About the NCS Reston Branch

The National Capital Section's Reston Branch hosts regular monthly technical meetings at ASCE Headquarters in Reston at lunch time. Formerly a Committee of the Section, it was, in late October 2017,  anointed a Branch in recognition of its successful track record of serving members from the Reston area with well-attended PDH and networking opportunities. Several Branch Officer positions have opened up for our member volunteers to fill. Take advantage of these emerging leadership opportunities!

Ms. Hoke will use cases drawn from past Question of Ethics columns, published in Civil Engineering Magazine, to discuss the engineer's ethical obligations and invite discussion on how to handle an ethical dilemma.As it relates to these ethical cases, she will discuss the ASCE Code of Ethics, first adopted in 1914, which all ASCE members subscribe to as part of membership in the Society.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM, Lunch/Speaker
WHERE: ASCE Headquarters - 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia, 20191
COST: $25 per person (member) $30 (nonmember). Cash or check made out to "ASCE National Capital Section" may be paid at the door.
Attendees will receive (1.0) Professional Development Hour (PDH).

About the Presenter: Tara Hoke is the General Counsel at ASCE and a member of the Virginia bar. Her responsibilities for ASCE include legal consultation in the areas of employment, tax, corporate, contract, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, intellectual property, real estate, and construction law. Ms. Hoke oversees ASCE's professional conduct committee, and writes a monthly column A Question of Ethics, which is published in Civil Engineering Magazine. Tara serves as a Council member for the Committee on Publication Ethics, a nonprofit organization established to provide guidance to journal editors and publishers on publication ethics.

Welcome to the Reston Branch

We're always on the lookout for volunteers to help in the planning of technical meetings in Reston. The Branch hosts technical meetings monthly for ASCE members in the Reston area, including surrounding counties, looking to network with other professionals, sharpen their technical and professional skills, and earn Professional Development Hours. For more information, contact the Branch Chair, Lisa Anderson, at lmanders@bechtel.com or 703-429-6631.

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