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POST PRESIDENT

COL Mark R Himes
USACE Omaha District Commander

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Hello…from your new Post President. I assumed responsibility as the Omaha Post President this past summer and it is an honor and a privilege to be able to serve our Society in this role. I want to thank Anne Peterson for her outstanding leadership over the last year as she kept our organization focused on its important mission during an extremely challenging and dynamic period. There is no better engineering community than ours represented in the Omaha area and I am excited about the future. I look forward to working with the Board, Committee members, and our outstanding membership to continue the important work of our great organization. 

To read COL Himes' full message, please click here.

LAST UPDATED: October 2021

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November 2021 General Membership Meeting

Change of Officers

Change of Officers

We hosted our November 2021 General Membership on November 18, 2021 continuing to offer both live, in-person and online streaming events. Dave Neidballa with Kiewit provided a presentation on the Fermi Long Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) Far Site Conventional Facilities (FSCF) Project. The full presentation can be found here. Thank you all for attending and look forward to seeing everyone next month.

LAST UPDATED: November 23, 2021


Change of Officers

Change of Officers

Change of Officers

The SAME Omaha Post installed news officers for 2021-2022 during its July 2021 General Membership Meeting. Newly elected members include president, COL Mark Himes; Secretary, Natasha Hartley; Treasurer, Brian Schuele; Vice President for IGE, Mike Huffstetler; Vice President for Resilience, Brec Wilshusen; Vice President for Professional Development and Personal Growth, Kandi Srb; Co-Vice Presidents for Leadership and Mentoring, Anne Peterson and Bill Glismann; Vice President for Relationships, Bobbi Jo Lang; Director for Young Members and Student Outreach, Stephanie Ling, Director for Communications, Ryan Watzke; and Director for Awards and Recognition, Stephanie Heibel.


LAST UPDATED: August 5, 2021


Three SAME Omaha Post Members Named Fellows!

Three of our Omaha Post members have been named SAME Fellows in 2020! Congratulations to John Hudson, Mike Huffstetler and Bill Glismann on this incredible honor! For more information on their achievements and perpetual service to SAME and the engineering profession, please click here. 

LAST UPDATED: December 30, 2020


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Professional Development Hours

There are numerous ways to earn your required PDHs through SAME including our monthly lunches. Another great way is to become a Student Mentor for one of our local schools. For more information, click here.


Small Business Spotlight Opportunity

In an effort to better acquaint our Post with small business members, time for a Small Business Spotlight has been added to the monthly meeting agenda following the Sustaining Member Spotlight presentation. The Small Business Committee is looking for small business members who would be interested in presenting their business to the membership.

If your organization is interested in this opportunity, please email Veronica Doga, Post Small Business Liaison, for more information.


SAME Centennial Logo

Did you know that SAME turned 100 in 2020? With the Society now officially on the Run to 2020 and Beyond, learn more about our Centennial and the five pillars we are focused on to help inspire members to action as we approach our second century of service!

Click here to learn more!

In Memory of Mary McKernan

Mary McKernan

Mary McKernan touched the lives of her co-workers, associates and friends around the industry. She was a long time SAME member and our Omaha Post treasurer. Mary started her career with USACE Omaha before spending 18 years building the federal program at HDR.


In Memory of Doug Plack

Doug Plack

Please Contribute to the Doug Plack Memorial Scholarship Fund!

To donate, click on this link to go to the Scholarships Page and then click on the Doug Plack Scholarship Fund tab.