|The Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award is
the highest award in recognition of excellence in the field of cost
engineering education presented by AACE International [AACE]. It is
not limited to AACE members.
The Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award publicly recognizes
and honors the educational teaching achievements, over an extended
period of time, by an individual who is a member of the cost
engineering professional community. The recipient must have advanced
the skills and knowledge of cost engineering through teaching,
writing, editing, and/or publishing educational materials used to
train and educate present and future cost professionals.
The award was established and endowed in 1998 by Mr. Dunfield (1928
- 2008), a past AACE President and first chair of the AACE
Education Board. Mr. Dunfield believed in the value of education to
enrich cost engineering knowledge through both university programs
and continuing education.
Memorials received by the Association at the time of Brian’s death,
June 8, 2008, were added to the endowment. The fund will continue to
accept future contributions to enhance the endowment.
The award consists of an honorarium and plaque. The Brian D.
Dunfield Educational Service Award is presented at the AACE Annual
Previous recipients of the Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service
||Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura
||Dr. Charles W. Graham, FRICS|
||Dr. John E. Schaufelberger, PE|
Dr. Deborah Fisher PhD, PE|
Dr. Kenneth K. Humphreys, PhD, PE, CCE|
Dr. Douglas D. Gransberg, PhD, PE, CCE|
Dr. Randy R. Rapp, PhD, PE, CCE|
Neil D. Opfer, PhD, CCE|
Dr. Robert C. Creese, PhD, PE, CCE|
Dr. Joseph J. Orczyk, PhD, PE, CCE|
Dr. George Stukhart, PhD, PE, CCE|
Dr. Carl Wolf, PhD, CCE|
Dr. Richard E. Larew, PhD, PE, CCE|
|THE NOMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Nominations for the award are received by the Association at any
time and, if necessary, held till the next award review period.
Nominations are only accepted from sponsoring individuals in behalf
of a nominee.
Each year, in January, the AACE Education Board seeks nominations
for the Brian D. Dunfield Education Service Award through
independent sponsors who prepare and provide supporting materials
for their nominations. Attached to this web page is an interactive
copy of the form used to make a nomination. Sponsor completes the
form, provide supporting materials, and forward the data to AACE
Headquarters, Attn: Educational Administrator. The Education Board
makes every effort to publicize and seek nominations.
On behalf of the Association, the Education Board seeks nominations,
reviews and ranks the nominations received, and determines the
recipient. If, in the view of the Education Board, no qualified
nomination is received in a given year the award will not be made
The Education Board determines the honorarium from the income of the