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Post Committee Reports and News

 

 Seattle
Post By
Laws
Category
Proposed
Management
Groups
Existing Seattle Post
Committees 2016
and 2017
Chairperson
2016-2017 
By Laws Section and
Subcategory 
Description from By Laws (italics) and Activities Included
(Bold) 
 Operations
 TBD
   
Constitution/By-
Laws
John Callahan
(206) 789-6622

  Article VI 2a
"By-Laws: Reviews annually the Post’s Bylaws for possible
amendments. Advises Post officers as to applicability of the Bylaws
in conducting the affairs of the Post. Monitors changes in the
National Constitution and Bylaws for their possible effect on the
Post."

 House
John
Dougherty
 Article VI 2b House
 "House: Makes all arrangements for Post and Board meetings and
associated activities, including menu selection, table and seating
arrangements, visual and sound support systems and any other
service required. Provides for storage of Post owned and leased
equipment. Maintains and displays the Post’s flags
." Coordinates
with Programs for event venues, facilities, services, and
reservations.

Scholarships 
 John Souza
(425) 301-8920


 Article VI 2c
 "Scholarship: Develops and administers the annual program of
scholarship fund raising. Provides recommendations to the board
for student nominations for scholarships to the PSE&SSF. Working
in conjunction with the PSE&SSF, the committee establishes the
number of scholarships and their amounts not to exceed the
amount available for distribution as per the annual report of the
PSE&SSF and as supplemented by Post fund raising efforts.
Develops and recommends fund raising events to the Board of
Directors. The Chairperson will be the principal point of contact
with the PSE&SSF for Post input for the scholarship selection
process. Works with the Young Member Vice President to develop
programs and activities for young members and Student Chapters."

 Nominations
Larry Toimil
(425) 455-2443
 Article VI 2e
 "Nominations: Provides the nominees for the annual election to be
held in May of each year. Provides nominees to the Board
whenever there is a vacancy in accordance with Art. IV # 4.
"
 Mission
 
 
 
 COMMUNICATIONS  Communications Kristie Casarez
(253) 709-6876
 Article VI 3f

 
 "Communication: Publishes the Post’s quarterly newsletter.
Ensures that required notices are included and that it is delivered to
the members in a timely manner. Publicizes the activities and
programs of the Post through newspaper, the POST website, and
journal notices. Obtains photography of noteworthy events and
provides the Secretary with representative copies for the historical
files. Responsible for maintaining the POST website" Inclusive
Activities: Emails, Webpage, Newsletter, Social Media, Address
Lists - Membership
.
 
E-Mail Campaigns
Media
 
Kristie Casarez
(253) 709-6876
(interim)
Newsletter
Publisher
 Ben Llanes
(425) 741-3800
Michelle Cartwright
(360) 850-5312
Social Media/
Media Relations
Caroline
Roberts

(206) 696-8783
PROGRAMS  Programs Nick Vlahovich
(206) 326-5545
Article VI 3e
Programs

 "Programs: Arranges for Post meeting programs and engages
speakers and presenters by considering topics of interest to the
membership. Facilitates planning and execution of field trips.
Coordinates activities with: the Young Member Vice President to
address the interests of young members; the Communications
committee for publicizing topics and with the House Committee for
necessary audio-visual support .
" Includes all standing annual
and monthly programs and activities: Luncheons, Meet the
Chiefs, Speaker Forums, Meet the Agencies, Design Excellence,
Field Trips, Golf Tournament

 Field Trips
Evan Lakin
(206) 622-5822
Golf Tournament
Monica
Manthey

(206) 769-1775
 Meet the Chiefs
Kevin Stoll
(425) 455-9720


Meet the Agencies

Kevin Stoll
(206)696-4625 

AWARDS AND PLANNING
 Fellows Marty Boivin
(206) 695-6923
Article VI 3c Awards
"Awards: Provide recommendations for Board approval for
National and regional awards as well as nominations for the
SAME Academy of Fellows and other Post Awards and recognition
as appropriate.
"
 Awards
 TBD
 Streamer Award
Terry McCann
(425) 284-5401
 Design Excellence
John Hickey
(206) 696-6680
 Strategic Planning
Mike Allen
(425) 336-4820

 Article VI 3i
"Strategic Planning: Provides the Post leadership with advice,
assistance, and continuity to ensure that the direction and overall
health and welfare of the post remains strong, vibrant, and
relevant to the needs of the membership and the surrounding
community. Develops strategic direction to provide a focus with
strategic intentions and actions recommendations for the Post
President and Board of Directors. This will be accomplished
annually by establishing and/or reviewing the Seattle Post Mission,
Vision, Strategic Intentions and Actions; all of which will be based
on both the Seattle Post requirements and the SAME National
Annual Plan.
"
 
MEMBERSHIP
Membership  Rob Leet
(206) 239-3230
Article VI 3a
Membership

"Membership: Promotes the membership activities of the Post by
recruiting new members, implementing recruiting campaigns,
monitoring membership lists, maintaining member name tags and
providing a forum for member’s input. Periodically solicits
membership to ascertain if their desires are being fulfilled

Sustainers
 Jim Shellooe
(425) 985-6835
Young Members Dan Diiulio
(interim)
Article VI 3g - Young
Member, Education,
and Mentoring

"Young Member, Education, and Mentoring: Develops and
administers Post Mentoring and Young Member activities
including; Student Chapter support and development,
educational pursuits for Young Members, merit awards to area
students, the Techno Bowl and SAME Engineering or Construction
camps. Acts as liaison with existing Student Chapters within the
geographic area of the Post. Develops a working relationship with
the Student Chapter Reserve Officer Training Candidate (ROTC)
units, and the Seattle Post to foster communications and provide
mutual assistance as needed. Encourages participation in each
others’ programs and endeavors. Recommends and participates in
the development of new student chapters and with the Young
Member Vice President encourages young member participation.
"
Engineering Camp
Terry McCann
(425) 284-5401
 STEM
Mary Ann
Carlson

(425) 736-8687
INDUSTRIAL AFFAIRS + OUTREACH
Professional
Development
Wendy LS Oresik
(206)200-5872
Article VI 3b
Professional
Development

"Professional Development: Promotes the professional
development of the individual Post and student Chapter members
through activities designed specifically for this purpose. Such
activities include workshops, seminars and other like activities but
do not include social events or events historically funded from the
general post operating budget such as membership, PSEC, Fast
Start, Science Fairs, etc. Activities for professional development
must be approved by the Board on a case-by-case basis. Activities
shall be financially self sustaining and priced to cover costs plus a
moderate amount to be used as seed money for future activities.
Five (5%) percent of the gross proceeds for each activity shall be
paid to the Post Operating fund to cover the indirect costs
expended by the Post on behalf of the professional development
events such as advertising and general administration.



Article VI 3d
Industrial
Affairs/Outreach

"Identifies concerns and issues that impact the conduct of civilian
and military endeavors in the engineering /design/construction
area. Advises the sustaining members and the military departments
of these concerns.
" Outreach to professional organizations and
industry. Advocacy, and liaisons with other professional
organizations: Small Business, Energy and Sustainability,
PSEC, ACEC, APWA, AIA 

Energy and Sustainability

Wendy LS Oresik
(206)200-5872

Assistance to
Veterans
Dave Tyner
(206) 979-5889

Community
Outreach
Brian Blevins,

Erik
Vanbuskirk 
PSEC Liaison
(Puget Sound
Engineering
Counsel) 

Louie LeFevre (305)796-2914
           

Small Business
Liaison 
Julie Erickson
(484) 949-1809 



READINESS &
HOME &
DEFENSE
SECURITY
Emergency
Preparedness
Caroline
Roberts

(206) 696-8783 
Article VI 3h
Readiness and Homeland Defense Security: Maintain and updates
the Operation Fast Start Plan for the purpose of promoting SAME
readiness to respond to a range of natural disasters and national
emergencies including Homeland Defense Security issues

 Ad Hoc
 AD HOC
2018 Regional JETC 
Rick Beseler
(425) 844-2871
Article VI 4c
 
 
 Number of Committees: 33