2017 Virginia Engineers Conference

Register now for the 2017 Virginia Engineers Conference – September 20-22, 2017 Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel  425 Water Street Portsmouth, Virginia 23704 Register NOW!

VSPE HQ – Change of Address, Phone, Email, Point of Contact

VSPE’s Long-time Executive Director Resigns VSPE’s Executive Director for the past 27 years, Leigh Dicks, has accepted another full time association CEO position in Virginia Beach. The Board members have accepted her resignation and expressed their gratitude for her many years of service and wish her well in her new position. Please update your contact[…]

Save the Date! 2017 Virginia Engineers Conference

The 2017 Virginia Engineers Conference will be held on September 20-22 at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel, Portsmouth, VA. Same place as last year! Your committee is working already getting speakers and topics lined up for another informative educational conference.  A ‘wind shield’ tour of Newport News Shipbuilding is tentatively planned for Friday morning, Sept. 22.[…]

MATHCOUNTS – Regional & State Competitions – Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed – visit our website to find the Chapter or Regional event near you. Chapter/Regional events are held on the weekends in February and the state competition will be held on March 18 at Dominion Virginia Power’s Corporate Headquarters at Innsbrook. Can’t volunteer, but want to contribute. Click here.

VSPE Members Appointed by Governor to Serve

Congratulations to long-time members and active supporters of VSPE! Aaron Zdinak, P.E., HDR, Inc., a past VSPE President, has been appointed to serve effective January 1, 2017, on the State Building Code Technical Review Board. Members on this board serve at the pleasure of the Governor, so there is no set term length/limit. Aaron will[…]

NCEES Seeks Licensed Control Systems Engineers for PE Control Systems Exam

NCEES is seeking licensed control systems engineers to participate in an online survey for the PE Control Systems exam professional activities and knowledge study, or PAKS. NCEES requires a cross section of licensed professional engineers practicing control systems engineering-including those working in industry, consulting, the public sector, and academia-to complete an online survey about the[…]

In Major Victory for PEs, EPA Praises ‘Professional Engineer Model’

In a major victory for professional engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule on emission standards in the oil and natural gas sectors asserts a strong, well-reasoned and well-supported rationale for the need for licensed professional engineers to be in responsible charge on all engineering projects, both in an independent third-party capacity, as well as[…]