March 30, 2021 – The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) has elected Sargent & Lundy’s Shoshanna Fraizinger, CCP, PMP, as president-elect of the Board of Directors. Fraizinger is a project manager at Sargent & Lundy, supporting the firm’s nuclear power business. She will serve a three-year term – one year each as president-elect, president, and past president. The elected position recognizes her notable leadership and participation in AACE’s sub-committees, special interest groups, recommended practices, membership and online learning initiatives, and volunteer efforts.
AACE International works to enhance the skills and knowledge of its members to improve the predictability of cost and schedule performance across the entire life cycle of an organization’s assets, programs, and projects. The organization provides technical guidance, educational products, events, and accredited professional certifications. Its 7,000 members work in a variety of disciplines and industries in over 100 countries.
Fraizinger’s primary goal in her elected role is to implement the formal recommendations of a recent AACE strategic planning task force. This includes supporting and strengthening the Association’s Certification, Technical, and Education Associate Boards; improving member value and communication across the organization; and promoting AACE’s value proposition to a wider audience.
“I’m humbled by the overwhelming response of support people have shown as I accept this role” said Fraizinger. “This is my way of supporting the value of AACE membership because every day I am constantly leveraging its technical and networking resources to benefit the services and deliverables my Sargent & Lundy team and I provide our clients.”
As a corporate member of AACE, Sargent & Lundy is proud to be at the forefront of AACE’s future. Armed with the information and networking available through AACE, experts like Fraizinger will help further contribute to the firm’s major capital project planning, asset management, and project management offerings.