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December Program: Atlanta Post Holiday Happy Hour & Awards

Atlanta Post Holiday Happy Hour & Awards with Brig. Gen. Schroedel - December 8, 3:30-5:00 pm

It’s been a year like no other; let’s make it a virtual party like no other! Join the SAME Atlanta Post and our special guest Brig. Gen. Joseph Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.), SAME Executive Director, on  Tuesday, December 8th from 3:30 – 5:00 PM for a FREE virtual holiday happy hour! We will recap the many accomplishments of our Post, honor our 2020 Post Awardees, and install our 2021 Officers and Directors. This event will include active virtual participation, prizes, games and more…don’t miss it!

Want a shout-out for your firm? Click HERE for more details and to register.

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2020 Membership Drive: Three Ways to Maximize Your Sustaining Membership

As we are near the end of 2020, now is the time to ensure that you’re making the most of your SAME Atlanta Post Sustaining Membership. Here are three simple ways to get more from your investment:

  1. Complete Your Firm’s Membership Roster. Did you know that your Sustaining Membership with Atlanta Post automatically includes 6 member representatives for your firm? If you’re not already taking advantage of this benefit, login to your member account to complete your firm’s membership roster now. Sustaining Member reps receive all of the privileges and perks of an individual member, including discounted monthly program and conference registration, a subscription to The Military Engineer, Real TiME newsletter, and more plus exclusive access to Sustaining Member and Small Business content from SAME National.
  2. Get Involved. The opportunities to get involved with SAME Atlanta Post are endless. Whether you’re interested in being part of a group that develops programs that garner national attention, you have a passion for golf, or you have 20 minutes of free time each month to contribute to the greater good of your local Atlanta Post, we can match your interests and availability with a committee to help you maximize your membership with SAME. The business connections and friendships you’ll make at SAME Atlanta Post will last a lifetime. Learn more about our committees by visiting our website. Ready to get involved? Contact Randall Bailey, SAME Atlanta Post Vice President.
  3. Attend a meeting. Want to know the easiest way to get more from your membership? Attend a meeting! Our unique programs are centered around connecting industry and government in support of the common mission of national security. SAME Atlanta Post typically meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Join us at our December virtual meeting as we celebrate all the good things from 2020 and welcome our new Post Leaders. Register now. 

SAME Atlanta Post has an outstanding program lined up for next year – we can’t wait to see you at an event or committee meeting soon! If you have any questions about your membership, how to renew, or how to join, please contact Candice Scale, SAME Atlanta Post’s Membership Co-Chair, for help.

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Welcome New Members

Welcome to SAME Atlanta Post

Please join us in welcoming our newest members to SAME Atlanta Post!


Sustaining Member Firm: Abbie Solutions

Individual Members and Sustaining Member Representatives:

Ms. Tosin Agboola, Managing Member, Abbie Solutions

Mr. Lucas Cobb, Regional Operations Manager, Garney Companies

Ms. Monica Fenderson, Architect, MOSA Architects

Mr. David McKinny, PE, Project Manager II, Columbia Engineering

Mr. Gregory Myers, Director Federal Programs, Perry Construction Management, Inc.

CPT Stuart R Topp, Operations Officer, US Army

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What's Happening at our Georgia Tech Student Chapter

The GT Student Chapter's virtual mock interview event last week was a success! The students gained a lot of insight and feedback from the Post members, so thank you to everyone who joined! The November meeting has been cancelled, but more events are being planned for 2021, so stay tuned!

GT SAME Mock Interviews

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Sustaining Member Firm Highlight

Lowe Engineers is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and has provided professional engineering, surveying, and mapping consulting services from our headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia since 1957.  Our service to the US Army Corps of Engineers has been a longstanding relationship spanning over 60 years.  During this time, we have successfully completed task orders under multiple indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts involving primarily surveying and mapping, but also including civil and transportation engineering services.  Lowe has successfully completed projects for the New Orleans, Vicksburg, Jacksonville, Charleston, Huntsville, Mobile, Savannah, St. Louis, and Philadelphia Districts of the Corps of Engineers as well as the US Air Force and NAVFAC. Lowe currently has over 130 employees with a 2019 annual revenue of just over $17 million. 


Lowe specializes in projects involving civil engineering infrastructure and transportation design; surveying including photo control, boundary and topographic surveys, automated hydrographic bathymetry, cross sectional work for flood studies, engineering surveys for project design and construction, and 3D laser scan surveys. In addition, we offer full-service geospatial solutions including aerial mapping and photogrammetric services, digital mapping, orthophotography, analytical aerial triangulation, cadastral, planimetric and topographic mapping.

Point of Contact:

Josh Daniel, IV

Lowe Engineers

990 Hammond Drive, Suite 900

Atlanta, GA 30328


[email protected]

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SAME National Leader Development Program

Applications are now being accepted for SAME National Leader Development Program

SAME seeks creative and innovative problem solvers to participate in the Leader Development Program (LDP). Working with support from the SAME Foundation, LDP identifies and cultivates talent from within the SAME membership. 

Leader development is a key part of the 2020-2025 strategic plan under Goal 3: Develop Leaders for the Profession. To address this goal, the Leader Development Program task force has evolved into the Leader Development Community of Interest. If you are interested in supporting the Society's leader development efforts, log into your member profile and join the Leader Development Community of Interest on the member dashboard.

The program is a yearlong commitment beginning at the SAME Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) with the graduation occurring the following JETC.

The one-year program is broken into three themes (Program Year: May 2021-May 2022)

  • Know Yourself
  • Know Your Team
  • Know Your Future


Deadline for submissions is December 7, 2020.  For more information, click here.  To download application instructions click here

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2020 Atlanta Post Calendar

  • Dec. 8, 3:30 pm-5 pm – Virtual Post Holiday/Awards with special guest Brig. Gen. Joseph Schroedel, PE, F.SAME, USA (Ret.), SAME Executive Director Register HERE
  • January 2021 - ASCE/SAME Joint Event
  • February 2021 - SAME Atlanta Post/ Student Chapter Joint event

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