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.
Credentialing Achievement Awards Program (application due date: April 10 and October 9, 2015)
Greetings RVPs and Post Leaders!
The SAME Young Member Council is continuing the Credentialing Achievement Awards Program (CAAP) to promote the professional development of SAME Young Members and NCO 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 support the cost by reimbursing Young and NCO Members for exam sitting or registration fees. The full program details and application are located on the here. 2015 Applications are due April 10 and October 9.
To download the new application form, click here [PDF].
Past YM Professional Development Call:
When: Tuesday, 25 Feb 14, 1100-1200 EST
Guest Speaker: Col Sal Nodjomian, USAF (Ret.), P.E., F.SAME (Bio Attached)
Topic: Engineering Leadership and Development
Description: We are honored to have Col (Ret.) Nodjomian as our guest speaker this quarter. Recently retired after nearly 24 years in the Air Force, Col Nodjomian is currently the Executive Vice President and Global Director of Federal Practices for the Matrix Design Group. He is also the SAME South Central Regional Vice President and was recently re-elected as Councilman for the City of Niceville, Florida. Col Nodjomian plans to discuss engineering leadership, both from his perspective as a former senior Air Force Civil Engineer leader and as a senior engineer in the private sector. His talk will cover things young engineers can do to improve themselves and advance in the engineering field. Further, he plans to talk in general terms about the transition to the private sector and his personal involvement in SAME.
Professional Development Hours: For the first time ever, the YM Council will award PDHs for participation in this call. Depending on the duration, you will likely earn 0.5-1 PDH towards certification requirements.
Past issues [PDF]: