Chair’s Corner: Having Good Ethics Is a Must

From time to time, it is good to be reminded of the engineer’s responsibility to act in an ethical manner. As the next P.E. renewal cycle approaches, licensed engineers need to have taken one hour of ethics as part of the CEU requirement for license renewal in Florida.


FBPE Bids Farewell to Two Board Members

Longtime board members Anthony J. Fiorillo, PE, SI, CGC, and William C. Bracken, PE, SI, CFM, have left the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. Mr. Fiorillo resigned in April; Mr. Bracken resigned in June.

Walid M. Sobh, PE

Sobh Appointed to Fill FBPE Vacancy

Walid M. Sobh, 55, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to fill a vacancy on the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. Mr. Sobh’s term runs May 1 through Oct. 31, 2018.

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CE Audit Finds 10 Percent Out of Compliance

FBPE staff conducted an audit of the PE licenses renewed so as to verify compliance with the continuing education requirements. It was very surprising when the audit found that 112 of the 1,051 licensees audited were out of compliance.

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A Look at the Florida Engineers Management Corporation

There has been some confusion over the difference between the Florida Board of Professional Engineers and the Florida Engineers Management Corporation. To put it simply: FBPE is a regulatory board, overseeing the engineering profession in Florida. And FEMC is a not-for-profit, public-private corporation that provides administrative, investigative, and prosecutorial services to the Board.

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Caution: Spam Emails Sent With FBPE Address

You may have recently received an email that appears to have been sent from the Florida Board of Professional Engineers and had a PDF attachment. This email was not sent by FBPE, and should be deleted immediately.

Time to update

Are You Keeping Your Licensure Records Updated?

To keep you updated on licensure, renewals, and other important information, you — both Professional Engineers and Certificate of Authorization holders — need to keep FBPE updated with your latest contact information.

Disciplinary Actions

Latest Engineer Disciplinary Actions

Under Rule 61G15-37.001(11), F.A.C., the Florida Engineers Management Corporation is required to post all Final Orders involving active disciplinary cases to the website until the terms of the final order are completed, or until the licensee becomes inactive, retires, relinquishes the license, or permits the license to become null and void. …