About ACEC Arizona

American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC AZ) is a member organization under the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). ACEC AZ is devoted exclusively to the business interests of engineers in private practice. With the active support of our membership, ACEC AZ initiatives help create a business environment that encourages quality design, service to the public and, ultimately, your bottom line.

ACEC AZ is a dynamic business association with more than 200 member firms (and 30+ sustaining members) employing over 7,500 employees in the independent private practice of consulting engineering. ACEC AZ is a founding member of the national ACEC organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., which currently supports 5,200 member firms employing approximately 150,000. It is the goal of ACEC AZ to ensure every member experiences his or her membershipto its fullest potential. In order to achieve this goal we have outlined key components of your ACEC AZ membership services, resources and opportunities that benefit you, your company and your clients. We provide support for all our members so you can easily access information researched by ACEC AZ, all of which is designed to enhance the consulting engineering profession and its fundamental business practices.

The mission of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona is to assist members in achieving higher professional, ethical, business and economic standards, enabling member firms to provide quality consulting engineering services for their clients and the public.

Your firm and clients will benefit from your ACEC AZ membership through networking opportunities, access to electronic information, special events used to promote ACEC AZ membership, and creating opportunities for business development. ACEC AZ is a vast resource for all members with valuable benefits both tangible and intangible available to you and your company. We welcome your feedback, ideas, and directions that will help keep our membership value strong.

Janice Burnett

Janice Burnett

Janice Burnett has shared the triumphs and challenges of navigating a multifaceted association of diversified private practice engineering firms since 1977. She is a past president of the Arizona Society of Association Executives, past president of the National Association of Engineering Council Executives, past president of the State Societies Executive Council, past president of the University Club (Phoenix), and past Chairman of the Board for the Valley of the Sun YMCA. In 2012 Janice was recognized as the Leader of the Year in Public Policy for Transportation by the Arizona Capitol Times. In her spare time, Janice is an avid world traveler stepping foot on all seven continents and over 70 countries. Animal wildlife photography is her passion.