ACEC/N is pleased to announce that Julie Sailer has joined ACEC/N as Association Administrator. Julie comes to us with a number of years of business administrative experience including supporting sales and marketing functions in multiple organizations. Most recently, Julie was a Sales Administrative Coordinator, at RenewAire in Madison, Wisconsin where she was responsible for implementing organizational structure and processes in upgrading the office environment and developing training campaigns to increase participation in their software training classes. Prior to that she was Administration/ Marketing Assistant with CAMECA Instruments, Inc., in Madison where she supported the co-founder/CEO and executive scientists in the organization. In that role, Julie coordinated trade shows, provided analysis of sales reports and market research, and established procedures in various office areas including intellectual properties and patents.
Julie’s previous executive administrative experience along with her organizational skills and background in process and procedure development will help us to continue to further develop our organization. Julie is from Omaha, Nebraska, she is married with one daughter and a Beagle. She most recently became a grandma. She enjoys spending time with her family, sports and being in nature.
The orientation provides an overview of the structure and resources at national that are available to support the state organizations.
The day and half long session was attended by Terry, ACEC Nebraska Treasurer, and Jackie McCullough, ACEC Nebraska Executive Director.
Nearly 900 ACEC members attended the ACEC National Fall Conference in Kona, Hawaii October 22-24. The conference was packed with presentations by national political leaders, prominent industry leaders and breakout sessions on industry trends and emerging business practices.
ACEC Nebraska was well represented throughout the conference. In addition to the general sessions and topic specific breakout sessions, Jack Baker, Baker and Associates, ACEC National Director attended the Board of Directors meeting. Jack was joined by ACEC Nebraska President Rob Brigham, JEO, for a leadership breakfast with several neighboring states. The entire delegation enjoyed an evening together with our National Executive Committee Representative Manish Kothari and his wife, and Gary Cole, VP with the ACEC Life Health Trust and his wife.
ACEC Nebraska was honored to receive several awards and three of our member firms employees were recognized for their contributions to the industry and their communities.
ACEC Nebraska was recognized for reaching their national Political Action Committee goal and for attaining 2% member firm growth and 3% increased employee counts for our members.
Ron Bottorff with JEO Consulting was inducted into the College a Fellows. The College a Fellows is a distinguished class of engineers who have been selected by their peers as deserving recognition for exemplary contributions to the professions. ACEC was proud to nominate Ron. Congratulations!
Karen Griffin with Olsson Associates received one of only three Community Service Awards. Karen was recognized for her work with the Groundwater Foundation in Lincoln. Congratulations Karen!
Joe Flaxbeard was one of five young professionals recognized for their accomplishments. Joe is with Lamp Rynearson and Associates and has an impressive resume, especially for someone 29 years old. Joe was also selected as the ACEC National representative for the USA Today’s New Faces of Engineering section. Congratulations, Joe!
Next year’s fall conference will be held in Boston. I hope you will make plans to join us in 2015!
ACEC/N welcomes the engineering firm Snyder & Associates, Inc. as a new member to our organization for the 2014-2015 membership year!
Snyder & Associates, Inc provides comprehensive civil engineering and planning support to improve the quality of life within the communities they serve. Their core services include planning, land survey, civil and structural engineering, environmental and water resources, land development, landscape architecture, and construction inspection.
ACEC/Nebraska represents over 45 consulting engineering firms doing business in Nebraska. We are the only organization devoted exclusively to the business and advocacy interests of engineering companies. Our members are engaged in a wide range of engineering and construction projects that propel the nation’s economy and enhance and safeguard America’s quality of life.
Please contact ACEC/Nebraska today to find out how you can join and help promote Nebraska’s engineering industry. Call 402-476-2572.
ACEC’s Trust Programs are designed to enhance your membership investment by helping to control your firm’s costs. Programs are available for business insurance, life/health insurance, and retirement plans.
Life Health Trust Retirement Trust