Frequently-Asked-Questions

What is the Misson of OC YMF?

Our mission is to provide essential values to develop future leaders and foster the growth of our members to better serve the public and community.

What kind of activities can I look forward to in OC YMF?

Networking, Career Development, Social Activities, K-12 and University Outreach, Community Service are only a few aspects of OC YMF. For Career Development and Networking activities, we have our annual PE Review Course and annual Women in Construction Week. Social events range from Happy Hours, Wine Tasting Trips, Baseball Night, and many, many more. To outreach to the community and students, we have Rebuilding Together, Soup Kitchen Volunteers, High School Visits, and the Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition just to name a few.

What are the requirements for membership?

The only requirement for membership in OC YMF is that you have to be a national member of ASCE and are 35 years of age or younger. However, we do have a no-ask policy. If you are young at heart, you can join any of our activities. 

Can I attend the monthly Board Meetings?

All members are welcome to the monthly Board meetings, we would love for you to join us every third Wednesday of the month on Zoom (Open to All)! It is a great opportunity to meet the Board members and fellow YMFers. If you want to get more involved or just want to know what is going on with OC YMF, please join us. We provide dinner at these meetings!

Please see our events for upcoming meetings and events. Each link will have details on contacts, addresses, and other information for each event.

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President's Message


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!

About Our ASCE OC YMF Leaders & Events

Everything that we do would not be possible if it wasn’t for our amazing team of 40 board members! I am joined on the Executive Board by Past-President Melissa Hilsabeck of Port of Long Beach, President-Elect…

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On Saturday, April 16th, the ASCE CSULB collaborated with the CSUF and UCI Student Chapters for a BBQ and picnic at Cerritos, CA to connect and meet fellow ASCE student members!

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