The mission of the SAME Young Members Council is to be an advocate for and engage young member support of SAME’s Strategic Plan through outreach, training, networking and recognition. Download the Council Charter here.

Join Council

You can join any of our councils through the Member Update Page.  Join this council now!

Council Chair

Lisa Thoele, CPSM

Education Opportunities

Young Member Council Meeting at SBC
When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Where: Room 310-311

SAME Camps Mentoring Reception at SBC
When: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Where: Innovation Theater in the Exhibit Hall

Organization Structure

Vice Chair: Ann Ewy, F.SAME, USACE

Mentoring & Recognition: Wendy Parker, John Wood Group, Plc

Communication: Yvonne Simon, AIA, STOA Architects

Conferences: Danielle Barner, Atkins

Secretary: Victoria Mechtly, Tepa, LLC

Programs: Jeff Duguid, RLF 

Organization Chart

Stay Engaged

Young Member Council Monthly Call – All YMs are Welcome! 

Date: Second Thursday of Every Month

Time: 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. EST 

Connect: https://www.gotomeet.me/SAMEYMC

Dial: 1 (571) 317-3116  Access Code: 758-956-893

Last Month's Presentation



Mentoring & Recognition

Highlight  your achievements or those of another YM in TME!  Please use the following Spotlight Nomination form, or contact Wendy Parker with any questions.

Have a Post Event or YM Achievement to share in our next newsletter?  Contact Yvonne Simon: ysimon@stoaarchitects.com

The Engineering & Construction Camps are looking for scholarship awardee mentors and camp counselors!  Contact Elizabeth Meyer if you’re interested in mentoring!

The Enlisted Committee and Joint Engineer Contingency Operations Committee are both looking for more YMs to get engaged.  If you have interest in learning more about these committees and their missions contact Adam Boubede (Enlisted) or Marie Harnly (JECO).

Credentialing Achievement Awards Program 

(fall applications complete: 7 Oct 2017)
(spring application due date: 8 April 2018)

The SAME Young Member Council is continuing the Credentialing Achievement Awards Program (CAAP) to promote the professional development of SAME Young Members and Enlisted Members in support of the SAME Strategic Plan. The CAAP serves to fulfill an objective which is to provide financial support for professional development, education, and mentoring initiatives to benefit our SAME members.  

SAME will reimburse a portion of exam sitting or registration fees for Young Members. The full program details and application are located here. For questions regarding the program, please contact Wendy Parker. Email your completed CAAP application here. Download the CAAP Application.