Philip L. Gaughan, SET

Jan.24, 1947 - Nov. 15, 2015

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Welcome to ASCET


The American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET) is the only national, professional society created especially for, and administered by, engineering technicians and technologists in all engineering disciplines. On April 3, 1964, approximately seventy certified engineering technicians representing seventeen states attended an organizational meeting sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). At this meeting, ASCET was formed to pursue the concept of an "engineering team", and other mutual goals of engineering professionals. [Read More]


Latest News


12/28/2015 | Resumes are being accepted for Regional Vice President elections in the Western, Pacific Northwest, North Central and Central Regions. Nominations are open to all members that have been members for at least one year. Email resume to ASCET Chairman of the Board, Russell E. Freier, CET at Visit our Elections page to review candidates.

12/10/2015 | Please make a note that the ASCET Home Office has a new phone number. To reach us by phone dial (773) 24ASCET or (773) 242-7238. Our mailing address remains the same: Post Office Box 95 | Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. 

Upcoming Events

10 Feb 2016 12:30 PM (CST) • Godfather's Pizza (12561 Antioch Rd | Overland Park, KS)
17 Feb 2016 6:30 PM (EST) • F.E Moran 2265 Carlson Drive, Northbrook, IL. 60062
15 Mar 2016 12:00 AM (EDT) • ASCET HQ
01 Apr 2016 12:00 AM (EDT) • ASCET HQ
29 Apr 2016 8:00 AM (EDT) • To Be Finalized (Metro Kansas City area)

About Membership



Membership in the American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians provides a number of benefits. ASCET continues to broaden its services each year, and below are listed the current professional and personal opportunities offered to members. [Learn More]

NICET Points


Activities common to ASCET membership can help you to accumulate up to half the CPD points you need to keep your certification current. [Read More]


"Certified" Members


ASCET recognizes numerous certifications in a variety of  industries. [See List]

Join Online


Join now using our Online Membership Application. [Read More]




the ASCET Informer


A weekly service for our membership where valuable information for the Engineering Technician and Technologist is gathered and distributed on a weekly basis. New additions to the publication include a "Featured Organization" and "CCTV/Security" sections. [Visit Archive]

ASCET Online Store


Show your ASCET affiliation with a quality garment from our store, we promise everything you buy will fit you well and be good quality, plus that your order will be on time and error free. You should expect no less from a professional society. [Shop Now]

Sustaining Corporate Sponsors


Sponsorship of ASCET is one way that the society is able to keep membership costs as low as possible. Please help thank and support our Corporate Sponsors by visiting their websites. We also encourage you to visit their booths when you see them at a trade show. [View All


Central (C)


Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin [More Information]

North Central (NC)


Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota [More Information]

Northeastern (NE)


Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and the District of Columbia [More Information]

Pacific Northwest (PN)


Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming [More Information]

Southeastern (SE)


Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia [More Information]

Southwestern (SW)


Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas [More Information]

Western (W)


Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah [More Information]

Regional VP's


Regional Vice Presidents (VP's) are selected from members in good standing through election. Visit our Elections Page for upcoming elections and candidate information.

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