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of Civil Engineering in Louisiana.

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UESI-LA Chapter Webinar

The UESI-LA Chapter will be hosting its first webinar virtually on December 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CDT by ZOOM. Click below to view additional information.

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LASCE Calendar of Events

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Report Card

2022 Report Card for Louisiana's Infrastructure

View the report card regarding Louisiana Infrastructure.

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FEBRUARY 21-27, 2021

ASCE partners with DiscoverE (formerly the National Engineers Week Foundation) to shine a spotlight on engineering. Engineers Week is a time to: Celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, Increase public dialogue about the need for engineers, and Bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents.

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President’s Message

November 2020

It is an honor to be elected as the president of the ASCE Louisiana Section for the year 2020 – 2021. This past year started with the Section and the country...

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We now have a Facebook page!

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2017 Awards

2020 ASCE Louisiana Section Awards

View the recipients of this year's section awards.

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New, Special Offer to the Louisiana Section for ASCE Webinars

The Louisiana Section is excited to announce this opportunity for its members. When you take advantage of the ASCE Webinars and use promo code "WEBLASCE" the Louisiana Section will receive 20% of the gross revenue.

ASCE’s Live Webinars provide cost-effective training for large and small groups.

ASCE’s On-Demand Webinars provide real-world knowledge and convenient delivery to fit your demanding schedule.

honor examples of ingenious design
Robert W. Jacobsen, PE

About us

American Society of Civil Engineers Louisiana Section

ASCE Louisiana Section

The Louisiana Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers was founded in 1914 and has since been in continuous operation. The Section consists of the entire state of Louisiana and it is divided into four branches that directly serve its almost 2000 members. They are the Acadiana Branch centered in Lafayette, the Baton Rouge Branch, the New Orleans Branch and the Shreveport Branch.

ASCE National

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 145,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society.

ASCE's Mission

Provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.

ASCE LA Documents & Organizations

Constitution, By-laws, and much more
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Transportation & Development (T&DI)
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Coasts, Ocean, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI)
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ASCE Government Relations Committee
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Region 5 National Board of Governance for ASCE
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Student Chapters & Handbook
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design seeks to actually BUILD SOMETHING

Employment opportunities

This space is available to post employment opportunities
as a benefit to the members of the Louisiana Section

More than analysis, good design depends on the engineer’s experience.

Louisiana Civil Engineer

Journal of the Louisiana Section

Nedra S. Hains, Editor

we need to do more to cultivate
and champion the ingenious designers among us
Robert W. Jacobsen, PE

Louisiana Section Officers

2020 - 2021

Joe E. "Butch" Ford, Jr., PE


Tonja Koob Marking, PhD, PE


Kirk Lowery, PE


Will Cenac, PE


Beau Tate, PE

Past President

Louisiana Section Directors

2020 - 2021

Algy Semien

Acadiana Branch Director

Molly Bourgoyne, PE

Baton Rouge Branch Director

Andrew Woodroof, PE

New Orleans Branch Director

Linsey Brooke Olivier, EI

Shreveport Branch Director

Brant Richard, PE


Baton Rouge Director

Karishma Desai, PE


New Orleans Director

Jared Veazey, PE

Assigned Branch Director

Acadiana Director

Sarah Ollenburger, PE

Assigned Branch Director

Baton Rouge Director

Erin Rooney, PE

Assigned Branch Director

New Orleans Director

Linsey Brooke Olivier, EI

Assigned Branch Director

Shreveport Director

Rudolph Simoneaux III, PE

Regional Governor

Ronald Schumann, Jr., PE

Regional Governor-at-Large

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Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1433



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