Government Relations

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See Related News below for more details about recent Government Relations Committee activities.

 

 

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Past Society President Andy Herman on 60-Minutes

 

 

December 8, 2010 at Senator Lou Correa's Holiday Open House

 

 (from left to right) Mr. Max Madrid, a retired Marine and currently with the Senator as an Staff/Advisor, Mojgan Hashemi ASCE OC Government Relations Committee member, officer Ron Miller (GySgt) of the Marine Corps Reserve at Camp Pendleton who is heading the Toys for Tots cause in South Orange County (www.toysfortots.org), and the Senator Lou Correa.
 

 


Resolutions

Resolution of the ASCE -OC in support of Extension of the State Route 91 Toll Lanes to Interstate 15 (PDF File)


ASCE Legislative Visit 2008

Legislative Visit 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visiting Senator Dick Ackerman - Left to right: Ziad, Dick, Josue, and Gary.

 

Legislative Visit 2008

The ASCE delegation in front of the Sacramento Capitol.

 

Robert and Darren in the Halls of the Capitol.

Robert and Darren in the Halls of the Capitol.

 

ASCE Legislative Visit 2007

OC legislative representatives with Senate Minority Leader Dick Ackerman. From left to right: Durry Atassi, Ziad Mazboudi, Gary Gilbert and Grace Lee.

OC legislative representatives with Senate Minority Leader Dick Ackerman. From left to right: Durry Atassi, Ziad Mazboudi, Gary Gilbert and Grace Lee.

Contacts

Ravi Shah, PE
Government Relations Co-Chair
Mark Thomas & Company
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Phone: 949-477-9000 x 3953


Ken Bui, PE
Government Relations Co-Chair
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Phone: 949-224-7879


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