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2019-2020 Officers

Scott Thompson, PE  

Agapito (Pete) Diaz, PE
Past President

Tor Gudmundsen, PE
1st Vice President

CDR Christopher Almond, PE, CEC, USN
2nd Vice President

ENS Ken Wheeler, CEC, USN

Ilana Almquist
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
   Three Squares Restaurant, Tamuning

   General Membership Meetings
   Typically held every 3rd Thursday of the month
   11:30 am - 1:00 pm
   The Gallery, Hilton, Tumon

  • SAME Guam Post Centennial Event
    (Evening event in lieu of normal luncheon)
    Thursday, February 20, 2020 
    4:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
    Hyatt Regency Hotel, Tumon
    Join the SAME Guam Post in commemorating 100 years of the Society and contributions from the Guam Post.
    For more information contact: sameguamcentennial@gmail.com.

    Main Presentation: Joint Meeting
    Presented by: CAPT Daniel Turner, P.E., CEC, USN

 Calendar of Events 

  Upcoming Events:   

  • Engineer, Architects, and Land Surveyors (EALS) Week
    16-22 FEB 2020
    E-Week events offer a handful of opportunities to get involved. If you are not sure how you want to take part or are unsure of where your talents could best be used, contact committee chairs:- 
    Scott Thompson (thomspon@coffman.com) or Ilana Almquist (almquist@coffman.com) 
    EALS Week Flyer

  • Charlie Corn Scholarship Golf Tournament
    09 MAY 2020
    Registration: 11:00 am; Shotgun Start: 12:30 pm
    The SAME Guam post is pleased the 42nd Annual Charlie Corn Scholarship Golf Tournament (two man scramble or select ball). Proceeds from the tournament go toward engineering education and the Charlie Corn Scholarship Fund. The Charlie Corn Scholarship is available to students pursuing or planning to pursue full-time technical degrees at a college or university with an accredited engineering or architecture program, including the University of Guam with whom we have established a partnership.
    Please visit out Golf Page for tournament documents and forms.
    Contact Tournament Chairman, Jon McDonald at jonm@frontiersupply.com or (671) 486-0746.
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)

 Industry-Government Engagement: