Continuing Education Stay Current and Maintain Licensure LegislativeInfluence Promote and Protect the Profession Networking Opportunities Grow Your Contacts Base and Professional Worth Career Development Sharpen Your Personal Skills CommunityInvolvement Serve Your Community and Enhance Our Image
FES Provides Continuing Education Stay Current and Maintain Licensure
+ + The Premier Continuing Education Provider in Florida Technical Professionalism, Ethics, & the Law PE Refresher Course Courses Conveniently Offered On-line and Face-to-Face
Collaboration with FDOT and FDEP on over 20 programs per year. National Local Value Added Benefits … Partnering Network Opportunities Peers and Partners Convenient Locations
Successful Track RecordOver 20 Seminars AnnuallyOver 4,000 engineers served yearly!
You Have a Voice In Tallahassee & Washington, D.C. Bill Search and Monitoring Capabilities CCNA Practice Protection Lobbying Efforts Professional Engineers’ Legislative Days Support Pro-Engineering Candidates Paid Lobbyists
Only State Society that Protects all Engineers Continuous Monitoring of Unlicensed Engineering Practices/Activities “I am in receipt of your letter.. Concerning Engineering Services Agreements and am in agreement with your Society’s position..” Attend ALL Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE) Meetings (FL Statute 471 - Engineers Legislation)
Your Watchdog - Always Monitoring Continuing Challenges to the Profession Quality Based Selection Price Based Selection Scope Creep of Other Professions VS Engineer’s Plans Chapter 471 Protection Fight Reinstatement of Professional Service Tax P.E.
Bills Passed in 2013 with FES Assistance to Protect You PASSED: Senate Bill 286 Limited by contract the liability of individual employees or agents who are employed by a design professional firm. Protected CCNA Reform Measures Permits design professionals from bidding out their services. Procurement must be based on qualifications. Infrastructure Funding The overall budget for Florida increased by 4 billion dollars from the current fiscal year.
Interaction with Peers and Leaders Seminar Interaction Chapter Meetings FDOT FDEP Annual Summer Conference Local Government State Leadership Conference FPEG Professional Engineers in Government Local City & County Agencies Water Management Districts Florida Engineering Leadership Institute Committee Meetings
Personal/Family Fellowship E-Week Banquets Fishing Tournaments Golf Tournaments Picnics Shrimp Boils/Bust-a-Cap Competition
the Pinellas Engineer Chapter Newsletter January 2010 Communication Tools Web sites FES Journal (Chapter & State) Marketing Opportunities Chapter Newsletters E-Mails
Develop Leadership Skills Through… Serving on Chapter Committees Participating in Chapter Meetings ♦ Public Speaking ♦ Delegation ♦ Time Management ♦ Team Building
Enhance Skills Through Formal Training Opportunities Florida Engineering Leadership Institute Management Seminars Technical Seminars Florida Building CodeAdvanced Study of Structural Wind Loading Criteria, Wind Load Design Options
Professional Education Mentoring Relationships New and Established Develop Career Paths and Goals Develop CommunityProfessionals
Service and Growth Opportunities Future Cities Competition Drop It, Build It, Fly It Adopt-A-Highway
Service and Growth Opportunities Partner in Education with School Boards Central Florida Chapter Broward County Chapter K-12 State Education Committee Volunteer Registries Local Teach-In, Science Fairs
The Path To Professionalism Continuing Education Stay Current and Maintain Licensure Legislative Influence Promote and Protect the Profession Networking Opportunities Grow Your Contacts Base and Your Professional Worth Career Development Sharpen Your Personal Skills Community Involvement Serve Your Community and Enhance Our Image
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