Sean Ahdi, UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student in Geotechnical Engineering, has been elected Chair of the Executive Board of the Student Leadership Council (SLC) of the Geo-Institute (G-I) of ASCE. Sean will organize and lead student representatives from around the country in initiatives to promote the geotechnical profession and get students involved in the G-I. Sean will also work closely with the G-I Student Participation Committee in organizing and running student events at the G-I’s annual GeoCongress, and with the G-I Board of Governors to advocate for student welfare and welcome new university chapters to the SLC.