2 Mar 2020 Meeting Minutes

April 30, 2020

2 Mar 2020

PSEC meeting at Razzis

Attendance:

Kathi Shoemake  ASHRAE Sam Ghessling ASME

Andrew Gall          SME Regina Ong IISE

Luis Leon ASM George Bondor SAE

Butcher IEEE

Call to Order:

6:04  Kathi called meeting to order

Approval of Minutes:

February Minutes not yet posted on website 

Around the Room:

Each participant stated their society affiliation and upcoming meeting status

Treasurers Report:

Reviewed with no changes

Calendar:

Reviewed what is currently on the calendar and highlighted the ISOW event in June. Details are forthcoming

Website:

No comments

Engineering Fair:

Discussed a possible date change to 6 Mar 2021. The popsicle bridge competition which draws a large number of high schoolers is changing to that date. We as a group agreed it would be in our best interests to change the Engineering Fair date to 6 Mar 2021. Kathi suggested we create a list of technically related groups/activities aimed at High School and below students and actively promote the Fair to them.

Engineering Banquet:

62 meals served at this years banquet. After discussion agreed that 8 attendees per table is the best configuration. Next years banquet is tentatively scheduled on 13 Feb 2021

PSEC Awards

Agreed that PSEC needs to promote greater participation in nominating potential recipients

Mentor Nights:

Shoreline College:  on 19 Feb  6 mentors/20 students

UW Bothel: on 27 Feb  18 mentors/45 students

North Seattle College: upcoming on 5 Mar  possibly 13 mentors

ISOW: 

Still evolving. More info to come soon

New Topics:

PSEC President plans to attend society Board Meetings to pitch PSEC

Action Item Review:

Shared Storage Unit with ASHRAE  also possibly with Engineers Without Borders. No decision

Boeing sponsorship of Banquet: With our recent IRS status in hand Luis will pursue Boeing

Group voted to expand our dropbox to 1-2 terabytes. This will cost $100 per year

Next meeting:

on 6 Apr 2020

7:15Adjourned 

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3 Feb 2020 Meeting Minutes

3 Feb 2020

PSEC meeting at Razzis

Attendance:Kathi Shoemake  ASHRAE

John Schaufelberger    WSPE Seattle

Paul Grant            ASCE Luis Leon ASM

Matt Clegg  SME Dave Butcher IEEE

Sam Ghessling         ASME George Bondor SAE

Andrew Gall          SME Tony Huan-Wong IEEE

Call to Order:

6:12 Kathi called meeting to order

Approval of Minutes:

Both December 2019 and January 2020 minutes were approved 

Around the Room:

Each participant stated their society affiliation and upcoming meeting status

Treasurers Report:

Additional societies have paid dues

The Banquet is paid for

Luis volunteered to pursue Boeing for future Banquet Sponsorship

Calendar:

Verified that following Mentor nights are on or will be added to calendar

19 Feb Shoreline Community College

27 Feb UW Bothel

5 Mar North Seattle College

Website:

Temporary offline today as the ISP transfers us to a different server

Engineering Fair:

Good to go.

Kathi will be at PSEC booth all day and Luis and Andrew will be part time 

Engineering Banquet:

Luis presented status of reservations, table purchases and seating

Dave Butcher said programs are ready to go to printer

John Schaufelberger has the award plaques ready

Sam Ghessling has the scripts ready

Discussed number of people per table seating

Mentor Nights:

Green River College 15 Jan went well with 85 students and 17 mentors

Seattle Cental College 30 Jan went well with 100 students and 15 mentors

ISOW: 

No updates, still on for 6 Jun

Needs to be added to calendar

Next meeting on 2 Mar 2020

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6 Jan 2020 Meeting Minutes

January 28, 2020

6 Jan 2020

PSEC Meeting at Razzis

Attendees
Kathi Shoemake ASHRAE
Andrew Gall SME
John Schaufelberger WSPE Seattle
Dave Butcher IEEE
George Bondor SAE
Luis Leon ASM
Paul Grant ASCE
Sam Gheesling ASME

Call To Order
Kathi called meeting to order at 6:00pm

Approval of Minutes
November meeting minutes approved
December meeting minutes need to be posted to website

Around the room
Each participant stated their society affiliation and upcoming meeting status

Treasurers Report
Not all member societies have paid dues. Group agreed that societies need to be contacted and prompted. There was some discussion about whether we have reliable contact info.

Website Updates
Agreed we need to refine the procedure for adding banquet info to the website

Engineering Fair
Discussed the price increase for booth space. It appears to be reasonable. Agreed we need to prompt member societies to reserver booth space

Banquet
John reported we have fiver award winners to be presented at the banquet
Our photographer will be the same as last year. Agreed we received good value for the price
We have an excellent speaker chosen
The early bird pricing cutoff is in late January

Mentor Nights
15 Jan 2020 GRCC. Need more mentors
30 Jan 2020 Seatle U. Need more mentors
Tentative in 27 Feb 2020 UW Bothell No firm date yet
5 Mar 2020 North Seatlle Community College
Luis gave a brief tutorial on posting these announcements on the Evenbrite site

Inter Society Officers Workshop
Tentative date has been set for 1st Saturday in June

Action Item Review
No takers yet on need for a PSEC tech guru

Adjourn
Kathi adjourned at 7:35pm

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2 Dec 2019 Meeting Minutes

2 Dec 2019

PSEC Meeting at Razzis

Attendees
Kathi Shoemake ASHRAE
Luis Leon ASM
Andrew Gall SME
George Bondor SAE
John Schaufelberger WSPE Seattle
Charles Beard AIAA
Paul Grant ASCE
Sam Gheesling ASME

Call to order
Kathi called to order at 6:00 pm

Approval of minutes
John noted that the 2020 ISOW will be on 6 Jun 2020 not 7 Jun2020
Official approval of minutes will take place at next months meeting per Kathi

Around the room
Each participant stated their society affiliation and upcoming meeting status

Treasurers Report
Reviewed treasurers report sent in by Dave Butcher. Noted that some societies have been proactive in sending dues

Calendar
The Engineering Fair is on the calendar for 8 Fen 2020 (weather permitting!). Kathi will send a copy of the Fair flyer to PSEC reps

Engineering Fair Report
Beth Mendez is heading this up

Banquet Updates
On the schedule for 15 Fen 2020
John needs nominations for awards by 13 Dec 2020
Sam reported that last years photographer is available. Attendees seemed to be satisfied with the performance and fees of last years photographer

Mentor Nights
Luis and Andrew noted the upcoming events
15 Jan 2020 Green River
30 Jan 2020 Seattle Central
5 Mar 2020 North Seattle
In Discussion UW Bothel

Action Item Review
John noted that we need to make sure the correct date for the ISOW is in official announcements

Adjourn
Adjourned at 7:48 pm

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