Awards

Our members have made considerable contributions to ASCE, the civil engineering profession, and their communities over the years. Many have been recognized at the local, sectional, regional, and national levels for their achievements.
Please check them out below!


2021 Younger Member Group Award for Large Groups - Orange County YMF

2021 WRYMC Outstanding Support of Student Chapters for University Outreach Committee - Orange County YMF

2021 WRYMC Outstanding Younger Member Group Project for Pathways Academy - Orange County YMF

2021 Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award - Nestor Godinez

2021 LA Section Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities - Patrick Tierney

2021 OC Branch Outstanding YMF Officer - Raul Rodriguez

2021 OC Branch Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Mathew Picardal

2021 OC Branch Outstanding ASCE Practitioner Advisor - Darlyn Hernandez

2021 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service - Guillermo "Memo" Medina

2021 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities - Patrick Tierney


2020 WRYMC Outstanding Support of Student Chapters for University Outreach Committee - Orange County YMF

2020 ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering - Jazzy Quinabo

2020 LA Section Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Chirath "Chuck" Karunathilake

2020 OC Branch President's Award - Adeleine Tran

2020 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service - Jared Lindo

2020 OC Branch Outstanding ASCE Practitioner Advisor - Marionne Lapitan

2020 OC Branch Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Chirath "Chuck" Karunathilake

2020 OC Branch Outstanding YMF Officer - Gabreelle Gonzalez

2020 OC YMF President's Award - Mathew Picardal

2020 OC YMF President-Elect's Award - Marionne Lapitan


2019 WRYMC Outstanding Support of Student Chapters - Orange County YMF University Outreach Committee

2019 LA Section Outstanding YMF Officer - Chirath "Chuck" Karunathilake

2019 OC Branch President's Award - Jazzy Quinabo

2019 OC Branch Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Jason Fix

2019 OC Branch Outstanding YMF Officer - Chirath "Chuck" Karunathilake

2019 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service - Ashlyn Alexander

2019 OC YMF President's Award - Andy Nguyen

2019 OC YMF President-Elect's Award - Jessica Leyva


2018 Younger Member Group Award for Large Groups - Orange County YMF

2018 LA Section Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities - Elizabeth Ruedas

2018 LA Section Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Nestor Godinez

2018 LA Section Outstanding YMF Officer - Jazzy Quinabo

2018 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities - Elizabeth Ruedas

2018 OC Branch Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Nestor Godinez

2018 OC Branch Outstanding YMF Officer - Jazzy Quinabo


2017 Outstanding Younger Member Group Web Award for Large Groups - Orange County YMF

2017 OC Branch Outstanding YMF Officer - Michael Pierce

2017 Outstanding Younger Civil Engineer - Remi Candaele

2017 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service - Isamar Escobar


2016 Younger Member Award for Large Groups - Orange County YMF

2016 Outstanding Section and Branch Web Site Award - Orange County Branch

2016 LA Section Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities - Ravi Shah

2016 Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award - Ravi Shah

2016 LA Section Outstanding Civil Engineer in Service to YMF - Remi Candaele

2016 ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering - Elizabeth Ruedas

2016 OC YMF President's Award - Isamar Escobar

2016 OC YMF Vice President's Award - Izzad Loh


2015 ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering - Nathan Chase

2015 WRYMC Outstanding Younger Member Group Project for their Speaker Series - Orange County YMF

2015 WRYMC Outstanding Advancement of the Profession by a Younger Member - Remi Candaele

2015 WRYMC Outstanding Support of a Student Chapter - Eric Walker

2015 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Legislative Activities - Ravi Shah

2015 OC Branch Young Engineer of the Year Award - Gidti Ludesirishoti

2015 OC Branch Outstanding Officer in Community Service - Amy Choi

2015 OC Branch Outstanding YMF Officer - Roxanne Follis

2015 OC Branch President's Award - Elizabeth Ruedas

2015 OC YMF President's Award - Amy Choi

2015 OC YMF Vice President's Award - Elizabeth Ruedas


2014 ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering - Kimberly Gee

2014 ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering - Ravi Shah

2014 Region 9 Oustanding Young Civil Engineer - Ravi Shah

2014 LA Section Outstanding Young Civil Engineer - Ravi Shah

2014 OC Branch Outstanding Engineer in Community Service - Eric Walker

2014 OC Branch Young Engineer of the Year Award - Ravi Shah

2014 OC YMF President's Award - Eric Walker

2014 OC YMF Vice President's Award - Lilian Yuen


2013 OC Branch Young Engineer of the Year Award - Andrew Pham

2013 OC Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service - Andrew Easterling


2012 OC Branch Young Engineer of the Year Award - Josue Vaglienty


2007 Younger Member Group Award - ASCE OC YMF


For more information regarding the awards and honors categories by ASCE levels, please check out the following links: ASCE National, Region 9LA Section, and OC Branch/YMF.

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Welcome to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Orange County Younger Member Forum (OC YMF)! For those who are new to our organization, OC YMF aims to help Younger Members grow professionally and serve the public and communities!

I am blessed and honored to be serving as President for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and contribute to the amazing legacy of OC YMF. A little about me: I work at Parsons as a Road & Highway Engineer and I am so grateful for the support, technical and soft skills I have learned through YMF to enhance my career! I have been in Orange County for 5 years now and love the community of family, friends, and colleagues that has grown over the years and enjoy all the fun things that the OC has to offer!

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