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Treasurer's Report

As of June 6, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,305.23 Checking $ 44,734.86 Total $ 122,480.09

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June Trivia

June Trivia/Puzzle Something to do this summer: get out the map and metal detector. An unsolved treasure hunt in the Houston area. There is a ceramic case buried somewhere in Houston that contains a key. This key is said to be redeemable for a gemstones in New York. The Image http://thesecret.pb...

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President's Message

I would like to give a big thank you to Carol Haddock, the Interim Deputy Director, Engineering and Construction Division, City of Houston Department of Public Works and Engineering, for being our keynote speaker at our April Branch meeting. The timing of Carol’s presentation about flood ris...

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May Branch Meeting Main Speakers

Developing the New Ship Channel Bridge Project John C. Tyler, P.E., is the Deputy Director of Engineering for the Harris County Toll Road Authority. Mr. Tyler joined HCTRA in 2005. As Deputy Director of Engineering, John’s responsibilities include overseeing the development of projects th...

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May Technical Speaker 1

North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP): Untangling the Downtown Loop Darrin J. Willer, P.E., F.SAME - Vice President and Project Director with HNTB The North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP) consists of alternatives development and analysis in support of an Environmental Im...

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May Technical Speaker 2

Soldier Piers: Design and Installation for Residential Basement Construction John M. Clark, P.E. - Principal and Owner of John Milton Clark Engineers Inc. Paper will include: 1) Background and Site discussion 2) Options considered 3) Modulus of Subgrade Reaction discussion 4) Design Methods ...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy May Everyone, Summer is upon us and hopefully those of you who are planning vacations will still be able to make time for all of the events we have coming up! Last month, we started out with a technical activity at the offices of Terracon Consultants on April 5, featuring Todd Rogers, a cert...

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Treasurer's Report

As of May 4, 2016 Paypal $440.00 Savings $77,298.69 Checking $31,436.53 Total $109,175.22

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Membership Report

Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3316 members. 84% of all National renewals (2277 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report Report Date Total Assi...

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2015-2016 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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May Trivia

May Trivia Match these Presidents to the following occupations 1. George Washington 2. Jimmy Carter 3. Thomas Jefferson 4. Abraham Lincoln 5. James Garfield 6. Herbert Hoover A. Studied Nuclear engineering for one year in college and worked on submarines while in the Navy. In graduate school...

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President's Message

March was an exciting month for the Branch. We welcomed Devon Tiner, PE, PMP- Assistant Director- Design Houston Airport System, who served as keynote speaker and provided an update on the Houston Airport System’s Capital Improvement Program Also a big thankss to our technical speakers, St...

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April Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Flood Risk Management: ASCE's Call for National Strategy Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E. - Interim Deputy Director, Engineering and Construction Division, City of Houston Department of Public Works and Engineereing Among the great challenges the U.S. faces today is recognizing the magnitude of ris...

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April Technical Speaker 1

Surface Water Conversion: Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) Expansion Jeffrey L. Benjamin, P.E. LCDR CEC USN(R) - Senior Assistant Director, City of Houston Department of Public Works and Engineereing Decades of groundwater withdrawals in the Texas counties of Harris, Galveston, and...

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April Technical Speaker 2

Pile Load Test Program in Gulf Coast Region Mr. Hobi Kim, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng. Hobi Kim is a project manager for Fugro Consultants, Inc., Houston, Texas, where he works on projects nationwide, mainly petrochemical industry sector. He holds a Ph.D. degree from Purdue University and an M.E & B...

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ASCE Houston Branch 16th Annual Golf Tournament

The Houston Section of ASCE Younger Members is holding its 16th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on May 13, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. This annual fundraiser has provided thousands of dollars in scholarships since 2000 for Houston area engineering students. This year’s fundraiser is...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy April Everyone, Hope everyone is ready for the spring season as much as I am. First off, thanks to everyone who participated in our Happy Hour a few weeks back and especially to Valetta Saldana with AWWA and Lizanne Douglas with WEAT for sharing the opportunity with us. We look forward to do...

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Treasurer's Report

As of April 12, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,292.35 Checking $ 30,082.24 Total $ 107,374.59

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Membership Report

Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3271 members. 84% of all National renewals (2197 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report Report Date Total Assi...

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2015-2016 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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