Open Section Positions

The Virginia Section is seeking nominations from individuals wishing to serve the Section Board for 2022-2023, beginning October 1, 2022. The open positions are President- Elect, First Vice President, and 2nd Section Director. Additional open Committee Chair and chair member positions include: Younger Members, Government Relations, Membership, Newsletter Editor and Section Website Editor. Section Office and Committee Chair responsibilities are shown on page 2 from the ASCE Section & Branch Operations Handbook.   President-elect: The President-elect is in a unique and importa...
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Liberty University Student Chapter

The newest VA Section Student Chapter is at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Liberty University ASCE Student Chapter was established on July 10, 2022. Liberty is the fifth student chapter in the Virginia Section. They join the student chapters at University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Military Institute, and Old Dominion University. LU ASCE 2022-2023 Student Leaders are: President:                         Lydianna Notheis Vice President: &n...
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Steel Bridge at Virginia Tech

The 2022 ASIC National Steel Bridge Competition was held on May 27 & 28 at the campus of Virginia Tech. Both AISC and ASCE cosponsor the event. The winners from the 20 regional ASCE Student Symposiums competed for to earn the top spot for steel bridge. Virginia Tech not only hosted the competition but represented the Virginias Student Symposium in the competition. The ASCE Virginia Section was a silver sponsor for the National Steel Bridge Competition. Multiple ASCE VA Section members and past Region 4 WV Governor, Carol Stevens, participated as judges. Christina Ammens, the current ...
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Outstanding Centennial Engineer Award

Victor Crawford, PE Mr. Crawford worked for more than forty-five years as a civil engineer, work that included engineering consultant in the private sector, and as a federal employee with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and in the Navy’s Shoreside Environmental Program.  This work included supporting the Navy’s environmental compliance program at various levels in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command and leading environmental assessment teams at DOE facilities to determining required improvements in environmental operations and nuclear environmental monitoring.  Up...
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Marvin Hilton, PE

In 2002 Marvin Hilton suggested that the State of Virginia should have a Continuing Education requirement to maintain a Professional License. Many other States had already done so, and he felt it was time for Virginia to follow suite. The VA Section Board of Directors (BOD) agreed and suggested that Marvin write up a draft proposal. Marvin was surprised at first, and the BOD said it is your idea Marvin, write it up, which he did, A couple of months later Marvin had a draft that followed acceptable format for consideration by the State Assembly, as Marvin had worked during numerous past...
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Notable Virginia Engineers

The Virginia Section wants to recognize those engineers from Virginia that have made an indelible mark to the Civil Engineering Profession. Their contributions and service aided in a better quality of life in the Commonwealth. More information and details on these engineers are in the links below: Hardy Cross Marvin Hilton
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Peninsula Branch Event

The ASCE Peninsula Branch cohosted a guest speaker and social event at the Coastal Fermentory in Newport News’ Yard District on Thursday June 23rd.  We were joined by special guest Mr. Rick Dwyer, Deputy Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance (HRMFFA) who spoke about the impacts and future of the Federal Facilities in Hampton Roads. This was the first Peninsula Branch event that has been held in the past two years.
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