The mission of the SAME Young Professionals Community of Interest (YP COI) is to be an advocate for and engage young professionals in support of the SAME Strategic Plan through outreach, training, networking and recognition. The COI provides educational programming, hosts networking activities, promotes leadership and engagement opportunities, and emphasizes recognition of young professionals within the Society.
Mentoring & Recognition. Highlight your achievements or those of another YP in TME! Please use the following Spotlight Nomination form, or contact Summer Gladden, Communications Vice Chair, with any questions.
Communications. Have a Post Event or YP Achievement to share in our next newsletter? Contact Summer Gladden, Communications Vice Chair.
Engineering & Construction Camps. Each spring, SAME’s Engineering & Construction Camps recruit volunteers to serve as mentors and camp counselors. Visit the camps webpage to learn more. Contact Kelvin Edmonds, Acting Camps YP Liaison, with any questions.
Credentialing Assistance Program
The SAME Young Professionals Community of Interest is continuing the Credentialing Assistance Program to promote the professional development of Young Professionals and Enlisted Members. The Credentialing Assistance Program serves to fulfill an objective to provide financial support for professional development, education, and mentoring initiatives to benefit SAME members.
SAME will reimburse a portion of exam sitting or registration fees for licensure or credentials. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
For additional questions regarding and to submit your application, contact Tim Dahms, Vice Chair for Credentialing.
Immediate Past Chair: Victoria Mechtly, RS&H
Programs/Education Vice Chair: Elena Soto, EIT, Jacobs
Credentialing Vice Chair: Tim Dahms, P.E., NAVFAC
Communications Vice Chair: Summer Gladden, LEED AP, BD+C, CF APMP, Leebcor
Conferences Vice Chair: Suzanne Grix, Forgen
SAME POC: Jeannine Finton, SAME National Office
SAME National Webinars
- Leader Development, National Webinar, Professional Development, SAME Young Professionals COI, Upcoming Events, Webinars, Young Professionals COI
Young Professionals Webinar: Career Transition Advice for Young EngineersA career transition is a lifestyle redesign that often entails rethinking how you want to feel at the end of the day, how you want to spend your time, and how this relates to your long-term goals. While opportunities may cross your desk every day, the trick is finding opportunities you can successfully pursue that also fit into your passion. In this webinar, we’ll take a look at some of the available assistance programs, talk about some of the hidden secrets you won’t find until after you’ve made a choice, and open the seminar to your questions, interests, and options.
- COI Meetings, National Webinar, SAME Environmental COI
SAME Environmental COI Webinar: Nature-Based Solutions for Coastal ResilienceAbout This Webinar In this webinar, ICF experts will present systems planning and design approaches that leverage, mimic, and synergize with natural processes to enhance coastal resilience. Utilizing East and West Coast case studies on the shoreline, near- or off-shore, or inland, these examples align landscape response with projects that address infrastructure, dredging, community flood […]
- National Webinar, Resilience, TME Presents Webinars, Upcoming Events, USACE
TME Presents: Effectively Managing the Nation’s Water ResourcesTake a deeper look into “Effectively Managing the Nation’s Water Resources,” originally published in the July-August 2022 issue of TME. The Institute for Water Resources (IWR) provides the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the United States with modern analysis of water resources trends and issues; unique methods and models for planning, operations, and engineering; and data management of program and project information on a national scale.