The mission of the SAME Young Members Council is to be an advocate for and engage young member support of SAME’s Strategic Plan through outreach, training, networking and recognition.
Credentialing Achievement Awards Program (application due date: October 9, 2015)
The SAME Young Member Council is continuing the Credentialing Achievement Awards Program (CAAP) to promote the professional development of SAME Young Members and NCO Members in support of the SAME Strategic Plan. The CAAP serves to fulfill an objective which is to provide financial support for professional development, education, and mentoring initiatives to benefit our SAME members.
SAME will reimburse a portion of exam sitting or registration fees for Young Members. The full program details and application are located on the here. 2015 Applications are due October 9.
To download the new application form, click here [PDF].
Next YM Professional Development Call:
When: Wednesday, 7 Oct 15, 1100-1200 EST
Topic: Escape Velocity - What You Didn’t Learn in School, Is What You Need to Advance In Your Career
Presenter: Christian Knutson, P.E., PMP
Description: Find the full description here.
Admin: To join the call, follow the registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8189343293153291777
Professional Development Hours: The YM Council will award 1PDH for participation in this call.
Please see below for a copy of the slides and minutes from our most recent Young Member Council Call.
Additionally, please feel free to call in and join us for future meetings. It’s the best way to get involved and learn about what’s going on throughout the society. Monthly YMC calls will be held the second Thursday of each month at 1200 ET. The call-in number will always be 212-812-2800 (code: 4648 6713).
The next call is scheduled for 8 Oct 2015.
A civilian Young Member can receive the Tudor Medal for the most outstanding contribution to engineering design, construction, research, development, or planning. A uniformed Young Member can receive the Sverdrup for the most outstanding contribution to engineering, the military service, SAME, or the nation. Young Members are also eligible to receive other society awards. Deadlines for nominations are typically the end of January. View the Award & Recognition Committee webpage for more information. We are also always looking for a Post and YM to highlight in our bi-monthly newsletter. Please email Lt Col Michelle Gill, Vice Chair, YM Council Mentoring & Recognition, if there’s a Post or someone you’d like to see lauded for their efforts in the Society.