AACE’s Bylaws are the fundamental rules by which the association governs itself. It is amended and approved by the membership. AACE’s Organization Manual contains the policies and procedures for how the association is run. It is amended and approved by the Board of Directors.
All AACE members and certified individuals agree to uphold the AACE Canons of Ethics – which advance the honor and dignity of Cost Engineering and the Cost Management profession and in keeping with the high standards of ethical conduct will (1) be honest and impartial and will serve employer, clients, and the public with devotion; (2) strive to increase the competence and prestige of their profession; and (3) will apply knowledge and skill to advance human welfare.