Call for Washington Capital Area Chapter ICEAA Annual Awards Nominations

Call for Washington Capital Area Chapter ICEAA Annual Awards Nominations

Washington Capital Area Chapter members,

We are currently accepting nominations for our 2017-2018 Annual Awards, which recognize exceptional achievement in our local cost estimating community. These awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting in February, 2018 (details for which will be announced soon). To nominate a coworker or colleague, please fill out the attached nomination form and send it along with a 2 page maximum write-up to the chapter secretary, Jake Mender, at secretary@washingtoniceaa.com by FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018. The categories for the awards are as follows:

Leadership/Management

  • Promote & enhance the profession
  • Fostering the growth of members
  • Integration of estimating & other cost disciplines
  • Recognition & certification of achievement
  • Promote cost estimating discussion forums
  • Promote standards of proficiency and performance
  • Fostering, promoting, and conducting research and educational activities
  • Interacting with other related organizations
  • Establishing standards in the terminology, conduct, and application of cost estimating and analysis

Team Achievement (Consisting of three or more people)

  • Demonstrating outstanding accomplishment within the field
  • Promoting high impact on organization represented or the organization supported
  • Show how the work was key toward influencing the management vision, goals, and objective
  • Demonstrate improvement in decision support services provided

Technical Achievement

  • Promoting a Common Body of Knowledge as standard for individual excellence
  • Promoting integration and synergy among cost estimating and analysis disciplines
  • Developing and maintaining standards of proficiency and performance
  • Establishing standards in the terminology, conduct and application of cost estimating and analysis
  • Conducting cost estimates using innovative approaches
  • Improving methods for cost analysis (CERs, models, data bases, new approaches)
  • Communicating methods to the wider cost community

Junior Analyst (3 years or less of experience)

  • Working toward proficiency in the field through job related activities and education
  • Demonstrating an upward trajectory on increasing levels of skill and impact to cost field

This is a great opportunity to recognize excellence in our field. Please take the time to nominate any individual who you feel deserves ICEAA recognition.