Lifetime Achievement Award

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The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to individuals who have served the Association on multiple occasions in a variety of capacities. Candidates shall have made significant and specific contributions to the growth and enhancement of the cost engineering profession and total cost management. Minimum requirements are: a) Membership in AACE International for twenty (20) years; b) previous service to AACE as a member of the Board of Directors or as an active member of one or more associate board; c) previously been recognized having received two or more of the following: Award of Merit, Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award, Keane Award for Distinguished Service to an AACE Section, Honorary Life Membership, O.T. Zimmerman Founder’s Award, or the TCM Excellence Award; and d) must be a Fellow of AACE. It is the highest award AACE bestows on an individual. Membership in AACE is required.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

  • Charles E. Bolyard, Jr. PE CFCC PSP FAACE Hon. Life
  • James G. Zack, Jr. CFCC FAACE Hon. Life
  • Harry W. Jarnagan, PE CCP FAACE Hon. Life
  • John K. Hollman, PE CCP CEP DRMP FAACE Hon. Life
  • Neil Opfer, CCP CEP PSP FAACE
  • Donald F. McDonald, Jr. PE CCP PSP FAACE Hon. Life
  • Clive D. Francis, CCP FAACE Hon. Life
  • Jennifer Bates, CCP FAACE Hon. Life
  • Robert E. Templeton, PE ECCE FAACE

Charles E. Bolyard, Jr. CFCC PSP FAACE Hon. Life – Charlie joined the AACE in 2004. He was on the task forces that developed the Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) and Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) certifications earning both of those designations as a result of his contributions. Charlie has served as a member of AACE’s Certification Board (2014-2016) and is currently serving as chair (2019-present). He has been elected and served on AACE’s Board of Directors as Region 2 Director (2003-2005), Vice President-Certification Board (2014-2016), President-Elect (2016-2017), President (2017-2018), and Past-President (2018-2019). He has previously been recognized as an AACE Fellow (2010) and Honorary Life Membership (2021). Charlie is the Chairman at McDonough Bolyard and Peck, a company that was honored with the Industry Appreciation Award (2010) as well as multiple awards from the Engineering News-Record, CMAA, ASCE, the America Public Works Association, the Washington Post, and Zweig White – to name a few.