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About Us

Mission Statement

NCSEA, in partnership with its Member Organizations, supports practicing structural engineers to be highly qualified professionals and successful leaders.

Vision Statement

Structural Engineers are valued for their contributions to safe structures and resilient communities.



NCSEA Code of Ethics

Strategic Plan Summary November 2019 

What does it mean to be a Structural Engineer? 
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2017-2018 Annual Report


The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) was formed to constantly improve the standard level of practice of the structural engineering profession, and to provide an identifiable resource for those needing communication with the profession.  The Association’s vision is to be recognized as the leading advocate for the practice of structural engineering via its ongoing mission of representing and strengthening its 44 Member Organizations.

NCSEA serves the needs of the structural engineering profession, its clientele, as well as:

  • Architects
  • Building Code and Enforcement Authorities
  • Construction Industry
  • Owners
  • Developers
  • Public Building Agencies
  • Disaster Response Organizations
  • Licensing and Registration Boards
  • Legislatures and Regulatory Agencies
  • Structural Material Trade Groups
  • Public News Media
  • Professional and Trade Organizations
  • Engineering Societies





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