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MSPE drafted a Code of Ethics which has been submitted to the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs PE Board for review. The Code of Ethics was created to assist Michigan Licensed PEs when facing an ethical dilemma. We would like to thank everyone involved for all of their hard work on this project. Download the ethics paper here.
The Michigan Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE) is pleased to announce our 75th year of membership and service to professional engineering in Michigan. The formation of a professional engineering society in Michigan was frequently considered in 1943, 1944, and 1945. Technical societies existed; however, the 45 Charter Members of MSPE were concerned with the professional, social, and economic interests of the profession as well. Organizational meetings were held in early 1946, culminating with the adoption of a resolution in April 1946 to petition the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) for a Charter. On May 10th, 1946, more than 200...
October 15, 2019 I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself as the new President of the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers. I received my BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1988, worked for the City of Los Angeles for a couple years, and then after some travel opportunities, ended up in Kalamazoo Michigan working for Wilkins & Wheaton Engineering Co. beginning in 1992. Wilkins & Wheaton was then bought by Prein&Newhof in 1997, and I have been working with them since. My work is mainly municipal with clients which include townships, cities...
The Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) created a fabulous video that highlights the value of the PE license. Check it out! https://youtu.be/EdCFFImNlSc
Douglas J. Thompson, P.E., F.MSPE November 1, 1963 – May 14, 2019 The Michigan Society of Professional Engineers is deeply saddened to report on the recent passing of one of our most active and dedicated members, Mr. Douglas J. Thompson, P.E., F.MSPE. Doug epitomized selfless service to the engineering profession and to the society, as he freely gave of his time and talents at both the State and Chapter level over his career. Since the beginning of his engineering career in 1988, he was an integral part of the revitalization of the Southeast Chapter, and served as nearly every officer...