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Young Member Support

The Young Member Support Committee advances NCSEA’s commitment to promoting the growth of emerging engineers into successful, professional engineers and future leaders of the structural engineering profession. 

The committee realizes this purpose through the following initiatives: 

  • Facilitating the formation, growth, and success of Structural Engineers Associations Young Member Groups (YMGs) by providing resources and tools through NCSEA support systems
  • Providing engagement and recognition opportunities at local and national level for YMGs and developing young professionals
  • Developing educational opportunities for soft-skill and technical development of individual young professionals in collaboration with the NCSEA Education Committee Community members 


Click here for more information on NCSEA Young Member Support Committee and resources for existing and forming groups.



Young Member Support Committee Spotlights
STRUCTURE Magazine Feature

Basecamp for Young Member Support Committee Leadership (Contact NCSEA for more details.)


Cristopher Montalvo Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
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Committee Chairs

Jessica Chen Southern California Gas Company
Contact via Email


Voting Members

  • Katie (Courtright) Athens
    JVA Inc
  • Mriganabh Boruah
    360 Engineering Group PLLC
  • Migara Hewavitharana
    Cuono Engineering
  • Isabella Horton
    CEC Corporation
  • Eric McElrath
    Engineered Supply
  • David Nauheimer
    Sargent & Lundy

Corresponding Members

  • James Newhall
    Meyer Borgman Johnson
  • Sikandar Porter-Gill
    Skanska USA Building Inc