The Mohawk-Hudson Section of The American Society of Civil Engineers was established in 1938. In 1976 the Mid-Hudson Branch was established. The Section serves ASCE members and their communities within twenty three New York State Counties.
The Mohawk-Hudson Section of ASCE Objectives:
- Enhance the image of Civil Engineers through community service events and publicity
- Improve communication with members through enhancements in our newsletter and website
- Increase opportunities for continuing education through field trips and speakers
The American Society of Civil Engineers Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 146,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society.
Leadership and Organization
For 2008-2009, the Society's Board of Direction is lead by President D. Wayne Klotz, P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE, Past President David G. Mongan, P.E., F.ASCE, and President-elect Blaine D. Leonard, P.E., F.ASCE. Executive Director Patrick J. Natale, P.E., F.ASCE, CAE, leads the Society's 250 staff members. ASCE's membership is organized into nearly 400 local affiliates, which include 87 Sections, 158 Branches and 130 Younger Member Groups.
Engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life
To provide essential value to our members, their careers, our partners, and the public, ASCE will:
- Facilitate the advancement of technology
- Encourage and provide the tools for lifelong learning
- Promote professionalism and the profession
- Develop and support civil engineer leaders
- Advocate infrastructure and environmental stewardship.
- Facilitate the advancement of technology to enhance quality, knowledge, competitiveness, sustainability, and environmental stewardship.
- Encourage and provide the tools for lifelong learning to aid our members' continued growth throughout their careers.
- Promote professionalism and the profession throughout society to enhance the stature of civil engineers and to influence public policy.
- Develop and support civil engineer leaders to broaden our members' perspectives, enhance their career growth, and promote the public interest.
- Advocate infrastructure and environmental stewardship to protect the public health and safety and improve the quality of life.