On Feb. 10, 2009, the ACEC California Board of Directors adopted a new Core Purpose, Mission and Goals Statement. Below is the organization's mission and purpose:
Core Purpose: To strengthen California's engineering and land surveying business to build a better California.
Mission Statement: "Professional engineers and surveyors dedicated to building a better California."
ACEC California's core values are personal chracteristics that empower our membership:
• Character...ethical, open and trustworthy
• Respect...inclusive, tolerant, fair
• Competence...knowledgeable, innovative, credible
• Solving Problems...engaged, result oriented
ACEC California is a 50 plus year-old, nonprofit association of private consulting engineering and land surveying firms. As a statewide organization, we are dedicated to enhancing the consulting engineering and land surveying professions, protecting the general public and promoting use of the private sector in the growth and development of our state. Our members provide services for all phases of planning, designing and constructing projects. Member services include civil, structural, geotechnical, electrical and mechanical engineering and land surveying for all types of public works, residential, commercial and industrial projects.
The ACEC California family includes 22 local chapters covering the state, a 61-member Board of Directors (elected by the chapters), 24 Committees, 1 Academy, 5 Affiliated Organizations and a state office staff of 10.
ACEC California is the nation's largest Member Organization in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). Membership in ACEC California means automatic membership in ACEC, and representation at the national level.