ASCE Seattle YMF Newsletter
Mid-May 2017
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May Community Service Event - TOMORROW Sat., May 20th
Professional Development Webinar - NEXT Tues., May 23rd
WA Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Special Seminar - NEXT Wed., May 24th
Annual Spring Picnic & Officer Elections - NEXT Thurs., May 25th
May SEAW Happy Hour - Tues., May 30th
Seattle Mariners Game & HH - Fri., June 23rd
Summer Soccer Team - Weds., June 19th - Sept. 17th
Annual YMF Golf Tournament - Fri., Aug. 18th
Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) - Accepting Applications until July 1st
Volunteers always welcome! - Lake Stevens High School Civil Engineering Club
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Please read below for more details about what is happening this summer!

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On Behalf of the YMF Officers and Chairs,
Schyler Hect
Seattle ASCE YMF Secretary
May Community Service Event
Saturday, May 20th @ 10:15am  to 2pm
Habitat for Humanity Build
Tukwila, WA

Habitat for Humanity provides affordable homes for families.  
Unfortunately, the build we had planned in Sammamish is not available this month, but we will instead volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity Store assisting with a variety of roles including donations, customer service, metals recycling, and social media. 
If you plan to volunteer, please RSVP by May 12th to Kristina at .  When responding, please indicate if you need or could provide a carpool.
Professional Development Webinar
Tuesday, May 23rd @ 12pm to 1pm

This upcoming webinar will be free and will provide informative career advice to young professionals. Participants will be able to e-mail Anthony Fasano questions that will be answered at the end of the webinar.

Webinar Topic - "How to Set Effective Goals, Find a Mentor and Make Other Critical Career Decisions"

Whether you are an engineering student, just about to graduate OR an up -and-coming engineering professional - you are making critical career decisions every day, whether you know it or not. These decisions might include: 

* What should I work on today? 
* What's the next step in my job search? 
* How can I fast track my career development? 
* What degree, credential or certification should I pursue next? 
* How do I become a partner in my engineering firm? 

In this value-packed webinar, Anthony Fasano author of Engineer Your On Success and the ASCE Careers and Leadership blog, will give you the tools you need to create a specific yet practical dashboard that will guide you through critical career decisions. 
Lastly, if you are unable to attend the webinar live, please register for the webinar and you will be able to access it later.

Register Here!
Speaker Biography:
Anthony Fasano, P.E. is the founder of The Engineering Career Coach website, which has helped thousands of engineers develop their business and leadership skills. He hosts The Civil Engineering Podcast, and has written a bestselling book for engineers entitled Engineer Your Own Success.

If you have any questions or ideas for events, please contact  Romulos at
WA Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Special Seminar
Wednesday, May 24th 
Registration  @ 12:30pm
Presentations @ 1pm to 5pm 
WA State Convention Center  

ACI's seminar topic is Concrete Structures - Innovations in Design, Construction, & Materials.

You can join the ACI for an informative half day seminar on State-of-the-Art structural design, high performance concrete materials, lean construction methods, and sustainable practices. The seminar four speakers are leaders in the concrete industry in their respective specialties. The presenters are Cary Kopczynski of CKC, Andreas Tselebides of BASF, Chris Plue of Webcor Builders and James Salazar of Athena Sustainable Materials Institute. Want to learn more?

The registration deadline is this Friday, May 5th and you can register here!
Annual Spring Picnic & Officer Elections
Thursday, May 25th @ 5:30pm  to 8:30pm
Gas Works Park

May SEAW Happy Hour
Tuesday, May 30th @ 6:15 pm
Brave Horse Tavern
310 Terry Ave N, Seattle 

This month's SEAW happy hour will be at Brave Horse Tavern!  This event will be sponsored by HILTI, and light food and drinks will be provided.
To RSVP, please e-mail
May Seattle Mariners Game and Happy Hour!
Friday, June 23rd @ 5:00pm (Happy Hour) & 7:10pm (Game)
Seattle Mariners Baseball Game &
Pyramid Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant Happy Hour

Meet at Pyramid Brewing for a happy hour and then head over to watch the Mariner's play the Astros. Tickets will cost approximately $15 and will be available first-come first-serve.  And as always, appetizers will be on the YMF! Check out the  Pyramid HH Menu .

Please contact Elyssa at  to reserve a seat. 
Summer Soccer Team
Wednesday evenings, June 19 - September 17
Fields around Seattle

Come join your fellow engineers to play soccer! Any experience level is welcome.

Please let Elyssa ( know if you are interested
2017 Golf Tournament
Friday, August 18th - 2:00 pm
Willows Run Golf Course - Eagle's Talon
10402 Willows Road NE, Redmond

Please join us for the annual ASCE/SEAW golf tournament happening on August 18th at Willows Run Golf Course. Official e-mail invitations have been sent out, signaling that registration is now open!
Please forward the invitation e-mail on to other ASCE members, your companies, friends and family. Single and multiple registration, along with sponsorship opportunities, can be accessed via the Seattle ASCE YMF website.
For more information, please contact  Matt  at
 or (415) 623-4174.
Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) - Accepting Applications until July 1st
November 5th - 8th, 2017
Westin Tysons Corner in Falls Church, Virginia

The ELA hosts an annual interdisciplinary leadership conference, providing training in topics such as social styles, leading innovation, global and virtual team leadership, and more. The Conference is an exciting opportunity to participate in hands-on leadership training with members of leading engineering, research, and scientific organizations.  

Each year ASCE selects members to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance conference as representatives of ASCE. Desired applicant is someone who earned a BS in an Engineering field between 3-12 years ago and is an Associate or Member of ASCE. Selected applicants receive a complimentary conference registration, but are responsible for travel expenses and lodging.
Apply to represent ASCE here! Email  Courtney at with any questions. 
Volunteers Needed - Lake Stevens High School Civil Engineering Club

The Lake Stevens HS Civil Engineering Club can always use volunteer engineers to be guest speakers or to help lead one of the ASCE-provided hands-on activities. 

Please contact Melissa at and/or Nigel at  if you are interested in getting involved!