History of the Formation of The American Council of Engineering Companies of Delaware (ACEC Delaware)


1956 Organized as Delaware Association of Consulting Engineers


July 10, 1963 Voted to be a member of the American Consulting Engineers Council


October 16, 1970 Incorporation of the Consulting Engineers Council of Delaware (CEC-DE)


1971 CEC-DE joined the Delaware Council of Engineering Societies


July 7, 1972 Governor Russell W. Peterson signed House Bill 894 creating the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers (DAPE). CEC-DE was a sponsor of this legislation. Each registered Professional Engineer residing in Delaware has a voice in the regulation of engineering in Delaware


2002 Membership voted to change the name from CEC-DE to The American Council of Engineering Companies of Delaware to further strengthen the Organization.