International Community

SAME International COI mission statement photo

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
USAF (Ret.)

Community Structure
Organization Structure

Chair: Chris Knutson, CEng, P.E., F.SAME

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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