Welcome to the PSEC Website

Last Modified: March 15, 2023
by Dave


Welcome to the Puget Sound Engineering Council (PSEC) web site. We hope this web site will be useful for member societies or others trying to get information about engineering activities in the Puget Sound area.

2019-2020 PSEC Officers

2022-2023 PSEC officers left to right: Dave Butcher (Treasurer), Andrew Gall (President), Kathi Shoemake (Past President), George Bondor (Secretary)

PSEC is an organization comprised of the local chapters of national or international engineering and scientific societies in the Puget Sound area. PSEC exists to increase public awareness and appreciation of engineering, science and technology.

The overall goals of PSEC are to:

  • Inform the public on technical matters
  • Advance the interests of the member societies it represents as well as those of the larger engineering and scientific community
  • Reflect the technical concerns of these societies and of this community

To help foster the mission and goals of PSEC, the organization sponsors several annual events including:

Please feel free to contact me directly, if you have any questions regarding PSEC. We also encourage you to download our PSEC Overview presentation for more information on PSEC.

Andrew Gall – PSEC President (2021-2023)
e-mail: president {at} pseconline [dot] org

Latest Posts

  • Green River College – Mentor Night, April 12th, 2023

    Hi Mentors, MESA  and PSEC are hosting the next Science and Engineering Mentor Night at Green River College on April 12, from 5:30-8:30pm.  We are hoping to recruit professional scientists, technologists, and engineers from a variety of backgrounds; would you be interested in participating and/or do you know anyone else that might be interested? If so, please sign up here or forward this link to interested colleagues: tinyurl.com/GRC-Mentor. GRC SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MENTOR NIGHT At this event you will be able to share your work and education experiences with our science, technology, and engineering students, giving them guidance as they prepare to become the next generation of STEM professionals. The event is intended to be one-on-one to small group interactions, ...
  • Sign-up Highline College, Des Moines Mentor Night, April 20th, 2023

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhiLVYF3We3-ksktF3ugHGEIqMZ8ATITAfH4-Tf1wdZ7aDMw/viewform?usp=sf_link Hi Mentors, On Thursday, April 20th, the Puget Sound Engineering Council (PSEC) will be sponsoring a Mentor Night event at Highline College in Des Moines. We like having a good variety of engineering disciplines, ages and both female and male role models. We need all fields of engineering and science. All Puget Sound societies please forward this email note to those in your community who would love to be a mentor. Additionally, please appropriately forward this note to others who can support. Through you, life changing decisions for the Highline College students on how engineering fits into their career path will be ...
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    January 30, 2023 – Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed February 19-25, 2023 Engineers Week.
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