About Us

Advancing the knowledge, understanding, and practice of engineering.

The American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) is a multidisciplinary organization of engineering societies dedicated to advancing the knowledge, understanding, and practice of engineering. AAES member societies represent the mainstream of U.S. engineering — engineers in industry, government, and academia.

The history of AAES starts in 1979 in New York. Today its office and staff are located in Reston, VA. AAES is a nonprofit organization that operates within a vision, mission, and engineers preamble.

Constitution and Bylaws

Constitution 4/29/2014, Bylaws 11/2/2017


Advancing the engineering profession's impact on the public good.


To serve as one voice for the U.S. engineering profession.

Core  Values

Cooperation   •   Respect
Commitment   •  Integrity

Engineers Preamble

Engineering should be practiced with the highest degree of professionalism and ethics.

Engineering improves the quality of life and is a benefit to society.

Policymakers and the public benefit from an understanding and appreciation for the value of the engineer.

Engineers have an obligation to participate in public policy and public awareness.

Therefore, to maximize our effectiveness in public policy and public awareness, our member societies believe that we should work together and leverage our resources through AAES.

Board of Directors


Randy Over, P.E.
AAES 2018-2019 Chair
2014 President, ASCE​

Alyse Stofer
AAES 2018 Vice Chair
2013 President, SWE


At-Large Members

Elizabeth Bierman
2015 President, SWE

Dr. Kenneth Galloway
2014 President, ASEE

Dr. Brajendra Mishra
2011 President, AIME

J. Robert Sims
2014-2015 ASME President


Non Voting Members

Dane Watson, P.E.
AAES Treasurer
2014 IEEE-USA Secretary/Treasurer

Our Members

AAES has four standing committees:

Audit Committee

Awards Committee

Finance Committee

Nominating Committee