Professional Associations


American Concrete Institute (ACI)

ACI_logoAmerican Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete.

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)

imagesThe American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America’s engineering industry. Council members – numbering more than 5,000 firms representing more than 500,000 employees throughout the country – are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation’s economy, and enhance and safeguard America’s quality of life. These works allow Americans to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently. The Council’s mission is to contribute to America’s prosperity and welfare by advancing the business interests of member firms.

American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)

aipgdecalThe American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 7,000 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. AIPG emphasizes competence, integrity and ethics. AIPG is an advocate for the profession and communicates regularly to federal and state legislators and agencies on matters pertaining to the geosciences.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American_Society_of_Civil_Engineers_logo_2009-presentThe American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) proposes practical solutions to maintain and modernizeour nation’s deteriorating infrastructure, educates the public on civil engineers’ role as contributors to a sustainable world and promotes increased education requirements for engineering licensure to better protect the public in the future.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

brandASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC)

ABC_logoAssociated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)

Association-of-Dam-Safety-OfficialsASDSO’s mission is to improve the condition and safety of dams through education, support for state dam safety programs, and fostering a unified dam safety community.

Aviation Association of Indiana (AAI)

option3The Aviation Association of Indiana has been an advocate for aviation interests since 1983 and is proud to represent all regions of the state providing a network for general aviation, support industries, aerospace educators, airports, fixed base operators, aircraft owners and operators and pilots at all ratings levels.

Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS)

downloadEEGS’s mission is to promote the science of geophysics especially as it is applied to environmental and engineering problems; to foster common scientific interests of geophysicists and their colleagues in other related sciences and engineering; to maintain a high professional standing among its members; and to promote fellowship and cooperation among persons interested in the science.

Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA, formerly ASFE)

downloadGBA helps its members and their clients confront risk and optimize performance through advocacy, education and collaboration.

International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC)

adsc_logo_colorADSC’s mission is to protect, promote, foster, and advance the interests of persons, firms, or corporations engaged in the design, construction, equipment manufacture and distribution in and for the anchored earth retention, drilled shaft, micropiling, and corresponding industries to encourage the use of the systems designed and constructed by its members to foster ethical business practices to develop, collect, and disseminate scientific and industrial data to the industry and to other parties and agencies whose activities and/or interests correspond to that of the ADSC-IAFD Vision

International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (ISSMGE)

CD_E_28_11_14_11_11_22_379The aim of the International Society is the promotion of international co-operation amongst engineers and scientists for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of geotechnics, and its engineering and environmental applications

Midwestern States Environmental Consultants Association (MSECA)

MSECA_LogoThe Midwestern States Environmental Consultants Association was established to advance the field of environmental consulting by improving the professional competence of our members through education and dissemination of information related to technical developments, regulations, training, and codes, all pertaining to environmental protection. Collectively we represent hundreds of professional consultants along with vendors and suppliers to the environmental consulting community.

National Drilling Association (NDA)

2The National Drilling Association is a nonprofit trade association of contractors, manufacturers and affiliated members from the drilling industry representing the geotechnical, environmental and mineral exploration sectors of this industry. The mission of NDA is to promote the use of professional drilling contractors and their methods. Founded in 1972, NDA has more than 250 international member companies.

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

national-society-of-professional-engineers-logo-2NSPE, in partnership with the State Societies, is the organization of licensed Professional Engineers (PEs) and Engineer Interns (EIs).

NSPE, in partnership with the State Societies,

  • Serves as the recognized and authoritative expert in licensure, ethics, and professional practice;
  • Promotes licensure and assists individuals in becoming licensed; and
  • Protects and enhances the value of licensure and the opportunities for the licensed engineer.

Professional Geologists of Indiana, Inc. (PGI)

PGI_pProfessional Geologists of Indiana (PGI) promotes and advances the profession of Geology and the careers of Licensed Professional Geologists within the state of Indiana.

As such, PGI:

  • Promotes a high standard of professional conduct and ethics.
  • Supports and promotes the Indiana Licensed Professional Geology (LPG) program.
  • Enhances and increases the recognition of LPGs, including geologic review and certification of appropriate documents by Indiana Licensed Professional Geologists.
  • Encourages geoscience education and research.
  • Advocates the need for continuing education in the geosciences.
  • Participates in legislative and administrative activities, especially as they relate to the science and business of Geology.

Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)

National-SEG-logo-AOGHSThe Society of Exploration Geophysicists is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the science of applied geophysics and the education of geophysicists. SEG, founded in 1930, fosters the expert and ethical practice of geophysics in the exploration and development of natural resources, in characterizing the near surface, and in mitigating earth hazards. The Society, which has more than 33,000 members (and growing) in 138 countries, representing 51 sections and associated societies in 31 countries, and 297 student chapters in 63 countries, fulfills its mission through its publications, conferences, forums, websites, and educational opportunities.