AACE Activities: Logan Anjaneyulu is an executive in the oil and gas industry and has over 12 years of engineering and management experience. Logan currently is a Director of Turnaround and Project Controls at Valero Energy Corporation. He currently lives and works in San Antonio, Texas. Logan has been an active AACE member since 2005, and obtained numerous certifications with AACE including CCE, CEP, and PSP. He served on the Southern California section board multiple years. In 2009, Logan was nominated to serve AACE as the Chair of Diversity Task Force (DTF) to promote diversity within our Association. He also served as the Chair of the AACE Mentoring Program (2010-11) that was instituted to foster mentoring among AACE members’ worldwide. He has been a co-instructor of the Planning and Scheduling certification review course at AACE Annual Meetings on behalf of the AACE Education board. Logan is also the recipient of the “Outstanding Educator of the Year Award” for 2009 and “Distinguished Service Award” for 2010, both awarded by AACE Southern California Section. He was awarded the “2012 Outstanding Young Professional Award” by AACE International. He was elected to serve on the AACE Board as a Director-Region 4 during 2012-13 board year. Logan is currently serving as the Chair of the AACE India Task Force, to explore growth opportunities in the Indian Subcontinent.
Educational Qualifications: Logan holds a bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, India; a master’s degree in Construction Management from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan; and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
Goals and Objectives: As Vice President of Finance, I am committed to accomplish:
Work with the Board to plan, develop, and enforce financial policies that ensure and maintain the core values of our association and help meet our association’s established goals.
Oversee and maintain the annual budget. Help the Board steward a balanced and meaningful budget.
Work with the Board and staff to maintain the current financial health of our association and implement sustainable financial growth strategies that can fuel long term growth globally. Align financial operations with our strategic plan.
Ensure that our organization is compliant with state and federal guidelines as a nonprofit organization.
Perform monthly review of budgets, P&L, balance sheets, and income statements. Prepare and present quarterly and annual budget reports to the Board of Directors and the Membership. Ensure the financial stability of AACE.
Maintain detailed fiscal records and serve as a custodian of association funds and investments. Offer strategic direction to Board on budgets, expenditures, and investments.
With tremendous growth in the International Markets, ensure that our international regions and sections are in compliance with financial regulations of the respective region and the country.
AACE Activities: Ann Marie Cox is an active member of AACE International. Ms. Cox is currently serving on the Education Board. In the past, Ann Marie was part of the team to create the Earned Value Professional Certification (EVP). Ms. Cox currently serves as an advisor to the San Francisco Bay Area Section. In the past, Ann Marie held several positions with the local Section including multiple years as the webmaster and elections officer. For over six years, Ann Marie was the Western Winter Workshops Planning Chair. Ann Marie retired from that position after the 50th Western Winter Workshop in 2011.
Ms. Cox has over 20 years experience in multiple industries including, manufacturing, environmental, software, engineering, and construction. Ann Marie has experience in both field and home office positions in project management and project controls consulting; project auditing, project troubleshooting, software implementation, and project management, project controls and Earned Value Management Training. Since 2000, Ann Marie has worked for a private software company and has helped grow the company into an international leader in Project Management Software.
Ms. Cox obtained a B.A. in Geology from Whitman College and an M.B.A. from Willamette University. Ms. Cox also was the recipient of a National Association of Geology Teacher’s Fellowship and performed research on the active volcano in Hawaii.
Goals and Objectives: My goal is to improve the communication of the financial goals and performance of the organization to the Board of Directors and AACE members. Specific objectives include:
To work closely with Headquarters and the VP Regions to ensure timely submission and disbursement of dues to the Sections.
To work efficiently with Headquarters and the Executive Director to maintain timely and accurate financial records.
To arrange for the annual audit as required of a charitable tax exempt organization.
To prepare the annual budget and prepare quarterly reports to the Board of Directors and Association members for performance against the budget.
To oversee the Association’s fiscal plans and investment portfolio.
Ensure that Sections understand the Associations’ 501 c 3 status and the potential implication of activities on that status.
To work with the Associate Boards to develop and implement new opportunities to increase revenue with the Association’s products and services.
To actively encourage members suggestions, ideas, and solutions to improve the fiscal growth of the organization.
AACE Activities: Joe has been a member of AACE since 1995, and has been honored with the status of Fellow by the AACE Board. He has served as the President of the Metro New York Section (1997-1998, 2005-2007), as well as serving as Section Secretary and as a Director. Joe is a past AACE Board member, serving as Director Region 2 and as Vice President Regions. He also served as the Chair of the Tech Board and has contributed a number of articles to
Cost Engineering journal and has presented papers at Annual Meetings.
Professional Experience: Joe is currently the Operations Manager for New York City office of ARCADIS Construction Claims Services Group where he performs and manages not only claims and related disputes, but also project controls and risk assessment for the development of numerous types of projects. His past experience includes managing the estimating, cost engineering, risk, and scheduling services for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan and working for Construction Management and Consulting firms where he managed and participated in estimating (Chief Estimator), scheduling, project management, and claims assignments, including expert testimony in trial and arbitration. Joe participates in various professional development seminars and presentations. He has presented at AACE, IRMI, and ACEC annual meetings and taught classes and seminars at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Goals and Objectives:
The Bylaws provide that the VP Finance shall, “have charge of the funds of the Association.” This creates a duty and a responsibility to all of the members and to those who look to AACE to be the leader in industry education. As VP Finance my goals and objectives are:
Oversee the disbursement of the Associations funds with the authorization of the Board.
Arrange for and insure the adequacy of the audits required by our Constitution and Bylaws and report those results to the Board and the membership.
Communication to Members – insure that the financial status of AACE is both healthy and transparent with members having full knowledge about the status of the Association.
Support the initiatives of the Board of Directors through prudent management of the Associations finances.
Insure that as the Board considers new policies and programs that the Board is made aware of and considers the financial benefits or negative implications before proceeding.
Work to insure that the membership dues are at the minimum appropriate level to support the work of the Association and that dues are collected in fair proportions from among all the various countries represented by our membership.
Insure that the Sections receive their maximum section dues and advice and help for all financial matters.
Work with the Certification Board to insure that funds are in place to continue ongoing, successful, certifications program.
Work with the VP Regions and all the Regional Directors to understand and respond to the needs, requests, and wishes of the membership.