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President's Message - Welcome to Los Angeles YMF!

ASCE LA YMF is proud to announce our 2015-16 Board of Directors. Please join us in congratulating these members who have a made a commitment to lead our organization. We look forward to an exciting and successful new year and hope that you can all join us for one of our upcoming events.


Executive Board
Past President - Jane Tran
President - Phil Davies
President Elect - Sabrina Rivera
Vice President - Ruwanka Purasinghe
Treasurer - Michael Howie
Secretary - Arman Motavvef
Committee Chairs
Special Events
Popsicle Stick Bridge - Brian Phan & Hugo Camberos
Student Night and Job Fair - Nazanin Hajaty & Brooke Crowe
Engineers Week - Sabrina Rivera
WRYMC - Jane Tran & George Huang
Outreach/Social Events
Community Service - Kaitlin Hannon & Jason Buenker
K-12 Outreach - Sona Juharyan & Brian Phan
Social Activities - Kevin Woods & Katie Hickey
Sports Events - Dana Robertson & Dana Wall
University Outreach - Ben Baker
Historian - Paul Choy
YMF Newsletter Editor - Sonam Choera
Membership - Laura Rockett & Zsolt Horvath
Social Media - Parth Dave
Professional Events
P.E. Review Course - Luis Reyna, Tina Tran & Ruwanka Purasinghe
Scholarships - Kayvan Mahramzadeh & Nazanin Hajaty
Professional Development - Linda Luu & Edward Valdovinos
Government Affairs Committee Liaison - Johnathan Effinger
Thank you,
Phil Davies, P.E., President


Upcoming LA YMF Events

  • From October 03, 2015 11:00 am to October 03, 2015 2:00 pm

    Event Information:

    Join us for lunch as we recognize outstanding leaders in the LA Section and install the new leaders of 2015-2016.  Registration and Reception begins at 11am, followed by Lunch and Program at 11:30am.  Members & Guests are $65, Students at $25.  Select from Prime Roast Rib, Chicken Chardonnay, or Pasta Primavera (Vegetarian).  

    Click HERE to register.

    2015-10-03 11:00:00
    2015-10-03 14:00:00
  • From October 14, 2015 6:00 pm to October 14, 2015 8:00 pm

    Event Information:

    An evening professional mixer with our friends at Engineers Without Borders (EWB). EWB will share a short presentation about their recent project in Tanzania and ASCE will share some of our events. This will be followed by a mixer with ice breakers and games- it will be a lot of fun! Appetizers provided. The event will take place in the second floor room of Far Bar.

    What: ASCE & EWB Mixer

    When: Thursday, October 14 at 6 PM

    Where: Far Bar: 347 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

    Why: Let's meet our friends at EWB

    Contact: Sabrina if you have any questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    2015-10-14 18:00:00
    2015-10-14 20:00:00
  • From October 20, 2015 6:30 pm to October 20, 2015 8:00 pm

    Event Information:

    LA YMF invites everyone to attend our first monthly Board Meeting of 2015-16 year!. Come learn more about our upcoming events for the new ASCE year and how you can get involved in this active organization.  All meetings include free dinner.  This is a great opportunity for you to find out how you can help with our outreach, networking, and professional activities for the summer season!

    What: Monthly ASCE LA YMF Board Meeting
    When: 2nd Tuesdays of every month except next month's meeting on October 20, 2015, 6:30-8pm
    Where: LA City Dept of Public Works Building (1149 S Broadway, Los Angeles, 7th floor Conference Room #7063) | Click here for parking info.
    ContactThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Secretary) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (President)
    2015-10-20 18:30:00
    2015-10-20 20:00:00
  • From October 24, 2015 8:00 am to October 24, 2015 12:00 pm

    Event Information:

    LA YMF will be heading back to Glendale to help San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity build the Chestnut Homes. The project includes building three individual three-story homes on one lot in Glendale. We will spend our morning on the construction site helping out with whatever tasks come our way. Space is limited, so please reserve your spot with Kaitlin ASAP!

    What: Habitat for Humanity - Chestnut Homes Build

    When: Sat, October 24, 2015, 8:00am-12pm

    Where: 806 E Chestnut St, Glendale, CA 91205

    Why: H4H relies on volunteers in order to complete their projects!

    Who: Contact Kaitlin to learn more or RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    2015-10-24 08:00:00
    2015-10-24 12:00:00
  • From October 27, 2015 5:30 pm to October 27, 2015 9:00 pm

    Event Information:

    Save the Date! Join MLAB for our 2nd Annual LeVal Lund Lecture on Lifeline Infrastructure and Community Resilience. More information to follow.


    What: 2nd Annual LeVal Lund Lecture on Lifeline Infrastructure and Community Resilience

    When: Tues, Oct. 27th, 2015, 5:30pm-9:00pm

    Where: Town & Gown Ballroom at USC

    Why: Learn about lifeline engineering and honor an outstanding engineer who dedicated his career to public service.

    Who: Contact Marlon Calderon to learn more or RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


    2015-10-27 17:30:00
    2015-10-27 21:00:00
  • From October 29, 2015 6:00 pm to October 29, 2015 7:00 pm

    Event Information:

    What: ASCE LA YMF USC Interview Workshop with Civil Engineering Professionals

    When: Thursday, October 29, 2015, 6pm-7pm

    Where:  USC Kaprielian Hall (KAP) 209, 3620 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089

    Why: Give students constructive feedback about their interview skills.

    Who: Contact Ben Baker to learn more or RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    USC ASCE has been advertising the event and is looking forward to practicing their interview skills with industry professionals from LA YMF following the October 7 Viterbi career fair.

    2015-10-29 18:00:00
    2015-10-29 19:00:00
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