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Secretary’s Corner – January 2018 – Dan Barbuto

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We started 2018 with great attendance at our monthly meeting held on January 18th at the Hess Club from 6 to 8 p.m.   Our new President, Chris Hill, made some general agenda updates and introduced the new board members:

Chris Hill – President

Dan Barbuto – Vice President

Emily McCarthy – Secretary

Jonathan Warshaw – Treasurer

A call for nominations to the State Board of Directors was made.  If you are interested please contact Chris Hill.  We are also continuing the “Bring a Colleague” program where you bring a colleague that has not yet attended a SEAOT Houston Chapter meeting and both you and your colleague’s meeting fee are waived.

Our speaker for the meeting was Joshua White, P.E. of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE). He presented “Ask the Structure”: Diagnosing Structural Failures, which discussed degradation mechanism and related issues in reinforced concrete structures.  The presentation discuss the fundamentals, the evaluation, and case studies.

We hope to continue our successful start into the new year and look forward to seeing you at our next meeting.