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ABOUT US:   The Engineers' Club of Memphis, organized on May 8, 1914, is a nonsectarian, nonpolitical, and nonprofit society whose objectives and purposes are to promote the educational and professional improvement of its members, to advance the field of engineering in its several branches, to make available to the general public technical and scientific information and knowledge, and generally to aid in the solution of public questions involving engineering and scientific problems. In the furtherance of these goals, the Club strives through its various committees to develop and plan ongoing educational programs, seminars, symposiums, professional tours, and other technically oriented meetings, events and projects.

MISSION:   It is the mission of the Engineers' Club to promote the educational, social and professional advancement of its members; to assist community leaders, civic organizations and public agencies by providing advice on and giving support to issues which benefit the Memphis community and to acting as liaison between the Club's many affiliated societies.

MEETINGS:   Weekly luncheon meetings are currently held on Mondays at Christian Brothers University at Central and East Parkway starting at 11:30 AM in the Sabbatini Lounge of the Thomas Center across from the cafeteria. The meeting begins at 12:00 noon and the presentation begins at approximately 12:10.


FrankThe Club mourns the loss of Life Member Frank Paul Palumbo who passed away September 18, 2020. Frank was born on May 2, 1930 - he was 90. Born in Manhattan, New York, Frank graduated Lafayette High School in Brooklyn where he played varsity football. He received a football scholarship to Arkansas State University where he participated in varsity sports while studying Engineering.

After College he relocated to Memphis and began his career as an engineering draftsman with the City of Memphis Engineering Division. As he continued his career he participated in numerous major municipal projects. He continued with the City until he formed Frank Palumbo & Associates Professional Engineering Firm in 1964.

In 1972 Frank was recruited by then Memphis Mayor Wyeth Chandler to serve the Memphis community as Public Works Director and City Engineer. After his second tenure with the City of Memphis, he again formed Frank Palumbo & Associates in 1976 to provide Professional Civil Engineering services to the community until he retired at 88 years old in 2018.

He is a Life-Member of the Engineers Club of Memphis. He served on the Board of Directors and later as President in 1980.

Frank -- keep them straight up there - we will miss you. -- He will be sorely missed by his many friends. Go in Peace our friend.

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September 2020 Program Chairman Emmanuel Tuombe, P.E.
Sept 7No MeetingLabor Day
Sept 14Emmanuel Tuombe, P.E.Engineering with Purpose PDH
Sept 21Peter C. Atherton, P.E.How to Prevent Burnout, Increase Engagement, and Inspire Employee Excellence in a World of COVID and Beyond PDH
Sept 22Board Meetingvia Zoom Click Here
Sept 28Bill Weppner
former NASA Flight Controller
Getting to the Moon: Been There; Done that. But still a very tricky business PDH
(Part 3 of a multi-part presentation) PDH

October 2020 Program Chairman Emmanuel Tuombe, P.E.
Oct 5Jeff McConahySite Supply PDH
Oct 12No MeetingColumbus Day
Oct 26Brett LordConcrete Steel Reinforcing Institute (CRSI) PDH
Oct 27Board Meetingvia Zoom Click Here