The Lifetime Achievement Award was established by the AACE International Board of Directors in 2008 to recognize individuals who have served the Association in multiple capacities as an elected member of the Board of Directors or active member of an Associate Board, and has received any of the following:
- The Award of Merit
- Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award
- Charles V. Keane Distinguished Service Award
- O.T. Zimmerman Founder's Award
- TCM Excellence Award
And has continued to serve the Association beyond receiving one or more of those awards.
This award is selected by the Awards & Nominations Committee and presented at the Annual Meeting.