Congratulations to the following 2011-2012 elected officers:
- President Elect/Membership Coordinator: Sarah Pelissier
- Treasurer: Kim Lowe
- Secretary/Communications Coordinator: Courtney Warren
- Project Coordinator: Vince Miller
- Community Affairs Liaison: Erica Marti
The ASCE Student Chapter is running two professional workshops each at $200.00 for 6 PDHs
. Contact Janegela (Jane) Cretty at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Jeff Jensen at email@example.com
if you are interested in attending.
About the Drifting Angles Orphanage
As most of you know, this project will provide a new orphanage
complex with improved living conditions, clean water and educational
opportunities to over 80 kids in the Drifting Angels Orphanage in
Tsito, Ghana. The current orphanage houses 50 orphans and its founder,
Mama Elise. It is just a couple of old structures on rented land
leaving almost 30 more orphans in foster care. We have already successfully
completed a well to provide clean drinking water and a latrine.
Just a few weeks ago EWBLV members returned from Ghana and the new
orphanage building and latrine is currently under construction.
But additional funding is needed in order to complete this project
and future planned projects including an additional latrine and
About Engineers Without Borders Las Vegas
Formed in 2008 the Las Vegas Professionals (EWB-LVP) Chapter of
Engineers Without Borders-USA mission is to partnern with disadvantaged
communities to improve their quality of life. Through the use of
sustainable engineering projects, EWB-LVP strives to improve environmental
and economical disadvantages. The members donate time, skill, and
hard work to help improve disadvantaged communities’ infrastructure
by resolving their civil needs.
If you have any questions about the "Open Challenge"
or want to host a fundraiser to help raise money for the challenge
please email our Fundraising Chair, Marisol Aponte at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Engineers Without Borders - USA (EWB-USA) is a
non-profit humanitarian organization established to partner with
developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality
of life. This partnership involves the implementation of sustainable
engineering projects, while involving and training internationally
responsible engineers and engineering students. The activities of
EWB-USA range from the construction of sustainable
systems that developing communities can own and operate without
external assistance, to empowering such communities by enhancing
local, technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills. These
projects are initiated by, and completed with, contributions from
the host community working with our project teams.
The EWB – Las Vegas Professional Chapter was formed in March 2008 with a mission to implement and carry on sustainable development projects in the US and abroad, while training members to become project mentors and leaders; to mentor local student chapter(s) and facilitate chapter development; to involve and educate the local community about issues related to EWB¬USA; and to promote and foster ideas and projects related to sustainable development in a manner consistent with the objectives of EWB-USA.
EWB-USA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation created under the laws of the State of Colorado, USA. EWB-USA was created in Fall 2000. EWB-USA is also a member of the Engineers Without Borders - International network.