Please join us for our annual Officer Installation & Awards Banquet Thursday October 13, 2022.
We will be installing a new Board of Officers as well as recognizing all Past Presidents, current board members, chairs and ASCE Lifetime Members.
This year’s event will be held at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach.
6:30 PM Networking (Drinks / Appetizers)
7:30 PM Event Begins
- Welcome Address
- Keynote Speaker: Richard Tornese, P.E. Director of Broward County’s Highway Construction and Engineering Division and County Engineer
- Awards Presentations
- Officer Installation
9:30 PM Event Concludes
Keynote Speaker Biography
Mr. Tornese serves as Director of Broward County’s Highway Construction and Engineering Division and is the County Engineer. In this role, he leads 62 employees and the County’s transportation capital improvement programs. Mr. Tornese is also responsible for all construction activities within the County’s jurisdictional roadways. The multiple sections under the Highway Construction and Engineering Division include: Capital Project Management for Highways and Bridges Traffic Capital Improvements
* Engineering and Design
* Construction Inspection
* Right of Way
* Paving, Drainage and Permits
Mr. Tornese has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. He also has numerous certifications relating to design and construction management work. He brings 40 years of experience associated with transportation and land development projects. His broad range of experience includes management of major highway design and construction projects, traffic engineering, land development, and drainage improvements. He is a member of the FDOT Greenbook Advisory Committee and the Florida Engineering Society.
Past President: Ryan Beckman, E.I., AECOM
President: Jessica Diaz, P.E., Chen Moore and Associates
President-Elect: Charmaine Emanuels, E.I., Chen Moore and Associates
Secretary: Elias Guevara, P.E., EAC Consulting
Treasurer: Juan Carlos Samuel, City of Fort Lauderdale
The Branch is honored to present the following awards:
- Project of the Year: TBD
- Government Engineer of the Year: TBD
- Engineer of the Year: TBD
- Young Engineer of the Year: TBD
Sponsorship & Costs
$750 Silver Sponsorship – Your company will receive featured recognition in the program and throughout the event, table card featuring your company logo, and provides dinner for two (2).
$1000 Gold Sponsorship – Your company will receive featured recognition in the program and throughout the event, table card featuring your company logo, and provides dinner for five (5).
$1250 Platinum Sponsorship – Your company will receive featured recognition in the program and throughout the event, table card featuring your company logo, and provides dinner for ten (10).
$100 for ASCE Members || $125 for Non-Members and guests || $80 for Government Employees
(Event fee includes plated dinner and two drink tickets during the networking hour).
Your sponsorship supports our efforts in making the ASCE Broward Branch work for you!