5 Feb 2024

PSEC Webex

Started at 6:00 pm


Luis Leon ASMI
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
John Schaufellberger WSPE
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
Paul van Tulder INCOSE
Kazuo Takeda IISE
Tiffany Tang SWE

Approval of Dec Meeting Minutes

Minutes approved, John 1st, Sam 2nd

Around the Room

AIAA: Andrew is attempting contact
ASM:  Luis, working on a March meeting
SAMPE: Tiffany, February 27th Puget Sound Material Expo at Museum of Flight 3:00 to 7:00
WSPE:  John, remote meeting at 6:00 pm Tuesday 1/16,  Turner Construction, Aquarium Project was excellent, nothing February, site tour in March
ASME: Sam no February meeting, Boeing  3D Printing Lab to be rescheduled likely, working on a joint meeting with IEEE
ASCE:  Paul Grant, nothing to report on agenda
ASHRAE: Kathi Shoemake – no update
SME: Andrew Gall – no update. Andrew attempting contact with Chairman
SAE: George excellent SAE ISO presentation on Automotive Cyber Security.Working on College student teams attendance at Engineering Fair
INCOSE: Paul van Tulder, new board, going to nominate a candidate for PSEC EoYA
IEEE: Dave Butcher, 2/13 tech talk is VHF dead at SeattleU
IISE: Kaz, working on 2024 program, highline mentor night
SWE: Tiffany, collegiate scholarships open, last day 2/15, will be at the Edmonds Expanding your horizons conference 3/27, have 250 high school workshop, lunar landing mission!  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2024-puget-sound-materials-expo-tickets-810376537037?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
SEAW, no update

Treasurers Report

Dave. Received dues from INCOSE, ASM, WSPE,SWE,SAE Paid, in works IEEE,ASME,SAMPE,SME,SEAW, Military
Boeing and Kenworth Banquet Sponsor commitmentstill due, making progress with KW
 Let Dave know if you have any website issues

Engineering 2024 Fair

Date of event March 16th, 2024
·         Two booths sold, thank you SEAW, Skunk Works as well
·         Please help advertise!  We have room for 30 booths

Engineering 2024 Banquet

Firm date May 4th
Sam Received contract from museum of flight, all set
.   Need to update description on Website……..Sam, done
.   Need a guest speaker, anniversary, aquarium, waterfront development, Dean College of Engineering at the UW?
·         Better signage to indicate our event
·         Solicitations for nominations starting in October but due in March 1st, at 5:00 PM reminder just sent out
.  Decision for awards ~10th March
.  Announcements early April start advertising event

Mentor nights

Seattle Central Colleges Networking Stem – Luis – Last Thursday in January, 1/25, great turn out of students and mentors, well done!  Successful, 19 mentors, 125-130 students.
Highline College – Luis – February 8th, 5:30, Melissa Cramer, only 21 students signed up, only 4 mentors signed up, Kaz is going to sign up too
UW Seattle – Gail Cornelius,  Director of Career Services, Re-energize: Freshmen Mentor Night 2/22 4:30-6:30 UW Hub, Looking for 50-70 mentors.  Post collegiate life, graduates of last decade would be preferred.  Freshmen class is undeclared engineering.  Areas for professional organizations. 
UW Bothell – Andrew  April 3rd, at 6 pm, Penciled in Forrest Zhang from IEEE is planning, ASME group is not active.Next steps is to IEEE is to reserve room and send out link
Green River – Luis – tbd April
North Seattle C College – Andrew, made contact at Seattle Central
Shoreline   – Andrew, reached out need new contact
Edmonds – Andrew
Tacoma Community College – Luis/Kaz, they are going to join at Highline to see how it goes
WSU – Everett –  Tiffany, made contact, sent info, we can set up a meeting if nece



We need volunteers on our board

This year’s PSEC Officers slate is:

Past President: Kathy Shoemake

President:  Andrew Gall

Treasurer: David Butcher

Secretary:  George Bondor

Still looking for 

President Elect

Need a webmaster

Need Engineering Fair chair

K-12 Activities Chair

Meeting ended at 6:42 pm

Next meeting 4 Mar 2024 online only

Looking for location for in person April meeting. Possible Brew Pub in South Seattle