2014-2015 Committee Chair Terms of Services
Monitors administration, insurance, fiscal management and personnel management best practices for consulting engineering firms throughout Pennsylvania.
Monitors financial management and financial practices of consulting engineers.
Monitors environmental issues and provides liaison with PA Departments of Environmental Protection and Conservation and Natural Resources.
Coordinates programs to encourage engineering as a career and enhance development of the engineering workforce.
Monitors building and facility issues and provides liaison with the Pennsylvania Department of General Services.
Monitors current legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting the business of engineering firms. Communicates positions and actions to the membership of ACEC/PA. Assists in guiding the government liaison and lobbying efforts of the Association. Helps to build strong relationships with state and local governmental agencies, which are critical to the success of member firms.
Develops membership promotion and retention programs.
Conducts programs to communicate with local Pennsylvania city, county and municipal governments and authorities.
Develops external and internal communications and public relations programs that benefit the consulting engineering community.
Monitors transportation issues and provides liaison with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and other state and local transportation agencies.
Conducts quarterly meetings with leadership of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Develops and maintains an open communication between the consulting community and PennDOT. Issues presented which cannot be resolved at subcommittee level will be brought to this group. New programs or changes that effect consultants are discussed prior to implementation.
Meets regularly with counterparts at PennDOT to discuss and resolve construction inspection issues.
Meets regularly with PennDOT counterparts to discuss and resolve various contract issues.
An opportunity to address issues facing Minority/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms.
Works with Business Partners to address design-build issues.
Meets regularly with our counterparts at the Delaware River Port Authority and ACEC/NJ to address various issues.
Represents and promotes the interests in the ACEC/PA membership regarding computer applications with PennDOT.
Meets quarterly with Pennsylvania Turnpike representatives to enhance and improve the business relationship.
Meets regularly with PennDOT to address quality issues.
Meets regularly with our counterparts at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to address various transit issues.