IEEE ENCS Webinar: The New PE Licensure Model and NCBELS Update (WebEx)


Note: Start Time Changed to 3:30 pm.

The IEEE Eastern North Carolina Section will hold a virtual meeting with program featuring Executive Director Andrew Ritter, Executive Director of the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCBELS) presenting The New PE Licensure Model and an update on Board activities. All members and friends are invited to attend. There is no fee, but advance registration is required. WebEx login info will be sent to all registrants ahead of the meeting.

  Date and Time




  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • United States

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  • Paul B. Goodson, P.E., CAE

    2020 Chair, IEEE Eastern North Carolina Section

    Phone: +1 919 818 1375


  • Starts 27 May 2020 06:25 PM
  • Ends 17 June 2020 01:00 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge
  • Register


Andrew Ritter
Andrew Ritter of North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors


The New PE Licensure Model and an Update on NCBELS Activities

During this session, Ritter will describe the new path to PE licensure; and provide an update on other Board Activities including exam information and data, Board policies, and requirements for continuing professional competency (CPC), firm licensure, and electronic sealing; and answer other questions relating to professional engineering licensure.


Andrew Ritter has been with the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCBELS) since 1993 and has been the Executive Director since 2001.  He has also been an investigator and the Supervisor of Investigations.

He has served on national engineering and surveying committees for ethics, law enforcement, international licensure, education accreditation and licensure qualifications.

He has served as a guest lecturer on ethics and license promotion at NCSU, Duke, Campbell and UNC – Charlotte and served on the advisory boards for North Carolina A&T and UNC-Wilmington.

He was selected to proctor the first exams given in Saudi Arabia and Taiwan and assisted in developing licensure models for several foreign countries including Japan, the United Arab Emirates and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

Mr. Ritter has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University and a Masters in Public Administration from North Carolina State University with a concentration in finance.

Address:4601 Six Forks Rd, , Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 27609


Tentative Agenda:

 3:30 – Scheduled start time, with WebEx open for log-ins and possibly general networking among early participants.
 3:40 – Call to order, welcome comments, introduction of program
 3:50 – Program (~60 minutes, including time for questions.)
 4:50 – Closing Comments and announcements
 5:00 -- Adjournment