District of Columbia
Council of Engineering
 and Architectural Societies (DCCEAS)

Celebrating 80 Years of Service to the DC Metro Area


Proclamation Luncheon

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 11:30 am

Holiday Inn Rosslyn

1900 N Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA, 703-807-2000

Complimentary free parking, or walk from the Rosslyn Metro


Keynote Speaker:

Menzer Pehlivan, Ph.D.

Geotechnical Engineer, specializing in earthquake engineering

CH2M, Seattle, Washington

Dr. Pehlivan is one of the featured engineers in “Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World”, an IMAX movie premiering during 2017 Engineer’s Week.

Join us as we celebrate Engineers Week with the Washington DC Area engineering community!  

The event features networking and a buffet lunch, followed by technical talk. 


Tickets:  $35.00 per person, or Tables of 10:  $350.00 *


Awards Banquet

Saturday, 25 February 2017, 6:00 pm

Sheraton Hotel, Silver Spring

8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20910, 301-589-0800

4 Blocks from Silver Spring Metro. Free parking behind hotel.



Keynote Speaker:

Aprille Joy Ericsson, Ph.D.

New Business Lead

Aerospace Engineer, Technologist, Project and Program Manager

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Instrument Systems and Technology Division


Dr. Ericsson has also served as an Adjunct Faculty member at several Washington DC Area Universities. She sits on several Technical Academic boards at the National Academies, MIT and previously Howard University where she also served as a member of the Board of Trustees.

The program will include DCCEAS awards to local engineering students,

the Engineer and Architect of the Year awards, and a keynote address.


Tickets:  $50.00 per person, or Tables of 10:  $500.00 *

Dress: Black Tie Optional



Reservations are due to Thomas Tullia by February 16, 2017, at Treasurer@DCCEAS.ORG

For each banquet reservation, please specify entrée choice: chicken, salmon, or vegetarian. If no preference is submitted by reservation due date, default is chicken.

Checks can be sent to: DCCEAS, PO Box 18842, Washington, DC 20036-8842


* No Shows Will Be Billed


We’d like to thank all of you who were able to attend our annual Luncheon and Banquet in 2015. 

Here is a summary of speakers and awardees from those events:


Speaker: Mike Hawes, DSC, Director, Human Space Flight Programs, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Topic: NASA Orion Space Program



Keynote Speaker: Honorable Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol

Award Winners
Young Architect of the Year

Diane Leeson, Associate AIA, Perkins + Will Architects

Young Engineer of the Year

Alexis McKittrick, PhD

Environmental Protection Agency

Architect of the Year

Marshall E. Purnell, FAIA

Devrouax & Purnell Architects

Engineer of the Year

Monica Malini, PE

Associate Professor, Montgomery College

Lifetime Achievement Award

Howard C. Gibbs, PE, FNSPE, M. ASCE

Meritorious Service Award

Khaled Alamdeen, PE

ALA Consulting Engineers

We'd like to thank all of you who were able to attend our annual Luncheon and Banquet in 2015.