The New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) represents the interests of professional engineers, totaling more than 25,000 licensees in New York State, practicing in all disciplines (civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, geotechnical, environmental, etc) and practicing in all practice settings (private sector consulting, industry, government, and education). NYSSPE members consist of engineering professionals, engineers in training and engineering students from all disciplines and employment sectors that advocates licensure, promotes the ethical, competent and lawful practice of engineering, and enhances the image and interests of its members and the engineering profession. The dues paid by members allows NYSSPE to protect the engineering license as well as the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of New York State.
The NYSSPE promotes and defends the lawful and ethical practice of engineering. Our legislative program ensures that the laws in New York State provide the best possible working environment for licensed professional engineers (PEs). Our close attention to public relations maximizes the exposure of professional engineers to the general public. Overall, our goal is to protect and promote professional engineers in all disciplines and areas of practice.
The NYSSPE is a state society of the National Society of Professional Engineers, which serves over 45,000 members through 53 state and territorial societies and more than 500 chapters.
The New York State Society of Professional Engineers is an organization of engineering professionals from all disciplines and employment sectors that advocates licensure, promotes the ethical, competent and lawful practice of engineering, and enhances the image and interests of its members and the engineering profession.
NYSSPE Core Values
- Protection of the public
- Ethical conduct
- Fulfillment of member needs
- Service to the public
- Enhanced image and well-being
Goal 1: Promote the competent, ethical, and professional practice of engineering.
Goal 2: Enhance the image and stature of engineering professionals
Goal 3: Provide education, career development, networking opportunities, and other benefits to engineering professionals and students.
Goal 4: Advocate the interests of engineering professionals and protect the public through an effective government relations program.
Goal 5: Align the structure, activities, and governance of the society to optimize support and resources for all programs.
Constitution & Bylaws– Amended 11/2015
Interest Group Rules of Governance – Amended 6/2012