ASCE Las Vegas YMF is glad and honored to host another PE Review session, getting a chance to help future engineers leap over the last challenging hurdle before getting their license. Thank you to those who participated in either of the two 2021 review courses and hopefully found it to be useful. For information on future PE review sessions please contact Las Vegas YMF
On July 14 of 2021, ASCE Las Vegas YMF hosted a virtual technical tour with the participation of approximately 40 members. Bryan Mortensen, Water Operation Manager from City of Henderson gave a presentation about “Water Treatment in Southern Nevada” In the presentation Bryan discussed the different treatment processes City of Henderson WTP provides in addition to Lake Mead water demands and distribution. The presenter also explained what is reclaimed water and its different uses around the valley. The virtual tour ended with a Q&A and 3 gift cards of $20 each were raffled.
In 2021, ASCE Las Vegas YMF fundraising hosted a virtual professional development panel. The topic chosen was “Professional Development During Covid-19”. Our panelists were given a list of questions pertaining to how the pandemic, working from home, and being away from the office, have influenced their careers. We chose a group of panelists that vary in career levels. Austin Brooks,EI, is a recent undergraduate working for Stantec. Tory Jackson, PE, is a project manager for HDR. John Meng, PE, is the president/owner of Strive Engineering. Alyssa Rodriguez, PE, is the head of IT for the City of Henderson. Our moderator was Jaffer Almosawy, PE, from GCW. At the end of the event, 3 gift cards of $20 each were raffled.