I would like to purchase two tickets to the EWB banquet on Dec. 6 and
eight raffle tickets for the Kayak (preferably one of the winning ones!).
Your email didn't indicate exactly how to pay for the tickets, so please
let me know the process.
Also, the School of Engineering would be happy to pay for the airfare and
accommodation expenses for your speaker. Please see Karen Bernard to
arrange the financial details. A small acknowledgement for the School's
support in your program would be appreciated.
Best wishes for success on the event!
The University of Vermont College of Engineering and Mathematical
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<!--[endif]-->Creating Potable Water – Overseas!
Engineers Without Borders UVM Chapter
Formal Fund Raising Banquet & Raffle for Old Town
December 6, 2007 - Livak Ballroom, Davis Center
p.m. Cost: $35 (2 for $60)
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Keynote Speaker: William A. Wallace, B.S., Ch.E., M.S., Mgt.
Topic: “Sustainability and International Development”
Imagine life without the guarantee of sanitary water and medical
care and you will understand why UVM students from Engineers Without
Borders (EWB) has chosen to help the 40 households and 53 children in
Juigalpa, Nicaragua. Currently their community has one well for
water, located on schoolyard grounds, and uses a nearby river for
toileting, causing citizens to suffer with diarrhea, malaria, dengue
fever, and malnutrition.
BEST SELLING AUTHOR TO SPEAK
William A. (Bill) Wallace, Founder and President of Wallace Futures
Group, LLC, consulting services in emerging trends and issues analysis,
and strategic planning, will speak on “Sustainability and
International Development.” during the Formal Fund
Raising Banquet on Thursday, December 6, 2007 in the Davis Center Livak
Ballroom at 7 p.m. where an Old Town Kayak will be raffled off to the
winning ticket holder!
Wallace’s book, Becoming Part of the Solution: The
Engineer’s Guide to Sustainable Development,
has been labeled a “best seller” by the American Council of Engineering
Companies. His second book, entitled:
Designing and Delivering Sustainable
Solutions, will be out soon.
Wallace chairs the International Federation of Consulting Engineers’
(FIDIC ‘s) Sustainable Development Committee and was the primary writer
of FIDIC’s Project Sustainability Management
Guidelines. Wallace is also the Immediate Past President
of Engineers Without Borders–USA (EWB-USA), a non-profit, 9000 member
organization which sends project teams of engineering students and
professionals to improve the quality of life in developing communities
world wide. Wallace has been asked to serve on the Democratic
National Convention Greening Committee, organized to help reduce the
environmental impact of the convention and to promote sustainable
With over forty years of professional experience, including thirty years
in the field of environmental engineering and management, Wallace has
served as Liaison Delegate to the World Business Council for Sustainable
Development, an international organization of over 190 multi-national
member companies, all with a shared commitment to
sustainability. In that role, he also has served on several
working groups including Access to Water, Innovation and Technology,
Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainable Development
Reporting. Wallace helped write the organization’s report on
corporate social responsibility, and led an international task force to
prepare the Council’s position on the U.N. Global Reporting Initiative’s
(GRI’s) Sustainable Reporting Guidelines.
EWB currently has 200 developing and established chapters, including
UVM’s, with over 170 projects in 41 countries. For more information
Register to Win an Old Town Kayak!
To purchase your $3 raffle ticket, or 2 for $5, for the Old Town
Kayak contact Jacqueline Bell via email
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The winning ticket will be drawn during the banquet. The Dirigo 120 Kayak
is great for the casual paddler out for a little relaxation, fitness and
fun and comes with dashboard with wallet/cell phone dry hatch &
cupholder, open cockpit control panels, space Hatch™ and bulkhead,
Stabil-form™ hull design, retractable carry handle, deck bungee, and
paddle (specs and details below).
To register for the banquet (or to make a donation) contact:
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Contact information: William A. Wallace, Wallace Futures
1400 Overlook Drive, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA 80487
Tel +1(970)879-1122, Fax +1(970)871-7923, Mobile:+1(970)819-2188
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Dawn Densmore, Director Outeach & Public
UVM, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
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Jeffrey S. Marshall
Professor and Director
School of Engineering
307 Votey Hall
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405