AACE International Activities: Jacqueline Doyle, PE PSP, is the immediate Past President of the Chicago-Midwest Section. Jacqueline previously served as the Program Committee Chairperson, Vice President, and President for the Section.
Jacqueline has been a project controls professional for over 18 years and has led project controls teams on a multibillion dollar school construction programs and new hospital projects with construction values of over $800M. She has major strengths in cost and schedule management and owner representative services.
Jackie founded her own consulting firm, Coordinated Construction Project Control Services, LLC, in 2010, and currently has over a dozen clients and is managing more than 30 projects in seven states and internationally.
Jackie’s educational background includes a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a M.S. in Construction Engineering and Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She is also a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois, a Planning & Scheduling Professional, a LEED Accredited Professional, and an Associate Value Specialist. Ms. Doyle is a published author in the American Society of Civil Engineering Journal and has presented papers at the two AACE International Annual Meetings. The professional goal she is currently pursuing is the CMAA Certified Construction Manager credential.
Goals and Objectives: As Regional Director, I will leverage my hands-on experience at the local Section level to work enthusiastically and energetically to increase membership and strengthen the local Sections through actively accomplishing the following:
Act as a liaison between members, sections, and the Board of Directors by being accessible and responsive to every request from all members of Region 4.
Work with each section to understand their needs and concerns and provide assistance where necessary.
Work with active sections to expand their membership and to breathe new life into otherwise inactive sections. I would encourage participation by informing members and non-members of the benefits and potential for learning and networking through the organization.
Facilitate regularly scheduled teleconferences with section leaders to provide the means for sections to collaborate through sharing successful programs and improve inter-section communication.
Provide and coordinate a pool of speakers available to present interesting professional programs for section meetings.
Identify potential Corporate Sponsors and facilitate presentations to them.
AACE International Activities: Ken has over 25 years of field experience in the construction industry, 14 with two
Engineering News Record (ENR) top 150 National Firms. Ken has worked on projects in excess of $500 million with some of the largest owners in the country. He has served over 5 years as a faculty member at Michigan State University in the Construction Management Program teaching both graduate and undergraduate Scheduling courses (along with other Construction Management related courses). He is presently serving his first term on the Michigan State University Construction Management Alumni and Industry Advisory Board (2013-2015). Ken has attended numerous national conferences and training seminars. He has presented and taught in many different venues. Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University in Construction Management (1988) and a Master of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University (1995). Ken has been involved with the AACE for the past +15 years. In 2013, Ken was recently re-elected President of the AACE Great Lakes Section (served 2012/2013 and 2013/2014). Prior to his being elected President, Ken served two years on the AACE – Great Lakes Section Board (2010/2011 and 2011/2012). Ken is an AACE certified Planning and Scheduling Professional (certified 2005).
Goals and Objectives:
Increase Regional AACE membership.
Increase awareness of AACE certifications.
Increase overall awareness of the benefits of AACE.
Insure all large owners and large contractors/large companies regionally are represented.
Encourage one section crossover meeting each year among the Section's in my region.
Share Section successes with my region in a newsletter.
Reach out to Section President' s and support them in their individual Section goals.