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Ching, Florence

Florence Ching

Ching, Florence 


  • M.B.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Work Experience 

  • Program Manager, Military Construction and Demolition Programs, Navy Region Hawaii
  • Project Manager, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific
  • Project Engineer, Keiwit Pacific Co.

ASCE Involvement 

  • National Committee Member, Committee on Diversity and Women in Civil Engineering 
  • Membership Chairperson, ASCE Hawaii Section  
  • Prior Past-President, President, Secretary, Awards and Field Trip Committee Chairperson, ASCE Hawaii Section Younger Member Forum 
  • Local Activities Committee Member, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 
  • Programs Co-Chairperson, Western Regional Younger Member Council 

 Other Volunteer Activities 

  • Member, National Society of Professional Engineers  
  • Immediate Past-President and prior President and Vice-President, Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers  
  • Member, Society of American Military Engineers  
  • Member, Engineering Alumni Association of the University of Hawaii  
  • Member, Order of the Engineer  


  • 2010, Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement, ASCE
  • 2010, Young Engineer/Early Career Award, Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies
  • 2009, Western Regional Younger Member Council Outstanding Young Engineer in the Public Sector, ASCE
  • 2008, Young Government Civil Engineer of the Year, ASCE
  • 2008, Civilian Engineer of the Year, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
  • 2008, Federal Executive Board Federal Employee of the Year – Professional, Administrative, and Technical 
  • 2008, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Top Ten Finalist for Federal Engineer of the Year 
  • 2008, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Civilian Engineer of the Year and NAVFAC nominee for the 2008 NSPE Federal Engineer of the Year 
  • 2007, Engineer/Architect of the Year for NAVFAC Pacific Headquarters and Area of Responsibility, (AOR) 
  • 2007, Engineer/Architect of the Year for NAVFAC Pacific Headquarters - 36 years of age and under 
  • 2004 - 2009, 7 “On-the Spot Awards” from NAVFAC Pacific 
  • 2009, 2 “On-the Spot Awards” from NAVFAC Hawaii 
  • 2004, Letter of Appreciation, Navy Region Hawaii Regional Engineer 
  • 1997, Outstanding Graduating Senior in Civil Engineering