About PENC

Who We Are

Professional Engineers of North Carolina (PENC) is a professional association of over 1100 individuals including Professional Engineers, Engineer Interns, engineering graduates, and engineering students in nine local chapters and five university engineering programs. PENC is a state society of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Members represent all technical disciplines and all practice areas including construction, education, industry, government, and private practice.

PENC's Headquarters are located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Our vision for the future is:

  • Professional Engineering licensure is the recognized credential of ethical and competent engineers in North Carolina.
  • PENC is the preeminent organization for licensed engineers in N.C. and is recognized by the public as such.
  • PENC, through its members, promotes a safer, stronger and more vibrant North Carolina.

Governing Documents


PENC Proposed Bylaws June 2018
(Microsoft Word Document)
PENC Proposed Operating Procedures June
(Microsoft Word Document)