President's Monthly Chapter Message

Louisiana Engineering Society – New Orleans Chapter

 President’s Professional Engineers Day Message

       John M. Jackson, P.E

We are thrilled to invite you to the inaugural meeting of the 2023-2024 term for the New Orleans Chapter of the Louisiana Engineering Society. Join us September 13 for a luncheon and technical presentation at Southport Hall.

Please register as soon as possible! Registrations must be submitted online by noon on September 12, to guarantee seating and a meal. Payment is required online via credit card through our secure registration portal.

Event Details:

Topic: “Sewer Treatment Design with Advanced Solutions”

Speaker: Brandon Frierson

Date: September 13, 2023

Check-in and Networking: 11:30am – 12:00pm

Luncheon and Presentation: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location: Southport Hall, 200 Monticello Ave. New Orleans, LA 70121

Menu: Buffet Style



A certificate for 1.0 PDH will be provided at the luncheon for in-person attendees and by email for remote attendees.

Our distinguished speaker Brandon Frierson will be giving his presentation “Sewer Treatment Design with Advanced Solutions.” Brandon Frierson is the Contracting Project Manager at Gainey’s Concrete Products. He has worked with the company for over 7 years and has held positions in both estimating and production planning. During his time as the Contracting Project Manager, Brandon has become a licensed operator (Level 1) and maintenance provider for the state of Louisiana. He will be presenting the basics of how sewer is treated before taking a deeper dive into each step of the treatment process along with how sewer treatment plants are designed to hit low discharge limits. He will also go into detail about additional advanced sewer treatment options.

Members and non-members are welcome; however, if you are not a member or your membership has lapsed, we encourage you to join. The Louisiana Engineer Society consistently works toward the advancement of the Engineering Profession, and we can’t do it without your help. To join, please visit the following link:



Golf Tournament

In addition to our September luncheon, we have exciting news to share! The 15th annual LES New Orleans Chapter Golf Tournament will be held on Friday October 27, 2023. This is an excellent opportunity to bring your clients to the tournament, socialize with fellow engineers, and promote your company. Teams and sponsors have already begun to register. Last year we had record breaking participation, so register your team and/or your sponsorship package as soon as you can to lock in your spot. We have several sponsorship packages at a range of price levels, so there will be something for everyone. For more information, and to register as a player, team, or sponsor, please visit:




Speaking of sponsorships, chapter sponsorships for the 2023-2024 program term year (some with golf tournament benefits) have opened. If you or your company are interested in participating in the LES NO Chapter Sponsorship Program or renewing your previous sponsorship for our upcoming term year, please visit:




Join us in shaping the future of engineering in New Orleans. Your participation is invaluable to our chapter’s growth and impact on the community. Together, we can accomplish amazing things for New Orleans and beyond!


John M. Jackson, P.E.

President, New Orleans Chapter of the Louisiana Engineering Society


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