ACE Mentor Program
The mission of ACE is to engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.
Forum Liason: Robert J. MacPherson
American Arbitration Association--National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee
The National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC) was founded in 1966 by the American Arbitration Association (AAA), in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects and other industry trade and professional associations.
Forum Liasons: Adrian Bastianelli and Richard Tyler
American Council of Engineering Companies
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America's engineering industry. Council members – numbering more than 5,000 firms representing more than 500,000 employees throughout the country – are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation's economy, and enhance and safeguard America's quality of life. These works allow Americans to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently. The Council's mission is to contribute to America's prosperity and welfare by advancing the business interests of member firms.
Industry Liaison: P. Douglas Folk
Forum Liaison: Buck Beltzer
American Institute of Architects
Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society.
Industry Liaison: Ken Cobleigh
Forum Liaison: Michael S. Zetlin
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
With over 30,000 member firms, AGC of America is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest. Member firms include 7,500 general contractors, 12,500 specialty contractors, and 13,000 service providers and suppliers.
Industry Liaison: Brian Perlberg
Forum Liaison: Kimberly A. Hurtado
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering
Since 1956, AACE International has provided its members with the resources they need to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With over 7,500 members world-wide, AACE International serves cost management professionals in the disciplines of project management, estimating, risk management, and claims. AACE International has members in 87 countries and cover 80 local sections.
Industry Liaison: John Livengood
Forum Liaison: Mike Tarullo
Construction Owners Association of America
Construction Owners Association of America supports project owners' success in the design and construction of buildings and facilities through education, information and developing relationships within the industry.
Industry Liaison: Ted Argyle
Forum Liaison: Claramargaret Groover