Some Suggested Ground Rules for Discussing the Establishment of a A SOCIETY OF
Suggest We Agree That:
- We consider a Society that will embrace engineering practitioners who are Christians in
any venue they find themselves - industry, public and Christian academic settings, in
engineering or engineering technology activities, and the like.
- We will, in our beginning efforts, establish committees to consider various aspects of
such a Society. These will be initially staffed by attendees at the 1996 Christian
Engineering Conference at Messiah College with each committee augmented by at least one
practitioner recruited from a public academic setting and at least one recruited from a
non-academic setting bearing in mind that these sorts of practitioners are already on some
- Focus in this organization will be on leavening and integrating; not on elitism and
- Five Committees will be involved considering the following issues:
statement, mission/purpose, and name.
b. Organization and structure.
c. Membership, legal matters, and fund raising.
d. Communication matters; Publications, data base, computer web status and involvement.
e. Programs and Liaison
- Suggest that we avoid labeling ourselves as the CHRISTIAN Engineering Society and use an
alternative such as The Society of Christian Engineers or The Fellowship of Christian
- Target initial reporting date: November 1, 1996
Return to CES HomePage.
This page was last updated on 31 Oct 1996.