SEAoNY's membership is spread across an array of different committees, each one focusing on a vital facet of the organization. Our current committees are listed below. Please click on the committee names if you would like to contact a committee and learn more. SEAoNY's primary committees are also listed in your membership profile - please indicate your interest by selecting the checkboxes and you will receive periodic correspondence from the respective committee chairpersons. Your involvement is appreciated!
The Education Committee focuses on bridging the gap between the Professional Community of New York's engineers with the Universities. Through programs like the annual Structure Quest and ongoing efforts to host resume and interview workshops, the Education Committee puts students and universities in direct contact with SEAoNY professionals.
The Codes & Standards Committee provides information to members regarding changes in codes. It also makes recommendations for amendments to the codes which would incorporate new developments in various aspects of the design of structures.
The Diversity Committee mission is to advocate for inclusion and advancement of women and minorities in the structural engineering community, raise awareness about the challenges they face in the professional workplace, and propose solutions through worker-friendly, equitable policies. Our vision is a more diverse and inclusive community with better collaboration in the workplace and longer-term employee retention. We hold events and provide resources for our membership to support these goals. Please contact us at email@example.com with your interest.
The Membership Committee encourages those in the practice of structural engineering and allied professionals to become members of the association. It also maintains the member directory and liaison connection with member firms, develops recommendations to improve member benefits, and organizes social networking events such as President’s Breakfast Roundtable and member happy hours.
The Programs Committee plans meetings and workshops and arranges for the annual meeting. This includes selecting the event date and venue, and preparing all announcements and mailings in conjunction with the event.
The Publications Committee collects appropriate news and other material for inclusion in the SEAoNY Newsletter. This includes editing, printing and distributing the Newsletter.
The Scholarship Committee reviews potential recipients of the SEAoNY/AIA Scholarship Fund, to be awarded to an undergraduate engineering/architecture student in New York each September.
The SE Licensure Committee is a newly formed committee responsible for strategic planning and lobbying efforts towards the implementation of an SE practice Act in New York.
Small Practices Committee is designed to help facilitate the flow of ideas, recognize the needs of smaller firms and help build stronger ties in the structural engineering community in New York.
SEAoNY’s Young Member Group is an assembly of SEAoNY members dedicated to easing the transition of students and young engineers into successful, professional engineers and future leaders of the structural engineering profession. Our goal is to host events, lectures and workshops geared towards career development and young member specific topics while promoting structural engineering as a profession. SEAoNY’s YMG is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the industry, network with your peers, and sculpt the early development of your career!
SEAoNY's Syracuse Upstate Committee plans seminars and events in Syracuse as the first SEAoNY chapter in Upstate New York. We are looking to connect professionals in the field of structural engineering, across the region from Buffalo to Albany, to a professional organization for structural engineers. Through our educational events, we strive to enhance the practice of structural engineering. If you would like to provide organizational support please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest.
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