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By joining ACEC/MA, you are joining with over 100 other Massachusetts firms to help promote the business interests of the state and national engineering community.  Dues vary based on the type of membership and on the size of the firm.  All employees of a member firm are eligible for membership benefits.

There are several types of membership in ACEC/MA:

  • Full membership is open to those firms providing professional engineering or land surveying services, with a PE or PLS as a Principal in Massachusetts.  
  • Affiliate membership is offered to firms that provide professional services (other than engineering and land surveying) or non-professional services that complement the services of ACEC Full Member firms, such as insurance, finance and accounting, construction management, construction, scientific and technology support, etc. Employees of these firms do not have Full Membership voting rights, but may participate in all programs, sit on and chair committees and receive all materials.  Employees of these firms are not eligible for service on the Board of Directors.
  • Non-Resident members shall be consulting firms that are professional engineering or land surveying firms that meet the qualifications of a Full members Firm, except that the firm does not maintain an office in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for the practice of professional engineering or land surveying services. The Non-Resident member firm must be a full member of ACEC National and a full member of their state Member Organization.  These firms may have employee participate on ACEC/MA committees and forums, the firm does not have Full Membership voting rights.  Employees of these firms are not eligible for service on the Board of Directors.
  • A Retired member is a retired individual who was active in ACEC/MA for at least five years and was a Principal of a Member Firm that has been ( or was) a Member Firm for at least ten years. The Member Firm must be a member of ACEC/MA or have been a member of ACEC/MA within one year of the applicant submitting his/her application for Retired Membership status. A Retired Member cannot vote in association elections, but can participate in or chair a committee or forum, or may be appointed or nominated by ACEC/MA to represent ACEC/MA on certain public Boards or Commissions.

Local members must also be members of ACEC at the national level.
Learn more about becoming a member through the links below or contact  Abbie Goodman or Maureen Hennessy at The Engineering Center at  617-227-5551.


View our membership brochure


Learn about the benefits of membership


Learn more about membership in ACEC - National