The Society of American Military Engineers leads collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges. Founded in 1920, SAME unites public and private sector individuals and organizations from across the architecture, engineering, construction, environmental and facility management, cyber security, project planning, contracting and acquisition, and related disciplines in support of national security.
Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., SAME provides its more than 30,000 members extensive opportunities for training, education and professional development through a robust offering of conferences, workshops, networking events and publications. With a membership that includes recent service academy graduates and retired engineering officers, project managers and corporate executives, uniformed and public sector professionals and private sector experts, SAME bridges the gaps between critical stakeholders to help secure our nation.
SAME consists of 106 Posts and more than 50 Student Chapters and Field Chapters around the world along with a headquarters staff. Nationally, the organization is led by a volunteer Board of Direction that comprises five National Officers, 17 Regional Vice Presidents, the Chairs of the Mission Committees & Councils and 12 Elected Directors who serve three-year terms and are elected in groups of four annually.
25: Live from the SAME/U.S. Army Engineering & Construction Camp with Kate Staebell
In the latest episode of the Real TiME Podcast, live from the SAME/U.S. Army Engineering & Construction Camp in Vicksburg, Miss., Kate Staebell, a Young Member with the Vicksburg Post, discusses her path from attending the camp as a high school student, graduating college with a degree in geology, joining the U.S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center as a research physical scientist, and now returning to the camp as a counselor.
24: The first-ever U.S. Forces Korea Engineer Ball with Rick McConnell
In this episode, Korea Post President Rick McConnell discusses how a small team of six people helped put together the first-ever U.S. Forces Korea Engineer Ball in a little over two months, shares how the consolidation of forces at Camp Humphreys is helping cohesion within the Post, and details efforts the Post is undertaking to strengthen connections between Korean and U.S. partners.
23: Live from the NAVFAC EURAFSWA-SAME Government-Industry Engagement Forum with Maria "Lore" Aguayo
In this episode, live from the NAVFAC EURAFSWA-SAME Government-Industry Engagement Forum in Naples, Italy, NAVFAC EURAFSWA Commanding Officer Capt. Maria "Lore" Aguayo, P.E., CEC, USN, discusses how government and industry partners can work together to improve project delivery in the Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia area of operations.
22: Live from the San Francisco Post 2018 Holiday Gala with Marv Fisher
In this episode, live from the San Francisco Post 2018 Holiday Gala at the Marines' Memorial Club, SAME National President Marv Fisher joins the podcast to provide an update on the Society's focus areas, detail the biggest successes of the past year, and share what he gets most excited about when talking to Posts and members as he travels around.
21: Live from the Symposium on Design & Construction Issues at Hazardous Waste Sites with Kate Garufi
In this episode, live from the Symposium on Design & Construction Issues at Hazardous Waste Sites - West, Kate Garufi of the Denver Metro Post and the Environmental Protection Agency discusses how the Symposium was put together, its value to EPA in helping it conduct its Superfund mission, and the critical collaborative role that SAME plays in co-sponsoring the event, enabling it to be held.
20: Live from the Mega Maryland Small & Minority Business Conference in Baltimore with Teri Myers
In this episode, live from the Mega Maryland Small & Minority Business Conference in Baltimore, Chesapeake Post Secretary Teri Myers of CDM Smith touches on how she first joined SAME, the Post's flourishing scholarship and mentoring program, her Society "bucket list" and the professional appeal of SAME's broad technical reach.