On May 12, 2017, AAAEA-CA held a successful mid-year dinner. Over 110 professionals, friends and family joined the dinner. We were honored to have Mr. Jim Herberg, General Manager of Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) as our special guest and keynote speaker. OCSD, under the leadership of Mr. Herberg, is leading the way to more water reuse and innovative solution focused on resource recovery with over $2 billion in upgrades over the next 10 years.
Ms. Hoda Hassan of the LA County Department of Public Works was honored with AAAEA-CA professional achievement and community involvement award. She attended with her family and friends. Ms. Hassan is a professional engineer with over 30 years of experience and a lifetime of giving to others.
Over 10 scholarships were awarded to students during the dinner making the total number scholarships given by AAAEA-CA 81 scholarships and a total of $69,000.
Besides the networking and conversations, the attendees enjoyed great middle eastern food, traditional music and great raffle prizes.
AAAEA-CA greatly appreciates all of the event sponsors who made the event successful and thanks to all of the volunteers and board members.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: We are excited that Mr. Phil Washington, CEO of the LA Metropolitan Transit Authority, has accepted our invitation to be our keynote speaker at our end of year event on November 2, 2017.