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ACEC Georgia Junior Board

Clay Smith

Clay Smith, PE

Keck & Wood


Sydney Thompson

Sydney Thompson, PLA, ASLA


Vice Chair/Treasurer

Melissa Ting

Melissa Ting

Blue Cypress Consulting


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Haley Carmack



MacKenzie Copeland

MacKenzie Copeland, EIT

Michael Baker International


Brantley Gee

Brantley Gee

Luster National


Elizabeth Hartzog

Elizabeth Hartzog



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Ben Hefner



Leon Hendee

Leon Hendee

Peoples & Quigley, Inc.


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Janine Payne, PE




Shane Piche, PE

KCI Technologies


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Molly Rea, PE



Leigh Sexton

Leigh Sexton, PE



Tiffany Wommack

Tiffany Wommack, PE

Lowe Engineers


Jennifer Young

Jennifer Young, PE



About  The  ACEC Georgia  Junior Board

The ACEC Georgia Board is a group of young engineering industry professionals who are eager to get more involved in the business side of engineering, engage in ACEC Georgia, and expand their networks through social, educational, and volunteer opportunities. 

Benefits of The ACEC Georgia Junior Board

Serving on the Junior Board will provide members with an excellent opportunity to expand their professional development, build their personal network and broaden their exposure to the business side of engineering. Programs, volunteer opportunities, and networking will allow members to grow as individuals and professionals. Members will also be able to provide their insights and perspectives on various ACEC Georgia initiatives and programs. Serving on the Junior Board will also provide valuable experience that can be a stepping stone to serving in other leadership positions in the future. 

  • Invaluable opportunity to retain your firm’s up-and-coming talent. 
  • Provide younger employees with opportunities to expand their networks and get exposed to the business side of engineering.  
  • Allows younger employees to demonstrate their leadership potential.  
  • Provides your firm with a voice who can share their insights and give feedback on various ACEC Georgia initiatives and programs, ensuring that they continue to provide the highest level of value and ROI for your firm.  
  • Demonstrating your commitment to the professional development of your firm’s next generation of leaders will enhance your ability to attract and retain top talent and help ensure the long-term success of your firm. 
  • You must be a Georgia-based employee of an ACEC Georgia Member Firm. To check to see if your company is a member, please click here.  
  • You must be between 22 and 35 years of age.   
  • You must be able to commit to attending all monthly meetings, volunteer on at least one Junior Board committee, one ACEC Georgia committee, forum, or task force, and volunteer for at least two ACEC Georgia events during your term.
  • You must be willing to represent ACEC Georgia as you conduct your daily business, encouraging membership and participation by communicating our mission and goals within your professional network. 
  • You must bring a willingness to engage and provide fresh perspectives and insights at the monthly meetings.  

For Questions or More Information Please Contact Chandler Baker 


Office: (770) 214-3024