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AACE Seattle Section March 12th, 2015 Meeting
Best Western Plus Executive Inn
Seattle, WA
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AACE Seattle Section March 12th, 2015 Meeting
Best Western Plus Executive Inn
Seattle, WA


This month's presentation is on the role of the cost estimator as part of the value engineering (VE) process.  In particular on how a firm prepares for the estimating role and actively participates in the Information Phase, Function Analysis Phase, Creative Phase, Evaluation Phase, Development Phase and Presentation Phase.  Moreover Mr. John Boatman will also share how cost data is sorted and used in the development of cost modeling.


Mr. Boatman has over 23 years of experience in the construction industry spanning cost estimating, PM, CM, consulting, owner representative and design work. Mr. Boatman offers a unique perspective to cost estimating and analysis. He has emphasized his cost estimating skills on projects wide ranging in size, type, and complexity.  He has generated cost estimates for various USACE, DOD, public works, and engineering clients as well as independent government estimates.  In addition, he has extensive experience with contract documents both in implementation and interpretation.

Since joining MENG Analysis in 2013, he has participated in value engineering, and has led constructability reviews and facility condition assessments for over 100 projects. He has his degree in business and management and certificate in construction management from University of Washington.

*** Please make every effort to sign-up for this meeting before 12:00 Noon on Monday, March 9th, so that the proper number and choice of meals can be ordered from the hotel kitchen. You cooperation will be greatly appreciated! Please also note due to timing meal orders placed after noon on Tuesday of the week of the event cannot be guaranteed. ***

LOCATION (Wheelchair Accessible):
Best Western Plus Executive Inn
200 Taylor Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109

5:30pm - Social Hour
6:30pm - Dinner
7:15pm - Program

The member price for this event is $28.00 if you register before 12:00 Noon on the Monday immediately preceding the meeting; late registration is $33.00. Non-members will be charged $36.00 before 12:00 Noon on the Monday immediately preceding the meeting, and $41.00 thereafter.

Please note that registration will be closed Monday March 9th at 8:00 pm.

A very limited of first come first served meals will be available at the door.

You may order Chicken Diablo, Cilantro-Lime Marinated Halibut with Lemon Salsa Verde, or Vegetarian (requires one week advance notice) dinner. If you have specific dietary restrictions please contact us at aaceseattle@gmail.com so that we can accommodate you. The AACE Seattle Section will be rotating menu selections this program year; we are interested in obtaining your feedback!

The AACE Seattle Section must pay for all meals that are ordered. If you RSVP that you will attend, you are responsible for the bill of your meal. In addition, if you attend without an RSVP there is a possibility that your meal options will be limited from those listed above. If you would like to be added to the Seattle Section's mailing list to receive future notices about our meetings and events, please contact one of the presiding Officers or Directors.

Visit the AACE Seattle Section on our new website at www.aaceseattle.org.

Anybody interested in budget control, claims management, cost engineering, cost estimating, earned value management, planning and scheduling, project control, project management, value engineering, or risk management in any industry is cordially invited.

AACE Seattle Section meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from September through May (excluding December). Each meeting with a technical presentation qualifies for .25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards your CCP/CEP/CFCC/DRMP/EVP/PSP recertification requirements.
Thursday Mar 12, 2015 6:30 PM - Thursday Mar 12, 2015 8:30 PM | $28.00 - $41.00


Best Western Plus Executive Inn (View)
200 Taylor Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States



Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: AACE Seattle Section
On BPT Since: Aug 25, 2009
Adam Strutynski

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