Orange County Branch Newsletter

February 2018

ASCE Society News

Honors and Awards Announcement


ASCE invites you to submit nominations for awards recognizing ASCE members as outstanding leaders and managers. Nominations are due by March 1, 2018.

A short summary of the five awards follows.  The complete nomination rules and forms can be found on the Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award, the Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award, the Outstanding Public Official Award, and the Parcel-Sverdrup Civil Engineering Management Award pages of the ASCE website.


Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The Civil Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes successful entrepreneurs who have created private-sector organizations with sustained growth in civil engineering employment over a decade or more.

Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award
The Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award recognizes a Society member who has contributed substantially to the status of the engineering profession by establishing a reputation for professional service.

Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award
The Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award recognizes distinguished civil engineers employed in public service for significant engineering contributions as a practitioner in public service.

Outstanding Public Official Award
The Outstanding Public Official Award (previously the Civil Government Award) recognizes those members of the engineering profession who have rendered meritorious service in elective or appointive positions in government.

Parcel-Sverdrup Civil Engineering Management Award
The John I. Parcel-Leif J. Sverdrup Civil Engineering Management Award recognizes effective leadership and management skills in the civil engineering profession.

You are encouraged to review the information and develop nominations for these important awards.  In the event you have questions or need guidance on the nomination process, please contact Jane Moran Alspach at [email protected] or 1-800-548-2723 x6382.

Thank you in advance for your nominations.