Eammon Farley, a Traffic Engineer, was elected Treasurer of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Younger Member Forum (YMF). In this role, Eammon will be responsible for preparing the operating budget of the YMF, coordinating with the ASCE Philadelphia Section Treasurer concerning funds, and more.
Highway Engineer Dennis Wilson recently joined the board and was appointed as this year’s Social Events Chair. His position entails leading the planning of all social gatherings, including sporting events and welcome back events for students. Additionally, he will assist with the coordination of the Winter Social.
On June 23, Maureen Cissel, a Project Manager in our Baltimore office, will present at the Association of State Flood Plain Managers’ (ASFPM) annual national conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her presentation, Flood Risk Reduction: Levee Accreditation Case Study, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
The conference, now in its 40th year, will be held at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan from June 19–24. This year’s theme is “Great Lakes – Grand Partners.”
The ASFPM annual conference is consistently recognized as the most important floodplain conference in the United States. The conference is often attended by more than 120 speakers and 1,200 participants, including many of the most important consulting firms and product vendors associated with floodplain management.
On Wednesday, May 25, McCormick Taylor’s traffic engineers from across the company met in our Philadelphia office for the 12th Annual Traffic Engineering Workshop. The annual event brings traffic personnel together for a day to share technical knowledge, project updates, new practices, and useful technologies. The workshop also gives the traffic group the opportunity to strengthen interoffice relationships and practice presentation skills.