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F R O M ACEC I T O YOU ENGINEERING NC. THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES CHAIRMAN From Evans on Engineering William S. Howard PRESIDENT to the Maine Event David A. Raymond VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS Mar y Ann Emely DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS and MEDIA Alan D. Crockett STAFF EDITOR Andrea Keeney When we visited with Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans this month's cover story we knew he was an engineer and appreciated the role of the pri- 202 682-4347 vate sector. What we didn't know was how forcefully he would express his great ACEC EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD pride in being an engineer, that he would demonstrate a profound concern for William Howard, Camp Dresser & McKee, Edison, N.J.; America's dwindling numbers of engineering graduates, and that he would view Gar y Link , HNTB, Kansas City, Mo.; Judith Nitsch, Judith Nitsch Engineering, Inc., Boston; America's economic challenges with a global and engineering perspective. David A. Raymond, ACEC, Washington, D.C. Complementing our interview with ACEC STAFF EDITORIAL TEAM Secretar y Evans, this month's issue E d Bajer, Ann Brandstadter, Steve Hall, Charles C. Kim, includes a fresh look at water spend- Deirdre McKenna ing needs, the status of TEA-21 reau- THE MAGAZINE GROUP thorization, a glimpse at the changing MANAGING EDITOR face of engineering, and a report on Richard Brunelli t h e just-dedicated National World ART DIRECTOR War II Memorial that had architec- Jeff Kibler tural/engineering services provided by PRODUCTION MANAGER ACEC member Leo A. Daly. Judy Gibson ACEC's just-concluded Colorado ADVERTISING SALES Mid- Atlantic, Southwest and West & Michigan and Indiana Convention was such a resounding Donald R. Berry success with more than 900 partici- MagazineXperts pants that it will be a hard act to 6 Mill Race Court follow. But we believe we are on track Andover, N.J. 07821 908-852-7466, 908-813-3034 fax for just that and encourage members dberr to book early for The Maine Event, o u r Fall Conference in Portland, New England, Southeast and Midwest & Colorado Stephen B. Donohue Maine, Sept. 30

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc. - July/August 2004

Table of Contents
From ACEC to You
News & Notes
Market Watch
Legislative Action
ACEC's Newly Elected Leaders
Road Block Ahead
Building a Rainbow Coalition
2004 Convention Highlights
ACEC Fall Conference
Members in the News
One on One
Engineering Excellence Award
Institute for Business Management

Engineering Inc. - July/August 2004