August 2017 Newsletter

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

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2017 Spring Conference

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

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ACEC Washington 2017-2018 Board of Directors

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

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Presenting the 2016/17 CCP class

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

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2016 Salary Survey

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

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2016 ACEC Washington/Oregon Fall Conference

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

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