ITE’s third general meeting is this Thursday, Oct 25 during U-hour 12-1 PM, in the Transportation Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Neil Nilchian, PE as our guest speaker. He will be discussing the Development of the First Largest Group of 10-Existing Road Improvements in 2010-2011. Mr. Nilchian asks that you please bring written questions to the meeting as his presentation is very interactive! Free lunch will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. We hope to see you there!
Mr. Neil Nilchian worked for the County of Riverside for about 25 years including 6 years for the Department of Building and Safety, where he managed a Satellite Office-Grading Section. He later joined the Riverside County Transportation Department and eventually became an Engineering Project Manager for many different Capital Improvement Projects. Before his employment with the County, he worked for a consultant and the City of LA-Building and Safety. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from California State University, Los Angeles and was on the Dean’s List at the time of graduating. He has been an active member of ASCE and EERI for over 25 years. He has also been a member of number of different committees, such as the Report Card, Stormwater, Safety Assessment Program and chaired a very first Mentorship Committee for the local ASCE. He is a certified volunteer and trainer by the Governor’s Office of Emergency Management Agency along with other credentials. In 2010, he was selected by the SB/Riv Counties-ASCE Branch to be the Civil Engineer of the Year in Government.
Membership Fees will increase after October 31 from $20 to $25 for the ITE Membership and from $30 to $40 for the Joint APSA-ITE Membership.
In other news…
This month’s OCTEC luncheon will also be held on Thursday, October 25, 2012 starting at 11:30AM at Orange Hill Restaurant in Orange. Please RSVP on the Eventbrite link here.
APSA will be holding a firm tour of Fehr & Peers this Friday, October 26, 2012 starting at 10:00 AM at 3850 Vine St. Suite 140 Riverside, CA 92507. This is the perfect reason to have that joint membership! (It’s not too late to upgrade!)