Policies may change over time. Any changes will be posted at this location and will be effective when posted. Your use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these policies.

Re-apply Policy:

If a designee wishes, during the time frame of their designation, to re-apply for the purpose of moving from one designation level to a higher designation level, they may do so.

The following requirements will apply:

  • They will be covered by the current policies and procedures such as:
  • Term of designation
  • Use of material for research
  • Use of material for public relations & marketing
  • Use of logo for marketing
  • Participation in the MEECO Institute
  • The application donation will be the same as it is for new applicants.
  • The applicant is required to submit a cover letter detailing what differences have been put in place since the original designation was granted and/or how their application has been improved.

Publishing Policy:

Organizations that achieve the MEECO designation will be showcased in various ways.

With prior approval from the organization, MEECO may use the information gathered as part of research.

With prior approval from the organization, MEECO may use the information in press releases, testimonials, marketing material, a book and/or case studies.


This site uses “cookies,” certain small pieces of information stored on your computer when you visit this site and sent back to this site when you visit again. Cookies give us information about how our site is used and what pages are visited. Cookies also enable you to instruct your computer to remember passwords. You have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies and still use the MEECO Leadership Institute™ web site; however, doing this could hinder the use of some features of our site.

Third Parties:

When you pay to enter your application fee online, a third party must verify your credit card information. This third party is a secure, online credit card processing corporation which is authorized to process credit cards and who uses the data supplied solely to process your order.

When you purchase something that will be shipped to you (MEECO Designation trophy, etc.), the shipper receives your contact information for the limited purpose of shipping.

Links to Other Websites:

The MEECO website may contain links to other web sites. The MEECO Leadership Institute™ is not responsible for the practices or content of these web sites. Please refer to these web sites for their policies.

Trademark Usage:

This site may contain trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights of third parties. All such rights are proprietary to their respective owners. Users are prohibited by law and these conditions from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any content on this site for commercial or public purposes. Except as specifically permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions governing use of this site, any use of such trademarks or trade names is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of these owners.

Unless otherwise stated, all trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to the MEECO Leadership Institute™. These include but are not limited to ACEC, MEECO, MCEC, etc.

Refund Policy:

The MEECO Leadership Institute™ issues refunds only when the submitting/ordering organization has overpaid or been incorrectly charged.

Designation Retraction/ Withdrawal Policy:

The MEECO Institute reserves the right to withdraw any and all designations for violation of any of the core tenets of the designation, contractual agreements, code of conduct, and or misconduct as determined by the Board of Directors, G-4 Leadership Group Executive Committee and or Ethics Committee. Application fees will not be returned. Should a withdrawal/ retraction take place the designee will be asked to issue an approved retraction statement which have been approved be the MEECO Institute and they will be asked to remove all reference to the designation from any and all material. This action does not preclude the organization from re-applying in subsequent years providing all concerns/ violations have been removed.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the practices of this site, or your dealing with this web site, you can contact us at meeco@meeco-designation.org.