Join us for the SEAoNY Annual Meeting as we kick off the 2019-2020 Membership year. SEAoNY will welcome the incoming Board of Directors, honor scholarship winners and have a message from our 2019 Honorary Member Vicki Arbitrio, PE, SECB, F.SEI.
Vicki Arbitrio is an Associate Partner at Gilsanz Murray Steficek. In her 35 year career as a structural engineer she has worked on a wide range of projects, both new construction and renovation, as well as specialty projects such as art installations and forensic reports.
Ms. Arbitrio contributes to the structural engineering industry through involvement in professional societies both locally and nationally. She is a Past-President of the Applied Technology Council, and a Past-President of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations. More recently, Ms. Arbitrio helped found the SEAoNY Diversity Committee; she serves on the Board of SECB, on the ACEC-NY Public Policy committeeand is the 2018-2020 Chair of the ACEC – New York Metro Region.
Ms. Arbitrio participated in the SEAoNY WTC Emergency Damage Assessment of Buildings, the ASCE/FEMA 403: World Trade Center Building Performance Study and in the subsequent investigation by NIST into the WTC 7 collapse. She contributed to NCSEA’s first edition of SEER Plan Manual: Structural Engineers Emergency Response Plan. She participated in the NYC DOB Post Hurricane Sandy building assessments and was a member of the ASCE/SEI team to study the effects of flooding on New York City and recommended changes to ASCE/SEI 24, Flood Resistant Design and Construction standard.
Ms. Arbitrio has authored articles in industry publications and speaks regularly to professional organizations, including ASCE, AIA, AISC and ACI. She is an instructor at the Yale School of Architecture and has taught at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture.
Outside her engineering work, Ms. Arbitrio has volunteered at her child’s school, as a member of the School Leadership Team providing parent input about the curriculum to the school administration. Ms. Arbitrio and her family have lived in NYC since 1994, and enjoy spending time on their sailboat on the Hudson River or on Long Island Sound.
Registration is free for all SEAoNY members who have renewed for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. As a reminder, all SEAoNY memberships expire on August 31st yearly. Membership rates will increase for 2019-2020, renew before September 23rd to take advantage of last year's rates.
Please renew online by logging into your member profile. Membership dues will be collected on premises for all non-Member registrants. Renewing before the event will greatly help expedite check-in. Thank you!
Online registration will close at noon the day before (9/23).
The event will take place at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place.