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  • 1.  ASCE Annual Report - Tips?

    Posted 11-10-2020 08:26 PM
    Each year ASCE asks Sections, Branches, Younger Member Groups, Student Chapters, and Regions to submit an Annual Report of their activities to ASCE headquarters. The data in these reports satisfy a variety of requirements that are beneficial to the health of the Society. This information is also used to help populate infographics like the one shown here: ASCE Annual Report. 

    As this is the first time that I am tasked with filling this out for my Younger Member Group, does anyone have any tips or things I should keep in mind when completing the Annual Report?

    Any advice is appreciated!

    Danielle Schroeder EIT, A.M.ASCE (She/her)
    Associate Engineer
    Pennoni Associates
    Philadelphia PA

  • 2.  RE: ASCE Annual Report - Tips?

    Posted 11-12-2020 03:58 PM
    Good afternoon @Danielle Schroeder,

    If this is your first time, I would suggest seeing if anyone kept a Word copy of the previous year's submittal. If not, then I recommend starting to do that for your group moving forward. Most groups do the same activities, or similar activities, every year where ​it is easy to just update information. Even if there is a new activity, it is pretty easy to add an activity to the previously prepared list.

    If you are starting from scratch, then it could take a little longer to prepare your list. I would first look at your calendar of events from last year and start compiling a list and add topics, speakers, and attendance information. Once you have prepared your list, then start compiling the information per the Society's format. I suggest doing this in Word so you can use it as a reference for next year. Once you have reviewed your activities, see if there is a lesson learned from one activity to another. You may also realize the strengths and areas for improvement for your group.

    I hope this helps! Feel free to reach out to bounce ideas off!


    Kenneth Mika, PE M.ASCE

    Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
    (920) 393-8484
    Green Bay, WI