Committees


The Birmingham Branch has several active committees.  Information about each of the branches can be found below.  If you would like additional information, or would like to serve on a committee, contact the Branch here.

Program Committee

The Program Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of bringing to culmination the program for each Branch meeting. The Vice President of the Branch shall be the Chairperson of the Program Committee and shall appoint, with concurrence from the President, at least two other Subscribing Members of the Branch to serve on the committee. Programs include the monthly branch meetings as well as the annual Half Day Seminar in December and Golf Tournament in May.

Chair: Natalie Mills

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of attracting qualified engineers into the Society, encouraging the present members to remain in the Society, encouraging former members to reinstate, and encouraging all Allocated Members of the Branch to become Subscribing Members. The Secretary of the Branch shall be the Chairperson of the Membership Committee and shall appoint, with concurrence from the President, at least two other Subscribing Members of the Branch to serve on the committee. The committee shall also publish and distribute all meeting notices and newsletters and promote meeting attendance.

Chair: Jake Roth

Outreach Committee

The Outreach Committee, formally functioning as the Richard S. Woodruff Pre College Outreach Program, shall be charged with the responsibility of bringing the mission of the Society to future engineers of all ages. The President will be the Chairperson of the Outreach Committee and shall appoint at least three other Subscribing Members of the Branch to serve on the committee. The committee will consist of three sub-committees, which will be charged with reaching potential engineers in college, on the verge of attending college, and in grade school. The three Sub-Committee Chairpersons will be members of this committee; however, there may be additional committee members without sub committee leadership. Additional sub-committees may be created, but the three standing Sub Committees are stated herein:

Chair: Julia Green

  • Student Chapter Sub-Committee

The Student Chapter Sub-Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of maintaining liaison between the Student Chapter at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Branch and encouraging support for the Student Chapter by the Branch. The Chairperson shall be the Student Practitioner Advisor. The committee shall consist of at least three Subscribing Members of the Branch.

Practitioner Advisor:  Shelia Montgomery-Mills

Student Chapter Chair: Kalyn Murray

  • Scholarship Sub-Committee

The Scholarship Sub-Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of administering the Branch Scholarship Program. The committee shall consist of at least three other Subscribing Members of the Branch, to include at least one officer of the branch.

Chair: Susan Goertz

  • Pre-College Outreach Sub-Committee

The Pre-College Sub-Committee shall be charged with administering engineering programs provided by or supported by the Society and participating in events with a purpose to bring the mission of the Society to future engineers of all ages. It shall consist of at least two other Subscribing Members of the Branch.

Chair: Maggie Weems

Infrastructure Committee

The Infrastructure Committee is responsible for educating the public and municipalities about the state of our infrastructure, specifically by assisting with Alabama Section efforts to develop, update and release the infrastructure report card.

Chair: Shelia Montgomery-Mills