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President’s Message

Landon Blake, President

Fires in the Wine Country of California recently took the lives of over 40 people. Many are still missing, and the death toll will grow. This tragic disaster took place shortly after 2 devastating storms,(Hurricane Harvey flooded huge parts of … Continue reading

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November 15, 2017 Meeting: Panel on the “Duty to Defend” Contract Language & QBS Update from Jennifer Teasdale

Kathy Wickam, Vice President

Our November 15th ACEC-CA Sierra Chapter meeting will feature a short presentation by Jennifer Teasdale, ACEC-CA Policy Outreach Coordinator on QBS, the procurement method that federal, state, and local agencies are required to utilize in their selection of engineers, land surveyors, … Continue reading

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Meeting Recap: ACEC Sierra Chapter/S.A.M.E. Joint Meeting Wednesday October 18—Speaker: Eric Tsai, PE (DWR)

Debanik Chaudhuri, Secretary/Treasurer

Our speaker for the October 18, 2017 meeting was Mr. Eric Tsai.  Eric currently serves as the Acting Chief of Flood Planning Branch, California Department of Water Resources. The subject of Eric’s presentation was the 2017 update of the Central … Continue reading

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Tim Fleming Memorial Scholarship – Now Accepting Applications

Marco Palilla, Chapter Director

I am happy to announce that the Tim Fleming Memorial Scholarship is now accepting applications! Now in its 7th year, the annual scholarship is awarded to a Junior or Senior majoring in Civil Engineering/Transportation at California State University Sacramento, University … Continue reading

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President’s Message

Landon Blake, President

I’d like to start our October 2017 Newsletter by thanking everyone that supported our third annual Sierra Chapter Engineering Excellence Awards. We had great attendance at the dinner, and provided a warm welcome to our award winners. We also welcomed … Continue reading

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