ACEC/PAC and Political Programs

ACEC's Political Action Committee - ACEC/PAC - is the engineering industry's primary tool for political engagement at the national level.  Supported by engineering professionals from across the country who work for member firms, the sole purpose of ACEC/PAC is to elect candidates to the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate who support policies and legislation favorable to the engineering industry.

ACEC/PAC is overseen by a committee of PAC Champions made up of engineering firm executives from all the ACEC member organizations and is regulated by the Federal Election Commission (FEC).  ACEC/PAC is currently the largest federal PAC in the design industry, having grown more than 500% in 10 years.  It supports candidates on a bipartisan basis and may give up to $5,000 to a federal candidate per election, and up to $10,000 per candidate for their federal election cycle.  In the last election cycle, ACEC/PAC’s winning percentage was 97%.

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To learn more about ACEC/PAC, please contact Greg Knopp, Executive Director, Political Affairs or Katherine Bohny, ACEC/PAC Director, or log on to visit the ACEC/PAC site here.

ACEC/PAC is regulated by the Federal Elections Commission, and is overseen by a committee of PAC Champions made up of engineering firm executives from the ACEC member organizations.


Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) (center), with ACEC/Ohio members: (left to right) Peter Lee, Resource International; Fred Seling, Engineering Associates, Inc.; Chris Preto, Mott MacDonald; and Nabil Farah, TranSystems.
 Congressman James Comer (center) met with ACEC/Kentucky last month: (left to right) Randy Gnau, Municipal Engineering Company; Mitchell Green, HMB Professional Engineers; George Binder, ACEC/KY; Clint Goodin, Vaughn & Melton; Shawn Washer, HDR, Inc.; and Mark Litkenhus, Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.






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