Contribute to the Future of Structural Engineering

"Structural Engineering is a
profession, not a job. SEAW
is where I see this distinction"

Tim Nordstrom, PE, SE
Star Seismic                          

"I joined SEAW shortly after
moving to Seattle from out of 
state and started to attend 
meetings regularly. I found this
was a great way to meet
colleagues and quickly found
myself becoming more active
within the Association."

Cale Ash, PE, SE
Associate Principal
Degenkolb Engineers

"SEAW is the professional
organization that provides
the best quality education,
networking and code 
development opportunities
of any professional engineering
organization at an affordable

Jill Shuttleworth, PE, SE
Meier Architecture | Engineering



Networking: SEAW has over 700 members; over half are registered SEs

Continuing Education: High quality seminars at a great price along with papers, regular meetings, and SE Refresher Course

Professional Contribution: Have an impact on the engineering community, codes and policies through committees and task groups

Code Influence: Strong tradition in engaging with and influencing local and national code committees

Community: Build strong relationships with your peers through meetings, volunteer opportunities, and regional conferences


Member SE: Registered structural engineer in the state of Washington and regularly engaged in the practice of structural engineering at the time of application.

Member PE: Registered professional engineer or architect licensed to practice in the state of Washington.

Associate: Graduate of an approved engineering school or college, and not yet licensed in the state of Washington.

Affiliate: Individual engaged in a profession which cooperates with structural engineers in the advancement of professional knowledge, practice and welfare.

Student: Individual currently enrolled full-time in an approved engineering program. (Student membership in SEAW is free.)


SEAW members belong to the statewide organization through a local chapter:

Seattle: Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area

Southwest: Tacoma/Olympia area

South Central: Tri-Cities/Yakima area

Spokane: Greater Spokane area