The Alaska Section provides administrative support for the five ASCE Branches and over 800 members within the State. In addition to the Branches (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Mat‐Su and Ketchikan), there are Student Chapters at the University of Alaska, Anchorage (UAA) and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF) and a Younger Member Forum (YMF) in Anchorage.
The Section is very active in participating in legislative outreach both at the national ASCE DC Fly‐In as well as in Juneau with the APDC (Alaska Professional Design Council) Fly‐In. In 2018, five students from UAA and UAF also attended the APDC Fly‐In thanks to the Section’s support.
We continue to push the 2017 Alaska ASCE Report Card results at every opportunity and produced a video highlighting the need for Alaska infrastructure.
The Section advocates for our profession at every opportunity and are in the process of nominating two civil engineering historic landmarks for recognition (Salmon Creek Dam in Juneau and O’Connell Bridge in Sitka). We also petitioned the State Legislature for an Engineer’s Week Proclamation as well as honorarium for the ASCE Region 8 Director, Dale Nelson, P.E.
With the generous support of our Branches, the Section has ensured that each K‐12 Alaskan school will receive the “Dream Big” video. Alaska was but a handful of states which can make this claim.
It is our pleasure to serve the membership throughout the year.
- ASCE Alaska Section Officers