Much of the work of ACEC of Louisiana is accomplished through dedicated volunteer committees. The committees are the primary means of getting involved in recommending regulations and legislation to promote and protect the engineering industry; providing liaison relations with state and federal agencies in addressing specific issues and strengthen business initiatives; and providing essential information on engineering business issues. The ACEC of Louisiana Committees are:
The Legislative Committee assists in determining legislation that ACECL will pursue at the state level and assist in lobbying aspects to get ACECL monitored bills passed or defeated. Discuss other bills introduced to determine ACECL’s position.
Chair: Bryan Jones
Board Liaison: Nathan J. Junius, P.E., PLS
Chair: Chad Poche, P.E.
The Transportation Liaison Committee works through roundtable forums with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD), Louisiana ports, airport authorities, rail and multimodal transportation, providing liaison relationships and business initiatives.
Co-Chair: (Roads & Highways) Raymond Reaux
Co-Chair: (Ports, Airports,Rail, Multimodel) Sherri LeBas
Board Liaison: Bob Boagni, P.E.
Water Resources Committee
The Water Resources Liaison Committee works through roundtable forums with CPRA, the Water Institute, LDEQ, LDHH, NOSWB and the USACE, providing liaison relationships and business initiatives.
Chair: Brenton Jenkins
Board Liaison: Lisa F. Cookmeyer, P.E.
The purpose of the Risk Management Committee is to assist member companies and others in understanding and managing risk and, on their behalf, to advocate changes in legislation and regulation to properly control or allocate risk.
Chair: Tripp McCormick
The HR FORUM meets monthly (virtual) to share best practices, discuss and brainstorm solutions for HR concerns shared by ACEC/L firms, and gain valuable insights into industry trends. This Forum also develops guidelines related to the Annual Salary Study.
Chair: Barker Dirmann
Any employee of a member firm may join at any time of the year. If you have an interest in serving on one or more committees,
fill out the committee request form and forward to Haleigh Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org