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December 2019 Source Now Available

by Marvin Gelhausen | Dec 02, 2019

so19-12cvrThe December Source has been posted for viewing.

We are wrapping up another year with Source magazine and have posted the December 2019 issue for AACE International members and for anyone who wants to log in and view this or prior issues back to 2012 when we introduced Source magazine.

The highlight of the December Source is the full slate of candidates, bios, goals and objectives for those seeking election to the AACE International Board of Directors and/or the associate Membership Board which is made up of Director-Region representatives.

James E. Krebs, PE CCP FAACE, is unopposed for the office of President-Elect; while Patrick M. Kelly, PE PSP, is seeking re-election to the office of Vice President-Finance and will face Felix Soto, EVP PSP, on the ballot.  President-Elect and VP-Finance wraps up the AACE Board of Directors ballot.

Nine candidates are running for five openings on the associate Membership Board as Director-Region representatives and openings exist for Regions 1, 2,4,7 and 9.

Region 1 candidates are Sandra Mejia-Villegas, P.Eng. and Mustansir Raj, P.Eng., CCP.

Region 2 candidates are Michael J. Bennink, PE CCP PSP PMP, and Prad Maraj, PE PSP

Region 4 candidate Dayna Anderson is unopposed.

Region 7 candidates are Haya S. Saleh, PSP and Lucia Vernon, PSP

Region 9 candidates are Johnson Awoyomi, CCP CEP and Joao Paulo Matos Dias, PSP.

AACE International members can add candidates by petition up to December 14.  Electronic voting will open February 1, 2020 and end at 4 p.m. on March 15, 2020. AACE members as of Dec. 31, 2019 will be eligible to vote. Student members do not get to vote.

The Bonus technical article in the December Source is “Evaluating Project Performance Using Baseline Schedules by Dr. Nour El Imane Bouhou, Antoine Bechaalani, Kelly Pettersen and Dr. Marcello Azambuja.

President Douglas W. Leo, CCP CEP FAACE Hon Life., visited the Technical, Education and Certification board meetings and discussed “Providing the Best Products Possible” in his President’s Message.

Sami M. Jaroudi, CCP, Chair of the AACE Cost Engineering Subcommittee, presents a Technical Board article titled, “An Imminent Fundamental Transformation in the Contracts and Supply Chain Process.”

David A. Norfleet, CCP CFCC DRMP, the DRMP Certification chair, presents the Certification Board News article titled, “An Update on the DRMP Certification.”

Abhijnan Datta is featured in a “Member Profile” and shares what a leap of faith his recent move from Sydney, Australia to Amsterdam was, but he is settling in, having a fantastic experience and looking forward to continued learning and experiences.

Wandoline Simo is the Women in Project Controls spotlight profile for December, while Zach Hallstrom is the Rising Professional spotlight profile for the month.

You can read and view photos from the 2019 India Section Cost Management and Project Controls Conference.

You can read about a new 2nd edition International Construction Measurement Standard (ICMS) for Global Consistency in Presenting Construction and Other Life Cycle Costs.

Check out what AACE International sections from around the world have been doing, review who has been added as an AACE Corporate member, review how to contact AACE Board members and or headquarters staff, see what upcoming events there will be for December and into 2020, check out some of  the products available at the AACE online store and see what technical papers will kick off the January/February issue of the Cost Engineering journal in 2020.

The December 2019 Source magazine is available by clicking here!

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