All Upcoming and Past Programs are located on the Meeting Details page.
Mark your calendars for the 2015 Small Business Conference which will be held on March 18, 2015. See the flyer for initial details regarding sponsorship and exhibit opportunities. Stay tuned for further program details.
Photos from the December and January meetings, as well as the Future Cities event, can now be viewed on the pages posted below.
December Meeting Photos
January Meeting Photos
Future Cities 2015 Photos
The January newsletter is now available for viewing at the following link.
Attention Member Firms: Day with an Engineer needs your help! Please consider hosting two or more students for one day, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, so they can experience science and engineering real-time. This is your chance to influence the career decision of our next generation of promising young scientists and engineers. The link below contains information and a form to sign up as a host or as a sponsor – we need you, too! We have over 60 accepted junior and senior high school students this year, so please join us as we do our best to make a difference and ensure our profession’s future. If you have questions or comments, please email or call Blaine Linkous: firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-512-4539. Thank you for your support!
The Philanthropic Committee is sponsoring two activities at The Baltimore Station soon. The first is a dinner on January 20 to help homeless veterans. The second activity is an opportunity to volunteer in helping to create a restorative meditation garden on a lot adjacent to The Baltimore Station. More information about both activities can be found in the fliers attached below. You can also contact Stacy Kahatapitiya, SKahatapitiya@arcenvironmental.com or Andy Parker, AParker@gtstech.com for more information.
Dinner Flyer | Garden Flyer
The presentation from the December meeting is now available online via the USACE site.
The application for the Baltimore Post Scholarship Fund has been updated for the 2015/16 academic year and is now available for download. Submission deadline is 15 May 2015. Please visit the Post Scholarship page for more details and to download the application.
Post Scholarship Fund
Registration for the 2015 Engineer's Appreciation Dinner is now open. It will be held at the United States Naval Academy on February 19th. For more information, to register or inquire about sponsorship, please follow the links below.
Information | Registration | Sponsorship
The Baltimore SAME Post, Education and Mentoring Committee awarded a total of 10 scholarships (Six new one year awards, one new 4-year award and three continuing awards to existing 4-year awardees). Awardees included students from Institutions within the footprint of the Post (UMD, UMBC, Morgan State University, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and University of Delaware). Ms Jane Sussman, a final year student at JHU, was the awardee for the EA Engineering endowment to JHU. Consistent with our Mission, the students majors included Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Bio Engineering. We have received “thank you” messages and emails from the awardees including letters of appreciation from the institutions (see below). The new scholarship awardees are expected to attend one of our Post Meetings during the 2014-2015 Session. The Education and Mentoring Committee look forward to serve as their host at upcoming meetings.
Thank You Letter from UMD
Thank you and congratulations to all Baltimore Post members for helping us to achieve the Distinguished Post Award for 2014. Congratulations also goes to Blaine Linkous, WBCM, for winning the Tudor Medal for engineering leadership by a civilian Young Member (photo to come), and the USACE Baltimore District upon receiving the Public Agency Award for eminent contributions to SAME by a SAME Public Agency Member. Both medals were presented this past week at the SAME National JETC in Orlando.
Photo of COL Trey Jordan accepting the Public Agency Award on behalf of the Baltimore District
Election of Officers and Directors for 2014-2015
Please welcome and congratulate our new slate of officers:
President: Col. Trey Jordan
1st Vice President: Carrie Ann Williams
2nd Vice President: LTC Rupert
Secretary: Phil Der
Assistant Secretary: Jim Durkay
Treasurer: Chris Hikel
Assistant Treasurer: Emily Schiffmacher
Director: Chris Augsberger
The Student Mentoring Committee is seeking volunteers for the Baltimore Post Speaker's Bureau to speak to students at schools in the region about a career in STEM. For more details on the request, please consult the flyer and then complete the sign-up form if you can volunteer.
Speaker's Bureau Flyer
Speaker's Bureau Sign-up Form
The Chesapeake Post meetings are
held at the Wetlands Golf Club. We
are proud to announce a series of high profile speakers
including our own Baltimore Post President, COL Trey Jordan on September 18th. You can
register for the meeting and get directions on our web site at http://www.same.org/chesapeake. Meetings/luncheons are
typically held on the third Thursday from 1130 hours to 1330 hours.
Note that Professional Development Hours (PDH)
certificates are now available at workshops each month.