The 92nd Annual Meeting of National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) was held in San Antonio, Texas August 21st to August 24th, 2013. NCEES is the American National Professional Engineers (PE)  Board coordinating fifty national P.E. Boards, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands. Engineering organizations from Canada, Mexico, Japan and other countries work with NCEES.

Members of each state PE Board are appointed by their respective state governors. Three requirements to receive a license to practice engineering are Education, Examination and Experience. NCEES conducts examination for  fundamental (FE) and Professional Examination (PE).  NCEES has four zones.  

Sockalingam Sam Kannappan, Chairman of Enforcement Committee, of Texas P.E. Board was elected Secretary and Treasurer of Southern Zone (SZ) on August 23rd, 2013. SZ has eighteen boards. Election was held between the nominees of Texas and Louisiana Boards.