To: WEST REGION President Patrick Comerford and Secretary Corrina Bailey
FROM: Mike Hilliard, CSI…President
Bob Hemphill, West Region Director
Wally Holmen, FCSI , Emeritus
Subject: Chapter Report for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
MEMBERSHIP: ……..Brenda Hunsinger, Chair
Emeritus: 3 + Retired: 4 + Emerging Professional: 4 +
Professional: 59 + Student: 3 =
Total: 73 as of JULY 2019
Full and partial funding for CONSTRUCT, CSI Academies, and Region Conference: 2 attended CONSTRUCT in Long Beach, CA, 4 attended Bi-Region Conference in Los Angeles.
CHAPTER MEETINGS ……Wally Holmen, Programs Chair - Monthly Chapter Meetings are held the third Tuesday evening of the month at Scotts Seafood Restaurant, Jack London Square, Oakland, unless otherwise noted. 5:45 pm Networking & Tabletops; 6:30 pm Dinner; 7:15 pm Program. Attendance is usually around 20-30 and as noted. For FY19 there is no dinner charge for EBO members. Chapter Board meetings are held prior to Chapter meetings whenever possible.
18 SEP 2018 “SAFEGUARDS SPECIFYING NEW PRODUCTS” – Christine Diosdado PE, CSI, Associate Principal at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger 20 attendee
16 OCT 2018 12 NOON TOUR: The OLD YELLOW HOUSE – ORINDA
James Phillip Wright has turned an 1890 landmark into a showcase for renewable energy 14 attendees
20 NOV 2018 “NEW CENTURY IN BRIDGE DESIGN” – Donald MacDonald, Architect [with ASCE] 26 attendees
18 DEC 2018 HOLIDAY PARTY & SILENT AUCTION w/ SF&SCV=105
15 JAN 2019 “HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING ENVELOPES” – Courtney Miller, RA, LEED AP – Ecobuild Architects 24 attendees
19 FEB 2019 “RESILIENT BY DESIGN” – Stephen Engbloom, AIA, LEED AP & Claire Bonham-Carter, AECOM 22 attendees
19 MAR 2019 “MARIN CIVIC CENTER – WATERPROOFING” –
Scott Tyson, CSI, CDT 31 attendees
16 APR 2019 “VEGETATIVE ROOFS” – John Thomas – Siplast
(Mike Lopez, CSI, host) 16 attendees
12 APR 2019 FRIDAY SYMPOSIUM – “ CONSTRUCTION DISASTERS III” – breakfast & lunch at Scotts . 7:30 am to 3:30 pm – with RWI
Product displays – (6 LUs) 30 attendees + 6 tables mfr.
23 MAY 2019 12 pm THURSDAY: GOLF LEASSONS WITH PROS AT CORICA PARK [Wally, host] 6 attendees
18 JUN 2019 ANNUAL MEETING – AWARDS & PRODUCT SHOW
6 tables + 25 attendees
3. SPECIAL EVENTS 28h ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT Brenda Hunsinger & Jerry Veiluva Co-Chairs 21 Sept 2018 CORICA GC ALAMEDA 18 SEP 2015 Attendance of 32, 9 Sponsors
4. COMMUNICATIONS: Gabe Galvez Webmaster; Website csieastbay.org updated monthly or sooner. Meeting announcements are E-mailed to East bay Oakland Chapter and 3 surrounding Chapters.
5. CERTIFICATION: Dan Galvez, Certification Chair Organized study groups. Mentoring for 2 CDT students.
6. ACADEMIC LIASON- Wally Holmen, Chair
The East Bay Oakland Chapter continued contact and dialogue with local Community Colleges. Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill and Laney College, Oakland; also Cal State East Bay-Hayward and UC Berkeley-College of Engineering (ASC Team).
7. EDUCATION; Bob Hemphill, Chair
12 APR 2019 FRIDAY SYMPOSIUM: DISASTERS Case Studies. Presenters- Megan Chris-Wilkinson, Phil Dregger, Richard Norris, Christine Diosdado, Paul Goetz and Joseph Joslin. Co-sponsor RCI. 8am-3:30 pm including C/BKFST & LUNCH at SCOTTS…
(6 LUs) 30 attendees + 6 Table tops
8. AWARDS: Mary Nowee, Awards Chair, assisted by Wally Holmen.
14 certificates and gifts were presented at the June Chapter Installation of Officers & Annual Membership Meeting. Six tables displayed manufacturers products.
WEST REGION DIRECTOR Bob Hemphill attended Mid-year Board meeting in Walnut Creek and May Board in LA.
Full membership meetings are not held in July and August. Only Board meets in the summer. Meeting attendance increased and the Chapter has increased its reserves. Chapter membership has declined however.