NSPE Engineers' Creed

Chair’s Corner: Remembering the Engineers’ Creed

Not too long ago I brought up the Engineers’ Creed to a young engineer, to which he replied, “I didn’t know engineers had one.” I said we did and that it has had an influence on many engineers, myself included, as to how we practice engineering. His comment reminded me that I, too, was unaware there was an Engineers’ Creed as a young engineer until someone pointed it out to me.

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Save $10 on Renewal

Renew Early and Save $10

Professional Engineers who renew their Florida licenses early can save $10 on their renewal fee. Renew between Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, and Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, and pay $88.75, rather than the usual $98.75 fee.

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Professional Engineer licensure renewal

Log into Your Account Now in Preparation for Renewal

It’s a good idea to log into your DBPR online account at myfloridalicense.com in the next few weeks, before the renewal period starts. You want to ensure that you can access your account — and troubleshoot any problems that you may encounter — before you are trying to renew your Professional Engineer license or Certificate of Authorization.

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PE License Renewal: Step-by-Step

Licenses to Be Available Online Only

A major change is coming with this licensure renewal cycle. Professional Engineer licenses and Certificates of Authorization will no longer be mailed. PEs must log into their account at myfloridalicense.com and print their license and CA from there.

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Professional Engineer licensure renewal

Licensure Renewal Information and Tips

All current Professional Engineer licenses and Certificates of Authorizations are set to expire, Feb. 28, 2019. Beginning Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, online license renewal will officially open for the 2019-2021 biennium. Here are some helpful hints, general information, and basic instructions for accessing your account and renewing your license online.

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Continuing education

CE Rules Changes: How They Affect PEs and Providers

It’s about that time again… when approximately 41,000 licensed Professional Engineers in Florida will be completing their 18 required continuing education hours in order to renew their licenses. These CEHs are mandated under the Florida Administrative Code. Out of these 18 CEHs, at least six must be obtained through providers approved by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers

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Time to update

Is Your Contact Information Up-to-Date?

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.

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FEMC Annual Report 2018

2018 FEMC Annual Report Highlights

The Florida Engineers Management Corporation produces an annual report as required by Florida Statutes. The report is submitted to FBPE, the Secretary of DBPE, and the Florida Legislature by Oct. 1 each year. It reports on the status of the corporation, including information concerning FEMC programs and funding, as well as information regarding licenses and complaints handled by FEMC.

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Dr. Michelle Rambo-Roddenberry, PE, (left), and FBPE Executive Director Zana Raybon

Longtime FBPE Member Resigns From Board

Dr. Michelle Rambo-Roddenberry, PE, resigned from the Florida Board of Professional Engineers in August. Dr. Rambo-Roddenberry was appointed to the Board in March 2012, where she filled the Education seat.

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Henn Rebane, PE

Former FBPE Chair Dies

Former Florida Board of Professional Engineers Chair Henn Rebane, PE, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Tampa. He was 84.

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NCEES's new CEO and 2018 president

NCEES Names New CEO; President Begins Term

During its annual meeting in August, the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying named B. David Cox its chief executive officer beginning Oct. 1, 2018. James Purcell, PE, began his term as 2018-19 NCEES president at the conclusion of the meeting

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Public Records

Public Records Disclaimer

Florida’s Constitution and statutes mandate that state government and the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, which also falls under this requirement, are open and transparent, and that the public has access to non-exempt official records and information in its possession.

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Legal Department: Latest Engineer Disciplinary Actions

Pursuant to 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. …

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FBPE Board Members & FEMC Board Members

FBPE Board Members: Kenneth Todd, PE, CFM; Chair; C. Kevin Fleming, PE; Vice Chair; Dylan Albergo, PE; Vivian Boza; Scott Drury, PE; Elizabeth B. Ferguson, Esq.; Pankaj Shah, PE; Walid Sobh, PE; Babu Varghese, PE, SI, CGC, CCC …

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