Young Professionals

If you are considering participating in the Southern California Young Professionals group in this 2017 year, we have some great events lined up. Check out our facebook at for all the upcoming events!


We are also looking to increase our member base so please help us and refer anyone you think is eligible to this page! 

A person is eligible to be a part of the APWA SoCal YP group if they are:

1) Under 35. 

2) Working for a Public Works Municipality, Government Agency, and/or a Private Company that works closely with Public Works.

3) A student in a field of study directly related to Public Works, Engineering, and/or Public administration.

4) A member of APWA.

If you are interested in participating with the Young Professionals group in the 2017 year, please take the Introduction survey we have generated:




July 28th, 2017 - Second Harvest Food Bank 

Join SoCal APWA for a volunteering event at Second Harvest Food Bank and helping us end hunger in Orange County!


August 27th, 2017 to August 31st, 2017 - Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
PWX - APWA National Conference

See the main page for information. Will you be attending? Lets get a group together!


August 30th, 2017 - General Session/ "How did we do it" Panel Presentation 

Come join the SoCal YPs for a panel discussion with Elite Public Works Professionals on their success stories.  How did you become Public Works Director, City Engineer, or Vice President of your company?  What single decision did you make at any point in your career that was a big risk?  Give us one "bad boss story" and what you learned from that person?  This will be a powerful and engaging panel discussion for future leaders in Public Works.  Don't miss it!

Location:  Mae Boyar Community Building in Lakewood, CA    


August 2017 - TBD - City Hall Drive In

Contact Ms. Linda Luu (, ASCE coordinator, for more information on attending. 


September 29th, 2017 - Poo & Brew
Orange County Sanitation District Wastewater Treatment Plant No. 1 Tour and Brewery Meetup 

Tour of the Orange County Wastewater Treatment Facility at 10844 Ellis Avenue in Fountain Valley, CA 92708 at 1:45pm on Friday July 21st. The tour will be 1.5 hrs and will include a video overview, discussion of the wastewater treatment process, and a bus tour of the facility.

We will also be meeting at the Newport Brewing Company at 2920 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663 for networking and socializing. Parking at both locations is FREE. Register for the event HERE.


November 29th, 2017 - General Session


December 2017 - TBD - County Hall Drive IN

Contact Ms. Linda Luu (, ASCE coordinator, for more information on attending. 


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