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Regional Meetings Update

Tues., Feb. 25:  8th Annual Student Mentoring Night at UC.  Click here for additional information and to register.

Interested in helping to plan future meetings, have a topic that interests you, or willing to present at an upcoming meeting?  Please send us an email.

Cincinnati Team Leaders:
Mindy Barber, P.E.; Phil Niekamp, E.I.; Abby Lehmenkuler, P.E.
[email protected]


Local meetings will resume in the next month or so. 

– Cleveland Team Leader:
Jason Hoover, P.E., S.E. 
[email protected]


SEAoO Columbus 

The previous SEAoO Columbus planning chair has relocated out of state.  To help spread the workload, we're hoping to assemble a team to plan future meetings.  If you're interested helping plan meetings or willing to present, please send us an email.

– Columbus Team Leaders:
(Currently Vacant)
[email protected]

Proposed meeting for mid-late January 2020, with techincal speaker/presentation on a AISC Steel Talk topic and other Masonry/Building Code topic, worth 1-2 PDHs. Survey to determine date/time, venue & topics will be sent out at least 2 weeks before the meeting. 

– Toledo Team Leaders:

Dennis Birkemeier, P.E.  
[email protected]

John Morganstern  
[email protected]


We are working to create a joint meeting with University of Dayton students at a local steel fabricator.  Stay tuned for details.

– Dayton Team Leaders:
Mark Remmetter, P.E., S.E.; Sarah Kate Dangelo, E.I.,; Peter Giessel, P.E., S.E.
[email protected]


January 2020  

SEAoO Membership Committee

Membership renewal for all levels is still open and members should have received (2) renewal emails.  Dues remain the same and have not increased for many years. 

As a reminder, SEAoO's membership levels include:

  1. Professional Member: Members that are licensed professional engineers.
  2. Associate Member: Members that graduated with a structural engineering-based degree (undergraduate or graduate) within the past 4 years.
  3. Student Member: Members enrolled full-time in a secondary or post-secondary school.
  4. Member: Members that DO NOT qualify as member types #1, 2, or 3.
Did you become a PE since your last renewal? 
Did you graduate since your last renewal? 
Has it been more than 4 years since you graduated?

If so, email us at [email protected] to change your member category and ensure you receive appropriate voting rights and Young Member emails.

Thank you,

Mindy Barber, PE
SEAoO Membership Committee Chair
[email protected]

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SEAoO Education Committee

Mentoring Night

Keep an eye out for your local chapter's invite to the Mentoring Night event either this Fall or Spring.


Jobsite Tours

Do you have an interesting project that is under construction or know of a project that students would enjoy visiting?  Remember how much you learned during site visits?  Email me to get in contact with your local SEAoO student chapter and schedule a student site visit!  

Thank you,

Bernie Kooi, PE, SE, LEED AP
SEAoO Basic Education Committee Chair
[email protected]

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Recognition Committee

2019-2020 Recognition Event Kickoff

In case you've missed it, our first ever Recognition Event was a success! Now it's time to kick off the 2019-2020 Recognition Event.

With that said, do you know of someone who has demonstrated outstanding service commitment to the profession and SEAoO? Then review the categories listed below and nominate that individual for recognition! Please don't delay, submission deadline is March 31, 2020.


SEAoO Recognition Nomination Form

For those with an interest in supporting the Recognition Committee or those with questions regarding the Recognition Event, please contact the committee chair at:

[email protected].

Thank you!

Antonio Verne, PE
SEAoO Past President / Recognition Committee Chair
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