Past President's Message - Graying the Lines

By Jeff Braun, P.E.

It is amazing how quickly this year has gone.  I want…

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President's Message - New Fiscal Year!

By Elizabeth Ruedas, PE, QSD, QISP, ENV SP

Only a few days into our new…

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In This Issue

Past President's Message - Graying the Lines

By Jeff Braun, P.E. It is amazing how quickly this year has gone.  I want to sincerely thank all of you, especially those who supported our committees and institutes by planning, executing, and enjoying the amazing events we had this year.  You made serving as Branch President as smooth as I could have ever imagined.  You also made it very rewarding. Read More »

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President's Message - New Fiscal Year!

By Elizabeth Ruedas, PE, QSD, QISP, ENV SP Only a few days into our new roles, and already we have tons to share!! Check out the latest news regarding the ASCE Presidents and Governors Forum (PGF), ASCE California Surface Transportation Report Card Release, ASCE Los Angeles Section Annual Meeting, Installation of Officers & Awards Luncheon, ASCE Committee on Younger Members, ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure,... Read More »

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ASCE Region 8 - Get Out to Vote

By Tor Anderzen, P.E. M.ASCE | Region 8 Representative, ASCE State Government Relations Committee This election cycle is a good time to get engaged in public policy. It’s an opportunity to not only get to know your elected officials better, but also to become a more educated voter. Many candidates will be reaching out to their voters to learn about their concerns for the next legislative cycle and chances are their research may include a call to your Section or Branch. This offers an opportunity to educate a potential elected leader and increase their interest and understanding of infrastructure issues. Read More »

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ASCE OC Programs - Banc of California Stadium Technical Tour

By Jason Fix, P.E. ASCE OC coordinated with Mark Josten, PE (PCL Construction), the Senior Construction Manager for the new Banc of California Stadium, to tour the new structure on Friday June 29th. Several attendees had vested interests in the stadium, ranging from providing their services for the design to being a fan of the Los Angeles Football Club, which calls this stadium home. Read More »

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ASCE OC Luncheon - Sustainability in Transportation

By Sam Ali, PE, LEED AP, ENV SP More than 80 industry professionals gathered at today's luncheon interested in finding out more about Sustainability in Transportation. This luncheon was presented by three different local agencies including Caltrans, TCA, and OCTA. The event was coordinate and planned by the ASCE OC Sustainability Committee and Program Committee.  Read More »

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EWRI - Keeping Your Assets Above Water

By Remi Candaele, M.S., P.E. In August, the ASCE OC EWRI Committee welcomed John Moynier, Vice President at Michael Baker International, for a special presentation on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  Given the recent challenges posed by coastal flooding, climate change, and regulations that apply to jurisdictional dams, it was a timely and relevant discussion. Read More »

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ASCE LA YMF / OC K-12 - 2018 Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition

By Adeleine J. Tran || Publication and Website Committees, Geo-Institute Liaison OC K-12 had a great time volunteering and supporting LA YMF with 2018 Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition (PSBC).  Read More »

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ASCE OC YMF - Mentorship Program - End-of-Year Banquet

By Paul Gabot, E.I.T. On August 9 the 2017-2018 Mentorship Program held its End-of-Year Banquet at Chapter One: the modern local in Santa Ana, CA. Mentors and Protégés were able to meet once more over great food and drinks. The Banquet was highlighted with a panel discussion. Read More »

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ASCE Joint OC/LA/SD YMF - Padres Game + Mid-Coast Trolley Tech Tour

Written by Noe Martinez, ASCE LA YMF | Photos by Lenard Tran, PE, ASCE SD YMF Many of us have ridden a light rail train at least once in our lifetime. Whether for leisure, commuting or curiosity, trains can be a very convenient mode of transportation. However, rarely do we wonder about the process required to design and build a light rail. Read More »

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ASCE OC YMF - Networking Social July 2018

By Adeleine J. Tran || Publication and Website Committees, Geo-Institute Liaison We enjoyed a warm summer evening with good drinks and in great company!  Read More »

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ASCE OC New Members - October 2018

Please join the Board of Directors in welcoming the newest members to ASCE OC! We look forward to getting to know you and hope to see you at an upcoming meeting. Read More »

Publications Committee - Newsletter Information

The ASCE OC Newsletter is looking for volunteers!  Do you appreciate documenting the legacy of ASCE and being connected to our key members?  This is a great opportunity to learn the process and broaden your contacts.  We are looking for individuals to volunteer about 4-8 hours per month with assisting in uploading newsletter articles, tracking our events, and learning our internal management software.  Let us know if you are ready to jump-start your ASCE career! Interested in advertising in our newsletter?  Do you have an interesting topic you would like to share?  Trying to get in touch with us?  Please submit all correspondance to the Newsletter Committee! More info... Read More »