5 Jun 2023 Board Mtg Min

September 11, 2023

5 Jun 2023

PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis

Started at 6:02 pm

Attendees
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
John Schaufelberger WSPE
John Szalai IISE

Approval of May Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved

Around the Room
ASME Sam,upcoming Board meeting
WSPE John no Jun meeting, Jul meeting is planning meeting
SME Andrew, No update
SAE George No Jun meeting. George assumes Section chairman
INCOSE Ray Western Region Conf in September in Pasco WWW.incose.org/SMC
IEEE Dave chapter meeting is 13 Jun at Seattle U
IISE John Kenworth tour on 16 Jun

Treasurers Report
In red for year. Can be rectified if Boeing and PACCAR fulfill commitment for Banquet
Let Dave know if you have any website issues
Need dues from INCOSE, SAME, SAMPE, SME, SWE

Engineering 2023 Banquet
Need to add 4 May 2024 date to calendar
John has a schedule for award nominations

Engineering 2023 Fair
Could be a leadership opportunity for someone to shadow and work to plan for future

Mentor nights
Done for the year

Inter Society Officer’s Workshop Council:
Successful
SWE, INCOSE, SEAW, SME, SAMPE, ASME, IEEE, ASHREA, SAMPE, SAE (some usual suspects) 14 people attended
Key ideas, members want more technical meeting virtual during the day
Networking should be true social meetings, bowling, brewery tours?
Utilize other than email means for contacting people, LinkedIn, Facebook Instagram, however we need some younger engineers to help support.
Work to synchronize Calendars
Have a year planning meeting in October 2nd for sharing of meetings

Officers
We need new blood 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

Next meeting

11 Sep 2023

Meeting ended 6:55 pm

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1 May 2023 Board Mtg Min

May 23, 2023

1 May 2023

PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis

Started at 6:02 pm

Attendees

Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Luis Leon ASMI
Kathi Shoemake ASHRE
Mike Visser SEAW
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
John Schaufelberger WSPE
Austin McAnelly IISE

Approval of March Meeting Minutes

Minutes approved

Around the Room

ASM Luis Dr Parda, Zapp Energy small scale nuclear fusion 9 May at Ivars
ASME Sam,Tour at KWRenton canceled. Meeting with INCOSE Jessica Rose Deputy Director of Utilities & Resources at Sound Transit
WSPE John 16 May Bio Imaging for Cancer detection
ASHRAE Kathi ASPEE joint meeting 10 May, 2 Jun golf day
SME Andrew, early May meeting on 3D printing
SEAW Mike No May meeting yet 14 Sep conference in Bellevue
SAE George No MAY meeting. Attending ISOW to glean ideas on generating more member interest
INCOSE Ray Jessica Rose Deputy Director of Utilities & Resources at Sound Transit
IEEE Dave 9 May meeting at Seattle U technical mtg followed by Board mtg
IISE Austin working on dues and promoting ISOW


Treasurers Report

Both banquet sponsors (Boeing and Kenworth) still need to pay
ASME and IISE paid dues
Need dues from AIAA, INCOSE, SAME, SAMPE, SME, SWE

Engineering 2023 Banquet

Discussed, proposed and approved 4 May 2024 for next years banquet
Sam will get this penciled in on the Museum of Flights calendar

Engineering 2023 Fair

Contacted Tusli Chudgar (tulsi.chudgar@dksassociates.com) he is working on popsicle bridge competition date

Mentor nights

Both Green River and Highline College events went well

Inter Society Officer’s Workshop Council:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inter-society-officers-workshop-2023-tickets-619412177497?utm-campaign=social%2Cemail&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-source=strongmail&utm-term=checkoutwidgetStart with presentation on PSEC then break out, overview and 10:00 to 2:30

Saturday in June (3rd)
Work shops ideas
Start with presentation on PSEC then break out, overview and 10:30 to 2:30
Each session will require a facilitator and note taker

1. Membership, recruiting young members
*How do we ensure continuation of student members into senior chapters?
*How do we engage young members as leaders
*How do we define value of volunteering
2. How do we combine and improve communications between groups
*Zoom and Post Covid Meetings
*How we get better engagement from other societies
*Combining meetings working together
3. How do we onboard the next generation of leaders, sustaining, codifying
*Where do you store it, and how do you hand off the information
*Historical information storages, processes
*Organization charts, process documents, drop box
Curently 8 people have signed up


Officers

We need new blood on our board

Still looking for
President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair


Next meeting 5 Jun 2023


Meeting ended 6:44 pm

Last meeting of the year is 5 Jun

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3 Apr 2023 Board Mtg Min

April 28, 2023

3 Apr 2023

PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis

Started at 6:00 pm

Attendees
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Luis Leon ASMI
Kathi Shoemake ASHRE
Mike Visser SEAW
George Bondor SAE
Paul Grant ASCE
John Schaufelberger WSPE

Approval of March Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved

Around the Room
ASM Luis National Event at Convention Centere
ASME Sam, Upcoming tour at Kenworth Renton Plant 12 May
WSPE John No mtg scheduled
ASHRAE Kathi March meeting was well received
SME Andrew, 12 Apr UWB tour of Kenworth Renton Plant
SEAW Mike April joint meeting ASCE Speed Core Practice 19 Apr

Treasurers Report
Full dues in effect this year
Our two banquet sponsors put us close to break even
Need dues from ASME, IISE, INCOSE, SAME, SAMPE, SME, SWE

Engineering 2023 Banquet
Discussed moving date out in 2024
Recommended dates 2 Mar or 9 Mar
Later dates 20 Apr, 27 Apr or 4 May
Potential conflict dates
Presidents day 19 Feb
National Engineers Week 18-24 Feb
World Engineering Day 4 Mar
National Science Engineering Week 8-17 Mar 


Engineering 2023 Fair
Popsicle stick bridge competition date has not yet been decided. 10 Mar is potential
WSU spring break is 11-15 Mar
UW/SU spring break is 16-24 Mar
Easter Is 31 Mar

Mentor nights
12 Apr at Green River 5:30-8:30
20 Apr Highline College 6:00-8:00

ISOW
Saturday in June (3rd)
Works shops ideas
Start with presentation on PSEC then break out, overview and 10:00 to 2:30
Membership, recruiting young members
How do we ensure continuation of student members into senior chapters?
How do we engage young members as leaders
How do we define value of volunteering
How do we combine and improve communications between groups
Zoom and Post Covid Meetings
How we get better engagement from other societies
Combining meetings working together
How do we onboard the next generation of leaders, sustaining, codifying
Where do you store it, and how do you hand off the information
Historical information storages, processes
Organization charts, process documents, drop box
Can we get some new members


Officers
Still looking for a President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair to shadow Beth

Next meeting 1 May 2023

Meeting ended 6:35 pm

Last meeting of the year is 5 Jun 2023

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6 Mar 2023 Board Mtg Min

March 26, 2023

6 Mar 2023

PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis

Started at 6:01 pm

Attendees

Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Luis Leon ASMI
Ray Willaford INCOSE
Kathi Shoemake ASHRE
Mike Visser SEAW

Approval of February Meeting Minutes

Minutes approved

Around the Room

ASM Luis Feb General Mtg Dr Jim Cotton tonal woods for acoustic guitars 41 attendees, meeting recorded by SAMPE
ASME Sam, 21 Mar meeting at Razzis
ASHRAE Kathi meeting 16 Mar guest speakers at downtown Renaissance Hotel
SME Andrew, No update
INCOSE Ray 7 Mar virtual mtg Systems Engineering and law
SEAW Mike 7 Mar mtg PE structural moving to computer based

Treasurers Report

Full dues in effect this year
Continue to solicit sponsors for banquet
Need dues from ASHRAE, MILITARY ENGINEERS, INCOSE, SAMPE, SME, SWE, IISE

Engineering 2023 Banquet

Actually nice event
36 attendees
Next year maybe not Presidents Day weekend, possibly two weeks later
Thanks for everyones help
Nominations a little later next year, more time for response, after Thanksgiving but before Christmas
Award winners not in person did affect numbers
Need a dry run of the awards especially when we have online awardees


Engineering 2023 Fair

11 Mar at Museum of Flight. 7 paying entities, 5 nonpaying schools, SPU motorsports, Swerve Robotics, 4H Robotics, PSEC, SEAW, ASHRAE, IISE, AIEEE, SAE, ASME, WSPE, UW Satellite

Mentor nights

UW Bothel on 1 Mar had 17 mentors and 45 students

ISOW

June tentative date 3 Jun
John to help with reservation at UW Magnuson Park
Andrew to work with Kathi
Idea:
Membership, recruiting young members
How to combine and improve communications between groups
How to evolve post Covid
How to get better engagement from other societies
Should SPEEA be allowed to participate in PSEC, does it violate by-laws? Can we consider them as an observer like engineers without borders, can we utilize them as a communication conduit to PSEC/members SPEEA represents?


Officers

Still looking for a President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair to shadow Beth

Next meeting 3 Apr 2023

Meeting ended 6:56 pm

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6 Feb 2023 Board Mtg Min

March 2, 2023

6 Feb 2023

PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis

Started at 6:01 pm

Attendees
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Paul Grant ASCE
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
John Schaufelberger WSPE
Luis Leon ASMI
Ray Willaford INCOSE

Approval ofJanuary Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved

Around the Room
ASM Luis 16 Feb General Mtg Dr Jim Cotton tonal woods for acoustic guitars
WSPE John, No Feb mtg
ASME Sam, No Feb mtg
ASCE Paul, No update
SME Andrew, No update
SAE George, 20 Jan, West Seattle Bridge mtg very well received. No Feb mtg
IIEEE Dave, 13 Feb board mtg
INCOSE Ray new board, Conference in Florence CA great NW attendance

Treasurers Report
Full dues in effect this year
Need corporate sponsor(s) for banquet
Need dues from ASHRAE, MILITARY ENGINEERS, INCOSE, SAMPE, SME, SWE, IISE

Engineering 2023 Banquet
Reserved for 18 Feb 2023 (President’s weekend)
Kenworth agreed to $2000 sponsorship
Boeing? Steve Chisolm , engineering technical associate working on it
Six awards
need 3 boutonnieres and 1 corsage
Government Engineer of the year is unable to attend. We will make a formal
presentation at next years banquet
Next year; week after Thanksgiving better for award submissions deadline
Plaques are in, thanks John
Dave to do limited photos (cost savings), thanks Dave
Dave to do programs, thanks Dave
Andrew to do badges, thanks Andrew
John to do meal tickets, thanks John, George to assist at banquet
Luis to do Eventbrite, thanks Luis
Thanks to Sam for handling room and catering reservations and paperwork
Zach Slaton (Kenworth) agreed to be Keynote Speaker
Speakers gift, $50 Sounders or Greggs cycle
Sam and Ray to introduce award recipients
So far 27 paid and 7 free

Engineering 2023 Fair
11 Mar at Museum of Flight. Beth has reserved the space
UW Formula SAE want lunch and transportation, UW human powered sub interested
SAE NW chapter volunteered lunch and fuel assist for transportation
WSPE wants a table
Boeing SPEEA wants a table
SEAW has reserved a table
Dan Nowlin has reserved a table
SAE will reserve a table


Mentor nights
Green River tentatively in the Spring
UW Bothel 1 Mar need Mentors
Highline College 20 Apr
SU contacted
SPU doing their own group

ISOW
June date TBD

Officers
Still looking for a President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair to shadow Beth

Next meeting 6 Mar 2023

Meeting ended 6:59 pm

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9 Jan 2023 Board Mtg Min

January 15, 2023

9 Jan 2023
PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis
Started at 6:01 pm

Attendees
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Paul Grant ASCE
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
John Schaufelberger WSPE
Luis Leon ASMI

Approval of December Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved

Around the Room
ASM Luis,17 Jan, board mtg, 16 Feb General Mtg agenda tbd
WSPE John, 17 Jan, Mortenson on Climate Pledge Arena
ASME Sam, 11 Jan, Kalen Guiley (government relations)
ASCE Paul, 11 Jan ,Water Sanitatopm and Hygiene in Ukraine, speaker from Boeing
SME Andrew, 31 Jan, meeting
SAE George, 20 Jan, West Seattle Bridge mtg
IIEEE Dave, 10 Jan, business mtg 24 Jan Tech talk Clean Energy Fusion
AIAA Charles need an update
INCOSE Ray Willaford need an update
IISE Regina Long need an update


Treasurers Report
Full dues in effect this year
Need corporate sponsor for banquet
Need dues from ASHRAE, MILITARY ENGINERS, INCOSE, SAMPE, SME, SWE, IISE

Engineering 2023 Banquet
Reserved for 18 Feb 2023 (President’s weekend)
Six awards
need 5 boutonnieres and 1 corsage
Government Engineer of the year is unable to attend. We will make a formal
presentation at next years banquet
Next year; week after Thanksgiving better for award submissions deadline
Plaques are on order
Dave to do limited photos (cost savings)
Dave to do programs
Andrew to do badges
John to do meal tickets
Luis to do Eventbrite
Zach Slaton (Kenworth) agreed to be Keynote Speaker
Lengthy discussion on charges ensued.
Agreed to:
Early Late
Individual 95 120
Table 900 1200
Inflation of all costs is the primary reason for increases

Engineering 2023 Fair
11 Mar at Museum of Flight. Beth has reserved the space
Andrew shadowing Beth and has her checklist for action items
Need a flyer and booth reservation info

Mentor nights
Green River tentatively in the Spring
Seattle Colleges Networking STEM 1 Feb
UW Bothel 1 Mar
Highline College Spring
SU contacted
SPU doing their own group

Officers
Still looking for a President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair to shadow Beth

Next meeting 6 Feb 2023

Meeting ended 6:59 pm

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64th Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet

January 8, 2023

by Sam Gheesling
The President of PSEC and the Banquet Committee Chair invite you to attend the 64th Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the Museum Of Flight
Skyline room
Doors Open – 5:00 PM
Social Hour – 6:00 PM
Dinner & Program – 7:00 PM
The Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-psec-engineering-awards-banquet-museum-of-flight-boeing-field-wa-tickets-513486029537


Theme
Kenworth 100th Anniversary
Keynote Speaker: Zach Slaton, Senior Assistant Chief Engineer (Embedded Systems)
Kenworth Truck Co.

Speaker Bio

Zach is the Senior Assistant Chief Engineer at Kenworth/Paccar providing strategic and tactical leadership of PACCAR’s Embedded Engineering team in North America.   The responsibility of this group includes concepting, designing, and developing the next generation of electronics architecture, hardware, and software for DAF, Kenworth, and Peterbilt trucks.

Zach holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science Carnegie Mellon University and Master of Science Purdue University.  Zach is also a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.

Prior to his 15-year career at Kenworth, Zach was a Diesel Engine Design Engineer at Ford.

Zach has also contributed to Forbes with a number of statistically based articles about Major League and English Premier League Soccer and is an avid Sounders fan.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/zachary-slaton/

Kenworth Truck Company

Founded in Seattle 100 years ago Kenworth has provided the World’s Best Truck formed on its rugged roots developed on the logging roads of the Northwest.  Today Kenworth, a division of another Seattle Company PACCAR, drives innovation  providing high fuel economy trucks purpose built to deliver value to their customers.  Currently Kenworth and her sister division DAF and Peterbilt are developing cutting edge zero emission vehicles.  PACCAR is also working on advanced driver systems to improve truck safety and connected solutions to improve truck uptime.


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7 Nov 2022 Board Mtg Minutes

December 1, 2022

7 Nov 2022

PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis

Started at 6:02 pm

Attendees

Luis Leon ASMI
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Paul Grant ASCE
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
John Schaufelberger WSPE
Alexander Benson SME
Kathi Shoemake ASHRE
Mike Visser SEAW

Approval of September Meeting Minutes

1st Sam, 2nd Kathi Motion approved

Around the Room

ASM Luis, Board Mtg on 8 Nov
ASME Sam, 30 Nov Spaghetti Factory Kalen Guiley presentation on Gov Relations
ASCE Paul, 9 Nov virtual “Understanding and Relating to Others” additionally meeting will acknowledge recipients of two prestigious awards:
Region 8 Large Project of the year
2022 Outstanding Civil Engineering Award
ASHRAE Kathi, Mtg 16 Nov Carbon Footprint, New Heat Pump heating requirement
SME Andrew, 27 Nov Board Mtg
SAE George, 8 Nov Board Mtg
IIEEE Dave, 8 Nov Board Mtg
SEAW, Mike Visser, Virtual meeting 15 Nov earthquake hazards update

Treasurers Report

Full dues in effect this year
Need corporate sponsor for Banquet

Engineering 2023 Banquet

Reserved for 18 Feb 2023 (Presidents weekend)
McCormick and Schmick reserved
18 Nov deadline for award nominations, None received yet
Kenworth 100th year aniversary. Andrew has speaker commitment from Zach Slaton

Engineering 2023 Fair

11 Mar at Museum of Flight. Beth has reserved the space
Need a shadow of Beth
Need a flyer and booth reservation info

Mentor nights

Seattle Central to November 17th. Invites sent out
SPU doing their own thing
Green River 18 or 19 January
Highline College Spring 2023
North Seattle College contacted
Shoreline contacted
Bellevue College prefers daytime meeting
WWU and St Martins no contacts


Officers

Still looking for a President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair to shadow Beth


Next meeting 5 December


Meeting ended 6:58 pm

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3 Oct 2022 Board Mtg Minutes

October 19, 2022

3 Oct 2022

PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis

Started at 6:00 pm

Attendees

Luis Leon ASM
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Paul Grant ASCE
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
Ray Willaford INCOSE
Alexander Benson SME

Approval of September Meeting Minutes

1st Sam, 2nd George Motion approved

Around the Room

ASM Luis, no meeting this month
ASME Sam, Spaghetti Factorey Lynnwood, Maan Jaurad will present talk on Pressure Vessels
ASCE Paul, New board, no update
SME Andrew, 22 Oct workshop, interested in combined meetings with other societies
SAE George, 28 Oct virtual meeting12:00-1:00 Glosten Maritime, Electric Hydrofoil
INCOSE Ray, 12 Oct presentation on digital engineering of micro nuclear reactors
IEEE Dave, 13 Oct technical meeting, future of cryptography, Sales Force Tahaer Mael

Treasurers Report

Full dues in effect this year
Deficit last year will be addressed with full dues and hopefully a banquet corporate sponsor

Engineering 2023 Banquet

Reserved for 18 Feb 2023 (Presidents weekend)
Likely need to raise admission
McCormick and Schmick likely next contact
18 Nov deadline for award nominations
Kenworth 100th year aniversary. Andrew will investigate possible speaker

Engineering 2023 Fair

11 Mary Beth’s last year as Chairperson

Mentor nights

Green River, planning meeting last week, Luis report, tentatively Wednesday or Thursday January 18th or 19th
Seattle Central to November 17th
SPU doing their own thing
UW Bothell meeting KW Renton 18 Oct
WWU possible, need contact
St Martens possible, need contact


Officers

Still looking for a President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair to shadow Beth


Next meeting November 7th


Meeting ended 6:58 pm

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12 Sep 2022 Board Mtg Minutes

September 21, 2022

12 Sep 2022
PSEC hybrid MS Teams and at Razzis
Started at 6:00 pm


Attendees
Luis Leon ASMI
Kathi Shoemake ASHRE
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Paul Grant ASCE
John Schaufelberger WSPE
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
Mike Visser SEAW

Approval of June Meeting Minutes
1st John, Luis 2nd Sam Motion approved

Around the Room
ASM Luis, no meeting yet this month
WSPE John, 20 Sep virtual meeting, Real Estate across the state
ASME Sam, no meeting yet, ASME government relations, Kalen to speak this month, past VP
ASME, PSEC President
ASCE Paul, 14 Sep vitual Meeting, biographical smmary of surveyor of Western Canada and
US
ASHRAE Kathi, Brand new Board working on transition and work documents
SME Andrew, 22 Oct workshop, manufacturing symposium
SAE George, 13 Sep free dinner to recruit potential Board members, first live meeting
INCOSE Ray, Western State regional conf
IEEE Dave, 13 Sep technical meeting, October Concur chief Technology Manager
SEAW Mike, 23 Sep Board meeting, 27 Sep virtual mtg sustainable and resilient structures

Treasurers Report
Banquet was a success but ran a deficit attributled to inflation.
Last year’s deficit caused by
1) 50% dues
2) Lack of Corporate banquet sponsors
We need to build on banquet success by starting award nominations one month earlier and soliciting more companies for sponsorship

Engineering 2023 Banquet
Reserved for 18 Feb 2023 (Presidents weekend)
Likely need to raise admission
Date approved Kathi 1st , John 2nd
Need industry sponsorship
Andrew sent Steve and George picture to PACCAR World for publication
18 Nov deadline for award nominations
Kenworth 100th year anniversary is potential speaker source

Engineering 2023 Fair
11 Mar date appoved George 1st, Luis 2nd (same date as ASCE popsicle bridge competition)
Beth has served notice this is her last year. Need a replacement to shadow her

Mentor nights
Green River, planning meeting last week, Luis report, tentatively Wednesday or Thursday January 18th or 19th
Seattle Central to middle of November
UW Bothell & UW Main ASME Presentation, time to get planning, Andrew


Officers
Still looking for a President Elect
Need a webmaster
Need Engineering Fair chair to shadow Beth

Next meeting October 3rd

Meeting ended 6:57pm

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