From the Chair

Jon Kasprick

It’s been a month since the transition to our new, and returning, chapter officers. A big Thank You to Yezmin Blue & Rick Kemp for their accomplishments and guidance during their recent term in office.

Since the election, Yezmin has announced that she would not be able to accept the position of Director No. 1.  Consistent with the SBE Chapter 16 Bylaws, the remaining Board Officers have appointed Ryan Phillips to the vacated position. Ryan is one of our newer members.  He holds certification as CBT & CBNT and is actively pursuing a career in broadcast engineering.

Another of your new Board Officers is Michael Graves CSTE.  He will be handling the financial matters in the position of Treasurer. Michael is the Chief Operator of KIRO-TV and has produced videos of our recent chapter events. I hear that he has also completed flight training.

Our new leadership team has hit the ground running. One of our first tasks is to organize our annual Christmas Dinner – which will be returning to Ivar’s Salmon House on December 16th. Although the formal announcement has yet to be published, those of you still reading this post may be among the first to mark it on your calendars!

We are also planning to bring new topics and presentations to our monthly meetings. Your Program Chair (Arthur) is continuing to work hard at putting together our monthly chapter meetings. I’m confident that these will be of great interest to our professional, and student, members across the board.

Always feel free to contact me, or any of the Board Officers, regarding any concerns or suggestions. This is your chapter.  See you at the next meeting!

Jon Kasprick, PE, CBRE, Chair, SBE Chapter 16, email: