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TOPIC: New PE Requirements
TOUR OF VICTORIA'S SECRET CATALOG –
WHERE: Don Pablo's (Private Patio Area)
Wednesday, February 22 at 5pm 1803 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212
See how Victoria's Secret processes and ships
WHEN: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006
over 75,000 packages per day out of their catalog
6:30 - 7:30 pm
distribution center on this one hour long tour of their
highly automated facility! Menu: Appetizers & Non-Alcoholic Beverages
COST: $5.00 per person
RSVP: Jessica Flasche
by 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 21, 2006 RSVP: Please RSVP to Kristina Kennedy
email@example.com or 614-415-7528 (Kristina_Kennedy1978@hotmail.com)
Name and Company/School is required by Monday, March 21, 2006
COST: Tour is free for SWE members and Are you considering taking the Professional
students. Tour is $5 for non-SWE members. Engineer Exam? Do you have questions about
becoming a PE? Are you up to date on all the PE
requirements? Attend this meeting and all of your
Closed toe and heel shoes required for safety. questions will be answered.
Our Speaker Rachel Lewis and our Special Guest
DIRECTIONS: Glenda LaRue, PE will be offering a presentation
On the east side of Columbus, from either 270 and round table discussion on how to become a PE
North or 270 South, take the Easton (#33) exit. Go and the new requirements involved.
straight on Easton Way for approx. 1.5 miles to
Morse Crossing. Turn left. The Easton Campus
will be immediately on your right. Enter through " % " "& !
Gate 1 and park. Meet in the main lobby.
• Lynsay Anne Bensman
• Stacey Michelle Bryant
• Joy Melissa Justice
We look forward to seeing you all at our February
and March Membership Meetings!
Region G Section G001 http://www.swe.org/RegionG/CentralOhio/mission.html
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Please Join us at the
Dear Fellow SWE Members:
SWE Pampered Chef Fundraiser Party
I hope this finds everyone well. It looks like we are on Sunday March 12, 2006
settling into the heart of the winter season now.
However, I hope you'll be encouraged to brave the
cold weather and get out and join us for some of SWE is hosting a Pampered Chef Party to raise
our great events coming up in the next few months. funds for the SWE sponsored Student Outreach
Our Vice President, Jessica, has organized a Programs and Membership Programs. Join us for
wonderful tour of Victoria's Secret Catalog for all this social event and enjoy appetizers, desserts and
our members to enjoy. This will be a great drinks.
opportunity and an interesting learning experience
as well. We hope you can join us! This will be a catalogue party where SWE is able to
receive up to 15% of the total sales. Family and
In addition, we have a March membership meeting Friends are welcome!!! Feel free to bring a favorite
scheduled which will focus on the new PE recipe to share with the group and/or your favorite
requirements. This is a very important topic for Pampered Chef product.
both those who have their PE and those who are
considering it. We will have great new information The party will be hosted by:
to share on this topic.
Peggy Panagopoulos Flaherty
As always, please feel free to send any questions, SWE Newsletter Editor
comments, or concerns to me at at 12821 Jeffrey Drive
Kristina_Kennedy1978@hotmail.com. Pickerington, Ohio 43147
Sincerely, Time: 3:00-6:00 PM
SWE President RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or
By March 8th, 2006
Please help make this event a HUGE success!!
President: Kristina Kennedy
Vice President: Jessica Flasche
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Secretary: Lynne Waldron
email@example.com It is great to see our section growing with currently
COR (Section Rep): Lee Ann Schwope 46 paid members. If you have a friend or coworker
firstname.lastname@example.org you would like to share SWE information with,
Treasurer: Meghan Roe please contact me at Anna.Shumpert@gmail.com
email@example.com and I will send you our new member packet. We
Webmaster & Media Chair Rachel Lewis would love to have them join us! Bringing someone
firstname.lastname@example.org to a meeting is a great way to churn interest as
Newsletter Editor: Peggy Panagopoulos Flaherty well!
Outreach: Suzanne Miller Anna Shumpert
Suzanne_Miller@ham.honda.com Membership Committee
Membership Committee: Anna Shumpert
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Central Ohio SWE End-of-Year Banquet open to all Lee Ann Schwope
SWE membership and guests. COR (Section Rep)
The End-of-Year Banquet is scheduled for
Saturday, April 29th @ 7 - 9 pm at the Spaghetti
Warehouse (Columbus). This will be a dressy
event where our members will be honored and Lee Ann Schwope received her BS in Materials
leadership recognized for all their hard work over Science & Engineering in 2003 from the Ohio State
the past year. University. While a student at the Ohio State
University, Lee Ann managed the student-run
Mark your calendars for this wonderful event. Formula SAE (FSAE) design team (2002-2003),
Formal invitations to follow. The cost is TBD. If where she oversaw all aspects of the effort. This
you have questions or comments regarding this included engineering details on all major
event, please contact our President, Kristina subsystems of the car.
Ms. Schwope also received the Women In
We hope to see you there! Engineering (WIE) leadership award for 2002-2003.
This brought her back to OSU in 2004 to give a
speech to the WIE program regarding all aspects of
$ engineering. Since her arrival at Excera, she has
been instrumental in the production of B4C (boron
carbide) containing armor systems that meet or
Show your SWE pride and buy a Central Ohio exceed all government specifications regarding
SWE t-shirt! Shirts are $15 and you can buy them their performance. Additionally, she has been
at any SWE event or from Meghan Roe. Email her promoted to the Manufacturing and Quality
at email@example.com if you would like to get Assurance Manager and is a member of the
one! executive decision making team at Excera.
In production her team is delivering product in the
molten metal handling market and regularly
improving production capabilities and setting up
compliance procedures for ISO, OSHA, and Ohio
Lee Ann filled the Central Ohio COR position for
SWE in 2004-2005 and continued her role 2005-
2006. In her first year, Lee Ann participated in the
Environmental Scanning Focus Interest Group (ES
FIG) and then moved on to become the ES FIG
committee leader. Currently she is directly working
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the envisioned future of SWE.
March 12, 2006: Pampered Chef SWE Fundraiser Over the last 3 years Lee Ann has volunteered at
Holy Family Soup Kitchen weekly and this past
March 22, 2006: Topic: New PE requirements year tutored students in math within the Village to
Child program at Ohio Dominican University. She
April 29, 2006: SWE End-of-Year Banquet is an active member of SWE, SAE, ACERS, ASME,
and National Defense Contractors. In her spare
May 17, 2006: Speaker: Meghan Roe time Lee Ann likes to run, scrapbook, read, and
Topic: Environmental Engineering, impact on research genealogy.
Join us for the Region G Conference! $
Friday March 3-Sunday March 5
Location: University of Cincinnati It was another fantastic year for the Future City
Competition. Over 40 schools from all over the
Friday is a social, Saturday is packed with state of Ohio ventured to the COSI Center in
workshops, Region meetings, and a banquet, and downtown Columbus to partake in this grand event.
stay Sunday morning for a social breakfast.
For additional information on the Ohio Region
GREAT PRICES! Registration is only $40 ($50 late Future City Competition, visit the web site at
registration) for Professional Members! http://www.futurecityohio.org.
Check out the link below for tons of information on Thank you to the SWE Members that participated
itinerary, hotel information, speaker information, on the event day. They included Peggy
registration, and more. Panagopoulos Flaherty, Lee Ann Schwope,
Meghan Roe, Suzanne Miller, and Anna Shumpert.
The Top Five
Come meet the other professional members in the
region, introduce yourself to the students (who 1st Place
knows, you might be mentoring one of them in the School Bexley Middle School
future), attend the region meetings to find out the City Bexley
latest SWE happenings, and have fun in Cincinnati! Future City Name Spirare
School St. Vincent de Paul
Cit y Mount Vernon
A new member benefit has been added to the
Future cit y name Volconaca
Central Ohio SWE Website. Check out the link
below for job postings: 3rd Place
School W esterville W alnut Springs MS
http://www.swe.org/RegionG/CentralOhio/corporate Cit y W esterville
_honda.html for job posting Future cit y name Kr onosopolis
$ $ # $! 4th Place
School Southern Hills Academy
Central Ohio SWE wants to thank Honda for their Cit y Chillicothe
generous donation to our organization. The funds Future cit y name Chillicothe
will support our youth educational programs.
If your company would like to support a SWE School W esterville Genoa Middle School
program please contact our SWE Treasurer, Cit y W esterville
Meagan Roe (firstname.lastname@example.org). Future cit y name Nat o Ancor a
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The Environmental Scanning (ES) Focused Interest Mark your calendars for SWE's upcoming Web and
Group (FIG) and the Big Hairy Audacious Goal live seminars. We are currently finalizing our
(BHAG) committee are looking for volunteers to speakers and session titles and you will see much
participate in creating our SWE BHAG! The more information to come on these programs.
commitment will be rewarding as you explore new
possibilities for the BHAG and communicate with
your fellow SWE members for insight and 3-Part Communications Web
feedback. If interested please contact Lee Ann Seminar Series
Schwope, email@example.com, the
ES FIG leader. Thanks in advance for your
Part 1 - Dealing with Difficult People February
participation! Part 2 - Speaking with 16,2006
Authority/Gaining Confidence March 6, 2006
Part 3 - Culture and Gender April 25, 2006
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Work Life Balance - Top Ten Guide March 14,
Sara Shunkwiler spoke on the topic of Career for Working Mothers Web Seminar 2006
Changes. Sara began her career as a ceramic Project Management Best Practices March 31,
engineer with Delphi. Now she teaches Algebra II, One-Day Seminar 2006
Science, Reading and Social Studies at a middle Leadership Styles Web Seminar April 12, 2006
school. It took her 1 ½ years at the Ohio State
University to get certified as a teacher when she Six Sigma: What Is It and How Can It
May 10, 2006
Advance My Career? Web Seminar
chose to change careers. We had an excellent round
table discussion on Career Changes. Sara openly Three Women Engineers Who've
answered many questions from the members present Made It and What They've Learned May 17, 2006
at the meeting. Web Seminar
Time Management: How to Get It All
Thank you to all the members and guests that Done and Stay Sane When You June 7, 2006
made the January meeting a HUGE success. Don't Web Seminar
There were 20 attendees that included: Megan Team Building & Conflict Resolution
June 22, 2006
Roe, Lynne Waldron, Peggy Flaherty, Nicole Reed, One-Day Seminar
Darcy Dom, Lynsay Bensman, Lee Ann Schwope,
Sara Shunkwiler, Julie Abbott, Jessica Flasche,
Kari Smith, Ann Turk, Jamie Spaccarotelli, Inaas
Darrat, Raga Kalapati, Anna Shumpert, Di He, ! %" "!#
Heide Echelberger, Mike Devenney (visiting IIE
member) and Elizabeth Widman.
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