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The American Council of Engineering Companies of West Virginia (ACECWV) is devoted to the advancement of the practice of consulting engineering, to the promotion of private enterprise, protection of public welfare, and to the improvement of the economic status of the professional engineers engaged in the practice of consulting engineering.

ACECWV disseminates information explaining the services and value of consulting engineers to other professional organizations, businesses and members.

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SASHTO Conference 2016

The SASHTO (Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) Conference for 2016 is scheduled to be held at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV on August 27-30, 2016. This conference is a must-attend for any transportation engineering professional. We are proud and excited to host them here in West Virginia at the beautiful Greenbrier Resort. Save The Date   Visit SASHTO



PO Box 1031
Charleston, WV 25324


About Us

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACECWV) is a statewide organization representing the consulting engineering community. ACECWV is the source for information and a hub for the cooperative services for common purposes that benefit all members throughout West Virginia. Our affiliation with the National ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) enables ACECWV to be involved with the largest National organization of engineers engaged in the independent practice of consulting engineering.

ACEC includes nearly 5,500 member firms, which represent some 184,000 employees, offering a wide variety of professional engineering services. These include all fields of engineering from civil, transportation, electrical, mechanical, structural, environmental, geotechnical, chemical, acoustical, industrial, mining, and agricultural services to a wide range of services in the field of energy production and conservation. Our firms range in size from a single, experienced professional engineer to corporations employing thousands of professionals who represent a diverse population.

As an association, our duties include:

  • Protecting the public welfare;
  • Safeguarding the ethical standards of the engineering profession and ensuring that ethical standards are maintained by consulting engineers in private practice;
  • Promoting harmony, cooperation and mutual understanding among consulting engineers;
  • Cooperating with public bodies and other organizations in matters of common interest;
  • Promoting the professional and economic welfare of its members;
  • Acting as a clearing house and information center among its members and providing cooperative services for their common purpose and benefit;
  • Advising on enactment of legislation on a national basis affecting the interests of consulting engineers, and assisting its members on state and local legislation that may have a relation to the general interests of the Council;
  • And supporting and assisting in the advancement of the science and practice of engineering.

Voice in Government

Local and National issues pertaining to the engineering community are closely monitored and lobbied. Members are informed of the status of important legislation and regulatory activities affecting the engineering community. ACECWV will continue to maintain communication with our elected officials in order to influence policy.

Promotion of Future Development

ACECWV and members work closely with the State and County Development Authorities to promote and attract economic and infrastructure development, as well as, as well as actively supporting and promoting the funding of the West Virginia Transportation system.


Our association offers seminars throughout the year on issues pertaining to the engineering community, and works with the DOH to provide engineering and design training courses.


A quarterly newsletter provides up-to-date information on engineering projects and future proposal advertisements. The newsletter also contains all the association news on upcoming events and meetings, along with local and national legislative issues.

Our Membership Directory/Buyers Guide is the "Who's Who" in the Consulting Engineering community. The directory lists members and the services they provide. This directory is made available to all owners, both public and private, who purchase engineering services.


ACECWV offers an array of committees and sub committees for you to take advantage of. These committees are where the majority of the ACECWV Policies and programs are developed.

How To Join ACECWV

Contact the ACECWV Office: PO Box 1031 Charleston, WV 25324 — 304-382-8590 —

Our Members

Board and Committees

Board of Directors

  • President — Jay Cantley, P.E. — L.A. Gates Co.
  • President-Elect — Jamie Bumgarner, P.E. — Mead & Hunt
  • Secretary-Treasurer — Clay Riley, P.E. — Thrasher Engineering
  • National Director — Mike Perry, P.E. — Stantec Consulting Services
  • Infrastructure Div. — Craig Richards, P.E. — Burgess & Niple
  • Transportation Div. — Amy Staud, P.E. — HDR Engineering

Transportation Division

  • Chair — Amy Staud, P.E. — HDR Engineering
  • Chair-Elect — Cindy Shamblin, P.E. — CDM Smith
  • Director — Shawn Brannon, P.E. — Modjeski & Masters
  • Director — Jerry Elkins, P.E. — HNTB
  • Director — Eric Cook, P.E. — Greenbrier Engineering
  • Director — Shaun Long, P.E. — GAI
  • Director — Chris Woodland, P.E. — AECOM
  • Director — Megan Hevener, P.E. — Mead & Hunt


Date Event Location City Time
July 13 WVIDJC Meeting WDA Bldg Charleston, WV 9:30am
August 16 Transportation Committee Meeting Lunch at Bluegrass Kitchen, 11:45am Charleston, WV 1:00pm


2015 Discover E

ACEC-WV Winners with President, Michael Perry. (Michael Perry, Jessica Seese, Marissa Poultney and Benjamin Goffin)

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Contact Us

Contact the ACECWV Offices

PO Box 1031 Charleston, WV 25324   304.382.8590