The Private Sector Committee (PSC) serves member firms that have a private sector client base and business practices. The PSC strives to bring to ACEC/MA member firms enhanced programming on timely and informative topics, understanding and awareness of legislative issues, and information from other outside professional organizations related to private sector topics and business sector activities relevant to engineering practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The PSC is currently interested in or pursuing the following initiatives:
o Existing regulations, laws and pending legislation pertaining to private sector business,
o Market forces and trends,
o Services procurement,
o Networking opportunities among member firms.
During 2013-2014, the PSC is planning to focus efforts on selected issues:
Mass Gaming Commission, Climate Adaptation, Public/Private Partnerships, Design/Build.
Jennifer A. Howe, PE
Principal, Director of Federal Government Studio
Symmes Maini & McKee Associates
1000 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138-5304
The Private Sector Committee typically monthly on the first or second Tuesday of the month at The Engineering Center. In certain cases, as required by mutual consent of the participating committee members during the year and during the months of July and August, the committee meets on an as-needed basis. Committee meetings are listed on the ACEC/MA calendar.