Citing personal reasons, Ken Cressman, CCC EVP PMP will resign from the AACE International Board of Directors effective December 31. Cressman served as Vice President: Technical, Education and Certification.
President Revay reluctantly accepted Cressman’s resignation and stated “After discussion with Ken I have reluctantly accepted his resignation. I understand his views and would potentially be of like mind were I in his situation. I am nevertheless quite disappointed because Ken provided invaluable comment in all board deliberations and will be missed. In the interim until we have a new VP-TEC, I have asked the chairs of the associate boards to liaison directly and more actively with the Board of Directors. I am pleased to say they have all agreed.
Cressman has been a member of AACE International since 1980. He has served as President of the Rocky Mountain Section (RMS) and also served as Director-Region 5. He was originally certified as a CCE/CCC in 1982, and also is recognized as an Earned Value Professional (EVP) and Project Management Professional (PMP). Mr. Cressman has published articles in Cost Engineering journal and the Federal Facilities Environmental Journal. He is a co-author of chapters in both the Engineer's Cost Handbook and Hazardous Waste Cost Control, published by AACE International. He has taught project management/project controls courses for organizations and companies, including the Univ. of California-Irvine and Univ. of Colorado-Denver.
Cressman is the EVMS Manager for Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC), and is responsible for training, design and implementation of the Earned Value Management System for ECC's government programs/projects.
In accordance with the Association’s bylaws and procedures, the Board of Directors will select from among a slate of at least two qualified candidates. The person elected by the Board will complete the balance of Cressman’s two-year term which will end in June 2011.