The South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers has named Marguerite McClam as its 2013-2014 President. Along with assuming this office, she was presented the prestigious distinction of becoming a National Society of Professional Engineers Fellow.
McClam is also the first woman from South Carolina to be presented with this esteemed honor.
The NSPE Fellow is a national program recognizing deserving professional engineers who have demonstrated long-term professional service at all levels of the National Society of Professional Engineers.
McClam currently is the President and Owner of the Palmetto Consulting Engineering Group, Inc.
Since being there, McClam has been involved in numerous multi-million dollar projects such as Carolina Bay’s, Santee Reach Water Transmission Main, and Barefoot Mine.
McClam has been an instrumental and important volunteer of MathCounts at the National, State, Chapter, and School levels. Acting as the Columbia Coordinator, SC Coordinator, National Head Scorer, and sitting on the MathCounts National Board of Directors.
MathCounts is an organization that hopes to provide fun and challenging math programs for US middle school students to increase their academic and professional opportunities.
She is also the recipient of the SCSPE Young Engineer of the Year Award in 1998 and 12 years later received the SCSPE Engineer of the Year in 2010.
She is a Clemson University graduate where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering in 1992.