President's Message - The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

By Jeff Braun, P.E.

By Jeff Braun, P.E.

I know this is an over-used saying, and it makes me…

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ASCE OC EWRI - Technical Tour of the Prado Dam

By Remi Candaele M.S., P.E.

By Remi Candaele, M.S., P.E.

The ASCE OC EWRI Committee was invited by the U.S.…

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ASCE OC - K-12 Outreach - Dream Big Event

By Victor Aguirre

By: Victor Aguirre

On May 19, 2018 the ASCE OC YMF K-12 Outreach Committee hosted…

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In This Issue


President's Message - The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

By Jeff Braun, P.E.

By Jeff Braun, P.E. I know this is an over-used saying, and it makes me sounds like everyone’s grandfather, but I am sincerely impressed with, and thankful for, the Orange County Branch’s culture and organizational systems that make leading such a great organization very rewarding … and probably easier than some may think. 

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ASCE OC EWRI - Technical Tour of the Prado Dam

By Remi Candaele M.S., P.E.

By Remi Candaele, M.S., P.E. The ASCE OC EWRI Committee was invited by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to tour the Prado Dam.  A group of 30 attendees was received by Jon Sweeten, Civil Engineer with the Reservoir Regulation Section.

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ASCE OC - K-12 Outreach - Dream Big Event

By Victor Aguirre

By: Victor Aguirre On May 19, 2018 the ASCE OC YMF K-12 Outreach Committee hosted an educational showing of the movie Dream Big: Engineering Our World at the Frida Cinema located in Downtown Santa Ana. Students ranging from elementary to high school including their parents were encouraged to attend the event for free.  

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ASCE Society - GR Update: California Infrastructure Propositions Win at Primaries

By Maria Matthews

By: Maria Matthews, ASCE Society Government Relations California voters were tasked with weighing in on Propositions 68 and Propositions 69 in addition to making their candidate selections for November’s general election. These measures needed only a simple majority to pass.

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ASCE OC YMF - How to Start Your Own Business

By Josue Candelario, E.I.T.

By Josue Candelario, E.I.T. What type of company would you like to have? Does your company’s name shine bright in Downtown Los Angeles or is your firm based in a small city working on local projects? What type of entity will you register as and where will your office be located? There are a few things to ask yourself before treading down the path of starting your own company.

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ASCE OC YMF - Corazon House Build

By Triet Dang

By Triet Dang On Saturday, May 5th, a group of OC Branch and YMF members met in Chula Vista, CA to join with the Corazon organization for the House Building Volunteer event in Tijuana, Mexico.

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K-12 Outreach - Castille Elementary School Demonstration

By Brad Dybel

By: Brad Dybel The Orange County Branch dazzled 90 second graders and their teachers on the exciting world of civil engineering in an encore classroom visit to Castille Elementary School in Mission Viejo on April 27, 2018.

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ASCE OC YMF - Softball Game OC YMF vs LA YMF

By Luis Manzo

By Luis Manzo On April 28, 2018, Los Angeles and Orange County YMFs met at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton, California at 4 pm for a friendly competitive softball game.

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New Members - June 2018

By Mimi Luk

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.

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Publications Committee - Newsletter Information

By ASCE OC Branch Publications Committee

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...

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Board

President
Gary Gilbert, P.E., G.E., ENV SP
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Vice President
Steven King, P.E.
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Treasurer
Josue Vaglienty, P.E.
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Secretary
Gregory Henk, P.E.
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Past President
Penny Lew, P.E.
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Committee Chairs

YMF
Remi Candaele, P.E.
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Membership
Anh Ly, P.E.
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Marketing
John Merrill, P.E., T.E.
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Environmental & Water Resources Institute
Mujahid Chandoo, P.E.
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Geo-Institute Chair
Clint Isa, P.E.
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Public Infrastructure Coalition of OC-PICOC
Yazdan Emrani, P.E.
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Structural Engineering Institute
Doug Moon, P.E.

Engineers Without Borders Liaison
Kofi Baryeh
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OCEC Liaison
C.T. Bathala, P.E.
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International Committee
C.T. Bathala, P.E.
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Continuing Education
Wei Zhu, P.E., T.E., P.M.P
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Transportation Technical Group
Shafi Sharifan,Ph.D., P.E.
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Students Activities
VACANT

Government Affairs
Ravi Shah, P.E.
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K-12 Outreach, Co-Chair
VACANT

K-12 Outreach, Co-Chair
Brianna Arth
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Awards/Nominations
Tapas Dutta, P.E.
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Public Relations
Lisa Hadley, E.I.T.
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Programs
VACANT

Newsletter and Website
VACANT

Sustainability
Sam Ali, P.E. and Nathan Chase, P.E.
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Life Member Forum
VACANT

History and Heritage
VACANT

Professional Development
VACANT

Social
VACANT

Community Service
VACANT

Disaster Preparedness
Sudi Shoja, P.E.
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