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MALSCE is a professional association that was organized on July 24, 1954 and was incorporated as a non-profit corporation on June 11, 1960. For more than 50 years, MALSCE has been working diligently to enhance the overall status of the land surveying and civil engineering professions.


Some of MALSCE Objectives are:

  • To promote the general recognition and acceptance of the practice of Land Surveying as a profession separate and distinct from any other profession;
  • To maintain and promote adherence to technical and procedural standards for the practice of Land Surveying in the Commonwealth, and the rules of professional conduct for the greater protection of the public;
  • To assist in the discipline of unlicensed persons and members of the profession found to be working outside the standards of practice;
  • To establish a medium for the exchange of professional knowledge and practices, and to promote continuing education; and
  • To cultivate social interaction among professionals.


  • Conventions: Held annually in various areas of the state, MALSCE conventions feature technical and social programs as well as exhibits of the latest equipment.
  • Seminars: MALSCE provides timely, high-quality education seminars on a variety of technical and professional topics.
  • See the Calendar for upcoming MALSCE events.


MALSCE has close to 600 individual members in five chapters throughout the state of Massachusetts. The chapters include: Berkshire County, Cape Cod, Central Massachusetts, Connecticut Valley and Eastern Massachusetts.  Berkshire County includes all of Berkshire County; Cape Cod includes Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket Counties; Central Massachusetts includes Worcester County; Connecticut Valley includes Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties; and Eastern Massachusetts includes Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth and Suffolk Counties.

MALSCE Education Trust

The MALSCE Education Trust is a group of appointed volunteers from each chapter whose mission is to provide educational opportunities to Massachusetts engineering and surveying students. The Trust also manages an endowment to ensure scholarships for the future.
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Executive Board


The MALSCE Executive Board provides leadership and direction to the organization.  It is made up of the officers of the State organization.


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The membership of MALSCE is divided into five distinct chapters based on geography and the historic beginnings of the organization.  The chapters have their own bylaws and officers.

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MALSCE maintains numerous standing committees to oversee issues of interest to the organization. Volunteers are always welcome and encouraged to contact a Committee Chair or Executive Board member.
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 Code of Ethics


MALSCE members subscribe to a code of ethics consistent with the position and privilege of being a Land Surveyor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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MALSCE publishes a monthly newsletter addressing current business, legislative and technology issues and other articles of interest.


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