of Merit: The Award of Merit is given for outstanding
contribution or service to the total cost management or cost engineering
profession as a whole. It is the second
highest award AACE bestows on an individual.
V. Keane Distinguished Service Award: The Charles V. Keane Distinguished
Service Award is given to recognize an individual’s outstanding service to
their local AACE Section over an extended period of time. Membership in AACE is required.
Life Membership: Honorary Life Membership is given upon the unanimous
approval of the AACE International Board of Directors to those individuals
who have served the Association on the local and international levels in a
variety of capacities. Minimum requirements are: Membership in
AACE for fifteen (15) or more consecutive years. Active participation and distinguished
service in two (2) or more of the following functions: a.) Served on the AACE
International Board of Directors; b.) Served as a member of an Associate Board,
task force, standing, and/or ad hoc committee; c.) Presented two (2) or more
technical papers at the Annual Meeting, ITCM Conference, Section meetings, AACE
seminars, or to other professional societies; or d.) Engaged as a full-or
part-time instructor teaching in total cost management subject areas. Preference will be given to individuals who
have already earned the membership status of AACE Fellow.
Appreciation Award: The Industrial Appreciation Award is presented to a company
or organization that have rendered exceptional support to the total cost
management or cost engineering profession and to AACE International’s aims and
objectives. This is the highest award
AACE bestows on a company/organization.
Achievement Award: The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to individuals
who have served the Association on multiple occasions in a variety of
capacities. Minimum requirements are: a.) Membership in AACE International; b.)
previous service to AACE as a member of the Board of Directors or an Associate
Board; c.) previously been recognized having received any of the following:
Award of Merit, Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award, Charles V. Keane
Distinguished Service Award, Fellow, Honorary Life Membership, O.T. Zimmerman
Founder’s Award, or the TCM Excellence Award; and d.) Continued service to the
Association after receiving one or more of those awards. It is
the highest award AACE bestows on an individual.
T. Zimmerman Founder’s Award: Formerly the Award of Recognition,
this award was created by the AACE International Board of Directors in 1995 to
recognize exemplary current service and contribution to the Association. Membership is required.
Woman in Project Controls: The Outstanding Woman in Project Controls Award is
selected by members of the Women in Project Controls Committee. The award is to honor a woman who has had to
overcome obstacles to pursue a career in total cost management and to recognize
contributions made to her profession.
Young Professional: The Outstanding Young Professional Award is given to a
young professional – with fifteen (15) or fewer years of experience in the
field of total cost management in recognition of their contributions made to
Excellence Award: The TCM Excellence Award is given to members in
recognition of their contributions to the practice of total cost management. Membership is required.