6 Dec 2021 Meeting Minutes

December 13, 2021

6 Dec 2021

PSEC Hybrid
Razzis and MS Teams

Started at 6:01 pm

Attendees
Luis Leon ASMI
Beth Mende PSEC
Kath Shoemake ASHRE
Sam Gheesling ASME
Andrew Gall SME
Paul Grant ASCE
John Schaufelberger WSPE Seattle
George Bondor SAE
Dave Butcher IEEE
Ray Willaford INCOSE
Regina Long IISE


Approval of November Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved with Ray’s suggested change to Treasurers report

Around the room
ASMI:  Luis Leon , Luis Leon , social meeting Bothell McMenamins 
WSPE:  John Schaufelberger, Meeting Nov 16, Joint meeting with ASHRAE Building De Carbonization, great turn out, joint with ASHRE,
ASCE:  Paul Grant , Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake & Tsunami Impacts, December 22 5:30-7:00,
SME: Andrew Gall , next meeting Dec 15th 6:00pm
SAE – George Bondor, Virtual meeting, 12/7 5 pm sound transit across the floating bridge
INCOSE – Ray Willaford,elected new officers.  Short meeting in November due to power loss, was supposed to be on model based systems engineering. INCOSE is going to reimburse tables at Engr Banquet
ASME: Sam Gheesling, 11/9 Virtual meetings zoom only through this year, Automation specialist from Boeing, design for automation, nothing scheduled for December, Student paper competition upcoming.
IEEE: Dave Butcher, Nothing scheduled for December
IISE, Regina Long, Board meeting week of 2nd week of November, hoping to get tours, Members meeting Dec 13th

Treasurers report
David Butcher, has received 5 dues payments from organizations~ 20% complete
Please remind your organization to send in dues payments

Engineering Fair
Beth Mende reporting Registration is now open. groups can sign up for tables, ASCE popsicle bridge competition same day https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ 2022-psec-engineering-fair-tickets-204858064987
Covid restrictions will be based on Museum of flight rules


Engineering Banquet
McCormick and Schmick’s indicated a price increase $48 per plate was $32. Need to obtain firm meal costs and what they include so we can set before and after early bird pricing. This info and our decision needs to be done by 17 Dec
Speaker: Brett Sherwood Senior VP Blue Origin, Advanced Product Division at Blue Origin (many thanks Ray!), we will have a laptop and a clicker, USB acceptable Large screen display microphone
Awards: John has received 3-4 nominations.  All due Friday. Proclamation is approved.


Mentor nights
Greenriver, Thursday January 20th, 2022
UW Bothell February 2nd, 2022, Mobius Hall, Sign up here before 12/31 https://forms.gle/kWcDNtgYU2nfs9Lo8
Seattle Central third week in February
Highline College in Des Moines – April 14th

Next meeting: 3 Jan 2022

Meeting adjourned at 7:10

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1 Nov 2021 Meeting Minutes

November 8, 2021

1 Nov 2021

PSEC Hybrid
Razzis and MS Teams

Started at 6:01 pm

Attendees
Andrew Gall SME
Ray Willaford INCOSE
John Schaulfelberger WSPE Seattle
Luis Leon ASM
Sam Gheesling ASME
Charle Beard AIAA
Dave Butcher IEEE
George Bondor SAE

Approval of October Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved with one spelling correction (Magnolia Bridge)

Around the room
AIAA:  Charles Beard, 6 Nov will have the 15th annual Tech Symposium, 20 Nov will have retirees meeting at Museum of Flight
ASMI:  Luis Leon , 7 Oct meeting was well attended, no activities this month
WSPE:  John Schaufelberger, 16 Nov joint meeting with ASHRAE topic is Building de-Carbonization
ASCE:  Paul Grant , no update
SME: Andrew Gall , looking for new person to run CMFTG
SAE – George Bondor, 16 Nov virtual mtg Andrea Pratt (Seattle Mayors office) will discuss Seattle’s Clean Transportation Electrification Blueprint
INCOSE – Ray Willaford, 17 Nov Alex Jackson to discuss Models of Models Methodoloyy, working capstone project at SPU,SU,and UW for systems engineering, local chapter hoping for a Silver Regional Award
ASME: Sam Gheesling, Boeing Automation specialist
IEEE: Dave Butcher, 9 Nov Tips and Tricks for leading people

Treasurers report
Dave reported the current treasury balance. $600 Banquet deposit check sent (has not cleared)
$3.03 added to checking balance due to closing of Savings account
Dave presented wording of letter describing one time 50% dues reduction (group approved)

Engineering Fair
no update

Engineering Banquet
Booked Museum of Flight for 19 Feb 2022. Check in the mail. Contract signed. Next steps to Check with McCormick and Schmicks. All societies need to nominate people, per letter , sent October 19th and on website. Ideas for speakers send to Sam – Ray is helping to acquire a speaker. Leaning towards Blue Origin (only CEO is speaking and he is hard to contact). Looking at a former Space Shuttle Astronaut (Lipson Holder). Erik Williams Senior Vice President,Terra Power. Ron Carson, Associate Professor at SPU (Systems Engineering)


Mentor nights
Andrew reported that SPU and SU are doing their own thing. North Seattle and Bothel are looking at dates and format (in person or virtual). WWU is a long shot.
Luis working with Seattle Central, Greenriver and Highline


2021-2022 Officer slate
Past President Kathi Shoemake
President Andrew Gall
Treasurer David Butcher
Secretary George Bondor
Still looking for a President Elect


Next meeting 6 Dec 2021

Meeting ended at 6:45

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4 Oct 2021 Meeting Minutes

October 26, 2021

4 Oct 2021

PSEC Hybrid
Razzis and internet

6:00 pm Start

Attendees
Andrew Gall SME
Kathi Schoemake ASHRAE
John Schaulfeberger WSPE Seattle
Luis Leon ASM
Sam Gheesling ASME
Charle Beard AIAA
Dave Butcher IEEE
Tommy Willaford “Ray” INCOSE
Paul Grant ASCE
George Bondor SAE

Sep 2021 Meeting notes

approved

Around the room
AIAA:  Charles Beard, solicitation for  papers, open tech symposium, virtual
ASMI:  Luis Leon , having a networking event for UW and UWB students, resume review et cetra, free food, Oct 7th
WSPE:  John Schaufelberger, October 19th update on West Seattle and Magnolia Bridge Virtual.
ASCE:  Paul Grant virtual meeting on October 13th arsenic contamiation in food steam.
ASHRAE: Kathi Shoemake – No Update
SME: Andrew Gall – No Update
SAE – George Bondor, send a survey to solicit new board  members, board meeting 10/5
INCOSE – Ray, completed a regional conference 4th annual, was in San Diego, 10/13 virtual chapter meeting, systems thinking in a virtual world, student award between SU and SPU, competition kicks off this fall.
ASME: Sam Gheesling, 11/9 Virtual meetings zoom only through this year, Automation specialist from Boeing

Treasurer’s report
Dave reported no balance change from last month
Dues notices will be sent out next month including a letter that highlights the one time reduction in membership dues to 1/2 the normal yearly amount due to the reduction in PSEC’s 2020-2021 activities thanks to COVID19 pandemic
Motion to approve this year’s budget Johh Schaufelber 1st Kathi Shoemake 2nd

Engineering Fair
12 Feb 2022 date agreed to by those in attendance

Engineering Banquet
19 Feb 2022 date approved
Sam will contact Museum of Flight to start booking process. Approved Kathi Shoemake 1st Luis Leon 2nd
Seating spacing will be more airy
Speaker search is a priority. Send ideas to Sam Gheesling
Awards nomination requests to be sent out and need action

Mentor nights
Andrew will begin contacting SPU, SU, North Seattle College, and UW Bothel
Luis working with Seattle Central, Greenriver and Highline

ISOW
Kathi recommended cancelling 2021 ISOW meeting. Those in attendance agreed
Will start planning for June 2022

2021-2022 Officer slate
Past President Kathi Shoemake
President Andrew Gall
Treasurer David Butcher
Secretary George Bondor

Motion to approve slate approved John Schaufelber 1st Kathis Shoemake 2nd

Next meeting 1 Nov 2021

6:47 End

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PSEC 13 Sep2021 Meeting Minutes

September 28, 2021

13 Sep 2021

PSEC via Hybrid (Partial attendence at Razzi’s and partial over the phone attendees)

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

Call to Order
Andrew called meeting to order at 6:01

Approval of Minutes
Approved minutes of June 2021 meeting. Confirmed we had voted to reduce 2021-2022 dues by 50% this year only.

Treasurers Report
Dave’s report approved with the following caveat: Dave can you notify our member groups that the dues reduction is a one year exception due to Covid

Around the Horn
Each attendee reported on the status of their respective Society activities. Most are just starting and are planning to continue virtual meetings.

Engineering Fair
Kathi reported that Beth Mende is planning for a 12 Febf 2022 event at the Museum of Flight

Engineering Banquet
Sam reported planning to secure 19 Feb 2022 date at the Museum of Flight. PSEC needs to emphasize to our societies a commitment for award submissions.

Action
Andrew to let PSEC reps know that we are planning to have the Engineering Fair and Banquet in 2022 stressing that we will be moving forward with awards even if we are unable to have a live meeitng due to Covid restrictions

Mentor Nights
Luis emphasized now is the time to reach out to the colleges
Green River Luis
UW Bothel Andrew
SPU Paul likely using their own alumni
SU Andrew likely using their own alumni
Everett Harry
Seattle Central Luis may again combine with North Seattle virtual meeting

ISOW
Kathi to work on a 23 Oct 2021 virtual event


This year’s Board
Elected virtually
Andrew Gall President
Dave Butcher Treasurer
George Bondor Secretary

Next meeting
4 Oct 2021 Hybrid

Adjourned at 6:45

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7 Jun 2021 Meeting Minutes

June 23, 2021

7 Jun 2021

PSEC via Google Meet

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

Call to Order
Kathi called meeting to order at 6:06 pm

Agenda
Approved

Approval of Minutes
Approved May meeting minutes

Around the Room
Each attendee reported on the status of their respective Society activities

Treasurers Report
Dave reported a checking account balance of $17506.26
No changes from May

Calendar
No action

Engineering Fair
Postponed to 2022

Engineering Banquet
Postponed to 2022

Mentor Nights
Mentor nights are complete. Next activity will be in the Fall of 2021

ISOW
Postponed until Fall of 2021
Discussed potential dates of 11 Sep, 2 Oct or 23 Oct
Agreed that 2 Oct . Will consider a hybrid format of both in person and “Zoom”
Kathi agreed to coordiate

Election of New Board
Postponed until Sep 2021 meeting
May do a digital election in August

Adjourned
at 6:36 pm

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14 Sep 2020 PSEC Mtg

September 24, 2020

14 Sep 2020 PSEC Mtg Minutes

PSEC Mtg via WebEx

Attendees

Kathi Shoemake ASHRAE

Dave Butcher IEEE

Charles Beard AIAA

Luis Leon ASM

Sam Gheesling ASME

Carmen Cejudo ASHRAE

John Schaufelberger WSPE Seattle

Paul Grant ASCE

Matt Clegg SME

George Bondor SAE

Call to Order

Kathi called meeting to Order at 6:05

Approval of Agenda

Approved with one addition “Covid 19 considerations” after Approval of Minutes

Approval of Minutes

Approved. George will attempt to get them out sooner

COVID19 Considerations

Lengthy discussion

PSEC meetings to continue on WebEx until state puts Seattle into phase 4 (possibly phase 3) 

Engineering Banquet and Engineering Fair postponed until fall of 2021 (earliest). Solicitations for awards and venue reservations initiated in spring of 2021. All contingent on how well COVD19 is controlled.

Mentor program on hold. Luis to contact schools for input. Early 2021 possible contingent on state upgrading of phases.

SME is planning virtual seminars for students graduating in June 2021

Around the room

Each attendee reported on how their societies are coping with COVID19. Most are diving into virtual activities including monthly member meetings

Treasurers Report

Dave reported we have received the benefits of Luis’ efforts to get employee volunteering reimbursement from Boeing. Bank account balance is approximately $1300.

Calendar

Skip

Website update

Dave has not had much luck getting a volunteer to takeover webmaster duties. He will continue in that role until we have a volunteer

Engineering Fair

Paul Grant to contact ASCE student group to determine what their intentions are concerning scheduling of the popsicle stick bridge competition

Banquet

Postponed until fall 2021 (earliest)

Mentor Nights

Postponed until state upgrades phases. Luis to contact schools to get their input

Intersociety Workshop

Postponed until state upgrades phases

Action Item Review

Luis to contact schools concerning Mentor nights

Paul to contact ASCE student group concerning intentions about scheduling popsicle stick bridge  competition

Kathi to contact Andrew Gall to determine if he still on for President of PSEC

Swearing in of 2020-2021 officers

Postponed to next month

Adjourned at 7:05

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1 Jun 2020 Mtg Minutes

September 10, 2020

PSEC via WebEx due to COVID 19 

1 June 2020 

Attendees

Kathi Shoemake ASHRAE

George Bondor SAE

John Schaufelberger WSPE Seattle

Charles Beard AIAA

Dave Butcher IEEE

Regina Long ISE

Luis Leon ASM

Sam Gheesling ASME

Eugene Brown ASME

Call to Order

Kathi called meeting or order at 6:02

Approval of Agenda

Approved

Approval of May meeting minutes

Approved

Treasurer Report

Dave Butcher reported that late checks for the banquet have been received. We are stil not quite at the break even point. A sponsor is still needed.

Website Updates

Dave requested we send any suggestions for the PSEC website appearance improvements to him

ISOW

Due to COVID 19  group ageed to defer the next ISOW until June  2021

2020-2021 officers

Andrew Gall has agreed to be chairperson. 

Open Discussion

Luis has located the Boeing weblink that give instructions on how to obtain support. With our 501C3 qualification he will attempt to sign us up.

Kathi will contact Razzis to reserve room for 14 Sep 2020 meeting (if open)

Adjourned at 6:43

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4 May 2020 PSEC Meeting Minutes

May 29, 2020

4 May 2020 Meeting Minutes

PSEC via WebEx due to COVID 19 

4 May 2020 

Attendees

Kathi Shoemake ASHRAE George Bondor SAE

John Schaufelberger WSPE Seattle Eugene Brown ASME

Dave Butcher IEEE Paul Grant ASCE

Luis Leon ASM Sam Gheesling ASME

Call to Order

Kathi called meeting or order at 6:02

Approval of Agenda

Approved

Approval of March meeting minutes

Approved

Around the Room

Each attendee reported that most society activities have been suspended due to COVID 19

Treasurer Report

Dave Butcher reported we are almost at breakeven for the year with a current $900 deficit. Compared to past years the difference is that we need a Banquet sponsor. With our IRS status established, Luis is making inquiries in Boeing to detemine if they are willing to restablish as our Banquet sponsor. Luis will also confirm if Boeing will reimburse to PSEC Boeing employees PSEC volunteer time. 

Website Updates

Dave confirmed our Drop Box capacity has been increased and that our website will be backed up to the Drop Box

Banquet

One society has not paid for table yet and is asking for and invoice. Dave will handle this

Mentor Nights

The 5 Mar 2020 mentor night at North Seattle College was successful with 7 mentors and 22 students

The 14 Apr 2020 mentor night at Highline College was cancelled due to COVID 19

Luis provided the year’s Mentor Night counts summary:

University Date Mentors Students

Seattle U 10/14/19 20 65

Green River 1/15/20 14 133

Seattle Central 1/30/20 15 165

Shoreline 2/19/20 6 20

UW Bothell 2/27/20 18 45

North Seattle 3/5/20 7 21

Highline 4/15/20 Cancelled

ISOW

Due to COVID 19  group discussed the possiblitiy of doing a virtual meeting. Decided that a physical face to face is much more effective. Decided to cancel the Jun 2020 meeting and possibly push it out to Sep 2020

Next years officers

The current Treasurer (Dave Butcher) and Secretary (George Bondor) agreed to continue in that capacity for next year. No official agreement for Chairperson yet.

Adjourned at 6:41

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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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