The American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri, Inc., ACEC/MO, is an organization of professional engineering firms in private practice. Formed July 12, 1955 and incorporated under the laws of the State of Missouri, ACEC/MO, is a founding member organization of American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). For more information on consulting engineering firms across the nation, contact ACEC at www.acec.org.
The objectives of the organization as expressed in its Strategic Plan are:
- BUSINESS AFFAIRS – Provide opportunities for member firms to advance their business practice of consulting engineering,
- PUBLIC AFFAIRS – Promote image and effectiveness of ACEC/MO and its member firms,
- GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS – Maintain a strong governmental affairs program,
- ORGANIZATIONAL AFFAIRS – Provide staff and organization that meets the long-term needs of the Council and its member firms.
ACEC/MO promotes professional qualifications-based selection for design services. ACEC/MO provides educational, professional, and insurance programs for its members and their employees.
ACEC/MO disseminates information explaining the professional principles and services of consulting engineers. It conveys to the general public the meaning of private professional engineering practice, and aims to develop understanding and appreciation of the scope and value of services provided by consulting engineers.
ACEC/MO publishes a directory of it members, which is made available to potential users of engineering services.
ACEC/MO’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards honor engineering achievements demonstrating the highest degree of merit and ingenuity. Winning Missouri projects are submitted to the ACEC national competition.