President: Jared Nakamoto, PE

Jared is a transportation engineer for Parsons Brinckerhoff in their Seattle office where his project work consists of traffic signal, signing, channelization, MOT/traffic control, ITS, illumination and drainage design. He graduated from Oregon State University with a BS in Civil Engineering and has held various positions with the Seattle YMF.

In his spare time, Jared enjoys traveling, eating, attending concerts, playing sports and spending time with friends and family.


Board Representative: Cal Bearman, PE

Cal is a Structural Engineer with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates. He earned his BSCE at Purdue University and his MSCE at the University of Washington. As a member of the WJE team, Cal has conducted field inspections, performed code reviews, analyzed existing structures, designed repairs, and overseen construction administration. Cal also contributes to the History and Heritage Committee of the ASCE Seattle Section. He spends his free time volunteering with the Phinney Neighborhood Association, playing soccer with the ASCE YMF, and exploring the hiking trails in the Cascades.


President-Elect: Don Nguyen, PE

Don is a junior bridge engineer with COWI. He holds both a BSCE and MSCE from the University of Washington. He is a PE and a Greenroads Sustainable Transportation Professional (STP). He has held a few positions within ASCE YMF, including YMF Secretary and Popsicle Stick Bridge Coordinator. Don has worked on the design and analysis of cable stayed bridges, a steel truss system to retrofit concrete girders, and segmentally constructed concrete girders. When not running computer simulation models, Don likes to spend his time baking pastries and playing board games.


Treasurer: Bobbie Gilmour, EIT

Bobbie is a civil/environmental staff engineer with Kennedy/Jenks Consultants in Seattle and Tacoma, WA. Project have included: construction management and inspection assistance on various water and wastewater treatment plants, design of biofilters, and condition assessments. She earned her B.S. from Seattle University, where she became involved with ASCE along with other engineering societies. In her spare time, she loves to crochet, bake, and hang out with friends.


Secretary: Schyler Hect, EIT, ENV SP

Schyler is a Water Resources EIT with Parsons Brinckerhoff in their Seattle office where she works on the drainage design and stormwater analysis for roadway and site development projects. Before joining PB two years ago, she worked at a consulting firm in Woodridge, Illinois, V3 Companies, for a year and a half after earning her BS from Washington State University. She is also a member of the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Creeks, Drainage and Wastewater Advisory Committee where she assists in the review of SPU.s policies and programs related to stormwater and wastewater utilities and water quality. In her free time, Schyler likes to spend time with her family and friends, try new restaurants/bars in Capitol Hill, work on her photography skills and hop on the ferry for the occasional weekend in Port Townsend.


Past-Executive: Courtney Davis, PE

Courtney is a bridge engineer with KPFF Consulting Engineers in Portland, OR. She recently relocated from the Seattle Office. She works in KPFF's Structural group designing bridges, and other transportation related structures. Recently, she has worked on the schematic design of a 500 ft. pedestrian bridge in Portland as well as the retrofit of a bridge approach structure over the Willamette River. While in Seattle, Courtney lead a multi-disciplined team in the design of a new segment of the Bay-to-Baker Trail in Bellingham, WA. She was also involved in the design and lead the construction support effort for the world’s longest cable ferry on Vancouver Island. Courtney attended WSU for her undergrad and master’s degrees. Go Cougs! In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, cheering on the Cougs, traveling, and spending time with friends.


Bellevue Program Chair: Daniel Worthen, EIT

Daniel is a Transportation Engineer for DOWL in their Redmond office where he focuses on airport and roadway projects. He graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) where he was the Freshman Recruitment Officer for the student UAA ASCE club, and the President of the Institution of Transportation Engineers (ITE) club. Daniel was the Transportation Chair for the Western Region Younger Member Conference (WRYMC) hosted in Alaska in 2016.

In his free time, Daniel enjoys playing soccer, traveling the world, being with friends and family, and planning a wedding with his fiancé.


Community Service Chair: Kristina Lowthian


Executive Workshop Chair: (Unfilled)


Golf Tournament Chair: Matt Thomas

Matt is a transportation engineer with the Transpo Group in Kirkland, WA. He earned is BSCE from Seattle University in 2014 after having moved to the Seattle area in 2010. This is his first position with the Seattle YMF. As a member of the Transpo Group, Matt works specifically in the Development and Institutions section, which assists both private and public developments in the Greater Puget Sound area with the modeling of future post-project traffic conditions and documentation in Traffic Impact Assessments. In his free time, he enjoys training for the next STP and RSVP, embracing his inner outdoorsman in the many campgrounds of the Pacific Northwest, and traveling the world, so far having tackled Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and the Philippines.


K-12 Student Outreach Chair: Nigel Lyons


Popsicle Stick Bridge Coordinator: Christopher Rhodes


Popsicle Stick Bridge Coordinator: Bianca Casem, EIT

Bianca is a structural design engineer with YT Engineers in Bellevue, WA. Her projects include residential homes, assisted living, and high rise mixed-use buildings around western Washington. She earned her B.S. from Seattle University in 2015, where she became involved with ASCE.

In her free time, Bianca enjoys kickboxing, bouldering, bossing her friends around to play flag football with her, and eating. She also enjoys traveling, attending shows, and photography.


Professional Development Chair: Romulos Ragudos

Romulos is a Staff Geotechnical Engineer at Adapt Engineering in their Seattle office. Romulos was born and raised in Seattle and earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Washington. Romulos provides engineering support for a variety of projects in the Pacific Northwest including subsurface explorations, foundation design, slope stability analysis, and construction monitoring.

In his free time he enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, eating delicious food, playing his saxophone, and cheering on the Huskies. GO DAWGS!!


Scholarship Chair: Leo Moyer, PE

Leo Moyer is a structural designer with Tetra Tech who specializes in the design of structural concrete and steel for large civil works projects. He has been an employee in their Bellevue office since 2008 and has worked on such projects as the expansion of the Panama Canal and the construction of a floodwall in New Orleans. Leo grew up in the Seattle area and graduated with a BS from the University of Washington. In addition to organizing the Eastside networking events, he also plays on the YMF soccer team.


Seattle Program Chair: Shelley Collins, EIT

Shelley is a Junior Bridge Engineer with COWI. She has worked on several bridges, including two new cable-stayed bridges near downtown Lousiville, KY and Corpus Christi, TX, as well as a suspension bridge in Hudson's Hope, BC. Her tasks have included designing various foundation, tower, and superstructure components, along with providing construction services to the contractor. Shelley was born and raised in Pocatello, ID and received her M.S. in Structural Engineering from Stanford University and her B.S. in Civil Engineering with a minor in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She spends the majority of her free time skiing, golfing, practicing yoga, hiking, backpacking, and biking.


Sports Activities Chair: Elyssa Dixon, EIT

Elyssa is an Environmental Engineer at AECOM (formally URS Corporation) where she focuses on hydrology and remediation projects. She has worked on projects across Washington and in Northern Alaska as an EIT. She grew up in Issaquah and graduated from Cornell University in 2012 with a BS in Environmental Engineering. Elyssa moved back to Seattle shortly after graduating and has been involved with ASCE since 2013 as an organizer for the soccer team and MC for the Popsicle Stick Bridge competition. In her free time, Elyssa enjoys running, hiking, yoga, traveling, reading and volunteering with her alumni association.


SU Liaison: Jessica Lim, EIT

Jessica is a civil structural project engineer with Dibble Engineers Inc. in Kirkland, WA. Projects include residential, commercial, and civil site work. Assisting on design for new construction, remodel, reframing and recladding. She graduated from Seattle University earning a BS in Civil Engineering and was part of the ASCE leadership team there.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys being in nature, ceramics, playing music, and spending time with family and friends.


UW Liaison / Webmaster: Eric Knigge, EIT

Eric is a transportation engineer who has experience in traffic operations and more recently in the delivery and operation of toll system projects. He attended the University of Washington for his undergraduate and masters degrees. In his free time he enjoys reading, backpacking, learning new things, photography, cooking, running, traveling, hiking, biking, programming, camping, and climbing.


YMF - Soccer Team RSVP
January 2 - March 18

Stanley D. Wilson Memorial Lecture RSVP
March 23, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

YMF - Ballard Locks Tour RSVP
March 25, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m.

YMF - Eastside Networking Event
March 28, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

YMF - Community Service Event
March 30, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Geotechnical Seminars
April 21 - 22

YMF - Gold Tournament
August 18

Rebuiliding Together
August 29, 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.

ASCE Legislative Committee - Volunteers Needed



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