Melissa Setz, P.E. (Georgia) was selected to serve a three-year term as a member of the Geo-Institute's Embankments, Dams, and Slopes (EDS) Committee.
The Committee develops guidance documents to address current topics requested by practitioners. They also execute special funded projects such as assessing landslide risk, serving on EDS event reconnaissance teams, and conducting webinars. Additional duties include award nominations and conference development.
The committee will meet next during the upcoming annual Geo-Institute Conference, Geo-Congress 2019 in Philadelphia in March 2019.
Melissa is a Geotechnical Engineer based in Georgia focused on characterization and remedial investigations; geotechnical engineering quality control practices; and implementation and compliance. Her professional experience includes a broad range of expertise in geotechnical engineering on projects for commercial, industrial, and federal clients.
The Geo-Institute is a membership organization focused on geoprofessionals and the geo-industry. It was created by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in October 1996 as one of ASCE's specialty Institutes. The ASCE represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. Founded in 1852, ASCE is the nation's oldest engineering society. ASCE stands at the forefront of the profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society's economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment.
Learn more at: Geo-Institute's Embankments, Dams, and Slopes.
Learn more about Melissa at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/missysetz/