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; provoding liaison relations lies with state and federal agencies in departments in addressing specific issues and strengthen business; and providing essential information on engineering business issues.The ACEC 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 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board Liaison: Alison Catarella-Michel, P.E., PTOE
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) John Basilica
Co-Chair: (Ports, Airports,Rail, Multimodel) Tom Hunter
Board Liaison: Robert "Bob" Schmidt, P.E., PTOE
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: Rob Delaune, P.E. E-mail: email@example.com
Board Liaison: Lisa F. Cookmeyer, P.E.
The Facilities Liaison Committee works through roundtable forums with the State Fire Marshal and staff and the Office of Facility Planning & Control, providing liaison relationships and business initiatives.
Co-Chair: Craig Campbell, P.E. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Chair: Steven Robertson, P.E. E-mail: email@example.com
AGC/AIA Liaison Committee
The AGC/AIA Liaison Committee works to maintain a relationship with Louisiana contractors and architects, through their state associations, including legislative and educational partnership opportunities.
Chair: Michael B. Songy, P.E., PLS E-mail: Songy@csrsonline.com
The LES/LAPELS Liaison Committee works to maintain a relationship with the Louisiana Engineering Society and the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board, including legislative and educational partnership opportunities
Chair: Lynne Roussel, P.E. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com