SEI San Francisco Chapter

Fiscal Year 2018 Election Results

As the summer begins to wind down, SEI SF begins to wind up for the 2018 Fiscal Year.   Our first officer elections took place, and we are excited to not only have many great returning officers, but equally excited to have some additional “new blood”.  The Officers for FY 2018 (October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018) are as follows:

Chair – Edward Thometz (incumbent)

Vice-Chair – Phoebe Cheng (incumbent)

Secretary – Zhaoshuo Jiang (incumbent)

Marketing Director – Vladimir Calugaru (incumbent)

Technical Directors (4) – Brian Kehoe (incumbent), Lachezar V. Handzhiyski, Francisco Medina, and Shanshan Wang

Treasurer – Mark Bird (incumbent)

Webmaster – Ian Prowell (incumbent)

Inter-Organization Director – Anna Teplitskaya (incumbent)

Outreach Director – Amin Ghafooripour

We are excited about having 8 returning officers combined with 4 new officers; collaborating old and new ideas together to continue moving our local SEI chapter to greater success.

Chapter Introduction


To serve and promote the structural engineering profession within the San Francisco Bay Area in a manner consistent with the purpose of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).


Inspire and advance the art and practice of structural engineering, develop and implement programs to enhance knowledge exchange, networking, and other professional development and educational outreach activities.

Chapter Bylaws

SEI-SF Bylaws 2016-04-12 (r1.6)

SEI Information

Established in 1996, SEI advances our members’ careers, stimulates technological advancement, and improves professional practice. SEI drives the practical application of cutting edge research by improving coordination and understanding between academia and practicing engineers.  The San Francisco Chapter of ASCE SEI was founded in 2014.

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