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History of the Florida Council
In the middle
1970's many engineers, including many IEEE members,
had experienced or were facing loss of employment
due to the poor economy and reductions in the
The coordinated effort of all
the Sections through a statewide organization
had much appeal. In 1978 the Florida Council was
Professional issues, including
wage busting at Kennedy Space Center, engineering
registration, the energy crisis, and legislative
liaison were dealt with directly by the Council
or in concert with the Florida Council of Engineers.