News

  • Executive Director’s Report – March 2, 2018

    We had a busy week at the State House. From committee meetings to floor debates, and possible legislation that would add sales tax to engineering services it’s been a full week Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – February 23, 2018

    Happy Engineers Week to all the engineers at our ACEC-SC member firms. I hope you’ve been able to enjoy a week dedicated to engineers and maybe took time to reflect on all of the great things you and your engineering firm have done. Read More

  • 24th Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament

    The 24th Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament is April 30, 2018.  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 profession by raising funds for ACEC-SC to give two Scholarships.   Put in a […]

  • Executive Director’s Report – February 16, 2018

    Good afternoon. ACEC-SC had another busy week with Senate Finance Committee meetings, the ACEC-SC /SCSPE Winter Meeting, House/Senate Conference Committee Meeting, and an ACEC-SC Transportation Committee Meeting. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – February 9, 2018

    It’s been a big week for ACEC-SC. Our Future Leaders learned about business development, we honored Engineering Excellence in South Carolina, had our first ACEC-SC/SCDOT Partnering Committee Meeting of the year, and had a fight on our hands at the State House. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – February 2, 2018

    Happy Friday. Hope everyone had a good week. We’ve been busy preparing for Engineering Excellence Awards, the Winter Meeting, planning our Planning Retreat, and yesterday’s Board of Directors meeting. I’m reporting from the South Carolina Society of Professional Land Surveyor’s Conference so this will be a brief update. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – January 26, 2018

    Good afternoon. I hope everyone has had a good week. Where has January gone? Hard to believe it’s almost over. Thanks to all of you who joined us Wednesday night at the Design/Construction Partnership Legislative Reception. We had a great event. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – January 19, 2018

    Good afternoon. Hope you’ve stayed warm, and the “snow days” have not disrupted your week. Here in Columbia, the weather shut down the Statehouse, changed the Governor’s State of the State, and has kept most of us inside for the week. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – January 12, 2018

    Good afternoon, I hope you all have thawed out and had a good and productive week.  The General Assembly came back to Columbia on Tuesday, and we are already seeing some movement.  Though not much happened this week, we are already seeing the bills we are monitoring start to move. Read More

  • 2018 ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting

    Attend the 11th Annual ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting February 14, 2018 at Seawell’s in Columbia, SC.  SCSPE and ACEC-SC have partnered to sponsor this informative program in an effort to meet the continuing education needs of its members.  This program offers concurrent sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Attendees can acquire up to 6 PDH’s […]

  • Executive Director’s Report – January 5, 2018

    Good afternoon, Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great holiday and ready for 2018.  ACEC-SC is gearing up for the second regular session of the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly that convenes next Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – December 15, 2017

    Good afternoon, I hope everyone is ready for the holidays.  You only have a little bit of time left to get everything you need.  ACEC-SC is getting ready for the holidays by reading all of the prefilled legislation to see what if any will affect our members. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – December 8, 2017

    Good afternoon.  I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving and are getting ready for the Holidays.   Forgive me for not sending out an update last week, but I was in San Francisco with other ACEC Executive Directors discussing our legislative year, the retirement of ACEC President and CEO Dave Raymond, and the future of […]

  • 20th Annual ACEC-SC/SC DOT Annual Meeting Sponsors

    PLATINUM SPONSOR AECOM GOLD SPONSORS HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas RS&H WSP USA SILVER SPONSORS CALYX Engineers & Consultants CDM Smith Davis & Floyd, Inc. GPI Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering KCI Technologies, Inc. Stantec Consulting Services Inc. STV Incorporated Surveying And Mapping, LLC/So-Deep, Inc. THC, Inc. TranSystems BRONZE SPONSORS Amec Foster Wheeler Carolinas Concrete […]

  • Executive Director’s Report – November 17, 2017

    Good afternoon.  I hope everyone is ready for some time off next week.  I know I have a lot to be thankful for, and I’m ready to spend time with my family, watch football and have a delicious meal. Read More

  • Executive Director’s Report – November 3, 2017

    Good afternoon. I hope you all had a productive week and a happy Halloween. ACEC-SC has been working hard finalizing the ACEC-SC/SCDOT Annual Meeting, prepping for our monthly Board of Directors meeting, working on some national issues, as well as preparing for the second regular session of the 122nd South Carolina General Assembly. ACEC-SC is […]

  • Executive Directors Report – September 29, 2017

    It may be fall, but it hasn’t felt like it here in the Capitol City, but the weather man says it should be more seasonal in the next couple days.  As we welcome in October we start the last quarter of 2017 and welcome the second quarter of our fiscal year. We are working on […]

  • Executive Directors Report – September 22, 2017

    Happy Friday everyone, I hope you have all had a good and productive week. ACEC-SC is continuing to get ready for our legislative season.  We’ve been working with Leslie Clark, Director SC Government Relations & Divisions, at Carolinas AGC on drafting a letter to the Senate Labor Commerce and Industry Committee staff on our meeting with the […]

  • Executive Directors Report – September 15, 2017

    Good afternoon, I hope everyone fared well through Irma earlier this week.  Hopefully this will be the last storm we deal with this season. ACEC-SC, SCSPE, AIA-SC, Carolinas AGC, and the Mechanical Contractors Association of SC met with Mark Nix, Executive Director of the Home Builders Association of SC, Thursday, September 14, 2017 to discuss H.579.  […]

  • Executive Directors Report – September 8, 2017

    Good afternoon, It looks like Irma is headed for our neighbors west, but I hope you are all ready for the potential weather coming our way. As you know, we have postponed a few ACEC-SC  events. The Coastal Golf tournament and Low-Country Legislative Breakfast will now be held on October 2, 2017 at Dunes West […]

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