American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon

USACE Liaison

ACEC Oregon/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Liaison Committee

OBJECTIVE: To provide members with the opportunity to improve working relationships with agency personnel. Each liaison committee has its own agenda, but communications and problem-solving are primary concerns.


Meetings are held quarterly in January, April, July and October on the third Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

NEXT MEETING 
Tuesday, August 15 (date shifted from July due to inclement weather which shifted the January meeting) 
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. 
Location: HDR 
Presentation - Mud Mountain Dam Adult Fish Collection Facility Barrier Structure Design, presented by Kristy Fortuny, Technical Lead, USACE Portland District


LAST MEETING
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. 
Location – USACE Portland District
Presentation – Extremely Extreme: A Conversation about Extreme Rainfall on the West Coast, presented by David C. Curtis, PhD, Senior Vice President, WEST Consultants
 


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ACEC Oregon + Corps of Engineers renew
partnering charter


Pictured at right, Jason McBain of the USACE Portland District signs the ACEC Oregon/ USACE Portland District Partnering Charter at their July 15 (2015) meeting.

The mission statement reads, in part, “...through this charter, commit to a meaningful partnership between our organizations in the common purpose to provide quality and responsive engineering and consulting services to the nation and the world.”
 
Goals and objectives of the partnering charter are:

  • Ensure a cooperative dialogue between the USACE and ACEC Oregon at all levels.
  • Clarify and understand the changing roles of USACE and the private sector.
  • Foster an attitude that explores opportunities and resolves issues.
  • Enhance professionalism and integrity throughout the design and construction industry.
  • Promote quality and value through improved business practices.
  • Invest in the future by promoting new technology, continuing education, and research and development.
  • Promote qualifications-based selection procurement of A/E services.
  • Promote the use of project delivery methods that best serve the public interest.
  • Support a healthy USACE and a strong U.S. engineering industry.
  • Collaborate to expand U.S. business opportunities in the global marketplace.

2017 CHAIR
(term begins January 1)
Liza Wells
U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers


2016 CHAIR
Shane Cline
HDR


2015 CHAIR
Bob Hoffman
U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers


2014 CHAIR
Greg Reid
Streamline West Engineering

greg@streamlinewest.com

2013 CHAIR
Mark Sawka
U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers


2012 CHAIR
Jon Dasler
David Evans and
Associates, Inc.


BOARD REP
Mike Meyer
Cornforth
Consultants, Inc.

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NOTE: Chair alternates every year between USACE and ACEC Oregon. Chair's one-year term begins January 1.