Updated 15 April 2015
April Lunch Meeting
Our guest speaker is: Jason Watts, Director of Training Development,
Shawver & Son, Inc.
Program: Electrical Arc Flash Protection and Regulations
After serving in the United States Air Force from '92-96 as a structural specialist for the Civil Engineering squadron, Jason joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. As an electrical journeyman, Jason has spent 16 years installing, maintaining and repairing electrical systems. Over the past several years he has focused primarily on predictive and preventive maintenance, conducting arc flash analysis/surveys and conducting electrical safety seminars. In doing so he has aided clients in prolonging their electrical assets and assisted them in becoming compliant with NFPA 70E and OSHA standards. Jason holds a Level 1 ASNT Thermography Certification and is also a Certified TEGG Electrician/Technician. Currently he is the Director of Training Development as well as an Electrical Systems Consultant with Shawver & Son, Inc., a full service electrical contractor in Oklahoma City, Ok. His career goal is to educate others on electrical safety, help facilities manage their electrical distribution system as well as mitigate and minimize any challenge they may have with their electrical assets.
March Lunch Meeting
Our guest speaker is: Mr. Bede Ley, Chief of the Project Management Branch, 72d Civil Engineer Directorate, Tinker Air Force Base
Program: Tinker AFB’s Construction Program
Bede Ley has been Chief of the Project Management Branch of the 72d Civil Engineer Directorate since 2011. The branch is responsible for all aspects of real property maintenance, repair and construction from design through project acceptance. Annual program funding is in excess of $60M. Bede has been an employees of the US Air Force for 21 years. He obtained both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.
January Lunch Meeting
Our guest speaker is: Kevin Weber, Project Manager for USACE
Program: Kevin will give a brief on the KC-46 initiative, including an overview of what is on-going and planned for Altus and Tinker AFB.
Also, at this meeting we will be joined by our new Regional Vice President,
Steve Houser, who will swear in the new board members and tell us a little
about the future of the Texoma Region and SAME National.
INVITE A FRIEND TO NEXT MONTH’s LUNCHEON!
Please invite a friend to tag along with you to the next monthly SAME luncheon. You know the great benefits of belonging to SAME, so please share our great society with others that you know—co-workers, business associates, friends, relatives. All are welcome to attend our meetings and hopefully gain an appreciation for the wonderful benefits SAME has to offer! See you at a meeting soon!