Florida Board of Professional Engineers &
Florida Board of Architecture & Interior Designers Booth: 25
ABOUT FLORIDA BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
With over 35,000 active licensed engineers in the State of Florida, the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE) is committed to protecting the interest of public health and safety by properly regulating the practice of engineering. The Florida Board of Professional Engineers is established under the Engineering Registration Law, Chapter 471, Florida Statutes and is comprised of 11 members, nine of whom are licensed professional engineers representing multiple disciplines and two laypersons who are not and never have been engineers or members of any closely related profession or occupation. All members are appointed by the Governor for terms of four years each. The Florida Legislature found it necessary in the interest of public health and safety to regulate the practice of engineering in the State of Florida, creating Chapter 471, Florida Statutes, making the FBPE responsible for reviewing applications, administering exams, licensing qualified applicants, and regulating and enforcing the proper practice of engineering in the state. The FBPE meets six times a year in designated locations around the state. The schedule of meetings can be found on the calendar located on the Home page of www.fbpe.org. All meetings of the Board are open to the public, and Licensees and members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. Board meeting agendas and materials are available for download under the Meetings and Information section of our website. FBPE is dedicated to always providing quality service, timely assistance,and accurate information and encourages any communication as it relates to ensuring the quality of engineering in the State of Florida.
ABOUT The BOARD OF ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN
The Board of Architecture and Interior Design is responsible for licensing and regulating architects and interior designers. The board meets regularly to consider applications for licensure, to review disciplinary cases, and to conduct informal hearings relating to licensure and discipline. The board engages in rulemaking to implement the provisions set forth in its statutes and conducts other general business, as necessary.