AACE International Fellows

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The Board of Directors has approved these Fellows to AACE International. The membership grade of Fellow is a selective and prestigious honor for the recipients. Approval of Fellow is in recognition of professional attainment and significant accomplishment in cost management or cost engineering. Fellows are designated by the following acronym: FAACE.

The criteria used in awarding Fellow classifications are:

  • Professional attainment based on contributions to the professional advancement of cost management, cost engineering, or the engineering profession and valuable service to AACE International.
  • Contributions to the knowledge of the profession and dissemination of that knowledge based on publications, presentations, and bringing cost management/cost engineering to industry, educational institutions, forums, or government agencies.
To check if someone you would like to nominate qualifies to be a fellow view the Fellow Approval Process, and if you feel they qualify contact Jennie Amos at Headquarters for confirmation. If they do qualify and you wish to nominate them, then use this form: Nomination For Fellow.

AACE Fellows

  • Dan Melamed, CCP EVP FAACE; Glen Palmer, CFCC PSP FAACE; Mohammed Rafiuddin, CCP PSP FAACE

  • Martin R. Darley, CCP FAACE; Allen C. Hamilton, PE CCP FAACE; Kenji P. Hoshino, CFCC PSP FAACE; John P. Orr, PSP FAACE; Hannah E. Schumacher, PSP FAACE
  • Jeffery J. Borowicz, CCP CEP PSP FAACE; Philips Tharakan Mulackal, CCP EVP FAACE; Julie K. Owen, CCP PSP FAACE
  • John L. Haynes, PSP FAACE; Marvin Woods, CCP FAACE
  • Peter R. Bredehoeft, CEP FAACE; John J. Ciccarelli, PE CCP PSP FAACE; Marc Glasser, PSP FAACE; F. Sam Griggs, CCP FAACE; Sagar B. Khadka, CCP DRMP PSP FAACE; Madhu P. Pillai, CCP FAACE
  • Ron F. Cagle, CCP FAACE; Dr. David T. Hulett FAACE; Marlene M. Hyde, CCP EVP FAACE; John C. Livengood, Esq. CCP CFCC PSP FAACE; Michael R. Nosbisch CCP PSP FAACE
  • Trevor X. Crawford CCP FAACE; Peter W. Griesmyer, FAACE; Mark G. Grotefend CCP EVP FAACE; Andy Padilla ECCP FAACE; Michael B. Pritchett CCP CEP FAACE; Sean T. Regan CCP CEP FAACE; H. Lance Stephenson CCP FAACE; James D. Whiteside, II PE FAACE
  • Christopher W. Carson, PSP FAACE; Mark T. Chen, PE CCE FAACE; Richard K. Faris, PE FAACE; Vera A. Lovejoy, CCE PSP FAACE; Dr. Neil D. Opfer, CCE CEP PSP FAACE; Stephen O. Revay, CCC CFCC FAACE; and Ronald M. Winter, PSP FAACE
  • Robert B. Brown, PE FAACE; Douglas W. Leo, CCC CEP FAACE; James E. Krebs, PE CCE FAACE; Leslie E. McMullan FAACE; Alexia A. Nalewaik, CCE FAACE; Todd W. Pickett, CCC CEP FAACE; Peter W. Ripley, CCC; Joseph W. Wallwork, PE CCE CFCC PSP FAACE
  • Jullian A. Anderson, CCC FAACE; Mahendra P. Bhatia FAACE; Bruce G. Elliott, CCC FAACE; Philip D. Larson, CCE CEP PSP FAACE;  and Stephen P. Warhoe, PE CCE CFCC FAACE
  • Charles E. Bolyard Jr. CFCC PSP FAACE; Edward E. "Ted" Douglas III CCC PSP FAACE; Donald R. McNatty FAACE; Kul B. Uppal PE CEP FAACE; and Valerie G. Venters CCC FAACE
  • Robert D. Bakewell CCC FAACE; Michael C. Ray PE CCE PSP FAACE; and James G. Zack Jr. CFCC FAACE
  • Osmond F. Belcher CFCC FAACE; James A. Bent ECCC FAACE; Tom G. Mendel CCC FAACE; George A. "Sandy" Whyte CCC EVP FAACE; and Gord Zwaigenbaum CCE FAACE
  • Ginette B. Basak P.Eng. FAACE.; Larry R. Dysert CCC FAACE; J. Stephen Farris CCE FAACE; Brian E. Hughes FAACE; and Asoka K. Pillai CCE PSP FAACE
  • Nelson E. Bonilla, CCE FAACE; Michael W. Curran FAACE; Connie S. Gowder, CCC FAACE; John K. Hollmann, PE CCE FAACE; and William E. Kraus, PE CCE FAACE
  • Thomas R. Clarkin, Jr., CCC PSP FAACE; Morris E. Fleishman, PE CCE FAACE; Patricia D. Galloway, PE FAACE; Harry W. Jarnagan, PE CCE FAACE; and Donald F. McDonald, Jr., PE CCE PSP FAACE
  • Donald R. Boyken, CCC FAACE; M. Stephen Franklin, CCE FAACE; and Scott R. Longworth, CCC FAACE
  • George E. Baram, P.Eng. CCE FAACE; Jennifer Bates, CCE FAACE; Dorothy J. Burton FAACE; John A. Foushi, CCE FAACE; W. Mark Howell, PE CCE FAACE; Igor V. Mackay FAACE; Dr. Osama El Sayed Moselhi, P.Eng. FAACE; Walter J. Strutt, P.Eng. CCE FAACE; Kenneth J. Vanderjagt, PE FAACE; and Charles P. Woodward, PE CCE FAACE
  • Larry G. Medley, Sr., ECCC FAACE; Hubertus J.M. Paquay FAACE; Frank Postula, PE CCE; and Jose I. Sarasua, CCE FAACE
  • Desmond G. Pellicena FAACE; and Francis Jim Slattery FAACE
  • Sylvester C. Myers FAACE; and Dr. George Stukhart, PE FAACE
  • Dr. Robert C. Creese, PE CCE FAACE; and Dr. Carl Wolf, CCE FAACE
  • Richard A. Selg, CCE FAACE; Remo J. Silvestrini, PE FAACE; and Richard E. Westney, PE FAACE
  • James E. Rowings Jr., PE CCE FAACE
  • Johannes M. Bredenkamp FAACE; Gerard Beguinot, CCE FAACE; and Edward D. Hamm, PE CCE FAACE
  • John E. Barry, FAACE; William R. Barry, CCC FAACE; Michael R. Morrison, CCC FAACE; Fred R. Douglas, FAACE; and Clive D. Francis, CCC FAACE
  • Barry G. McMillan, FAACE; George D. Weaver, Jr. PE FAACE; and Christopher G. Walker, PE CCE FAACE
  • Albert J. Bevacqua, CCE FAACE; Anthony D. Furia, CCC FAACE; Rollin A. Kreps, FAACE; Frederick K. Larson, FAACE; William T. Watt, FAACE; and Charles Poulton, PE CCE FAACE
  • Donald J. Cass, CCE FAACE; Kurt G.R. Heinze, PE CCE FAACE; Ivan V. Klumpar, PE CCE FAACE; Otto Mendel, CCE FAACE; James M. Neil, PE CCE FAACE; and David Rosoff, CCE FAACE
  • Serge Pressoir, PE FAACE; and George Suhanic, PE FAACE
  • Kathryn E. Shaw, CCC FAACE; Casimir A. De Cwikiel, PE CCE FAACE; Michael E. Horwitz, PE CCE FAACE; Jean-Claude Huot, PE FAACE; James B. Weaver, II FAACE; Anthony J. Werderitsch, PE CCE FAACE; and Edward C. Goodier, PE FAACE
  • Gordon F. Gantz, CCE FAACE
  • Arthur H. Weber, PE CCE FAACE; and Kenneth K. Humphreys, PE CCE FAACE
  • Lawrence J. Bloch, CCE FAACE; Frank J. Kelly Jr., CCE FAACE; Anghel Patrascu, CCE FAACE; Joseph M. Sexton, PE FAACE; and W.R. Weinheimer FAACE
  • Owen Rye, FAACE
  • Joseph A. Brown, CCE FAACE; Brian D. Dunfield, FAACE; Jack F. Enrico, CCE FAACE; and Julian A. Piekarski, PE CCE FAACE
  • Daniel Pitts Elliott, PE CCE FAACE; L. Willard Hedrick, CCE FAACE; and Michael Kilbertus, CCE FAACE
  • James D. Horst, CCE FAACE; Frederic C. Jelen, CCE FAACE; Richard L. Mayer, PE CCE FAACE; and Dr. Aaron Rose, CCE FAACE
  • Irwin C. Bromberg, FAACE; Aaron J. Cohen, PE CCE FAACE; Charles V. Keane, CCE FAACE; Harley C. Nelson, CCE FAACE; and Christie B. Shannon, CCE FAACE
  • James F. Adams, FAACE; Alfred L. Dellon, CCE FAACE; Gustav Enyedy, Jr. PE FAACE; John J. O’Driscoll, CCC FAACE; Frank M. Russell, CCE FAACE; Arthur C. Slater, CCE FAACE; and Roger M. Stark, FAACE
  • H. Carl Bauman, PE CCE FAACE; Clifford D.H. Bierman, FAACE; William G. Clark, CCE FAACE; Charles R. Hirt, FAACE; Thomas C. Ponder, Sr. FAACE; Robert E. Templeton, PE CCE FAACE; and Henry C. Thorne, CCE FAACE
  • Dr. James H. Black, CCE FAACE; John W. Hackney, CCE FAACE; Sidney Katell, CCE FAACE; and C. Arthur Miller, PE CCE FAACE

Dan Melamed, CCP EVP FAACE – Dan has been a member of AACE since 2004. He earned the Certified Cost Professional (CCP) designation in 2008 and the Earned Value Professional (EVP) in 2012. He has served in a variety of leadership roles for the National Capital Section including President (2009-2011) and Past President (2011-2013). Dan has served as a member of the AACE Technical Board since 2011 including service on the AACE Board of Directors as the Vice President - Technical Board (2014-2016). He is the Chair of the EVP Technical Subcommittee (2016-present). He has also served as a member of AACE's Ethics Committee since 2017 and is the current chair of the AACE Constitution and Bylaws Committee beginning that term in 2018. Dan is a frequent presenter and author of technical papers at the AACE Conference & Expo. He has been a contributor to nine (9) Recommended Practices (RPs). Fun lesser-known fact about Dan: he holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton University as well as a U.S. Patent (669984B1 with Paul D. Kalb; Bhavesh R. Patel; and Mark Fuhrmann (03.29.1999) for the “treatment of Mercury Containing Waste”). He has previously been recognized by AACE with the Technical Excellence Award (2014). Dan is a Physical Scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy.


Glen Palmer, CFCC PSP FAACE – Glen joined AACE in 2002. He was on the task force that helped to create the Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) in 2004. Glen earned the Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) designation in 2008. He is a frequent presenter and author of technical papers at the Conference & Expo. He has been a contributor to two Recommended Practices (RPs). He has served as a member of both the Planning & Scheduling Technical Subcommittee and the CDR Technical Subcommittee. Glen is the owner of GR Palmer Consulting Services, LLC since 2005.


Mohammed Rafiuddin, CCP PSP FAACE – Mohammed joined AACE in 2007. He earned the Certified Cost Professional (CCP) designation in 2007 and the Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) designation in 2009. Mohammed served on the AACE International Board of Directors for four years, including one term as Director-Region 7 and most recently as the Vice President Membership - International (2017-2019). He is currently serving on AACE's Nominations Committee, the Awards Committee, and as a member of the AACE Education Board. At the local section level, Mohammed has been elected to and served the Arabian Gulf Section in a variety of leadership roles including VP Technical (2009-2010), President (2010-2011 and 2013-2016), and Past President (2011-2012). He has previously been recognized by AACE as the recipient of the O.T. Zimmerman Founder's Award (2017).