|AACE International Activities: John L. Haynes, PSP, is a certified
Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP)
since 2002; currently the Chairman - AACE
Western Winter Workshop for the past 11
years. Past President of San Francisco Bay
Area Section (two-terms), Served as VP, Secretary
and Treasurer of the SFBA Section.
Served as AACE Director – Region 6 in 2010 – 2011. John is currently
serving on the section board as an advisor
Education: B.A. Music, Musicians Institute, Professional Experience:
Project Controls Manager for Hill International, Inc. Duties:
Project Manager for Bay Area Toll Authority oversight of a $256M
Caltrans/Bay Area Toll Authority project, DPM for the BART Earthquake
Safety Aerial Structures Retrofit contract.
John has served as a Project Controls Engineer for construction
of Civil/Industrial, Transportation, Information Technology and
GSA contracts for over 26 years running, with a TIC valued over
Favorite project: Program Schedule Manager on Amtrak’s “Acela”
High-speed Rail from Washington, DC to Boston, MA.
Goals and Objectives:
As Director of Region 6, I will ensure a smooth transition from my
predecessor. I will celebrate and work to increase the enthusiasm brought to
this association during these past two years. I promise to help sections
across Region 6 by rolling out opportunities to get the word out to both
private and governmental concerns in their area. Work in creating a regional
family through the Western Winter Workshop and Annual Meeting.
- Provide a conduit between sections in the region.
- Work to create new incentives for attracting members and providing opportunities for section and regional growth.
- Perform needed review of the section’s admissions, constitution, and by‐laws.
- Reach out to the region regarding Fellow awards, ensuring that service to the Association is remembered, offered, and granted.
- Act as Regional Secretary of the Association. Provide more access. Reach out to sections using visitation, conferencing, and mentoring as requested.
- Work with the VP‐Regions and the Board to find new ways for needed growth in scholarship funding and outreach.
- Finally and most importantly, I will do all I can to help get our message out to state and federal agencies for adaptation of the fundamentals of “Total Cost Management,” with the certified/recommended practices developed over the past 56 years. I truly appreciate your consideration and this opportunity to serve the Association.
||AACE International Activities: Aniekan has been an active AACE
member since 1990 (22 years). He is a CCE,
and holds a PMP from the Project Management
Institute, and AVS from the SAVE International.
Aniekan has over 25 years of
broad and solid experience in project controls
and program management. He holds a B.S. degree in Civil
and Construction Engineering from Iowa State University. Currently,
he is the Director of Project Controls at Sound Transit, a
regional transit Agency where he oversees the program control
and management functions for the design, construction, and
Startup of the Agency’s Capital Programs. In the AACE Seattle
Section, he has served in the Directorship positions (2007‐2009);
as Vice President (2009‐2010); and presently as the Section President
since 2010. Under his leadership, membership and member
participation, enthusiasm, and interest in the section activities
have significantly grown. Aniekan is also an active member of the
Project Management Institute (PMI), SAVE International, and the
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Goals and Objectives:
Facilitate growth and professional development among cost
engineering professionals in the region, raise awareness about
AACE International activities, certifications, technical resources,
and educational opportunities. I will work closely with local sections
and regions to share resources and experiences. I will work
to improve communication among local sections and regional
groups. I will work to promote significant membership growth,
partnering with industry peers and encouraging the establishment
of student chapters in local and regional universities.
As Director for Region-6, I plan to pursue the following initiatives
to achieve my objectives::
- Promote membership growth through outreach to local and regional employers, universities, and local colleges.
- Enhance recognition, awareness, and prestige of AACE International, cost engineering profession, and benefits to business, academic, and professional communities in the region.
- Partner with industry peers and encourage corporations to make AACE certifications a job requirement.
- Promote cost engineering program as a rewarding career to university and college students and increase student membership through mentorship, scholarships and industry.
- Support cooperation and mentoring initiatives at both member, section levels, and in the region to promote knowledge development in cost engineering, and total cost management skills.
- Support local section operations through regular meetings and established feedback.
- Promote inter‐sectional cooperation by supporting and encouraging regional seminar and conferences.