Become a Key Contact. Put Your Mark on Public Policy.
Grassroots advocacy plays a critical role in ASCE’s ability to meet its vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We can and do lobby. Key Contacts help the Society lead those efforts by contacting their state and federal legislators, sharing their everyday civil engineering experiences, and building relationships. The Key Contact Program supports Key Contacts in their efforts with advocacy resources, training, and tools.
One-click, pre-drafted emails to communicate with federal and state elected officials.
FREE Key Contact-only webinars & issue briefings.
Advocacy training that helps hone elevator pitches, maximizes influence, and gets results.
Back Home Meetings materials to further relationships with elected officials in your district.
Leadership opportunities as an Advocacy Captain.
Apply to attend the annual Legislative Fly-In in DC and bring civil engineering issues to Congress.
Improves your soft skills by providing opportunities to network, negotiate, interact with the public, build coalitions, use social media, etc.
Celebrate a culture of advocacy with the Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year Awards.