Valerie G. Venters, CCP FAACE – Since joining AACE in 1998, Valerie became a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) in 2001. She was a founding member of the Women in Project Controls (WPC) Committee (2005) and served as WPC Chair (2007-2009). 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). Valerie has previously been recognized by the Association as Outstanding Regional Director (2006), Fellow (2010), O.T. Zimmerman Founder’s Award (2012), TCM Excellence Award (2014), and Keane Award for Distinguished Service to an AACE Section (2019). Valerie 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.