International Community

SAME International COI

Community Mission

The International Community of Interest’s mission is threefold:

  • Connect:  Provide a virtual Post for Members to network and remain active in the Society while working overseas
  • Inform:  Facilitate delivery of information and interchange on A/E/C issues of concern to project professionals working at OCONUS locations
  • Collaborate:  Assist Combatant Commands and Regions with Industry-Government Engagement to solve military engineering challenges
Community Leaders
Lt Col Chris Knutson, USAF (Ret.)

Community Chair

Lt Col Chris Knutson
CEng, PE, PgMP, PMP, F.SAME
USAF (Ret.)

Community Structure
Organization Structure

Chair: Chris Knutson, CEng, P.E., F.SAME
+44(0)79-208-39-160

Communications/Marketing: Vacant

Indo-Pacific Vice Chair: Brian Duffy
(907) 250-5068

Europe Vice Chair: Charysse Knotts  +49 (611) 94912323

Programs/Interagency NGOLauri Ruch
(321) 507-2219

Field Chapter Liaison: Andra Clapsaddle, PMP, F.SAME

Young Professionals Liaison: CPT Matt Scrivner, P.E.

Grants & Sustaining Member OutreachBlair Schantz
(406) 924-1722

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