DESIGNING THE FUTURE OF

HOUSTON

ACEC Houston represents over 245 companies in the region and works to advance the private practice of consulting engineering, educate public officials on the importance of infrastructure investment, and promote sound business practices within the industry.

STANDING COMMITTEES

Contracts

• Communicates ACEC positions regarding professional service contracts to local public entities

• Reviews contracts proposed by public entities and negotiates resolutions to general provisions

• Arranges for seminars & workshops on contract related items for members

Design Standards & Plan Review

• Reviews and makes recommendations to the various design criteria standards and plan reviews of the City of Houston, Harris County, and Harris County Flood Control District

• BMPs, SWPPPs, and wastewater design criteria are also reviewed by this committee

Geotechnical

Reviews issues and provides recommendations related to providing geotechnical services to public agencies.

Membership & Program Development

• Recruits new members

• Identifies programs, seminars, and guest speakers for membership meetings

• Plans and arranges special events

• Administers the Emerging Leaders Program

• Coordinates activities with ACEC TX for statewide events

Stormwater Management

• Serves as a resource to the public agencies and offers ACEC members recourse for drainage and flood control issues

• Reviews drainage criteria and permitting issues with agencies & provides comments

• LID criteria are also reviewed by this committee

Transportation

Focuses on all aspects of transportation and provides input to local governmental agencies on transportation issues

Water Resources

• Keeps up to date on water supply issues that may be of concern to the engineering community

• Interfaces with the DS/PR Committee on matters related to water criteria & guidelines

• Provides review and comments to local and state agencies

about us

rEPRESENTING 245+ MEMBER FIRMS IN THE GREATER HOUSTON REGION

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) represents thousands of companies nationally and is the voice of the engineering industry in Washington, DC and throughout the nation. ACEC is a federation of 52 state and regional councils, including those in Texas and Houston.

ACEC Houston accomplishes its goals by working closely with local governments and agencies utilizing seven standing committees – Design Standards/Plan Review, Transportation, Water Resources, Geotechnical, Stormwater, Contracts, and Membership and Program Development, multiple task forces focused on single issues/projects, and its
Government Affairs Committee.

contact us today

ACEC@ACECHouston.org

Call Us

(713) 426-0800