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In a record-breaking year, SEFW funded the SEAW Scholarship Awards Program, presenting four awards totaling $16,000. In total, the SEAW Scholarship Program has now presented $180,500 to 73 structural engineering students.
Madison Broers, of East Wenatchee, received a BSCE and started a MSCE, both at WSU.
Jenna Louie, of Renton, received a BSCE at UW and is starting a MSCE at Cal-Berkeley.
Carolyn McCann, of Gig Harbor, received a BSCE at University of Michigan and is starting a MSCE at Stanford.
Lindsey Peterson, of Spokane, received a BSCE at Gonzaga.
For the first time, SEFW co-sponsored an SEAW YMG member to attend the SEA NW Conference, this year held in Oregon. John Gunn was selected by the SEAW Board of Trustees to attend.
The 9th Annual SEFW Fall Forum, “Worldwide Trends in Urban Growth: How Washington Stacks Up” was attended by 250+ people at Benaroya Hall. Antony Wood of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat gave an engaging, thoughtful presentation that covered all corners of the state. The lecture can be
The book showcases the innovative work of the late Jack Christiansen, highlighting a Pacific Northwest structural engineering legacy. SEFW funded part of Tyler's research and a traveling exhibit of model replicas, which preceded the book.
SEFW was pleased to sponsor the research of Tyler Sprague, whose book, "Sculpture on a Grand Scale" was finally released.
SEFW was pleased to continue to support the outreach efforts of SEAW, including the continued partnership with the Washington Alliance for Better Schools and their After School STEM Academy), participation in 10 STEM expo and career events (reaching 4,000+ Puget Sound students!), and expansion into other parts of the state. Learn more about the Outreach Committee by visiting
At the request of the SEAW Wind Committee, SEFW has started a "Special Wind Region" donation fund. Tax-deductible funds collected will support a joint effort by SEAW and SEA-Oregon to collect Pacific Northwest wind data.
SEFW thanks Tom Corcoran for his two years as Chair of the Board of Directors. Also, thank you to Nancy Devine and Cary Kopczynski, who will both step off the Board in 2020.
Assuming the role of Chair is Craig Roberts of CT Engineering, with Shana Kelley of KPFF Consulting Engineers as Vice Chair. Ted Smith will continue as Secretary/Treasurer.
Joining the Board in 2020 are Cale Ash of Degenkolb, Pete Barlow of Contech Services, and Connie Holloway of ZGF Architects.
Marga Rose Hancock
Richal and Karen Smith
Miles Sand & Gravel
Shannon & Wilson
Swenson Say Faget
Brown & Caldwell
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Mark & Linda D'Amato
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The above graphs outline SEFW's breakdown of contributions/income and expenditures for 2019. The Board continues to utilize a separate account, funded 100% by Board donations, to support SEFW-related expenditures not directly related to programs, such as monthly meeting expenses, Board retreats, social functions, and other similar activities. Individual or corporate donations are used exclusively for costs associated with the SEFW mission.