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AACE International East Tennessee Section Volunteer

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									AACE International East
Tennessee Section Volunteer
                                                                                          Volume 7,Issue 3

President’s Message May 2001
                                                                                             May Edition
Our Section has many exciting events in the few months. These include the up-
coming May Section Meeting, Monday, May 21, election of new Board of Director           Inside this issue:
members and presentation of our awarded scholarships at the May Meeting, re-
                                                                                        President’s        1
cruitment of corporate sponsors under our new section corporate sponsorship
                                                                                        Message
program, initiation of 2001 Fall Seminar plans, the AACE Annual Meeting in Pitts-
burgh, proctor of the certification exam June 30th, and a few summer socials            Scholarship        2
planned for this summer. With a busy agenda like that, your help as a VOLUN-            Winners
TEER is very much needed.
                                                                                        Election           3
The May Section Meeting is scheduled for Monday May 21 at the Logan's Road-
                                                                                        Candidates
house Restaurant, 8217 Kingston Pike Knoxville 690-5756. Logan's Roadhouse
is right in front of "Chuck E Cheese's.                                                 Ted Douglas        4
                                                                                        Presentation &
Kerri Hunsaker and Audrey Clark are still in the planning stages of organizing an       Recognition
Industrial Tour for the Section. We look forward to that event later this summer.       Next Section       5
                                                                                        Meeting
Every year the Section elects a new President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secre-
tary, and two of the four Directors to the Board of Directors. The Past President,
Wiley Byers, has coordinated the nominations and the election. If you have not
sent your vote in please bring it to this Monday’s May 21st meeting. Votes will be
counted and winners announced at Monday’s meeting.

The Annual Meeting is in Pittsburgh June 17th – 20th. What a fantastic event!
Those that have been to an Annual Meeting know what I mean. It is a great op-
portunity to learn, expand your knowledge of our profession, and experience what
the rest of the world is doing. Hurry and register by this Thursday, May 17th to
take advantage of early registration discounts. Visit the website at http://www.
aacei.org or call headquarters at 800-858-COST.

This summer the AACE Certification Exam will be given at the Annual Meeting on
June 16th and then after the meeting at the proctoring section’s location on
June 30th. The East Tennessee Section will host and proctor one of the June
30th exam sites.

That is a brief highlight of some of our upcoming spring and summer events.
To get involved and become more a part of this excitement, all you have to do
is contact one of the Board of Director members or Committee Chairs. Be a
VOLUNTEER!

See you Monday at the May Section Meeting.
Sue Jones
President East Tennessee Section AACE                                               - Sue Jones
President @aace-ets.org 865-560-0354 ext. 103
AACE International East Tennessee Section Volunteer

JOIN US FOR THE May SECTION MEETING
(Note: different location from regular meetings)
The East Tennessee Section of AACE May meeting, Monday May 21 will at Logan’s Roadhouse, 8217 Kingston
Pike, Knoxville. Social hour and Dinner at 6:00, the meeting and program begins at 7:00

Jay Snyder, Bechtel Jacobs will present an overview of the Crystal Reports development tool that SAIC has used to
develop the Bechtel Jacobs data warehouse.

Come and join us for the scholarship awards and presentation.

Scholarship Awards

The East Tennessee Section of AACE International will award six scholarships at the May 21st section meeting. The
scholarship recipient’s are listed below.

Brian S. Hartbarger     - Tennessee Technological University
Shannah J. King         - Tennessee Technological University
Benjamin C. Lettiere    - Tennessee Technological University
Jeffery D. Owens        - Tennessee Technological University
Jessica H. Ward         - Tennessee Technological University
Obiora N. Embry         - University of Tennessee

Brian Harbarger and Benjamin Lettiere, in addition to the East Tennessee Section scholarship award, have been se-
lected by the AACE International as scholarship winners at the International level. Congratulations to all the scholar-
ship winners. Come and join us at the May meeting to honor these students.

AACE International Annual Meeting—Pittsburgh June 17th – 20th

The Annual Meeting is in Pittsburgh June 17th – 20th. What a fantastic event! Those that have been to an Annual
Meeting know what I mean. It is a great opportunity to learn, expand your knowledge of our profession, and experi-
ence what the rest of the world is doing. So, if you have not begun to plan on your strip, start now June will be here
before you know it. Visit the website at http://www.aacei.org or call headquarters at 800-858-COST.


Section Corporate Sponsorship Program
Jay Snyder has been working on a Section Corporate Sponsorship program. He has completed the marketing mate-
rial and needs VOLUNTEERS to help recruit corporate sponsors. You will have a change to hear more about this ex-
citing program at the May meeting.

Alabama Section Spring Seminar
Location: BellSouth Colonnade South Conference Center, Birmingham Alabama
Date & Time: Friday May 18, 2001; registration begins at 7:00 am, Program begins at 8:00 am. and
concludes at 5:00 p.m. Cost: $100/person Presentation: SMART Project Management by Dr. Francis T. Hartman
(Chair of project management at University of Calgary) SMART is an acronym for: Strategically managed Aligned
Regenerative Transformation. This is part of a suite of enhancement focused management approaches.
For additional information contact:Rick Turner-City of Birmingham, Dept. of Planning, Engineering and Permits
Phone: 205-254-7740 Fax: 205-254-2426 e-mail: prturne@ci.birmingham.al.us

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AACE EAST TENNESSEE SECTION’s May 2001 Elections



It is time to elect officers/directors for 2001/02. Ballots are being distributed to all paid members-in-good-standing.
These ballots are to be returned by mail no later than Sunday, May 20, 2001. You may hand delivered your ballot to
Past President and Nominations Committee Chair, Wiley Byers at the regular May section meeting on May 21, 2001.

Please follow the ballot directions carefully and don’t forget to sign your name on the back of the pre-addressed large
return envelop as instructed. NO SIGNATURE, NO VOTE.

Please find below the AACE East Tennessee Section’s May 2001 Election Candidates


President: Unopposed
Susan R. Jones, CCE, has 24 years of Project Controls and Business Management experience with GoTrain.net,
Bechtel Jacobs, Lockheed Martin, and TVA. A member of AACE since 1993, she has served as president, Vice
President, Director, and 3 year Committee Co-Chair of the WATTec. She has also been a trainer in the Section’s
Certification Preparatory Class. She has a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from UT and a B.S. from the University of
Florida. She is married, has four children and four grandchildren and lives in Kingston.

Vice President: Unopposed
Kerri Hunsaker, Graduated from the University of Missouri and moved to Knoxville, TN in 1992. Employed by Gil-
bert/Commonwealth, Inc. from 1992 until 1995 when the company was purchased by Parsons. Became active in
AACE in 1998. Currently working with BWXT-Y12 in support of the EUO Restart. Kerri is presently on the local sec-
tion Board of Directors and has served on the Fall Seminar committee.

Secretary: Unopposed
Larry C. Jones has been a Certified Cost Consultant for 7 years, he has a BS in Business Management. He has
been active in the East Tennessee Section as a member of the AACE Fall Seminar Committee, has served as the
Secretary Board of Directors, has served as an AACE Certification Training Class Instructor. His experience includes
being a cost estimator for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Project and a cost engineer for ORNL Engineering.

Treasurer: Unopposed
Gary L. Sullivan, CCE, PMP, is a Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) and certified Project Management Professional
(PMP) with 30 years of diverse experience in the management and control of technical and support services in the
public and private sectors. He has been an active member of AACE-East Tennessee Section since 1988, serving in
the elected offices of Vice President, President, Past President, Director, Regional Representative, and Treasurer.
He has also served as member, co-chair, and chair on numerous committees. Mr. Sullivan is President of the Sulli-
van Services Group Inc., a project management consulting company, and is a retired Commander in the US Naval
Reserves.

Region Representative: Unopposed
Lou Ann Hanvey has over twenty two years experience in the project management and project controls field. She is
employed by Parsons Infrastructure and Technology as a Project Manager and is also the Scheduling Manager for
the Oak Ridge Tennessee Office. Ms. Hanvey has been associated with the AACE for the past eleven years. She
has served as the Treasurer for the East Tennessee Section and currently is the Region 3 Representative for the
section.




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AACE EAST TENNESSEE SECTION’s May 2001 Elections continued

Directors: (pick 2 of 4)

Marilyn Lea has ten years experience in the project controls field. She is employed by Parsons Infrastructure and
Technology as a Project Controls Specialist. Ms. Lea has been associated with the AACE for the past three years.
She has participated in the organizing of the East Tennessee Section AACE Fall Seminar for two years.

Audrey M. Clark, CCC, is an active member of the East Tennessee Section of AACE International: 1991– 2001, Cer-
tified Cost Consultant since 1996. Served as President, Vice President, Secretary, Director, and on various commit-
tees at the section level as well as the International organization level. Currently, I am a member of the Field Trip
Committee, and co-chairman of the Fall Seminar Committee. Currently employed by Parsons Project Services, Inc.
in Oak Ridge. Previously employed by Bechtel National, Inc. in Oak Ridge for 17 years.

Ellis J. Jackson has been employed for the past 31 years for UT Battelle in Production, Fabrication, Estimating,
Project Management, and Finance. A member of AACE International since 1986, he has served as President, Treas-
urer, Regional Representative, Board member, and served on many local section committees during this time. He
has also served as Region 3 Director for International. He has an MBA and BSBA and a is a member of PMI. He is
married and has two children and lives in West Knoxville.

Bob Briest, CCC, a Project Controller with Alstom Power, Inc., has 20+ years experience in Project Controls in the
pollution control arena. During his association with the East Tennessee Section, he has served as Director, Vice
President, President, and Fall Seminar Co-chair. He and his wife live in Knoxville and have tow children and two
grandchildren.

Remaining Board Positions:
One Director Frank R. Trent, CCC, will complete the second year of his term.

The Past President position on the board will be appointed by the incoming president from available Section past
Presidents.


  East Tennessee Section April Meeting




  Ted Douglas featured                                         Ted receives special recogni-
  speaker at the April Meeting.                                tion and appreciation award.
  Contingency Management on                                    Thanks for your continued sup-
  DOE Projects.                                                port of our Section Ted !

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Section Meeting—May 21, 2001

This is a reminder of the upcoming May AACE East Tennessee Section Meeting Monday,
May 21, 2001 will at Logan Roadhouse, 8217 Kingston Pike, Knoxville. Social hour and Dinner
at 6:00, Meeting and Speaker at 7:00.

Jay Snyder, Bechtel Jacobs will present an overview of the Crystal Reports development tool that
SAIC has used to develop the Bechtel Jacobs data warehouse.

Come and join us for the scholarship awards and presentation!


Certifications

The section will offer an opportunity to certify this Summer. If you are interest or know of
anyone that has been contemplating certification please notify Sue Jones or Jim Worley
(241- 4908). We want to encourage and help anyone interested in becoming certified. The
section will host the Certification exam locally on June 30th




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