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


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).


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.


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

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