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2019 Multi-Region Leadership Conference Recap

Archives for 2019

2019 Multi-Region Leadership Conference Recap

The ASCE Dallas Branch was given the opportunity to host the 2019 Multi-Region Leadership Conference (MRLC) and show some Texas-style hospitality to ASCE Regions 3, 6, & 7. The Dallas Branch was awarded the honor of hosting after former Dallas Branch Younger Member Chair, and current Fundraising Chair, Farwa Sultan PE gave a winning presentation […]

President’s Update: May 2019

While my wife and I drove to South Padre Island from East Texas three weeks ago, my mind reflected on the past several times the Texas Section of ASCE met on the island since the mid to late 1980’s.  We had not actually been to the island since 2006, when an underwater creature bit my […]

Texas Section Members Win Institute Awards

The Texas Section is proud to share that the following members were selected to receive prestigious ASCE Institute awards last month: Fernanda L. Leite, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE – Austin Branch Selected by the Construction Institute to receive the 2019 Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction for “scholarly contributions made at the interface of […]

President’s Message – March 2019

Credit goes to ASCE Texas Section’s Government Affairs Committee (GAC) for another successful event!  The 2019 ASCE Texas Legislative Drive-In was held on February 26th in Austin, Texas.  We had 54 members who were able to schedule more than 70 individual meetings with their respective senators and representatives!  ASCE Texas Section presented a unified message […]

Texas Section Hosts Largest Legislative Drive-In

54 Texas Section members from across the state met in Austin on Tuesday, February 26th, for the 2019 ASCE Texas Legislative Drive-In. During this event, members asked 70+ legislators to invest in flood risk management, support continued infrastructure investment, support QBS of professional engineers, protect dedicated transportation funding, support STEM education, and maintain professional licensure requirements. […]

President’s Message – February 2019

I have just returned from the ASCE Multi-Region Leadership Conference (MRLC), which was hosted this past weekend by the Dallas Branch. This was my third MRLC to attend, and it was by far the best one!  Our Texas Branches & Student Chapters were well represented and made the 600 guests from the heart of the […]