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2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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President's Message

We had a great Joint Engineering Societies meeting in October to hear Ms. Kathleen Jackson, P.E. with the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) talk about how the TWDB has taken a bottom up approach to empower local engineers and municipalities to address the future water needs of Texans. She is an...

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November Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Houston's First Flood Czar Mr. Stephen Costello, P.E. Steve is an engineer with a background in flood control and drainage, which began with his first job out of school with the Corps of Engineers in Galveston. He co-founded Costello, Inc. in 1991 and served as Houston City Council Member At La...

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November Technical Speaker 1

The Houston and Texas Central Railroad in the Development of Houston and Dallas Mr. Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Distinguished M.ASCE The cities of Houston and Dallas began growing rapidly after railroads began building lines from and through the cities, bringing many new residents. The ...

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November Technical Speaker 2

Texas Board of Professional Engineers - Professional Practice Update/Ethics Mr. David Howell, P.E. - Deputy Executive Director for the Texas Board of Professional Engineers Updates on Board rule changes within the last year, general updates on initiatives the Board is working on, information on ...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy November Everyone, Fall is officially here as marked by the shorter days and pleasant change in temperature. October was an active month for the ASCE Younger Members and November promises to be festive. On October 21st ASCE Younger Members came out to support the Young Professionals in Trans...

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Treasurer's Report

As of November 1, 2016 Paypal $ 809.70 Savings $ 77,331.00 Checking $ 37,740.68 Total $ 115,811.38

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report November 2016 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3343 members. 84% of all National renewals (2412 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch...

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2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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President's Message

Headline in the Houston Chronicle – “CIVIL ENGINEERS SAVE AMERICA FROM IMPENDING DOOM!” Ilona Carson for KTRK Channel 13 – “Tonight on the 10 o’clock news. 10 Ways Civil Engineers Keep You Alive Everyday.” I can dream. I do not have illusions that this ...

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October Joint Engineering Societies Meeting Main Speaker

Water for Texas: Tools to Meet Future Water Needs Kathleen Jackson, P.E. - Member, Texas Water Development Board Board Member Kathleen Jackson will discuss the role of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) and the need to develop a wide range of solutions, promising technologies and collabora...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy October Everyone, This time of the year marks a transition in weather for the Houston area and a transition in leadership within the ASCE Houston Branch. Please welcome our 2016-2017 Younger Member Chairs as they kickoff another exciting year for the Younger Member Forum. Our YM Chairs are a...

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Treasurer's Report

As of October 4, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,331.00 Checking $ 38,794.13 Total $ 116,565.13

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report October 2016 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3317 members. 84% of all National renewals (2368 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch...

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2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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President's Message

The Branch was pleased to once again join the Houston Contractor's Association (HCA) for our annual meeting on August 25th. The event featured Congressman Kevin Brady. Congressman Brady shared with the audience his proposed federal tax reform measures that he hopes will pass next year. The group ...

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September Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Super Bowl LI: Countdown to Kickoff Hasting Stewart - Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Houston Super Bowl Host Committee As the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, Hasting is responsible for all communications, government and community relations, and charitable giving related to...

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September Technical Speaker 1

Turf Reinforcement Mats - Where are they used? What are their limitations? What tools are available to you to analyze their use for your project? Michael Close, P.E. - Engineering Solutions Specialist for North American Green Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs) have been used in a wide variety of app...

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September Technical Speakers 2

Developing the Plans and Priorities for Collection System Improvements, a Story of I&I Mike Halde, P.E. Rebekkah Nelson, P.E. Imagine a town with almost no available plans or maps of their sanitary sewer and collection systems that has a known history of high flows during rain events. Af...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy September Everyone, Starting off with technical, our next activity will be on Thursday, September 29th, at 11:30, at the Terracon offices (11555 Clay Rd., Suite 100, Houston, TX 77043). Gretchen Davidson, P.E., Technical Products Manager for Hill Country Site Supply will be giving a presentat...

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