News and Events
2023 Change of Officers
July 2023 - Omaha, NE
We are delighted to present the 2023-2024 officers for The SAME Omaha Post. Heading the team is Ryan Watzke as President, supported by Brec Wilshusen as Secretary, Brian Schuele as Treasurer, John Hudson as Vice President for IGE, Tony Lang as Vice President for Resilience, Kandi Srb as Vice President for Professional Development and Personal Growth, Tom Svoboda as Vice President for Leadership and Mentoring, Bobbi Jo Lang as Vice President for Relationships, Rob Hufford as Vice President for Service Members and Veterans Stephanie Ling as Director for Young Members and Student Outreach, Chris Artz as Director for Communications, and Stephanie Heibel as Director for Awards and Recognition. We were honored to have Julia Pluff, the Missouri River Regional Vice President, preside over the installation. Congratulations to the new officers!
Project Healing Waters- July 22nd Outing
SAME’s Omaha Post provided lunch for Project Healing Waters’ Second outing, which was held on July 22nd at Lake Cunningham from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event took place on the west side of the lake at Gate 3 off 96th street.
Thank you to those who volunteered by helping to serve lunch or assisting the participants with fly fishing. Your efforts contributed to the success of the event and made a positive impact on the participants.
For more volunteer opportunities or information about upcoming events, please contact Rob Hufford at email@example.com or at 301-803-8251.
LAST UPDATED: July 28, 2023
Thank you to everyone who attended our 2023 Industry Day! Both Industry and Government provided extraordinary support of our event as we had record registrations and outstanding sponsorships and booth participation. This event will allow us to continue supporting our Post's scholarship programs and building interest in STEM locally.
Huge thank you to all of our Industry Day Committee members and volunteers, but special thank you to special gratitudes to our Co-Chairs, Stephanie Heibel and Jeanne LeBron, for all their efforts!
LAST UPDATED: June 5, 2023
Post Awards and Officer Installation
During the July 2022 General Membership Meeting Kandi Srb was presented with SAME's Regional Vice President's Medal. The RVP medal is presented to those members that have demonstrated exemplary service to SAME.
In addition, Mike Huffstetler was presented with the Douglas A. Plack Golden Eagle Award. Kandi and Mike were recognized during the 2022 Omaha Industry Day but did not receive their awards until the July meeting due to supply chain issues.
The SAME Omaha Post has installed news officers for 2022-2023. Newly elected members include president, Natasha Hartley; Secretary, Brec Wilshusen; Treasurer, Brian Schuele; Vice President for IGE, John Hudson; Vice President for Resilience, Morgan Sykes; Vice President for Professional Development and Personal Growth, Kandi Srb; Co-Vice Presidents for Leadership and Mentoring, Anne Peterson and Bill Glismann; Vice President for Relationships, Bobbi Jo Lang; Director for Young Members and Student Outreach, Stephanie Ling, Director for Communications, Ryan Watzke; and Director for Awards and Recognition, Stephanie Heibel.
Colonel Mark Himes presented Natasha Hartley with a crystal USACE castle award in recognition of her service as Secretary during his term as President.
LAST UPDATED: July 14, 2022
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