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Mission Statement

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was organized in 1893, to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering.  For over a century members have included commercial and governmental practitioners, students, and educators of naval architecture, shipbuilding, and marine and ocean engineering.  

SNAME encourages the exchange and recording of information, sponsors applied research, offers career guidance, supports education, and enhances the professional status and integrity of its membership.


 List of Officers

Academic Year 2020-2021

 
Chairperson:                       Jean Alfred D. Caraig

Vice Chairperson:             Elvie Joyce L. Arcaya

Secretary:                            Maica Jewell S. Anay

Treasurer:                            Maurice Charima G. Geonigo

Auditor:                                Alleija Jen N. Maang

PIO:                                        Brylle Jerrome Leonardo

Web Master:                       Jinrius T. Llorando

 

CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS

           An organization approved by the Executive Committee of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

PREAMBLE
       
      "We the members of STI - NAMEI Student Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, established to promote and encourage interest in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering studies, do ordain and establish this constitution and subscribe to the regulations and policies of the Institution and the Society.”

ARTICLE I - NAME

       The name of the Section shall be STI - NAMEI Student Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

ARTICLE II - OFFICERS


       The officers shall be a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson, a Secretary/Treasurer/Auditor, Public Information Officer (PIO), Website Master, and a Faculty Advisor. One officer shall be designated the Student Section liaison representative to the SNAME Western Europe Section.

ARTICLE III - SPONSORING SECTION


       This Student Section is sponsored by the Western Europe Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

ARTICLE IV - MEMBERSHIP


        All Student Members of the Society attending NAMEI Polytechnic Institute shall be members of this Section as well as members of the sponsoring section if otherwise eligible.

ARTICLE V - MEETINGS


        The provisions of the Bylaws and the rules of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and the practices of the Society with respect to the professional sessions for discussion of papers shall govern the procedure of the Student Section. The quorum for meetings shall be 4 officers present. The annual general meeting shall be held in second month of each academic year and a monthly meeting shall be held every third week of the month at NAMEI Polytechnic Institute when the quarantine is lifted. Special meetings may be called depending upon the need of the Society.

ARTICLE VI - COMMITTEES

Section 1
- Executive Committee. The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary/Treasurer, Auditor, PIO, Website Master, Faculty Advisor and members shall constitute the Executive Committee and shall have general responsibility, under the Faculty Advisor, for the affairs and activities of the Student Section.

Section 2
- The Executive Committee shall appoint members to fill any vacancies occurring in the positions of the Officers of the Student Section until the next annual election.

ARTICLE VII - DUTIES OF OFFICERS


Section 1
- Chairperson. The Chairperson shall preside at all meetings of the Student Section and of the Executive Committee and be responsible for planning and supervising the program and activities of the Section. The chairperson shall be ex-officio, a member of all committees.

Section 2
- Vice-Chairperson. In the absence of the Chairperson, the duties of the Chairperson shall be performed by the Vice-Chairperson. If the office of the Chairperson becomes vacant, the Vice-Chairperson shall succeed the chairperson. The Vice-Chairperson shall also encourage SNAME membership and assist with membership renewals.

Section 3
- Secretary. The Secretary shall have general responsibility for the correspondence of the Student Section and shall take the minutes of all meetings of the Student Section and of the Executive Committee. If the offices of the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson become vacant concurrently, the Secretary shall succeed the Chairperson.

Section 4
- Treasurer. The Treasurer shall be in-charge of the records and accounts of the Student Section and the collection and disbursement of funds. The disbursement of funds must be as approved by the Chairperson and Faculty Advisor. A budget shall be prepared by the Treasurer covering all expenses for each fiscal year. The budget shall be submitted to the sponsoring Section for approval.

Section 5
- Auditor. The Auditor shall have the general responsibility of auditing all of the expenditures of the organization. He/she shall be responsible in keeping and updating an inventory of all the organization’s property and shall certify the legitimacy and correctness of the disbursement of funds. He/she shall assist the Treasurer in formulating guidelines and financial reports.

Section 6
- PIO. The PIO or the Public Information Officer shall have the general responsibility of managing and organizing the Executive Committee meetings and all the arrangements related to the section activities.

Section 7
- Website Master. The Website Master shall have the general responsibility of taking over and organizing the NAMEI Polytechnic Institute Student Section page/website, in which authority in editing the page will be given by the SNAME headquarters. He/she shall be responsible in updating the page on events. He/she is responsible for the compilation of pictures and videos of the said event.

Section 8
- Faculty Advisor. The Faculty Advisor shall be appointed by NAMEI Polytechnic Institute. He shall be responsible for the proper operation of the Student Section under the Bylaws, policy and guidance of the Society and the sponsoring Section. He shall provide direction in the area of parliamentary procedure, meeting facilitation, group-building, goal setting, and program planning and maintain an awareness of the activities and programs sponsored by the Student Section. He/she shall be responsible for the continuity of the Section between school years and for maintaining the technical and professional excellence of the Section program and activities and for other matters as assigned by the NAMEI Polytechnic Institute.

ARTICLE VIII- ELECTION OF OFFICERS


Section 1
- An annual election shall be held in (2nd Week of July) for the purpose of electing the Executive Committee (except the Faculty Advisor). Terms of officers shall begin on the day of the Induction of officers, to be held during the General Assembly of the Student Section at NAMEI Polytechnic Institute (3rd week of July) and for a period of one year.

Section 2
- At least one elected Officer of the Section must have at least two Semesters remaining at NAMEI Polytechnic Institute so that his experience may be available to the Section for the year following his/her term of office.

ARTICLE IX - PARLIAMENTARY RULES


          The governing authority on all parliamentary rules provided for in these Bylaws should be the latest edition of Roberts’ “Rules of Order.”

ARTICLE X - ORDER OF BUSINESS


a) Getting the List of Attendees for the meeting
b) Reading of the Minutes of previous meeting
c) Special announcements
d) Committee reports
e) Stated business
f) New business
g) Lecture or reading of papers
h) Adjournment

ARTICLE XI - AMENDMENTS


           Amendments to these Bylaws shall be presented at a regular meeting by the Executive Committee. The amendments shall be brought to the attention of the membership by the Secretary in the notice for the next regular meeting, at which time the amendment will come before the Student Organization for discussion and action. A two-thirds vote by the members in good standing present at that meeting in favor of the amendment shall be necessary for its adoption. The amendment is subject to approval by the senior sponsoring Section and the Chairperson of the Sections Committee of the Society. A member in good standing is one who has paid his dues to the Society in accordance with the Bylaws of the Society.
Any member may suggest to the Executive Committee proposed amendments to the Bylaws by submitting in writing to the Secretary of the Student Section. Amendments proposed by five (5) or more members of the Student Section may be voted on at a regular Student Organization meeting, provided notice in writing of such proposed amendment has been made to the membership not less than fourteen (14) days prior to such meeting.

ARTICLE XII - FISCAL YEAR


The fiscal year for the STI - NAMEI Student Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers shall commence on the second week of July and terminate on Third week of July next following.





About

SNAME

SNAME is an internationally recognized non-profit, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. For many, SNAME has been absolutely essential to career development and success in the industry. With more than 6,000 members around the world in 85 countries, SNAME is The International Community for Maritime and Ocean Professionals!

NAMEI SNAME Student Section 2nd Annual Quiz Bee

The SNAME student section of NAMEI Polytechnic Institute conducted
its quiz bee relating to naval architecture and marine terms. It was
held on August 16, 2018. It was attended by students taking
B. S. Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.

The winners are as follows:

CHAMPION

Quiz Bee


(L-R , Ahren Cancino , Marvin Galang , Mariel Milan , Aleija Maang , Nina Elona, Student Chair )

1ST RUNNER UP

Quiz bee

( L-R , Jonas Ebora , Joy Madrid , Godfrey Mantes , Josephus Dimaano , Nina Elona , Student Chair)


2ND RUNNER UP
 
Quiz Bee

(L-R , Kristine Godinez, Tom Cabradilla , Jennzey Eleda , Ricel Dizon , Nina Elona, Student Chair )


NAMEI SNAME Student Section  3rd Annual Symposium
Saturday, 26 January 2019 at NAMEI Audio Visual Room
The SNAME NAMEI Banner was given to the Section personally
by Michael Taylor, SNAME.


NAMEI BANNER
(L-R) Michael Taylor, Director Global Outreach and Strategic
Initiatives, SNAME,  Angie Laureta, Dean of Academics,
NAMEI, Nina Elona, Student Chair, NAMEI and Mariel Milan
Auditor, NAMEI SNAME Student Section,


The 4th Annual STI-NAMEI SNAME STUDENT SECTION SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

At STI Academic Center, Sta. Mesa,Philippines. 

 


2nd Design Competition Ship Models

 


Mr. Fernando T. Dantes III, STI-NAMEI Officer in Charge giving the welcoming remarks.

 


Engr. Keith Lilley, Chair SNAME WES SNAME discusses the benefits of becoming a member of SNAME.




Engr. Nina Lilley, SRVP-International SNAME conducted a presentation entitled – “Yachts - A Naval Architect’s Perspective on Design and Classification.”



Engr. Thaddeus Jovellanos, President of PRS conducted a presentation entitled – “One Class One Standard for All.”




BSNAME Students presenting their ship designs.



WATER GRAND PRIX



Engr. Lei Margarette Garibay , past-Chair of SNAME NAMEI Student Section (2017-2018) presented a certificate on Leadership Excellence Award by Engr. Keith Lilley , Chair SNAME WES.



Nina Lourdes M. Elona, Chair of SNAME STI-NAMEI Student Section (2018-2020) presented a certificate on Leadership Excellence Award by Engr. Keith Lilley , Chair SNAME WES.


Engr. Nina Lilley, SRVP- International, SNAME were presented a Certificate of Apreciation and a gift headed by the STI-NAMEI Officer in Charge, Mr. Ferdinand Dantes III and Faculty Advisor Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr.


Engr. Thaddeus Jovellanos, President of PRS were presented a Certificate of Apreciation and a gift headed by the STI-NAMEI Officer in Charge, Mr. Ferdinand Dantes III and Faculty Advisor Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr. and Nina Elona, STI-NAMEI Student Section Chair.



(L-R) Nina Elona, SNAME STI-NAMEI Student Section Chair , Engr. Lourdes Lilley , SRVP-International ,SNAME , Engr. Keith Lilley , SNAME WES Chair, Engr. Thaddeus Jovellanos, President of PRS, Mr. Ferdinand Dantes III, STI-NAMEI Officer in charge, Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr, Faculty Advisor, Mrs. Agnes Laureta, Dean oF Academics and Engr. Lei Garibay , Past Chair of SNAME NAMEI Student Section.

 

















CHAMPIONS OF THE DESIGN COMPETITION.


FIFTH YEAR 


FOURTH YEAR


SECOND YEAR


FIRST YEAR

3rd Annual Symposium - NAMEI SNAME


Saturday, 26 January 2019 
Lito Perez, NK

  Engr. Rizalito Perez, Technical Manager of NK conducted
a presentation Entitled “Classification Society and Statutory Issues”

NAMEI SYMPOSIUM 2019

Atty. Michael Taylor, Director, Global Outreach and Strategic Initiatives, SNAME USA

conducted a presentation entitled Cyber Security and Intelligent Shipping. He also discussed

the Benefits of Becoming a Member of SNAME.

3RD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM NAMEI 2019

Atty. Michael Taylor, Director, Global Outreach and Strategic Initiatives, SNAME USA

were presented a Certificate of Appreciation and a gift headed by the Dean of Academics,

Angie Laureta , Faculty Advisor Engr. Ceferino Jogno Jr. and Nina Elona, SNAME NAMEI

Student Section Chair

 


NAMEI 3RD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

     Carlo Marasigan, President of  ANAMESP conducted a

     Presentation entitled “Environmental Sustainability: A

    Descriptive Study of Renewable Energy Resources as A

    Potential Power Generation to Shipyard Industries”

 

NAMEI SYMPOSIUM 2019

Carlo Marasigan, President of ANAMESP were presented a Certificate of Appreciation and a gift for his preatation headed by the Dean of Academics, Angie Laureta , Faculty Advisor Engr. Ceferino Jogno Jr. Nina Elona, SNAME NAMEI Student Section Chair with Atty. Michael Taylor, Director, Global Outreach and Strategic Initiatives, SNAME USA. He was also given a certificate by SNAME Western Europe for submitting a paper in 2018.


SYMPOSIUM 2019

           

            Paulo Aguila and Crizel Sigua, Past Chair of SNAME NAMEI

            Student Section both now professional Naval Architect &

            Marine Engineer. They were both given the certificate of

             Appreciation from Western Europe Section for submitting a

            Paper in 2017 entitled “A Feasibility Study on Self- Propelled
            Floating Drydock for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). Present
            were Atty. Michael Taylor, Director, Global Outreach and Initiatives
            SNAME USA, Angie Laureta, Dean of Academics and Nina Elona
            Chair SNAME NAMEI Student Section.

           

               


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CHAMPION - WATER GRAND PRIX


DESIGN COMPETITION

( L-R ) Atty. Michael Taylor, Liezel Gadores, Rosilyn Tolentino , Tom Cabradilla ,
Gerald Dabucol , Alexis Ramirez , Godfrey Mantes, Dean Angie Laureta,
Engr. Ceferino Jogno Jr, (Faculty Advisor) and Nina Elona (Chair, SNAME
NAMEI Student section)


2ND PLACE
SYMPOSIUM 2019

(L-R) Atty. Michael Taylor, Director of Global Outreach and Initiatives,  Lester De Castro ,
Joshua Bugarin , Junel Roldan , Nova Bodero , Carla Abe, Marvin Galang , Dean Angie Laureta,
Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr. and Nina Elona, Chair SNAME NAMEI Student Section


3RD PLACE

DESIGN COMPETITION


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SYMPOSIUM 2019

Attendees to the 3rd Annual Symposium  - Atty. Michael Taylor, SNAME USA, Engr. Ceferino Jogno, Jr.
SNAME Faculty Advisor , Angie Laureta, Dean Academics, Officers of SNAME NAMEI Polytechnic
Institute and students taking B.S. Naval Architecture & Marine  Engineering.



Certificate of Professional Development (CPD) were given to the attendees.

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO NINA LOURDES MONTIFAR ELONA, 5TH YEAR NAVAL ARCHITECTURE STUDENT OF STI NAMEI AND CHAIR OF SNAME STUDENT SECTION. SHE WAS AWARDED THE SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2019.


SCHOLARSHIPL-R    Keith Lilley, Chair of Western Europe, Verity Thomas, University of Newcastle (England) Nina Lourdes Montifar Elona (Philippines), Suzane Beckstoffer, SNAME President and Lourdes Lilley, Regional Vice-President, International