ACEC's Committees

To conduct its business, our association relies on a number of committees, task forces, and other advisory bodies. These volunteer groups (outlined below) are indispensable to the work of the association. If you would like to know more, or would like to join a committee, contact ACEC President John Gamble, or the ACEC office.

Executive Directors' Coordination Committee
Chief staff officers of ACEC and its member organizations discuss issues affecting the association's management and operations.
For more information, contact John Gamble, ACEC President, at jgamble@acec.ca.

Member Organization Chairs Committee
Presidents or chairs of ACEC and its member organizations discuss industry issues and trends.
For more information, contact John Gamble, ACEC President, at jgamble@acec.ca.

Budget and Finance Committee
The Budget and Finance Committee develops and recommends financial policies for the association, and provide input into the budgeting process.
For more information, contact John Gamble, ACEC President, at jgamble@acec.ca, or Herb Kuehne, ACEC Chair, at kuehneh@acec.ca.

General Reserve Investment Committee
The General Reserve Investment Committee develops policies and guidelines to direct the management and stewardship of the association's reserves.
For more information, contact Herb Kuehne, Committee Chair, at kuehneh@acec.ca.

International Committee
ACEC members interested in international business opportunities liaise with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), and with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
For more information, contact Chris Newcomb, Committee Chair, at cnewcomb@mcelhanney.com.

Federal/Industry Real Property Advisory Council
ACEC members and other representatives of the design and construction sector meet with federal departments and agencies that employ consulting engineers to design, manage and operate their property assets to discuss business practices and policy issues.
For more information, contact John Gamble, ACEC President at jgamble@acec.ca.

DND/DCC Liaison Committee
ACEC members discuss business practices and policy issues with the Department of National Defence (DND), and with Defence Construction Canada (DCC).
For more information, contact John Gamble, ACEC President, at jgamble@acec.ca.

Student Outreach Advisory Group
ACEC members engage with engineering students to promote consulting engineering as a career choice.
For more information, contact Susie Grynol, Vice-President, Policy and Public Affairs, at sgrynol@acec.ca.

Canadian Engineering Leadership Forum (CELF)
Representatives of ACEC and other engineering organizations join forces to promote professional engineering to the public.
For more information, contact John Gamble, ACEC President, at jgamble@acec.ca.

Contracts Committee
ACEC members develop standard contract forms for consulting engineering projects, to be used by firms and their clients.
For more information, contact John Collings, Committee Chair, at j.collings@collingsjohnston.com.

Allen D. Williams Scholarship Foundation
The Foundation oversees a scholarship program that allows young professionals from member firms to participate in the annual world conference, hosted by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).
For more information on the scholarship program, contact Jean-Marc Carriere, Vice-President, Finance and Administration, at jmcarriere@acec.ca.

Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Task Force
ACEC members examine the use of Public-Private Partnerships in Canada to provide objective information about such partnerships, and to educate public owners and consulting engineers about their opportunities and challenges.
For more information, contact John Gamble, ACEC President, at jgamble@acec.ca.

 

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