Organizational Leadership and Structure

Board of Directors: As a member-driven organization, the AACE International Board of Directors sets the strategies, goals and objectives that direct the Association. The Board is elected by the membership and all voting members are cost engineering professionals that serve without compensation. The Board of Directors also establishes the annual operating budget and allocates financial, volunteer, and staff resources. To contact them use the Board of Directors link

Sections: Sections are the geographically-based building blocks of the Association. They provide locally based educational and training programming, networking opportunities and future leadership for the international organization. To contact Section leaders, use the Sections link

Staff: The AACE professional staff is headquartered in Morgantown, WV, and is responsible for implementing the policies and approved procedures established by the Board of Directors. For detailed contact information and a brief description of staff responsibilities, click the Staff link

Associate Boards:
 The Technical, Education, and Certification boards develop programs, products and services for their respective areas of responsibility and recommend policies to the Board of Directors. For a detailed description of the associate boards’ role and scope within the Association, click the Associate Boards link

Online Communities: A complex, multi-disciplined organization such as AACE International requires multiple committees and task forces to address the many issues of interest to our membership and stakeholders. Click the Online Communities link to learn more about their responsibilities. 

 Every year, AACE International conducts an election among its members for new representation on the Board of Directors. For more information on future elections, click the Elections link. 

Get Involved: Interested in becoming more active in AACE International? Please review the various volunteer opportunities we have. Click the Volunteering link to learn more.

Past Presidents: Interested in the history of AACE and the Presidents from our past? Click here to learn more. 

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