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ASCE General Meeting

  • Phillips Event Center 8140 Exchange Drive Austin, TX, 78754 (map)

The December ASCE general meeting will feature Mr. David Howell, P.E.


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Topic: Texas Board of Professional Engineers – Professional Practice Update / Ethics: Updates on Board rule changes within the last year, general updates on initiatives the Board is working on, information on enforcement statistics, and the engineering Code of Conduct. 

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David Howell has been the Deputy Executive Director for the Texas Board of Professional Engineers since November 2013 and served as Director of Licensing prior to that.  He has over 25 years of engineering experience working for the State of Texas, twelve of them with the Board. As the Deputy Executive Director, he helps oversee all agency functions including Enforcement and Licensing activities.  He is responsible for legislative reporting and implementation, rule development, budget and policy issues, and represents the Board at statewide and national functions. David has been selected to represent the Texas Board on several national taskforces and committees related to engineering licensure, public outreach and exams.  He prepares and gives Licensing and Ethics live and webinar presentations to engineering organizations, universities and other groups.

David has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso.  Prior to coming to the Board, his work was primarily in the field of environmental engineering.


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Baer Engineering and Environmental Consulting, Inc., was founded in 1992 to serve government and industry. Over the last 25 years, we have grown our project portfolio, service lines, and partnerships in a way that allows us to offer the best services and the most knowledgeable and expert staff in the business. Our services include facilities, chemical, civil, water resources, and environmental engineering, as well as industrial hygiene, safety, and health services to institutional, governmental, commercial, and industrial clients. We also provide Historical and Cultural Resources services and staff two archaeologists. Our goal is always to promote sustainability through responsible engineering of the built environment.


Earlier Event: December 4
Main Event with ASCE YMF/UT
Later Event: January 24
Mentorship Orientation