brewing Co.
1158 Broadway, Seattle, WA 981224

Calling all engineers, educators, gamers, grad students, techies, nerds, activists, and any folks interested in collaborating to make STEM education more equitable to ensure that all children can reach their full potential.
Please join us for Zeno's Young Professional Happy Hour + Game Night:

Enjoy an assortment of local beers, non-alcoholic drinks, small bites, board games, AND the opportunity to meet other young professionals committed to making math fun and accessible for all children.  And feel free to bring a friend!

*This event is geared towards 21+
Hike Little Si w/ ASCE YMF!
Saturday, May 26th
Meet us at the TRAILHEAD @ 9 AM SHARP
Carpooling will be coordinated. 

Happy Spring!

To celebrate the beauty of Washington in the spring time join the West and East side YMF on a joint hike to Little Si.
Bring your own lunch. Happy Hour to follow after the hike, location TBD.  

RSVP by emailing either Damani @Damani Nkeiruka or Jessica  @Jessica Lim RSVP deadline is May 24th.
Younger Members Panel @ UW
Thursday, May 10th
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Networking
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Panel

The Seattle ASCE YMF will be hosting a younger professionals panel at the University of Washington on Thursday May 10th.  We will have a diverse panel representing the Civil Engineering disciplines and will be answering the UW students questions about working in the engineering profession.  
The event will be held at the University of Washington Seattle campus in More Hall with food and drinks provided by the YMF. Networking will be from 5:30-6PM with the panel going from 6-7PM.
This will be a great opportunity to network with the UW students and let them know of any possible job opportunities with your companies.
To RSVP for the event or if you have questions about the event, please email Romulos Ragudos at
Tour of the University of Washington West Utility Plant
Friday, May 18th
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You are invited to join a tour of the University of Washington West Utility Plant sponsored by the ASCE Sustainability Committee
Come learn about the design and operation of the first Envision Gold certified project at the University of Washington and the first Higher-Ed certified building project in the United States.  Envision is a sustainability rating system for infrastructure projects developed jointly by ASCE, APWA and ACEC.  The tour will be led by members of the design team and UW staff.

Contact Don Nguyen ( ) with any questions.
Order of the Engineer Ceremony on May 29th
Tuesday, May 29th
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Looking for volunteers to help with the induction ceremony! Please reach out to Amy Riley @ with any questions or to volunteer.
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Spring Co-Ed Volleyball
April to June 2018
Sunday Afternoons
2:30 pm -4:30 pm
Ingraham High School

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 below:

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.

Contact Leo Moyer at with any questions.
2nd Annual Executive Forum

Thursday, May 17th
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Networking Reception
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - Panel Discussion
Seattle University, Casey Commons, 5th Floor

The Executive Forum is an annual event sponsored by the Seattle ASCE Younger Member Forum that provides young engineers and students with an opportunity to meet prominent individuals holding leadership positions in private consulting firms, public agencies, construction companies and minority and women-owned businesses in the Seattle area.
At the Executive Forum, a group of panelists discuss their career paths and experiences, provide insight into future developments in the civil engineering field and offer inspiring advice to young engineers. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions of the panelists and network with engineers from other companies.

Panelists include:
  • Jerry Waldron, Manager at the City of Seattle
  • Patrick Haley, Washington Resources Business Group Manager at HDR, Inc.
  • Additional panelists to be announced


For more information, please contact Dan Worthen at
Summer Picnic and Elections

Thursday, June 14th
5:30 pm - 8:30  pm
Volunteer Park
1247 15th Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98112

Join us for our annual year-end picnic at Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill!  This is a great opportunity to network, hear updates on YMF activities, learn more about student outreach we are involved in and professional development opportunities we have available.
We'll have games and food to share, but please bring a side or dessert to share as well.

Photo by  Chris Lawton  on  Unsplash
Please contact President Elect Elyssa Dixon at if you have any questions or are interested in an officer position for 2018-2019!
RH Thomson Scholarship due May 15, 2018
Apply at:

If you know LITERALLY ANY CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT please forward this info to them, there are not many applicants currently! See below for eligibility. 

The R.H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship Program is established to recognize, encourage, and assist promising students who have expressed interest in pursuing a career in the field of Civil Engineering.

The R.H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship Committee will evaluate all submitted applications and select the candidate who will receive the scholarship.

The R.H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship Program will recognize eligible students at any point in their education after their junior year in high school. The amount of the annual disbursement of awards is scheduled to provide an increasing level of encouragement and financial assistance as the recipient progresses toward receipt of a Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

To be eligible for the R.H. Thomson Memorial Scholarship, candidates shall be a currently enrolled student in good standing as:
  • A high school senior at a high school within the nine-county geographical area allotted to the Seattle Section, ASCE, or;
  • A student at a community college within the estate of Washington, or;
  • A freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student attending an Accreditation Board of Engineering Technology (ABET) accredited college or university offering degrees in Civil Engineering, and;
  • Shall be a resident (home residence at the time of graduation from high school) of the nine-county geographical area allotted to the Seattle Section of ASCE, and;
  • Shall have demonstrated an intent to enter into and to continue a course of study leading to a Bachelor or Master of Science degree in the field of Professional Civil Engineering (inclusive of currently accepted specialties, such as structural, environmental, or hydraulic engineering), and;
  • Shall be a citizen of the United States of America

Contact Amy Riley with any questions or comments

Richard Williamson Jones Scholarship due May 10, 2018
Apply at:

If you know LITERALLY THE SAME CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT please forward this info to them, there are not many applicants currently! See below for eligibility. 

The Richard Williamson Jones Memorial Scholarship was established by his wife, Kathie, because Richard often commented that when he was a student, he would have been much better off if he had just had a little more money for books and supplies. The scholarship continues through Kathie Jones' estate.

Richard Jones was a civil engineer and a member of the Seattle Section of ASCE, when he died in an airplane crash at the age of 53. He was a graduate of the University of Washington and was admitted as a Member of the Society in 1949 and as a Fellow in 1959. Mr. Jones joined General Construction Company in 1933 where he worked on many projects in the Seattle and Portland area, including the Bonneville Dam and as Chief Engineer on the Hungry Horse Dam. At the time of his death, he was Executive Vice President of General Construction Company.

The maximum scholarship amount distributed annually is $2,000. The deadline for the next award is May 10, 2018. For more information please read the  application .

Contact Kelli Dean at 206-779-8484 with any questions or comments
UW Lunch and Learn Presenters

The University of Washington ASCE Student Chapter is looking for lunch and learn speakers to present on various topics such as projects you are working on, or general professional development tips for the students. Presentations will take place on the University of Washington campus.
If interested, please contact Romulos Ragudos (
ASCE CYM Seminars
Watch for other webinars in the Career Booster Series coming summer 2018:
Public Speaking for Engineers - May 8, 2018
Negotiating Skills - June 12, 2018
Managing Challenging Projects - July 10, 2018