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August 22, 2019 Meeting

Please join us for our August Meeting.  This will be a lunch meeting at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille on Thursday, August 22, 2019 with registration/socialization beginning at 11:30 am.


The details for the meeting are as follows:


Topic: Basics of Freight and Passenger Rail


A basic overview of the freight rail and passenger rail industries from the perspective of a civil engineer, including a summary of planning/engineering basics, government oversight, and closing with a summary of STV’s work here in Charlotte.


Presenter:  Stu Matthis, P.E./Fellow-ASCE, Vice President at STV in Charlotte


Stu is a graduate of West Virginia University (BSCE) and Virginia Tech (MSCE). He joined Ralph Whitehead Associates (RWA) in 1982, which became STV in 2006. He has been with the company in Charlotte for 37 years. Stu has worked on many of the major transportation projects (highway and rail) in the Carolinas and also in the southeast. He is a registered engineer in 7 states and member of ASCE and numerous other societies. He was a lecturer at UNCC for 22 years and currently serves as STV’s National Director of Business Development for Transportation-Infrastructure.


PDH: 1 Hour


Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019


Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.



Dilworth Neighborhood Grille  (basement level, Baxter Room)  MAP

911 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28204


Cost: $25 for Members; $30 for Non-Members


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Please note – refunds will not be available to anyone that does not attend the meeting and does not request a refund at least 24 hours before the meeting date. Please contact our Treasurer, Robert Price with any questions regarding paying for your registration via PayPal.