Governor’s Newsletter Fall 2013 Sonora Region. WELCOME! Hello and welcome to the Fall 2013 edition of the Governor’s Monthly Newsletter! Please be sure to share this information with your section Link this newsletter from your section website!
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Hello and welcome to the Fall 2013 edition of the Governor’s Monthly Newsletter!
Please be sure to share this information with your section
Link this newsletter from your section website!
There’s been a lot of changes this year in SWE so make sure to watch for updates and to contact region leadership if you find you still have questions.
Throughout the year if you have any SWE questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.
On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, SWE-LA member Sharon Cascaddendied peacefully in her sleep at 75 years old after battling cancer over the last several months. Sharon was an active member of SWE and a big part of
the history of SWE-LA and Region B. Her smiling face and bright energy could be found at SWE conferences for decades. Sharon is survived by her husband Neil, also a SWE member.Donations may be made in Sharon’s memory to the following:
Manhattan Beach Community Church
Checks may be made payable to MBCC
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
(for more details go to chla.usc.edu or 323-361-2308)
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
(for more details go to swe.org or 877-793-4636)
Congratulations to all the 2013 SWE Individual Awards winners!
Region B winners include:
Distinguished New Engineer:
Natalie Vanderspiegel, Solar Turbines (San Diego County section)
Virginia Counts, P.E., Medtronic, Inc (Phoenix section)
Sonja Domazet, Northrop Grumman Corporation (Los Angeles section)
Linh Dang, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (Los Angeles section)
Outstanding SWE Counselor:
Helene Finger, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Distinguished Service Award:
Anita Eileen Gale, F.SWE, The Boeing Company, (Orange County Section)
Resnik Challenger Medal:
Christine Geosling, Ph.D., Northrop Grumman Corporation (Los Angeles section)
Please join us at WE13 Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, to learn more about this year’s award recipients and celebrate their achievements!
Congratulations to the FY13 top SWEeter Futures performers!
3rdPlace – Cal Poly SLO
2nd Place – Tucson
1st Place – Greater Salt Lake
Congratulations on all the 2013 Region B success and thanks to everyone who reported their hard work!
Highlights from FY14 Region B Tactical Plan:
New Faces Program
Collegiates: Applications are now open for National Engineers Week Foundation’s New Faces of Engineering–College Edition. This third-annual event honors the best and brightest engineering students in the U.S. and beyond.
Applications are available at: http://www.facebook.com/CollegeEdition and the deadline for submissions is Nov. 15. Nominees will be announced Feb. 13 immediately prior to the kick-off of Engineers Week 2014 (Feb. 16-22). Winners, to be announced on April 2, receive scholarships and national recognition in print and online.
Access Recordings of SWE Finance Training for FY14 Section, Region and MAL Officers
Are you a section, region or MAL officer and interested in learning more about finances at the section and region level? The finance committee recently recorded two webinars:
SWE Finance Training for FY14 Section, Region, and MAL OfficersSWE, Your EIN, and the IRS
These webinars help prepare collegiate and professional treasurers and presidents/governors with the tools they'll need for a successful year. The first webinar covers the latest version of the finance manual and the second webinar deals with EINs and other tax issues. The run time for each webinar is about 30 minutes.
It’s back to how it started!
Eligible events = Any K-12 STEM outreach event from July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014
Log your events today!
Region B “SWEeter Futures Outreach Program”
Region Endowed Scholarship
– Help us reach our goal!
Note: Contact Keli Callahan, or any Region Officer, to make a donation to the Endowed Scholarship Fund! Every bit helps
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