Welcome to the PSEC Website

Last Modified: October 1, 2018
by Stan Dyck


Welcome to the Puget Sound Engineering Council (PSEC) web site. We hope this web site will be useful for member societies or others trying to get information about engineering activities in the Puget Sound area.

2017 Officers

John Schaufelberger (right) swears in the 2017 officers, (from left to right) Kathi Shoemake, Secretary, Dave Butcher, Treasurer, and Chris Roberdeau, President

PSEC is an organization comprised of the local chapters of national or international engineering and scientific societies in the Puget Sound area. PSEC exists to increase public awareness and appreciation of engineering, science and technology.

The overall goals of PSEC are to:

  • Inform the public on technical matters
  • Advance the interests of the member societies it represents as well as those of the larger engineering and scientific community
  • Reflect the technical concerns of these societies and of this community

To help foster the mission and goals of PSEC, the organization sponsors several annual events including:

Please feel free to contact me directly, if you have any questions regarding PSEC. We also encourage you to download our PSEC Overview presentation for more information on PSEC.

Charles Beard – PSEC President (2018-2019)
e-mail: president {at} pseconline [dot] org



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  • December 3rd, 2018 Meeting Minutes

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  • November 5th, 2018 Meeting Minutes

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    PSEC Meeting 10/01/2018 Agenda approved, minutes approved Around the room Some organizations are required to go through their HQ before communicating with their members to laws from Europe) Multiple clubs now have their events on the PSEC Calendar Treasurer Report Request to update roster Request for dues will be coming soon Nonprofit status is reinstated – this means PSEC is eligible for Boeing (and other corporate) funding Need to refile every year to avoid losing it again Calendar Updates Engineering fair is confirmed for Museum of Flight for Feb 9 Banquet is no longer tentative (will again be held at the Museum of Flight) Currently no mentor nights scheduled Website Updates Open action to create ...

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