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2019 Keane Award for Distinguished Service to an AACE Section

by Jennie Amos | Jun 27, 2019

AACE International is honored to be able to recognize all award winners at this year’s Conference & Expo.  It is through such outstanding ability, service, and dedication displayed by our members that AACE International can continue to be the strong organization that it is.  Our thanks go to you for the hard work, long hours, heartfelt involvement, and commitment to excellence that these awards symbolize.  It is our great pleasure to share these awards with you and to acknowledge everything you have given to AACE.  Congratulations!

AACE is pleased to recognize the following award winner:

Valerie VentersValerie G. Venters, CCP FAACE – Keane Award for Distinguished Service to an AACE Section

Candidates for consideration to receive this Award must have been an active member of an AACE section, or sections, for a minimum of five (5) years continuous engagement in section leadership in a section that has continuously achieved or exceeded section minimum standards, grown in membership and contributed to the furtherance of the precepts of total cost management.  Membership in AACE is required.

Valerie G. Venters, CCP FAACE – Since joining AACE in 1998, Valerie became a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) in 2001. She has been an active member of the Houston Gulf Coast Section for a number of years holding a variety of positions including her current role of Treasurer.  She was a founding member of the Women in Project Controls (WPC) Committee (2005) and served as Chair (2007-2009) under which time the WPC was promoted from task force to standing committee.  She has been a member of the AACE Certification Board (2003-2005; 2009-Present).  Valerie served on AACE’s Board of Directors as Director-Region 5 (2005-2007) and Vice President-Certification Board (2016-2018).  She is a Senior Cost Management Lead – GOM Projects for Shell Oil Company.  Valerie has previously been recognized by the Association as Outstanding Regional Director (2006), Fellow (2010), O.T. Zimmerman Founder’s Award (2012), and the TCM Excellence Award (2014).

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