• The Voice Newsletter

    November 1, 2016


  • 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards


    All entry documents, USB flash drives and display panels are due to ACEC Virginia by 5 p.m. on November 10! Download the 2017 EEA Guidebook and Entry Form here!


    One of the largest events of the year, mark your calendar for the annual Engineering Excellence Awards Gala to recognize engineering firms for projects that demonstrate innovation, complexity, achievement and value to the industry! 


    Mark Your Calendar



  • Presidents Corner

    In the President’s Corner from July, we gave you an update about the board’s effort toward revising the organization’s strategic plan. Since that update we have made some significant progress thanks to the dedicated effort from Roy Sebring (McKinney & Company). We have reviewed a first draft of our revised bylaws, which should streamline and simplify that document. Other than making that governing document more efficient we also want to make sure that we are helping the organization become easier to govern and more nimble. The primary way we hope to do that is by taking several...

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  • New Member Firm


    ​Paciulli, Simmons & Associates, Ltd. is a multi-discipline consulting engineering firm providing expertise and quality work in civil engineering, land surveying, land planning, and sustainable design.


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  • 2017 Rising Star Awards


    Nominate the Rising Star in your firm today! The ACEC Virginia Rising Star Award, presented by the Next Generation Committee, recognizes employees of member firms who make significant contributions to their company’s success in the Engineering industry. Nominations are open to any employee of a member firm.Click here to learn more! The deadline to complete your nomination form is December 2, 2016.


    Nominate the Rising Star in your firm today!


  • Transportation Committee Update


    In October and November, ACEC Virginia and Metro Washington hosted transportation luncheons across the state with guest presenters Shailendra Patel, PE, DBIA and Jeff Rogers, VCO, of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). Luncheons were held in Norfolk, Doswell, and Roanoke with attendance by ACEC members and VDOT District staff. In addition to networking, attendees benefited from hearing program updates and providing feedback to VDOT.


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  • Collaboration Roundtables
    The good, The Bad, The Ugly


    Competition for work has resulted in some unusual and successful teaming relationships. Likewise, sometimes teaming relationships are anything but collaborative. Join us for a roundtable discussion addressing topics such as why collaborate, how to choose team members, how to protect your firm, great experiences, and some not so great experiences. Three dates and locations to choose from!

    Roanoke, VA

    November 9

    Richmond, VA

    November 10

    Chesapeake, VA

    November 17

    Register Now! Register Now! Register Now!


  • Social Media in the Workplace Webinar

    November 15, 2016
    11 AM - Noon
    FREE to ACEC/VA Member Firms

    Join us for a webinar on balancing employer needs and employee rights, presented by Kristina Vaquera, Esq. of Jackson Lewis. We will cover the use of social media in employment decisions, protected concerted activity, social media based concerted activity and the NLRB, social media in employment litigation​ and much more! Click here to learn more.

    Register Now!


  • ACEC/PAC Fall Raffles


    Support the ACEC/PAC by entering in one of our fall raffles! The drawings for both raffles will be held December 15 at the ACEC/VA Holiday Party.

    Enter to win an overnight stay at the Craddock Terry Hotel in Lynchburg, VA or the Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk, VA. Three chances to win!  Enter to win two bottles of wine from Pozos Family Vineyards, Uco Valley, Argentina. Limited production, 150 cases, made from super premium grapes and aged in French Oak barrels for 21 months.
    Enter Today! Enter Today!


  • Member News


    Keep up with the latest and greatest from ACEC/VA members firms!


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