Promoting the ethical, competent and licensed practice of engineering to enhance the professional, social and economic well being of our members.

Promoting the ethical, competent & licensed practice of engineering to enhance the professional, social & economic well being of our members.



    I hope everyone survived the Great Flood of 2015 with a minimum of damage. I suspect our Civil members will be busier than usual cleaning up and rebuilding after this. In the past, the SCSPE State Board has discussed ways we can influence the political factors that affect our profession. I know that political activity […]

  • SCSPE Fall Symposium: “Project Management for Design Professionals”

    In an effort to achieve SCSPE Goals, SCSPE provides learning opportunities that enable licensed engineers to maintain practice competency, provide the ability to network with other engineers, and provide information to engineers regarding issues and trends affecting the profession. The SCSPE Fall Symposium is part of this effort. This is the fifth year of the […]

  • Off Session Lobbying Effort

    ACEC-SC, SCSPE and SCSPLS recently kicked off the “engineering and surveying off session lobbying effort.” As you may remember, ACEC-SC, SCSPE, and SCSPLS Lobbyists Joe and Adam Jones began inviting engineers to join them in the State House lobby on Wednesdays this past legislative year.   Joe Jones quickly realized that having a constituent engineer when […]

  • SCSPE Three Year Strategic Plan

    Last year, Past President George H. McCall tasked Vice President Angela Musselwhite, Charleston Chapter to formulate a SCSPE Three Year Strategic Plan. Musselwhite formed a committee of members of different ages, chapters, and disciplines to help her create a three year strategic plan. The committee was made up of SCSPE Vice President & Committee Chair […]


    Since Sept. 2 Adam Jones and I have been going to legislator’s home districts, meeting engineers and surveyors from those areas and the legislators to talk about two issues: the Engineers’ and Surveyors’ Practice Act and highway and bridge funding. So far, 13 appointments with legislators have been held. 20 engineers and surveyors have accompanied […]

  • Aiken Chapter Receives Grant for MATHCOUNTS from Bridgestone

    The Bridgestone Off Road Radial Tire Plant presented a check for $6,000 to the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers (SCSPE), Aiken Chapter to support MATHCOUNTS in Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell, Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda counties. “The Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund and Bridgestone Aiken Off Road Radial Plant are proud to partner with the South Carolina […]

  • Newly Licensed Engineers Ceremony

    The South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers and the South Carolina Society of Professional Land Surveyors honored those who passed the Professional Engineering and Professional Land Surveying exams on Monday, July 13, 2015 at the South Carolina State House. The South Carolina Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, SCSPE and SCSPLS hosts […]

  • SCSPE President’s Report

    David Rykard, PE During the month of July, several SCSPE members attended the NSPE annual convention in Seattle. Adam Jones, Executive Director, Jim Justus, National Delegate for South Carolina, Carlos Gittens, State Director from Spartanburg, and I were there. The experience showed me that our state organization operates on a par with the national society, […]

  • Two Seats on SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors are open in January

    Seats held by Gene Dinkins, PE, PLS, and Theresa Hodge, PE, are up for appointment in January. Dinkins holds one of the two Registered Surveyor seats and has indicated he wishes to serve another five year term. Hodge has decided she does not want to serve another term on the Registration Board. Anyone interested in […]

  • L.G. “Skip” Lewis, Jr. PE, F.NSPE Receives NPSE Distinguished Service Award

    Each year the National Society of Professional Engineers recognizes a Licensed Professional Engineer in the US who has shown exception contributions to the Engineering Profession.   Engineers are nominated from around the 54 chapters of NSPE. This year South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers member, L.G. “Skip” Lewis, was honored with this award. Lewis was judged […]

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The engineering and surveying practice acts (H. 3832 and S. 497) are critical this session. These bills were introduced last session after months of review and drafting by the SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors with input from both professions.

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