The Society and its members abide by the following documents.
The Constitution outlines the Society’s structure at the highest level. It may only be amended with approval by the membership. The membership will be asked to vote on a Constitutional amendment during the 2017 election to increase the size of the Board to 18 members to allow the third Technical Region Director to vote.
The Bylaws mirror the structure of the ASCE Constitution, providing more detail. Bylaws may be amended by the Board of Direction, with advance notice to the membership.
The Board of Direction will meet on July 28-29, 2017 and consider amendments to the Society's Bylaws as follows.
The Rules of Policy and Procedure provide the most detail about the Society’s structure and operations. The Rules may be amended by the Board of Direction upon 30 days notice.
Individuals who join ASCE must agree to abide by the Society’s Code of Ethics. Under ASCE Bylaws, all ASCE members are required to comply with the Code of Ethics and to report any observed violations.. The Board of Direction will take action on a proposed amendment to the Code of Ethics at its July 28-29, 2017 meeting to add a new Canon 8 on Diversity and Inclusion.
All proposed amendments to these governing documents must be reviewed by the Governing Documents Committee.
To file an Ethics complaint: