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2020-2021 Officers

Scott Thompson, PE  

Agapito (Pete) Diaz, PE
Past President

Tor Gudmundsen, PE
1st Vice President

Bob Shambach, PG
2nd Vice President

ENS Ken Wheeler, CEC, USN

Doyon Morato
Alt. Secretary

Eric Marble, PE

Jecelia Llegado, PE
Alt. Treasurer

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Contact Info:


P.O. Box 1438, 
Hagåtña, GU 96932

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About The
Guam Post

Buenas yan Håfa ådai!

We welcome you to the Guam Post of the Society of American Military Engineers. Currently, our Post is comprised of 130+ Individual Members, 180+ Sustaining Members, 44 Sustaining Member companies and a total membership of approximately 315 persons with a mixture of active duty, reserve, civil service, architects, engineers, contractors and vendors.

Located nearly 3,000 miles west of Hawaii, Guam boasts the westernmost point of U.S. soil. That very fact has continued to highlight the strategic importance of Guam for our National Defense. The military investment continues to rise and the future looks to be exciting and full of challenges for the architectural, engineering and construction community!

The Guam Post is active in the local community and in the local economy. Through our Charlie Corn Scholarships, we offer up to $30,000 in scholarships each year to benefit regional (Guam, CNMI, Palau and Micronesia ) students interested in architecture or engineering. Our members are closely connected with the Guam Chamber of Commerce, Guam Contractor’s Association, Guam Society of Professional Engineers, Rotary, and many other agencies and organizations on the island.

Although DoD budgets are shrinking, exciting times lie ahead for Guam and the Guam Post. As the place “where America’s day begins,” Guam plays a pivotal role in the security and defense of U.S. interests in the Pacific. From Andersen Air Force Base in the north to the Naval Base complex at Apra Harbor and the future Marine Corp Base to the northeast, the military mission on the island is growing.  The military spending associated with the relocation of Marines from Okinawa to Guam has been established and the design/construction has begun.  The future looks bright for government agencies, the engineering community and contractors alike.

We hope that you will join us as we will need a strong team to build the road that lies ahead for Guam's Infrastructure and SAME is taking point!!!

Check out the latest SAME Guam Post Newsletter!

   Board of Directors Meetings
   Typically held every 1st Thursday of the month
   11:30 am - 1:00 pm
   Conference Call

   General Membership Meetings
   Going Virtual!

    Typically held every 3rd Thursday of the month
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Conference Call

  Upcoming Events:   

  • No General Membership Meeting for September.
    In lieu of our September Guam Post General Membership Meeting, we hope you register and attend our virtual Joint Indo-Pacific Industry Forum. See details below.

  • 2020 Joint Indo-Pacific Industry Forum
    Joint event hosted by the SAME Honolulu and Guam Posts
    Date/Time: 17 September 2020 | 6:00 am - 10:00 am ChST; (16 September 2020 | 10:00am - 2:00 pm HST)
    Venue: Virtual Event via Microsoft Teams Meeting, Live Broadcast from the Tradewinds Ballroom at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Meeting call-in information will be emailed to all registered participants 12 hours prior to the event.
    Program: The theme for the joint forum is "Uniting the Pacific in the Past, Present and Future". The program will include briefings on military programs within the Indo-Pacific region to include:
         - INDOPACOM 
         - USAF IMSC Det 2 (Air Force)
         - Federal Agency SB Representatives
         - USACE POH (Army)
         - NAVFAC Pacific (Navy)
         - MCBH Facilities in Hawaii (Marine Corps)
         - Camp Blaz Facilities in Guam (Marine Corps)
    Registration: Registration cost for SAME members is $40; for non-SAME members it is $80.
       Individual Participant Registration - Click here 
    Sponsorships: The following sponsorships will support SAME scholarship programs. For more information on the benefits offered to each sponsorship level, please refer to the 2020 Virtual Joint Indo Pacific Industry Forum sponsorship benefit package table on the sponsor registration site.
         - Platinum Sponsorship - $1,500
         - Gold Sponsorship - $750
         - Silver Sponsorship - $500
         - Aloha Sponsorship (for SB only) - $250
       Sponsor Registration - Click here 

    For more information about the Virtual Joint Indo Pacific Industry Forum, please email PIF-info@samehonolulu.org.
School Presentation | Local High Schools
18 - 22 FEB 2019
Volunteers reach out to local public and private high schools providing presentations of engineering.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Joann Patawaran (joann.patawaran@aecom.com)

School Presentation | Local High Schools
18 - 22 FEB 2019
Volunteers reach out to local public and private high schools providing presentations of engineering.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Joann Patawaran (joann.patawaran@aecom.com)

  Past Event:   
  Industry-Government Engagement: