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Thank you for visiting the SAME Charleston Post website! We are a nonprofit professional engineering education organization that actively promotes the advancement of both individual technical knowledge and the collective engineering capabilities of governments, the uniformed services, and private industry. Should you have any questions about the organization, or if you would like more information on joining SAME, please contact one of our board members.

SAME Charleston Post is seeking annual sponsors for its 2020 program year. Check out more information on the 2020 Annual Sponsorship page.

At monthly meetings throughout 2020, SAME Charleston Post will be honoring an engineer/architect/contractor that has contributed to the local community. If you would like to nominate someone to be recognized, please reach out to a board member.


Post President

Lt Col Wayne Kinsel

Post 1st Vice-President

Lt Col Rachel Honderd




Upcoming Post Events

February Monthly Meeting

Date: Wednesday, February 12 
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Topic: Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr. Terminal Project
Speaker: Walter Lagarenne, PE, Director of Engineering & Permitting, SC Ports Authority
Location: Andolini’s Pizza (1940 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407)

Click here to register for meeting.

Happy Hour presented by the Post Young Members

All SAME members and prospective members are welcome!
Date: February 27, 2020
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: Commonhouse Aleworks, 4831 O'Hear Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405

Click here to register for Happy Hour.

March Monthly Meeting

Date: Wednesday, March 11 
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Topic: The Adventure of a Scientific Recovery Expert in Laos for the DoD POW/MIA Account Agency (DPAA)
Speaker: Quinn-Monique Ogden, Archeologist, S&ME
Location: Andolini’s Pizza (1940 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407)

Golf Tournament & Industry Day

Date: April 21-22, 2020
Location: Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Blvd, Charleston, SC 29403
Check out more information on the 2020 Industry Day page.


May Monthly Meeting

Date: Wednesday, May 13 
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Topic: Infrastructure Assessment and Repair in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Speaker: Jason Evert, JMT
Location: Andolini’s Pizza (1940 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407)


If your company has an interesting project or industry-relevant practice or process and would be willing to present it at one of our monthly meeting, please contact our programs chair, Barry Lewis. We still have multiple months available for our 2020 program!

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