The October newsletter outlines the ACEC Political Action Committees, both on the national and local stage. QBS is still being tackled on the local level with some wins and some continuing pursuits; KBA’s new president, Kris Overleese, is highlighted; and the nomination process for the 2018 Engineer of the Year is outlined.
The August newsletter spotlights the highlights achieved by ACEC Washington in Fiscal Year 2016/17, both for the members and by the members! Also included are the annual Golf Tournament held at Redmond Ridge, the upcoming Engineering Excellence Awards Initial Entry, and QBS issues – non-negotiable contracts and indemnification clauses. Finally, Sound Transit is considering standardizing
Wonderful weather, exceptional speakers, informative topics, and fantastic Silent Auction items – this describes the 2017 ACEC Spring Conference held at Alderbrook Resort & Spa in Union, WA on May 18th – 20th. The theme of Key Staff Recruitment and Retention: Finding and Keeping Your Rock Star Employees was a pertinent topic and the speakers provided excellent
On Friday, May 19, 2017 at the ACEC Washington Spring Conference at Alderbrook Resort, the new Board of Directors was sworn in for the upcoming 2017-2018 fiscal year. Chairman Mike Clark of David Evans & Associates addressed ACEC members before receiving his thank you gift from Van Collins. Thanks so much Mike for your contributions
ACEC Washington is pleased to present the class of the 16th offering of Core Competencies for Professionals (CCP), a cohesive curriculum covering the spectrum of subjects important to principals and senior design professionals. CCP provides students with a broad foundation of business tools and knowledge to anticipate and handle the added responsibilities that come with
The May newsletter highlights the incredible ACEC member success at the National Engineering Excellence Awards Gala as well as the Spring Convention Capitol Hill visits in Washington, D.C. The reason QBS laws exist is defined – who really benefits from QBS? Reviews of the latest from Olympia and reminders about the Annual Salary Survey round out
The February newsletter contains news about Ecology Solid Waste Rules, Blacklisting, upcoming events, and more. Keep up-to-date with all things ACEC Washington.
The January Newsletter includes news on the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards, Qualifications Based Selection (QBS), Toastmasters, as well as upcoming events. Be informed and keep up-to-date with ACEC Washington events and news!
The 2016 Salary Survey in PDF format is available now. This year’s survey includes a broader regional reach with a joint effort from ACEC Oregon firms. Participating members have been emailed their versions to the main firm contact, as well as the employees who attended the Salary Survey Review on Thursday, October 6th. The survey
On September 8th to 10th members of ACEC Washington and ACEC Oregon met at the Marcus Whitman Hotel in Walla Walla, WA, with Brad Hermanson from Hermanson Consulting presenting the topic of decision making. Brad Hermandson delivered a day-long presentation on “Building a Better Brain: Improving Your Decision Making”. The workshop’s learning objectives included becoming more