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2014-2015 Board of Directors

ASCE LA YMF is proud to officially announce our new 2014-2015 Board of Directors!  Please help us welcome them into their new positions by joining us at the MLAB Awards and Installation Dinner this Fall (details to be announced).  We look forward to a very successful year and thank everyone for your continued commitment and support.

Executive Board

Past-President – George Huang

President – Jane Tran

President Elect – Phillip Davies

Vice President – Sabrina Rivera

Treasurer – Michael Howie

Secretary – Zsolt Horvath


Committee Chairs

PE Review Chair – Ruwanke Purasinghe, Kayvan Mahramzadeh, Tina Tran

Scholarship Coordinator – Jinny Huang, Cindy Huang

Social Events Coordinator – Emi Fuji, James Suk

Sports Events Coordinator – Anish Saraiya

Student Night Job Fair/Awards Banquet – Nazanin Hajaty, Sean Ryan, Nargiss Majrooh

University Outreach Coordinator – Benjamin Baker, Ben Wong

Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition – Linda Luu, Laura Rockett

Community Service – Kaitlin Hannon

Historian – Paul Choy

K-12 Outreach – Julian Garcia, Michael Howie, Brian Phan

Membership – Dana Robertson

LA Section YMF Newsletter Editor – Dana Wall

Professional Development Coordinator – Thuy Nguyen

Engineer’s Week Chair – Sabrina Rivera, Xiaomin You

CANstruction Chair – Kaitlin Hannon

Webmaster – (Consultant)


Jane Tran, P.E., President-Elect
George Huang, P.E., President
LA YMF Nomination Committee


FALL 2014 P.E. REVIEW COURSE – Now open for registration!

Ready to make one of the most pivotal steps in your engineering career – earning your P.E. license? Maximize your potential to pass the P.E. Exam by enrolling in the ASCE P.E. Review Course. YMF offers the only live-taught course in Los Angeles at a highly competitive price, starting at just $900 for the Comprehensive 14-Part Review Course. Enrollment is open to everyone and we offer discounts for ASCE members and companies with multiple students enrolling.

Registration is now open for the Fall 2014 Course which runs from August 12th through October 4th, conveniently scheduled on evenings and weekends.

Registration closes August 2nd and seats are limited!

For more information and to register, please visit the Review Course website or contact our P.E. Review Course Chair at josue.enriquez@arup.com

Upcoming LA YMF Events

  • From August 02, 2014 6:00 pm to August 02, 2014 10:00 pm

    Event Information:

    Alright, alright, alright! We're planning to attend the Street Food Cinema screening of Dazed and Confused on August 2nd. Street Food Cinema brings together the perfect summer blend of food trucks, live music, and outdoor movie viewing. If you don't want to partake in the food trucks, you are also allowed to bring your own snacks and/or beverages. Grab a blanket or a low beach chair and your cooler and join LA YMF for a fun night in the park!

    5:30pm Doors Open
    6:30pm Band (Speardane)
    8:30pm Movie (Dazed and Confused)

    General Admission Tickets are $12 and should be purchased prior to the event here: http://www.streetfoodcinema.com/event/dazed-and-confused/. Parking is available next to the park for $10 or go green and take the Expo Line right to the park! Please let us know if you are coming so we can save some space for you to sit with us.

    Check you later!

    2014-08-02 18:00:00
    2014-08-02 22:00:00
  • From August 16, 2014 8:00 am to August 16, 2014 6:00 pm

    Event Information:

    Registration is now open for the Annual YMF/MLAB Wine Tasting Trip! On Saturday August 16th we'll be heading up to Los Olivos in Santa Ynez Valley. We'll meet at Union Station and take a private bus ride up to explore three of the area's renowned wineries.

    The cost will include transportation, tastings at the 3 wineries, a tour at one of the wineries, catered lunch, and some snacks/water throughout the day.

    This event typically sells out so spread the word. Cheers!

    Click Here to Register

    2014-08-16 08:00:00
    2014-08-16 18:00:00
  • From August 31, 2014 12:00 pm to August 31, 2014 2:00 pm

    Event Information:

    Our next community service event will be a Community Cleanup on Sunday, August 31st in Venice Beach. This event is hosted by Angel City Brewery, who will supply volunteer t-shirts, gloves, trash bags, trash pickers as well as some post-cleanup food and drinks. We will meet at noon and pick up trash in the neighborhood and/or beach for approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.

    2014-08-31 12:00:00
    2014-08-31 14:00:00
  • From September 25, 2014 8:00 am to September 27, 2014 4:00 pm

    Event Information:

    The Institute for Engineering Career Development (IECD) will be hosting a leadership series for young, motivated engineers in Southern California on Sept 25th-27th at the Omni Hotel in San Diego, CA. The 3-day event will feature sessions by some of today's top civil engineering leaders, professional development speakers, as well as local technical tours and many fun networking opportunities. Topics include:

    Keys to Effective Communication
    Business Development for Engineers
    How to Apply Strategies to Get Immediate Results
    Mastermind Group Coaching Workshop
    NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center Technical Tour
    And much more...

    ASCE members will receive discounted pricing. Tickets sell quickly so sign up early to make sure you don't miss out! More information can be found at www.IECDfallmeetup.com or by emailing Betty Arellano at

    2014-09-25 08:00:00
    2014-09-27 16:00:00
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08.02.2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Street Food Cinema - Dazed and Confused


08.12.2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
PE Review Course: Structural


08.12.2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
LA YMF Board Meeting


08.13.2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
PE Review Course: Structural


08.14.2014 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
PE Review Course: Structural

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Start or Renew Your ASCE Membership Today!

Do you find yourself wondering how can my ASCE membership benefit me? How will my involvement benefit my career? Will my company or organization cover the cost of my membership dues? Click here for 101 Ways to Benefit from ASCE with the 2013-2014 Member Resource Guide to find answers to these frequently asked questions.

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Our Events Calendar is constantly being updated on our webpage. Keep apprised of our exciting upcoming events from your Web-based or Outlook calendars by clicking on the link here to download our event feed into your calendar. Feel free to contact Kayvan Mahramzadeh at kmahramzadeh@hntb.com for more information.

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