• June 23, 2017

    Good morning. It’s officially summer. Hope you all have vacation plans coming up. This is a slow time of year at ACEC-SC, so for the next month I’ll be sending out reports as needed. Do not worry I’ll be keeping you informed of all things ACEC-SC, but you will not be getting as many emails […]

  • June 16, 2017

    Good afternoon. We’re back from the SC Engineering Conference and Trade Show. We had a great conference this year. We had close to 300 attendees, speakers, and exhibitors at the Myrtle Beach Hilton Resort. Read More

  • 2017-2018 Future Leaders Program

    ACEC-SC is pleased to offer the third annual Future Leaders Program, a leadership and career development program for upwardly mobile, rising stars of the design industry. Please click HERE for more information.

  • 2017 SC Engineering Conference Exhibitors and Sponsors

    Sponsors Davis & Floyd, Inc. – Bronze Sponsor ECS Southeast, LLP – Bronze Sponsor Ram Jack of South Carolina, Inc. – Friday Luncheon Sponsor S&ME – Bronze Sponsor Terracon – Bronze Sponsor TranSystems, Inc. – Bronze Sponsor UMA, Geotechnical Construction – Bronze Sponsor Exhibitors Contech Engineered Solutions ECS Southeast, LLP Enterprise Fleet Management FOTH Infrastructure […]

  • June 7, 2017

    We’re on our way to Myrtle Beach for the SC Engineering Conference & Trade Show. We hope you’ll be joining us tomorrow. Since we will be at the conference this week, there will be no Friday Newsletter, but we’ll have a full report next week about the ACEC-SC Annual Meeting and the SC Engineering Conference […]

  • May 19, 2017

    Good afternoon. After sending you communications all week about the Roads Bill, I figured I’d give your inbox a break and did not send you anything last Friday. Here we are a week later, and I wanted to give you an update. Read More

  • May 5, 2017

    Happy Cinco De Mayo. Hopefully you are all on your way to enjoy some tacos and margaritas. Read More

  • April 28, 2017

    The SC Senate, along with yours truly and several other dedicated lobbyist stayed the Statehouse until 11 p.m. Wednesday night, but it was worth it. The SC Senate passed second reading of the road funding (H.3516) by a 34-10 – veto proof margin at 10:51 PM Wednesday night. Read More

  • 23rd Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament

    After watching the Masters and the Heritage, who wouldn’t want to play in the 23rd Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament on May 1, 2017?  This is a great opportunity to get some face to face time with a client, colleague, or fellow principal in an informal setting.  It also is a chance to advance the […]

  • SC Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies is Taking Applications for Seat on SC Building Codes Council

    Application Deadline:  February 20, 2017 Governor Henry McMaster has the opportunity to appoint one (1) qualified Professional Engineer to the SC Building Codes Council for a term beginning immediately. The nominated member of the SC Building Codes Council must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of South Carolina, must be licensed […]

  • 2016 ACEC-SC/SCDOT Annual Meeting

    Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center 1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201 The South Carolina Department of Transportation and the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina established a partnering Committee in 1997 to provide a forum for improving the coordination and understanding between SCDOT and the Consulting Community as it […]


    ACEC-SC is now excepting EEA Entries. Click HERE to download the 2017 EEA Call for Entries Brochure.

  • ACEC-SC Coastal Fall Golf Tournament at Wild Dunes Harbor Course

    The American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina is getting ready for the Coastal ACEC-SC PAC Fall Golf Tournament. The proceeds made from this tournament will be used by ACEC-SC to help with engineering issues in our state. This year, ACEC-SC decided to take the tournament up a notch. The ACEC-SC Fall Golf Tournament […]

  • SC Council of Engineering and Surveying Societies is Requesting Applications for Two Seats on SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

    Application Deadline October 15, 2016 Governor Nikki Haley has the opportunity to appoint two qualified Professional Engineers to the SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors beginning January 1, 2017. Each engineering and surveying member of the Registration Board must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of […]

  • Jones, McAden & Associates Receives Award from SC State Guard

    Jones, McAden & Associates was honored by the South Carolina State Guard for its management of recruiting and tracking volunteer engineers during the flood in October. Adjutant General, Robert Livingston, PE, made the award presentation at the SC Engineering Conference and Trade Show in June at the Charleston Convention Center. The certificates, called “Major General […]

  • American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina Announces New Officers and Board

    ACEC-SC elected new officers and board members at the annual meeting in June. ACEC-SC Chairman is Rick Fauteux, PE.  He is Associate Vice President and Project Engineer at HDR, Inc. in North Charleston, SC.   Prior to his election to Chair, Fauteux served as ACEC-SC Vice Chair and Secretary/Treasurer, as well as serving on the ACEC-SC/SCDOT […]

  • Fauteux Elected American Council of Engineering Companies of SC Chair

    Rick Fauteux, PE, HDR was elected Chairman of the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina (ACEC-SC) at its annual meeting in June. Fauteux also served as ACEC-SC’s Vice Chair, Secretary/Treasurer and Board Member, and currently serves on  the ACEC-SC / SCDOT partnering Committee.  Fauteux is currently on the ACEC National Membership Committee. He […]

  • 2016 SC Engineering Conference & Trade Show

    The SC Engineering Conference & Trade show was held June 23-26, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston, SC, with a record number of 247 attendees. The mission of the SC Engineering Conference is to have “timely presentation on various engineering subjects, keynote presentations and enough PDHs to meet the […]

  • Executive Director’s Report – Adam B. Jones

    ACEC-SC had a productive 2015-2016 year.  To recap what has gone on in the 2015 -2016 fiscal year, we’ll start in July of 2015. In July 2015, ACEC-SC launched its off season lobbying effort.  This effort put lobbyists Joe and Adam Jones on the road most Wednesdays from July to January.   This was an effort […]

  • Lobbyist Report – Joe S. Jones

    2016 has been an active legislative year for the engineering profession. Since the ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting in March, the Practice Act (S.685) has been passed by both the Senate and House and signed by the Governor. Our expectations were high when we went into this session hoping to get QBS and brokering into the law, […]

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