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 Gary Peters (D-MI) (center), a member of the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, discussed infrastructure funding and energy issues with ACEC/Michigan leadership last week. Also pictured (left to right) are Sean Kelley, The Mannik & Smith Group; Mike Weingartz, SmithGroupJJR; Jon Kramer, OHM Advisors; Ron Brenke, ACEC/Michigan; Robert Rayl, RS Engineering; and Steve Gravlin, Wade Trim.
 U.S. Reps. James Comer (R-KY) (2nd from left) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) (right) participated in the ACEC/Kentucky Membership Retreat in Nashville, Tenn., calling for increased infrastructure investment. Also pictured (left to right) are ACEC/KY Executive Director Russ Romine and ACEC/KY President Brad Montgomery.

 

 

 

 

 

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