About Us

In 1941, the North Dakota Society of Professional Engineers was established in Jamestown, North Dakota. It became registered in North Dakota as a non-profit corporation in 1949, and it currently operates as a 501 c (6) organization.

Many dedicated professionals have served the Society since its inception. The list of past officers (PDF, 109.62 KB) continues to grow.

To honor engineers that have made a significant contribution to the Society or to the profession, NDSPE presents its most distinguished award: the Elwyn F. Chandler award (PDF, 595.56 KB). Recipients of this award include very prominent and honorable professionals.

Regional Affiliation

NDSPE is part of the North Central Region of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). Other states in our region include South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Minnesota.


NDSPE consists of a Board of Directors, four Chapters, five Practice Divisions, and several Committees.

Membership in NDSPE includes membership in the national society (NSPE), membership in one of the Practice Divisions, and membership in one of the local Chapters.