About Us

Facts about the 6:
  • States: California-Oregon-Idaho-Wyoming-New Mexico-Arizona-Nevada-Washington-Utah-Montana-Colorado-Alaska-Hawaii
  • Region VI Professionals:The earliest black engineering organizations in the nation (pre-dating NSBE) i.e. BESSA @ UC Berkeley, Cal Poly Pomona, and BEA @ UC Davis
  • NSBE Chant Originated in Region 6
  • Summer Camping Conference and predessor to SEEK began in Region VI at Cal Ploy Pomona.
  • First Professional Development Conference held on a company campus in 2007 at Microsoft in Mountainview California (Attended by Bill Gates)
  • First region to begin zone structure
  • First Special Interest Group Conference - Aerospace in 2009, Los Angeles California
  • Taking mentorship to the next level, in 2011 the Region 6 AE adopted a one-on-one menotoring approach between Collegiate and Alumni Executive Boards