SCSPE hosted its Fall Symposium in Charleston, Nov. 14 and an appointment for ACEC-SC and SCSPE representatives to meet with freshman state Sen. Paul Thurmond at his Charleston office.
Executive Director, Joe Jones, SCSPE President, Marguerite McClam, PE, SCSPE Secretary/Treasurer David Rykard, PE, and ACEC-SC National Director, Larry Hargrove, PE met with Sen. Thurmond for an hour. They discussed the rewrite of the Engineers’ and Surveyors’ Practice Act, Transportation funding and education.
When ACEC-SC or SCSPE have activities in an area, Jones has been setting up meetings with legislators in the area. Earlier this fall, Jones, Kent Alexander, PE, ACEC-SC Board Member, and Aaron Leach, PLS, SCSPLS President met with Rep. Nelson Hardwick in Myrtle Beach.