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T&DI Younger Members

  • The Committee on Younger Members (CYM) was established by T&DI in 2012 to facilitate and promote the participation of Younger Members (YM’s) (35 and under) in T&DI. 

    The T&DI CYM is tasked with tailoring activities within T&DI toward YM’s interested in transportation and development by:

    • Creating opportunities for involvement and recognition
    • Providing a direct voice to the T&DI Board of Governors
    • Facilitating the participation of YM’s within T&DI committees
    • Incorporating YM-oriented content into T&DI events, conferences, committees and website
    • Organizing additional YM roundtables, technical sessions, and social events
    • Highlighting training programs for leadership
    • Networking with like-minded young professionals
    • Fostering interaction between T&DI YM’s and local T&DI Chapters
    • Promoting T&DI events, conferences, committees and to YM’s via Linkedin

    The CYM holds monthly teleconferences, and generally has two face-to-face meetings each year: one during the TRB Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. and a mid-year meeting. ASCE Members can attend or provide input by contacting Brett Schock.  

    Who is on the CYM? 

    There are five full members who serve on the committee. The committee Chair is a member of ASCE T&DI’s Board of Governors. He was appointed to represent the interests and goals of YM’s at the institute’s highest level. The membership is selected in order to represent all of the transportation and development modes.

    Brett Schock
    Brett Schock P.E., AICP, M.ASCE

    Civil Engineer II
    500 W 7th St., Suite 1100       
     Ft. Worth, TX 76102      
    Work: 817-334-4442 

    Eileen M. Vélez-Vega
    Eileen M. Vélez-Vega, P.E.
    (FL, PR)
    Engineer/Associate - Aviation
    1920 Wekiva Way, Suite 200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    Ph: (561) 840-0860 
    Fax: (561) 863-8175

    Katherine Kortum
    Katherine Kortum, P.E., M.ASCE

    Program Officer
    Transportation Research Board
    500 5th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

    Steve Lavrenz
    Steven Lavrenz, EIT, S.M.ASCE

    PHD Student
    Purdue University
    550 Stadium Mall Dr.
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

    Sean Corcoran
    Sean Patrick Corcoran, P.E., M.ASCE

    909 North Washington Street, Suite 330
    Alexandria, VA 22314