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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May (5/4/2020) PSEC Meeting Agenda

April 29, 2020

We will be virtual for the May PSEC meeting. The meeting will be Monday May 4 at 6:00pm via WebEx. Invites were sent out via email to PSEC representatives on April 29. Please contact Dave Butcher if you did not receive the WebEx information.

  1. Agenda
  2. Call to Order
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Approval of Minutes
    1. Approval of March Meeting Minutes
  5. Around the Room
  6. Treasurer Report
  7. Calendar
  8. Website Updates
  9. Engineering Fair
  10. Banquet
  11. PSEC Awards
  12. Mentor Nights
    1. North Seattle College Report, March 5th, 2020
    1. Highline College, April 14th, 2020 – cancelled
  13. InterSociety Officers Workshop
    1. Virtual meeting, In-person distance meeting, cancel.
  14. New Topics
    1. New Officers
  15. Action Item Review
  16. Adjourn
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April PSEC Meeting Canceled

March 25, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the April PSEC meeting is being canceled on Monday April 6.

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March 2nd, 2020 PSEC Board Meeting Agenda

February 29, 2020

Our PSEC board meeting will be on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at Razzi’s in Greenwood at 6pm.

  1. Agenda
  2. Call to Order
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Approval of Minutes
    1. Approval of February Meeting Minutes
  5. Around the Room
  6. Treasurer Report
  7. Calendar
  8. Website Updates
  9. Engineering Fair
    1. Report
  10. Banquet
    1. Report
  11. PSEC Awards
    1. Report
  12. Mentor Nights
    1. Shoreline College Report,  February 19th, 2020
    1. UW Bothell Report, February 27th, 2020
    1. North Seattle College, March 5th, 2020
  13. InterSociety Officers Workshop
  14. New Topics
    1. PSEC President visit to chapter meetings 
  15. Action Item Review
  16. Adjourn
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Agenda for January 6th, 2020 Council meeting

January 5, 2020

Our PSEC board meeting will be on Monday, January 6th at Razzi’s in Greenwood at 6pm.

  1. Agenda
  2. Call to Order
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Approval of Minutes
    1. Approval of November Meeting Minutes
    1. December Meeting Minutes?
  5. Around the Room
  6. Treasurer Report
  7. Calendar
  8. Website Updates
  9. Engineering Fair
    1. Vote on deposit
  10. Banquet
    1. PSEC Awards
  11. Mentor Nights
    1. GRCC January 15th.
    1. UW Bothell – February
    1. Seattle U – Mentor Night report?
  12. InterSociety Officers Workshop
  13. New Topics        
  14. Action Item Review
  15. Adjourn
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November 4th Meeting Minutes

December 2, 2019

November 4th, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Published: December 2nd, 2019
by Luis

PSEC

4 Nov 2019

Razzi’s, Greenwich District, North Seattle

In attendance:

Luis Leon                                ASM

Paul Grant                               ASCE

John Schaufelberger              WSPE-Seattle

Sam Gheesling                       ASME

Charles Beard                         AIAA

Dave Butcher                          IEEE

Virginia Long                         IISE

Call to order:

 by Dave at 6:03pm

Approval of Agenda

November meeting agenda approved

Approval of Minutes

October meeting minutes approved

Around the Room

Each attendee reported on the status of their respective Society upcoming monthly meeting

Treasurers Report

Dave noted that dues were announced approximately October 15th.  $150 came in recently from society members.

Calendar

30 Jan 2020 Seattle Central College Mentor Night set

15 Jan 2020 Green River College Mentor Night tentative

Website updates

Still actively looking for a webmaster

Mentor Nights

14 Oct 2019 Seattle University:  Reported 15 mentors and approximately 50 students.  This was the first mentor night of year and came after last spring’s Seattle University Mentor Night was successfully held after a long hiatus.  This Seattle U event is part of a week-long event including resume and oral workshops.  They plan on holding this mentor night yearly at the same time frame.

30 Jan 2020 Seattle Central College Mentor Night set.  Eventbright will be issued soon for only mentors.

15 Jan 2020 Green River College Mentor Night tentative

Luis and Andrew are in contact with several other colleges. Several are doing “their own” organizing.

Engineering Fair

Beth is willing to lead this activity.

Engineering Banquet

15 Feb 2020 at the Museum of Flight Skyline Room. Sam setup food contracts with McCormick & Schmitz

Keynote speaker: Ms. Susan Everett, WADOT.  Subject: Update on the 99 Tunnel

Awards:  Nominations are due Friday, Dec 13th, 5pm.  Emailed forms already occurred and also available on the PSEC server.

Action Item

John Schaufelberger will establish the ISOW reservation for Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 7:10 pm

Next meeting on 2 Dec 2019

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December 2nd, 2019 Meeting Agenda

November 30, 2019

Our PSEC board meeting will be on Monday, December 2nd at Razzi’s in Greenwood at 6pm.

  1. Agenda
  2. Call to Order
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Approval of Minutes
  5. Around the Room
  6. Treasurer Report
  7. Calendar
  8. Website Updates
  9. Engineering Fair
  10. Banquet
  11. Mentor Nights
  12. InterSociety Officers Workshop
  13. New Topics        
  14. Action Item Review
  15. Adjourn
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Agenda for Monday November 4, 2019

November 2, 2019

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Around the Room
  5. Treasurer Report
  6. Calendar
  7. Website Updates
  8. Engineering Fair Report
  9. Banquet Updates
  10. Mentor Nights
  11. InterSociety Officers Workshop
  12. New Topics
    1. Updated Roster
  13. Action Item Review
  14. Adjourn
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