Thank you for visiting the home of LA Younger Member Forum. As you will see from exploring our website, we are a fun and energetic group. Whether your interest lies in K-12 outreach, technical development, community service, sports and social events or anything in between, we have something for everyone to get involved in.
Our monthly board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month and are open to everyone so please come along and introduce yourself. Also, be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay informed of what we have planned.
I look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events or committee meetings. If you have any questions, please get in touch with me.
Phil Davies, P.E. President - LA Younger Member Forum
ASCE LA YMF provides more than 100 membership events a year, including technical tours & presentations, community service events, STEM outreach events for K-12 schools, professional development workshops for engineering university students, and more! We also give out scholarships and host multiple major annual events with attendances up to 700 people! This year, these award-winning events include Los Angeles Engineers Week (E-Week), High School Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition (PSBC), Student Night & Job Fair (SNJF), and the Western Region Younger Member Conference (WRYMC 2017). Membership fees and allocations have consistently only covered about 10% of our costs, and the rest comes from the fundraising efforts of our dedicated volunteers and the generosity of our corporate sponsors. Consider sponsoring one of our major events today! Below are the Sponsorship Levels for one event.
Platinum Sponsor: $2500
Gold Sponsor: $1500
Silver Sponsor: $1000
Bronze Sponsor: $500
Or sponsor all four events with the City of Angels Sponsor ($7000) and receive maximum platinum level marketing benefits at all four events! Marketing benefits vary depending on sponsorship levels and discounted rates apply for sponsoring multiple events. Click here to view our event sponsorship packages.
Have questions? Please get in touch with our Fundraising Chair: email@example.com. All donations are tax-deductible.
During the ASCE Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch annual awards dinner on July 15th, a number of our YMF officers were recognized for their outstanding contributions to ASCE and the civil engineering profession.
Congratulations and thank you for your commitment to our group!
Paul Choy - Outstanding Civil Engineer in the Public Sector
Linda Luu - Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer
Brian Phan - Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service
Jane Horvath - Outstanding Civil Engineer in Service to YMF
Summer season is upon us with longer daylight and sunnier skies, join us for a day of friendly soccer games with the Younger Member Groups from Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino/Riverside, Santa Barbara/Ventura, and San Diego. The winning YMF team will be awarded the possession of the coveted Soccer Champion Trophy and bragging rights! We need players of ALL skill levels and that means YOU!
What: ASCE YMF Southern California Soccer Tournament
When: Sunday, July 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park (120 Via Verde, San Dimas, 91773)
Why: Play some soccer, get some exercise, and meet the other YMFs!
9:30a Overview of Rules
10:00a Round 1: Round Robin (3 Matches)
1:00p Semi-Final Matches
2:00p Championship Game!!
What: NASA JPL Tour
When: Friday, July 29th, 2016, 10am-12pm
Where: 4800 Oak Grove Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Why: Learn more about space technology
LA YMF invites everyone to attend our next monthly Board Meeting to learn more about our upcoming events and how you can get involved in our fun and 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! Click here for parking info.
Join ASCE LA YMF for a presentation and technical tour of the West Basin Ocean Desalination Plant. Having access to reliable water is becoming more challenging as the LA population continues to grow at a rapid rate. To meet future demands, WBMWD is conducting responsible ocean water desalination to diversify its water supply portfolio, all while protecting the marine ecosystem. Learn how they do it! Hurry! Space is limited! Event is FREE and includes light breakfast.
What: West Basin Ocen Desalination Plant Technical Tour
When: Saturday, August 13th, 2016, 9:00-10:30 AM
Where: 1935 S Hughes Way, El Segundo, CA 90245
Why: Learn about ocean desalination technology.
Every year YMF's from Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino/Riverside, Santa Barbara/Ventura, San Luis Obispo and Southern San Joaquin go on an awesome camping adventure together! This year we will be camping at Point Mugu State Park which is right on the beach. The weather will be beautiful, so bring your surf boards or floaties and be ready for some smores! Cost of registration is $40 per person which includes 2 nights of camping and all meals! Space is limited so sign up early to avoid disapointment.
What: ASCE YMF Joint Camping Trip
When: Friday August 19 - Sunday August 21
Where: Point Mugu State Park
Why: Camping? Awesome people? Why not?
What is Envision and what does it take to earn an Envision award? How can you become an ENV SP? Join us as Jeff Keaton, Principal at AMEC, and Tim Psomas, founding chair of ISI, will present an overview on how the Envision Rating System works and go over a case study on the South Los Angeles Wetlands Park, the first project in Southern California to earn an Envision Award. This presentation is ideal for anyone interested in getting the ENV SP credential or who want to learn more about Envision.
Click here to register. Registration costs $5 and includes lunch.
What: Presentation on Envision Rating System
When: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016, 12:00-1:30 PM
Where: Psomas Office, 555 S. Flower St, Suite 4300, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Why: Learn more about envision.
Summer is here! Come and make the most of it with LA YMF and the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch. Enjoy some time at the beach and expect games, good food and great company! Location TBD.
What: Joint Beach Day with Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch
When: Sun, August 28th, 2016, 11am-3pm
Volunteer at the 2016 GreenBuild International Conference which will be held at the LA Convention Center from October 5th-7th. This is the largest green building exposition in the world and features three exhilarating days of uplifting speakers, networking opportunities, showcases, LEED workshops and tours of green buildings in Los Angeles.
The USGBC are looking for studens and young professionals to volunteer at the event. The task will require a minimum of 8 hours of your time and in return you will recieve a free conference pass ($600 value!).
ASCE LA YMF is proud to announce that LA will be the host city of the Western Regional Younger Member Conference (WRYMC) in 2017! This is a leadership conference for members in the Western Regions of ASCE that provides an unrivaled opportunity for Younger Members to actively engage with ASCE leadership, gain professional development training, and foster knowledge-sharing among the YMGs across 10 states. We have spectacular speakers, tours, and events lined up for conference attendees, so please save the dates and stay tuned! Registration will open November 2016.
What: WRYMC 2017 LA
When: January 13-14th, 2017, (or Jan 12-15th with pre & post-conference activities)
Where: The LA Hotel Downtown, 333 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Who: ASCE members in leadership positions
The event would not be possible with the fundraising efforts of our dedicated volunteers and the generosity of our corporate sponsors. Consider sponsoring one or more of our major events today! Click here to view our event sponsorship packages.