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ACEC/PA Committees

  

2014-2015 Committee Chair Terms of Services  

Business Practices

Monitors administration, insurance, fiscal management and personnel management best practices for consulting engineering firms throughout Pennsylvania.

Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) Roundtable

Monitors financial management and financial practices of consulting engineers.

Environmental

Monitors environmental issues and provides liaison with PA Departments of Environmental Protection and Conservation and Natural Resources.

Engineering Careers & Workforce Development

Coordinates programs to encourage engineering as a career and enhance development of the engineering workforce.

Facilities

Monitors building and facility issues and provides liaison with the Pennsylvania Department of General Services.

Government Affairs

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.

Membership

Develops membership promotion and retention programs.

Municipal Services

Conducts programs to communicate with local Pennsylvania city, county and municipal governments and authorities.

Public Relations

Develops external and internal communications and public relations programs that benefit the consulting engineering community.

Transportation Committee

Monitors transportation issues and provides liaison with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and other state and local transportation agencies.

Transportation Sub-Committees

ACEC/PennDOT Task Force

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.

Construction Services

Meets regularly with counterparts at PennDOT to discuss and resolve construction inspection issues.

Contract Administration

Meets regularly with PennDOT counterparts to discuss and resolve various contract issues.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

An opportunity to address issues facing Minority/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms.

Design-Build

Works with Business Partners to address design-build issues.

Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA)

Meets regularly with our counterparts at the Delaware River Port Authority and ACEC/NJ to address various issues.

Engineering and Construction Management System (ECMS)

Represents and promotes the interests in the ACEC/PA membership regarding computer applications with PennDOT.

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Meets quarterly with Pennsylvania Turnpike representatives to enhance and improve the business relationship. 

Quality Task Force

Meets regularly with PennDOT to address quality issues.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

Meets regularly with our counterparts at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to address various transit issues.

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