Joseph Carson (
15 Jul 96 22:30:28 EDT


There are a number of challenges that Engineering Professional Societies
face and I think an ASA (or whatever) SIG would prove very beneficial to

The Societies have been slow to economize and change their business
practices similar to private sector organizations, but I think that's

I'm in early 40's and I'm swamped with "to dos" - most of my cohort are
likewise. Who can devote an weekday evening once a month to a local chapter
meeting that few attend of your local Engineering Society? I'm hoping the
internet will be a boon to the Societies and their members too.

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