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Trina Lai

Trina Lai, EIT

Sustainability Committee Co-Chair

Bureau of Sanitation, City of Los Angeles

Email: trina.lai@lacity.org
Phone: 323-342-6120

Tonia Wang

Tonia Wang, P.E.

Sustainability Committee Co-Chair

HNTB

Email: txwang@hntb.com
Phone: 443-538-8482

The Sustainability Committee meets every third Wednesday at 11:30am-12:15pm. Please contact the Co-Chairs to be added on our mailing list.

Vision
The ASCE Los Angeles Section Sustainability Committee is an agent for enhancing our community and our quality of life through environmentally, socially, and economically responsible civil engineering practices within the Los Angeles Section in a manner consistent with the purposes of ASCE.

Mission Statement
The ASCE Los Angeles Section Sustainability Committee will:

  • Promote, practice, and advocate sustainability principles through professional development, innovation, and outreach activities within the Los Angeles Section.
  • Lead the civil engineering community in the Los Angeles Section to become practitioners of sustainable civil engineering principles and practices.
  • Generate ideas and to identify potential opportunities and strategies that will expand and enhance the leadership role of ASCE Los Angeles Section in advancing science, engineering and technology and in building capacity for sustainable development in a local perspective.
  • Use partnerships and coalition building opportunities that will promote and encourage sustainable engineering education and practice.

Facts
The Sustainability Committee held its first organizational meeting on March 13, 2008.  While the Committee has roughly maintained about ten members since its inception, we are continually seeking new individuals and partner organizations to join our mission.  The Los Angeles Committee has engaged the local community on Sustainability at various events and looks forward to the many more to come.

Resources

USGBC - https://www.usgbc.org/

Living Future - https://living-future.org/

Envision - https://sustainableinfrastructure.org/credentialing/envision-sustainability-professional-env-sp/  

ICSI Conference - https://www.icsiconference.org/