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Young Members Program

Young Member Representative

Peyton Abernathy - USACE (Peyton.S.Abernathy@usace.army.mil)


Friday, February 21, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Downtown Sporting Club

411 Broadway 

Nashville, TN

Join other young professionals at the Downtown Nashville Sporting Club to relieve some stress and do a little networking!

Enjoy snacks and drinks while we channel our inner Viking.


SAME Members $5

Non-Members $15

Please RSVP to Peyton Abernathy, Younger Member Representative, Peyton.S.Abernathy@usace.army.mil


Mission Statement

The Society of American Military Engineers Young Members Council, a national mission council, was created to support programming for SAME's Young Members (age 39 or younger) at the local chapter (Post) level.

The Council's mission is to provide guidance and professional development resources to Posts and Young Members, to facilitate participation in Society events and activities at the national and local levels, and to develop and enhance the Young Members' "networking" relationship.

For 2011, the Nashville Post would like to find a way to increase Young Member and Student Participation throughout the Post. This would include attendance at meetings and involvement in one of the many committees that are available. For the 2011 year, we as a Post have Young Members on the Board of Directors, on various committees and in key leadership roles. This gives us as Young Members a voice in the operations of the Post. As most of you are surely aware, the Young Members are a crucial part of the Post success, and the Young members will be the ones to carry the Post into the years to come as the more seasoned and tenured members begin to retire and go their ways.

For this reason, I would like to challenge each and every one of you to get more involved in the Nashville Post. Whether it be attending the monthly meetings, coming to the Young Member events, or participating in one of the Post Committees. I would also like to know what ideas you all have for Young Member events and possible luncheon topics. The Post needs your help to ensure a successful Young Member Program and the future of the Nashville Post.

This year the Post will look to support the Young members by sponsoring events and developing active Young Members by sending select Young Members to various National and Regional SAME events. This will be a great opportunity for those Young Members to travel and network outside of their home stations without incurring any cost to themselves or their companies.

If you are interested in getting more involved, or would like to submit ideas for social events, functions or luncheon topics, please contact Peyton Abernathy. We look forward to seeing you all at the next YM event!