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iF YOu WANt tO...                                                    HERE’S HOW...                                                                                ASCE Membership Delivers
Join ASCE.                                                           Go to www.asce.org/join or call.                                                             Professional and Personal Value
Renew your membership.                                               Go to www.asce.org/renewal or call.                                                          to Every Member
Update your contact information, business                            Go to www.asce.org/myprofile or call.                                                        Founded in 1852, the American
title, and technical interest area.                                                                                                                               Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Customize your ASCE membership to meet                               Go to www.asce.org/interests or call.	                                                       represents more than 140,000
your specific technical needs and individual
                                                                                                                                                                  members of the civil engineering
goals by completing the Personal Interest
Inventory (PII).	                                                                                                                                                 profession worldwide, and is America’s
Advance your membership grade and gain the                           Go to www.asce.org/advancemembership                                                         oldest national engineering society.
professional recognition you’ve earned:                              or call.                                                                                     We value every member’s contribution
• Recent Graduate/Engineer-in-Training =                                                                                                                          to the Society and the profession.
  Affiliate Member or Associate Member
• 5+ Years with P.E. = Member                                                                                                                                     ASCE always seeks to find services
• 10+ Years with P.E. + Member Grade +                               Go to www.asce.org/fellows or call for more                                                  that help all of our members
  Eminence = Fellow                                                  information on upgrading to Fellow grade.
                                                                                                                                                                  accomplish more as they grow in
Refer a potential new member to ASCE —                               Go to www.ascedrive.org and click on                                                         their field and expertise.
and be eligible to win great prizes for                              “Refer colleagues” or call.
your recruitment efforts.
Join your ASCE Section or Branch.                                    Go to www.asce.org/renewal,                                                                  Our Vision
                                                                     e-mail member@asce.org, or call.
                                                                                                                                                                  ASCE’s Vision is to position engineers
Join or find out more about an ASCE                                  Go to www.asce.org/addinstitute,
                                                                                                                                                                  as global leaders building a better
Institute in your specialty area.                                    www.asce.org/institute, or call.
                                                                                                                                                                  quality of life.
Learn about the upcoming ASCE                                        Go to www.asce.org/conferences or call.
conferences and other events in your area.
Find out how ASCE’s continuing education                             Go to www.asce.org/training or call.                                                         Our Mission
programs can enhance your technical and
management skills.                                                                                                                                                ASCE’s Mission is to provide
                                                                                                                                                                  essential value to our members, their
Find your next employee or job with                                  Go to www.asce.org/careers.
Career Connections.                                                                                                                                               careers, our partners and the public
Request a catalog and browse ASCE                                    Go to www.pubs.asce.org or call.                                                             by facilitating the advancement
journals or other publications to stay at                                                                                                                         of technology, encouraging and
the leading edge of your profession.                                                                                                                              providing the tools for lifelong
Become an advocate for the profession.                               Go to www.asce.org/keycontacts or call.                                                      learning, promoting professionalism
Inspire the next generation of civil engineers                       Go to www.asce.org/kids or call.                                                             and the profession, developing and
by volunteering for a K-12 outreach program.                                                                                                                      supporting civil engineering leaders,
Nominate a deserving colleague for                                   Go to www.asce.org/awards or call.                                                           and advocating infrastructure and
an ASCE award.                                                                                                                                                                                             “ASCE membership
                                                                                                                                                                  environmental stewardship.
Find out about ASCE money-saving                                     Go to www.asce.org/benefits                                                                                                           is the single greatest
personal benefits, including insurance and                           or call.                                                                                                                              investment you can make
financial programs.                                                                                                                                                                                        in the advancement of
Find out how ASCE can benefit your                                   Go to www.asce.org/orgresources.                                                                                                      your career and your
organization, and learn more about our
Partner Programs.                                                                                                                                                                                          profession.”

Support Engineers Without Borders - USA                              Go to www.asce.org/ewb.                                                                                                               –	Larry	Roth,	P.E.,	G.E.,	F.ASCE	
through your ASCE membership.                                                                                                                                                                              	 Deputy	Executive	Director	
                                                                                                                                                                                                           	 American	Society	of	Civil	Engineers

                                      American Society of Civil Engineers | 1801 Alexander Bell Drive | Reston, VA 20191
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ASCE At A GlANCE                                                                                          American Society of Civil Engineers

ASCE helps you excel in the civil engineering profession by
providing the best and most reliable professional resources    Dear Civil Engineer,
in the industry. Among key highlights:
                                                               As a steward of the civil engineering profession, ASCE is keenly focused on the most relevant
                                                               issues of our time. ASCE’s response to public needs has positioned the Society and its
>	 Subscriptions to the profession’s preeminent publication,
                                                               members as true leaders in advancing professionalism, ethics and technology, while promoting
  Civil	Engineering	magazine, and ASCE	News, our monthly       awareness of the crucial role that the civil engineer plays in building our quality of life and
  member newspaper                                             protecting the public.                                                                                 “In the more than forty years
>	 250 local Sections and Branches, offering a chance to       ASCE’s 2005 Report Card on America’s Infrastructure assessed U.S. infrastructure in 15
  develop leadership, influence public policy, volunteer,      categories, including transit, energy, wastewater, and other areas that affect the public. The         since I became a licensed
  share experiences, and establish long-lasting professional   Report Card also identifies necessary infrastructure improvements required to protect public
  relationships within your local community                    health and safety, as well as energize the economy and enhance our quality of life.                    professional engineer, ASCE
>	 Discounts on 300+ technical publications, journals,         Today, ASCE’s Committee on Critical Infrastructure (CCI) coordinates the profession’s participa-
  standards, and manuals of practice to keep you on the        tion in national security initiatives, and ASCE is a founding member of The Infrastructure             has been my first and foremost
                                                               Security Partnership (TISP), a groundbreaking coalition of more than 100 multi-disciplinary
  cutting edge of industry best practices
                                                               public and private sector partners working to ensure the resilience of the nation’s infrastructure.    resource for not only technical
  – Easy online access to more than 100,000 bibliographic
    and abstracted journal records through ASCE’s online       In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) convened an
                                                               Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force (IPET) to review the performance of the New
                                                                                                                                                                      and professional development,
    Research Library
                                                               Orleans and southeast Louisiana hurricane protection systems. At the request of the USACE,
>	 Member-only prices for 250+ world-class conferences,        ASCE organized an External Review Panel (ERP) to provide an external peer review of the                but also broadening my skills
  seminars, and workshops                                      IPET’s work. The ERP released its final report, The New Orleans Hurricane Protection System:

  – Web seminars, video self-study, and other convenient
                                                               What Went Wrong and Why, in June 2007.                                                                 in the business world.”
    learning tools for professional growth                     ASCE played a significant and proactive role in response to the catastrophic I-35W bridge
                                                                                                                                                                      –	 Chuck	Pennoni,	P.E.,	F.ASCE	
                                                               collapse in Minneapolis by providing authoritative information and technical expertise to the
  – Opportunities to earn CEU and PDH credits toward                                                                                                                  	 Chairman	and	CEO	
                                                               public on our nation’s infrastructure crisis. To keep our members informed, ASCE developed a
    licensure and re-licensure                                 Web page dedicated to providing the latest technical information from the government                   	 Pennoni	Associates,	Inc.
>	 Membership in discipline-specific Institutes that provide   agencies investigating the collapse.
  detailed technical information in eight areas of civil       ASCE sent technical teams to South Asia to study the extensive infrastructure damage
  engineering — the first Institute you choose is free         resulting from the 2004 earthquake and tsunami. The teams’ report, with the participation of
                                                               the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), reflected on the specific causes of failure in the region’s
>	 The	Engineering	Income	and	Salary	Survey	helps civil
                                                               life support systems and made recommendations for mitigating future damage.
  engineers and HR professionals follow the latest salary
  trends and stay competitive in the market                    We should all be proud — when society has been in need, ASCE has answered the call, and
                                                               will continue to answer the call, whenever and wherever needed.

                                                               Patrick J. Natale, P.E., F.ASCE
                                                               Executive Director

                                                                               For more information, visit our Web site at www.asce.org                               PICTURED	ON	FRONT

                                                                                   Or contact a Customer Service Representative at                                    Kirin	Smith,	A.M.ASCE
                                                                                                                                                                      Chris	Garlick,	P.E.,	PMP,	M.ASCE
                                                                         (800) 548-ASCE (2723) | (703) 295-6300 | E-MAIL: member@asce.org                             Ralph	Peterson,	P.E.,	M.ASCE
                                                                                  Y O UR AS CE . Y O UR C A R E E R.
                          Your ASCE. Your CArEEr.
                          ASCE has a distinguished history of providing
                          civil engineers with the most relevant tools
                          for achieving professional career goals. Our
                          products, services, and resources are designed
                          to meet the changing needs of today’s civil
                          engineer at all career levels, but often have
                          specific application and unique value to

                                                                                 EARLY CAREER
                          individuals at key points on their career path.

                          What does this mean for you...today? Whether
                          you’re still new to the profession or proud of a
                          lifetime of achievement, ASCE membership offers
                          extraordinary value.

                          With more than 150 years of experience serving
                          civil engineers, we take pride in continuing to help
                          civil engineers — and the profession — meet the
                          challenges of a changing world.

                          Make ASCE Your Professional Home.
                          Personalize your ASCE membership by identifying        MID CAREER
                          your specific interests, and we will help you meet
                          your technical needs.

                                         Go to www.asce.org/interests.

   ASCE has something
          for you today...
   and for all the exciting
                                                                                 LATE CAREER

tomorrows of your career
      in civil engineering.
                                                                                                                                                                                              YOUR ASCE. YOUR CAREER.
                                     For EArlY CArEEr...                                        Have Fun and Give Back...and Get                           Graduated Dues
                                     It’s never too early to begin taking advantage of ASCE     Even More from ASCE                                        for Graduates
                                     membership. If you have recently embarked in the field     Volunteer community service is a great way to              ASCE offers a discounted,
                                     and are looking for opportunities to put your passion      achieve ASCE’s goal of enhancing recognition of civil      graduated dues plan for
                                     into action, the Society is the first place to start.      engineering as a highly respected, desirable, and          your first five years as an
                                                                                                rewarding career — as well as developing important         ASCE member, starting
                                     Commit to lifelong learning                                skills you can transfer directly to your job. Younger      from the time you graduate
                                     Commitment to continuing education is a hallmark           Members can help their careers and communities             with an engineering degree!
                                     of the profession, and now is the time to begin.           by volunteering their talent and time to special           First year dues are just $50.
                                     ASCE offers the industry’s best continuing education       community service programs, including ASCE’s proud
                                     programs in cost-effective, convenient formats ideal       relationships with important outreach organizations

                                                                                                                                                                                                 E A RLY C A RE E R
                                     for early-career engineers — including on-demand,          such as Habitat for Humanity, Engineers Without
                                     online courses available anytime, anywhere, allowing       Borders, and Rebuilding Together.
                                     you to work at your own pace. Plus, live, interactive
                                     Webinars, online short courses, locally administered                     commservice
                                     seminars, multi-media CD-ROMs, podcasts, and many
                                     others. With ASCE, there’s no reason to let cost or
                                     distance inhibit your desire to learn.                     Maximize ASCE membership
                                                                                                early in your career...
                                                    www.asce.org/training                       > Answer your discipline-specific questions
                                                                                                  through discounted specialty courses and FREE
                                     learn to lead...Locally                                                                                            “Entering the workforce
                                                                                                  membership in one of ASCE’s eight Institutes
                                                                                                                                                        after graduation can be
                                     Local ASCE Sections and Branches provide conve-            > Tap into the largest bank of mid- to high-level       intimidating, but having a
                                     nient opportunities to meet others in your field from
                                                                                                  civil engineering jobs and land your next job with    support group of people
                                     your geographic area. Younger Members (age 35

                                                                                                                                                                                              MID CAREER
                                                                                                  ASCE’s online job site Career Connections             who are going or have
                                     and younger) are encouraged to get involved in your
                                                                                                > Prepare for the P.E. exam with professional           gone through the same
                                     Section or Branch by volunteering on a committee,
                                                                                                  ASCE review courses                                   transition can make a world
                                     participate in Younger Member group activities, act as
                                                                                                                                                        of difference. The Younger
                                     a local ASCE Champion, and interact with seasoned          > Protect yourself and save on member-only
                                                                                                                                                        Member Group aims to
                                     engineers in your community. Through your active             insurance programs, including auto, home, and
ASCE and Engineers Without                                                                                                                              bridge the gap between
                                     ASCE participation, you’ll build life-long relationships     life, plus save money and proudly represent the
Borders - USA (EWB) . . . Partners                                                                                                                      students, recent graduates,
                                     and develop leadership skills that you can apply to          profession with an ASCE-Bank of America
in Building A Better World.                                                                                                                             young professional engineers,
                                     your civil engineering job and keep your career              credit card
Become a partner in promoting                                                                                                                           and the more experienced
                                     advancement on track.
                                                                                                > Learn from ASCE’s leaders by participating in the     engineers. In my short time
high engineering standards
while participating in projects
                                                    www.asce.org/youngermember                    ASCE mentoring program. “Experts and leaders are      since graduation, ASCE
in developing communities                                                                         made, not born.” — The Cambridge Handbook of          membership has helped
nationally and internationally.      Cultivate a Career Plan                                      Expertise and Expert Performance                      me transition into the

                                                                                                                                                                                              LATE CAREER
For more information about           Take control of your career plan with ASCE resources       > Read about the profession’s latest innovations,       professional world and met
joining EWB at the special ASCE      such as the Career Paths brochures, ASCE face-               remarkable projects, and the expertise of your        my expectations.”
member discount rate, contact        to-face and online mentoring programs, the annual            colleagues in ASCE’s award-winning monthly
                                                                                                                                                        – Carrie Buthe, E.I.T., A.M.ASCE
(800) 548-ASCE (2723), or go to      Engineering Income and Salary Survey, and the Career         magazine, Civil Engineering, provided FREE to           Staff Engineer, Banner Associates
www.asce.org/ewb.                    Connections job site.                                        you each month                                          ASCE South Dakota Section
Ensure Professional Ethics      For Mid-CArEEr...                                        Maximize ASCE membership in                                 Most Popular Professional
                                As you work toward and within your peak career           mid-career:                                                 Development Seminars
ASCE maintains an Ethics
                                years, ASCE is your greatest ally for solving complex    > For every budget size and amount of time, ASCE            and Webinars
Advisory Line to provide
                                technical, business, and management challenges             offers technical and professional development             – HEC-RAS Computer
guidance on any area of
                                you face on a daily basis.                                 through continuing education courses to help                Workshop
ethical concern, available at
                                                                                           you excel
(800) 548-ASCE (2723).                                                                                                                               – Financial Management for
                                Sharpen Management and Technical Skills                  > Download the technical and professional material            the Professional Engineer
              www.asce.org/     ASCE is where the best minds gather on the subject         your research demands in real time and at a               – Personal Time
              ethics            of building highly effective, innovative engineering       significant discount                                        Management
                                organizations in the public and private sectors.         > Let ASCE develop and customize a training                 – Ethics: The Road All
                                Whether you’re a VP at a small consulting firm,
                                                                                           course for your project management team                     Engineers Must Follow
                                government contractor, educator, consulting engineer,
                                or government agency manager, ASCE offers a vast         > Access talented civil engineers to find your next
                                selection of management and technical development          employee on Career Connections, ASCE’s
                                resources and programs to keep your career securely        online career Web site, then find out what salary
                                on track. Save 25% on a Proceedings and Journals           they should be paid with The Engineering Income
                                Combined Gold Research Library Card providing you          and Salary Survey
                                with online access to the ASCE Research Library          > Locate active volunteers, recruit discipline-specific
                                                                                                                                                   “What I’ve gotten from ASCE
                                designed for locating articles of interest within all                                                              would fill a book. My first job
                                                                                           engineers for your multi-disciplinary project, and
                                disciplines of civil engineering.                                                                                  came from a manager who
                                                                                           find former colleagues with Member Connections,
                                                                                                                                                   handed me his card at an
                                                                                           ASCE’s FREE interactive online directory
                                                                                                                                                   ASCE breakout session, and
                                Expand Your Network                                      > Get legislative alerts on key initiatives that          my five years as lead track
                                ASCE Sections, Branches, Institutes, and Technical         directly impact civil engineers through ASCE’s          and signal engineer for the

                                                                                                                                                                                      M ID CAR EER
                                Activities committees are your most fertile ground for     Key Contact Program                                     Alameda Corridor Project and
                                building teams and establishing vendor and consult-
                                                                                         > Exchange ideas, build new business relationships,
                                                                                                                                                   the management of other
                                ing relationships to address challenging projects and
                                                                                                                                                   large transit and rail projects
                                issues. Attend events, join a committee, speak at a        and increase your industry expertise at ASCE-
                                                                                                                                                   were made possible by values
                                technical forum, moderate a panel, present a paper,        sponsored conferences, all offered at a significant
                                                                                                                                                   and skills I developed working
                                or even lead a Section, Branch, or committee.              member discount
                                                                                                                                                   on ASCE committees with a
                                                                                         > Groom the future leaders of the profession by           wide range of professionals.
                                                                                           becoming a mentor to a recent graduate or               You don’t pick up leadership
                                                                                           Younger Member, and ensure you are on the               skills sitting at your desk
                                Encourage Budding Civil Engineers                          right career path by becoming a protege                 designing highways. The only
                                ASCE sponsors a variety of programs designed to          > Plan for you and your family’s future with one
                                                                                                                                                   way is to get out and work
                                foster interest in civil engineering among K-12                                                                    for it. And ASCE enables
                                                                                           of three Group Term Life Insurance plans
                                students and encourage them to follow in your foot-                                                                you to do that. Being an
                                steps. Get involved with programs like Building Big,     > Meet your financial goals with a free member-           ASCE member puts me one
                                ZOOM Into Engineering, Design Squad and The                exclusive portfolio review and specialized invest-      step ahead.”
                                West Point Bridge Design Contest.                          ment programs from Grogan Advisory Services
                                                                                                                                                   – Don A. Sepulveda, P.E., M.ASCE
                                              www.asce.org/kids                                         www.asce.org/benefits                        Associate Vice President,
                                                                                                                                                     DMJM Harris
                                                                                                                                                  YOUR ASCE. YOUR CAREER.
For lATE CArEEr...                                       Encourage Budding Civil Engineers
ASCE has a proud history of recognizing the              ASCE sponsors a variety of programs designed to
accomplishments and serving the still-vibrant needs      foster interest in civil engineering among K-12
of lifetime members. By facilitating opportunities for   students and encourage them to follow in your foot-
later career members to share their knowledge and        steps. Get involved with programs like Building Big,
recognize their accomplishments with others and          ZOOM Into Engineering, Design Squad and The
chart a course toward retirement or semi-retirement,     West Point Bridge Design Contest.
ASCE helps our most accomplished members                               www.asce.org/kids
continue to thrive.

Share a lifetime of learning                             Maximize your ASCE membership
                                                         late in your career:

                                                                                                                                                 EARLY CAREER
Leadership by accomplished members is what sets
ASCE apart. Become a volunteer in an ASCE Institute      >	 Represent ASCE and the profession by providing
or inter-industry group such as The Infrastructure         expert testimony to the media
Security Partnership (TISP) or the Civil Engineering     >	 Share your knowledge by volunteering for disaster
Forum for Innovation (CEFI) and contribute to the          response initiatives such as the Committee on
strategic development of future generations of civil       Critical Infrastructure (CCI)
engineers and civil engineering challenges.
                                                         >	 Mentor budding and mid-level civil engineers
                                                           through ASCE’s growing mentoring program
recognize Exceptional individuals
                                                         >	 Let your voice be heard in government halls by
You’ve had a distinguished career and ASCE is
honored to have been a part of your success. ASCE’s        becoming a Key Contact and guiding legislators
honors and awards program recognizes exceptional           with your expertise
achievement ranging from research to professional

                                                                                                                                                 MID CAREER
                                                         >	 Save on personal long-term care programs
service to demonstration of technical skill. ASCE                                                               “My ASCE membership has
also has special membership categories for our most                    www.asce.org/mentoring                   been a treasured asset in my
esteemed members — the Fellows Program and                                                                      engineering career. ASCE’s
Distinguished Members.                                                                                          continuing education and
                                                                                                                world-class publications are
                                                                                                                programs that have allowed
                                                                                                                me to stay professionally
Plan for the Future                                                                                             up to date throughout my
ASCE provides services to help you plan for what’s                                                              40 years of civil engineering
next in your life, professionally and personally. The                                                           practice, and the Society’s
Society offers seminars on topics such as evaluations                                                           conferences and Institutes
                                                                                                                have kept me well connected

                                                                                                                                                  LAT E C A RE E R
of engineering firms and ownership transitions, and
provides valuable discounts on personal products                                                                to the civil engineering
such as health insurance, long-term care, estate                                                                profession in the U.S. and
planning, and complete financial planning.                                                                      around the globe.”

                                                                                                                – Ralph Peterson, P.E., M.ASCE
                                                                                                                  Chairman, CEO, CH2M Hill
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                                David Mongan, P.E., F.ASCE, 2008 ASCE President (5th from left) with the
                                University of Wisconsin Concrete Canoe team

                                                     I’M AT homE In ThE
                                              CIvIl EngInEErIng CoMMUnITY.

                                                                              I’M hoME AT ASCE.
                                                    You’ve chosen civil engineering as your life’s work. You’ve also made the

                                       right choice in making ASCE an integral part of your professional growth and success.

                                               As a member of the world’s preeminent civil engineering society, you can trust

                                     ASCE to support you at each stage of your career and everywhere your work takes you.

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