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Every year, the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association recognizes the outstanding contributions of our members to improve cost estimating and analysis in government, industry, and academia.

Award Categories

  • Association Service Award – recognizing individuals (or a team) who have shown unparalleled dedication to ICEAA and ICEAA Chapters, having made significant and sustained volunteer contributions that have made a positive impact on the association and our members for a number of years.
  • Educator of the Year Award – intended for individuals (or a team) who have made outstanding education and training contributions over the past year by advancing the skills and knowledge of cost estimating and analysis through teaching, writing, editing and/or publishing educational materials used to further the professional development of current and future cost professionals.
  • Technical Achievement of the Year Award – recognizing the individual who has made outstanding contributions to the profession in the past year through significant achievement in technical work and/or by playing an instrumental part in the development of technical products.
  • Management Achievement of the Year Award – acknowledging the outstanding management contributions an individual has accomplished over the year. These contributions can range from creating a productive and encouraging work environment for staff or colleagues, to developing and maintaining standards of proficiency and performance, to overall effective project management competence.
  • Team Achievement of the Year Award – this new award recognizes a team effort in the past year that had a significant impact on the relevant mission or influenced a crucial decision through the use of cost analysis.
  • Junior Analyst of the Year Award – this new award highlights the accomplishments of an individual with 5 or less years of experience. This person will have utilized principles from CEBoK in their work throughout the year while their professionalism and dedication to ICEAA’s principles forecasted a bright future in the community.
  • Frank Freiman Lifetime Achievement Award – honoring an individual making lifetime outstanding accomplishments in cost estimating and/or parametric analysis. It is presented to a person who has demonstrated exceptional dedication and made an outstanding contribution (theoretical or applied aspects) to the cost estimating and analysis community during his or her lifetime. This individual’s skills have been honed over years of effort, and their passion will leave an indelible legacy for years to come.

Award Criteria

Association Service Award: This award recognizes individuals (or a team) who have shown continuing dedication to the interests of ICEAA and who have made significant and sustained volunteer contributions to the ICEAA organization for a period of years. Contributions should be of a highly significant nature and contribute positively to the advancement of ICEAA and/or an ICEAA Chapter. A few examples of such contributions would include:

  • Uncommon and sustained volunteer service to the association.
  • Assistance with conferences and other ICEAA events.
  • Providing forums and media through which experiences with the principles and techniques of cost estimating and analysis may be reported, discussed and published in furtherance of public interest (e.g. editorial, publications, symposium leader, etc.).
  • Cooperating with other organizations and individuals, having common or related purposes that contribute to the cost estimating and analysis community of practice.
  • Significantly advancing ICEAA’s professional status and making significant personal commitments to ICEAA such as long-term service in a leadership role at either the national level or chapter levels.
  • The individual recipient or key team member(s) must be current ICEAA members in good standing.


Educator of the Year Award: This award recognizes individuals (or a team) who have made outstanding education and training contributions to the profession. It recognizes and honors educational and/or teaching achievements, over the previous year. The recipient must have advanced the skills and knowledge of cost estimating and analysis through teaching, writing, editing, and/or publishing educational materials used to train and educate present and future cost professionals. A few examples of such contributions would include:

  • Promoting a Common Body of Knowledge as a standard for individual excellence.
  • Promoting and providing training in support of ICEAA Cost Estimator/Analyst Certification.
    Developing educational programs.
  • Mentoring new cost estimators.
  • Disseminating knowledge and developing the next generation of successful cost estimators and analysts.
  • Building proficiency and performance in cost estimating capabilities of ICEAA members.
  • The individual recipient or key team member(s) must be current ICEAA member(s) in good standing.


Technical Achievement of the Year Award: This award recognizes the individual who has made outstanding technical contributions to the profession of cost estimating and analysis over the past year. Technical excellence may be accomplished through significant achievement in technical work and/or by playing an instrumental part in the development of technical products. A few examples of such contributions would include:

  • Performing research in developing new knowledge and advancing theory in cost estimating and analysis.
  • Innovative use of cost models or development of new models.
  • Promoting integration and synergy among cost estimating and analysis and other disciplines.
    Developing and maintaining standards of proficiency and performance.
  • Establishing standards in the terminology, conduct, and application of cost estimating and analysis.
  • Using new approaches and techniques to conduct cost estimates/analyses or parametric databases/analyses, develop CERs, databases, and/or models.
  • Expert application of statistical procedures for CERs.
  • The individual recipient must be a current ICEAA member in good standing.


Management Achievement of the Year Award: This award recognizes the individual who has made outstanding management contributions to the profession of cost estimating and analysis over approximately the previous year. Management excellence may be accomplished through significant administration of cost estimates and analyses. The Award recognizes the individual who provides the most effective demonstration of his/her project management competence. A few examples of such contributions would include:

  • Creating a productive work environment as well as the drive and impetus to enable co-workers or employees to accomplish achievements.
  • Exhibiting a balance of management skills, juggling different views and perspectives, backgrounds and personalities.
  • Maintaining focus ensuring his/her team’s performance is efficient and the project’s objectives are met.
  • Rewarding achievement through an appropriate program of recognition and endorsement.
    Promoting standards of proficiency and performance.
  • Providing forums and media through which experiences with the principles and techniques of cost estimating and analysis may be reported, discussed and published in furtherance of public interest.
    Developing and maintaining standards of proficiency and performance.
  • The individual recipient must be a current ICEAA member in good standing.


Team Achievement of the Year Award: This award recognizes a team demonstrating significant accomplishments during the year through analysis for their organization (or an organization supported by their work). Achievement should have significant resultant impact on the mission of the organization, or by influencing an important decision through the use of cost analysis.

  • Demonstrating an outstanding accomplishment within the field.
  • Promoting high impact on the organization or chapter supported by the work.
  • Exemplifying how cost analysis work provides decision support by influencing the management vision, goals, and objectives.
  • Key team member(s) must be current ICEAA member(s) in good standing.


Junior Analyst of the Year Award: This award recognizes an individual with 5 or less years of experience who has contributed to significant cost analysis work during the course of the year. This individual should demonstrate a bright future through job-related work and education in the field. Work-related activities can be performed individually or as part of a larger group. This individual demonstrates the use of CEBOK principles within his/her cost analysis work.

  • Demonstrating work toward proficiency in the field through job related activities and education.
  • Demonstrating an upward trajectory on increasing levels of skill and impact to cost field.
  • The individual recipient must be a current ICEAA member in good standing.


The Frank Freiman Lifetime Achievement Award: This award recognizes an individual making lifetime outstanding accomplishments in cost estimating and/or parametric analysis. It is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional dedication and made an outstanding contribution (theoretical or applied aspects) to the cost estimating and analysis community during his or her lifetime. This individual is passionate about their work, skilled in the art of cost estimating, and has/had practiced these fundamentals for a significant amount of his or her career. A Lifetime Achievement Award candidate is expected to have left a legacy to the profession (fifteen years or more) and can receive the award only once in a lifetime. A few examples of such contributions would include:

  • They have demonstrated commitment to the profession over time.
  • Have qualified as meeting many of the criteria for other award categories over career.
  • Shown outstanding and unique capabilities in support of the cost estimating and/or parametric analysis.
  • Has provided a body of work that has benefited cost estimating and analysis.
  • Has consistently endeavored to enhance the professional image of cost engineering over an extended period of time.
  • Has applied cost modeling principles to unique, highly complex problems.
  • Has successfully applied cost estimating and analysis to brand new market segments.
  • Outstanding example(s) of advancing the state of the art and/or practice of cost estimating and analysis beyond its current bounds.
  • The individual recipient must be a current ICEAA member in good account standing.

 

Additional Awards Criteria

For greater clarity, all awardees are eligible only if they are current members of ICEAA in good standing. For group awards, this means that at least one members of the team must be a member in good standing. Greater weight shall be given to teams where a significant contribution was made by one or more ICEAA members.

Only one plaque shall be awarded per award. For teams, a single plaque will be awarded and a certificate given to each team member who is an ICEAA member in good standing.

Previous Award Winners:

Read more about the 2016 ICEAA Association Award Winners (PDF)

Read more about the 2015 ICEAA Association Award Winners (PDF)

Read more about the 2014 ICEAA Association Awards Winners (PDF)

YearAwardWinner
2017Junior Analyst of the YearBeth Hodson
2017Frank Freiman Lifetime Achievement AwardBruce Fad
2017Management Achievement of the YearGuenever Aldrich
2017Educator of the YearMike Thompson
2017Technical Achievement of the YearSanathanan Rajagopal
2017Team Achievement of the YearSPAWAR 1.6 AoA Cost Analysis Team
2017Association Service AwardTim Anderson
2016Technical Achievement of the YearAdam James
2016Junior Analyst of the YearDerreck Ross
2016Educator of the YearGregory Mislick, Dan Nussbaum
2016Team Achievement of the YearPRICE Cost Research Team -  Joe Bauer, Anthony DeMarco, Grady Noll, Gurney Thompson
2016Frank Freiman Lifetime Achievement AwardShu-Ping Hu
2016Management Achievement of the YearVrenti Ghergari
2015Association Service AwardAndy Nicholls
2015Management Achivement of the YearDave Morana
2015Technical Achievement of the YearErin Barkel
2015Lifetime Achievement AwardJim Hayes
2015Educator of the YearMelissa Teicher
2015Parametrician of the YearPeter Frederic
2015Freiman AwardRicardo Valderdi
2014Parametrician of the YearGreg Kiviat
2014Technical Achievement of the YearJames Glenn
2014Association Service AwardPeter J. Braxton
2014Management Achivement of the YearRichard Beavers
2013Freiman AwardAlf Smith
2013Association Service AwardAwarded to the 10 members of the "Jointness Committee"
2013Lifetime Achievement AwardBrian Flynn
2013Educator of the YearEric Druker
2013Technical Achievement of the YearRobert Nehring
2013Management Achivement of the YearRobyn Kane
2012ISPA Frank Freiman AwardArlene Minkewicz
2012SCEA Service to the SocietyEleanor Bassett
2012ISPA Keith Durbridge Service AwardJason Dechoretz
2012SCEA Contributions in the Field of EducationKevin Cincotta
2012ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearPeter Frederic
2012SCEA Contributions in the Field of ManagementTom Dauber
2012SCEA Techincal Achivement AwardVirginia Stouffer
2012SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardWilliam Haseltine
2011SCEA Techincal Achivement AwardBlake Boswell
2011SCEA Service to the SocietyDan Nussbaum
2011SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardJoe Dean
2011SCEA Contributions in the Field of ManagementKen Hunt
2011SCEA Contributions in the Field of EducationMichael Mahoney
2010SCEA Contributions in the Field of EducationBethia L. Cullis
2010SCEA Service to the SocietyMike Thompson
2010SCEA Contributions in the Field of ManagementRick Collins
2010SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardSteve Book
2010SCEA Techincal AchivementTim Anderson
2009SCEA Service to the SocietyChristina Brims
2009SCEA Techincal Achivement AwardEric Druker
2009SCEA Contributions in the Field of EducationHollis Black
2009SCEA Contributions in the Field of ManagementJeff Moore
2008SCEA Contributions in the Field of ManagementDebra Walter
2008SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardDick Coleman
2008SCEA Techincal Achivement AwardGregory Bell
2008SCEA Contributions in the Field of EducationH. Samuel Cooke
2008SCEA Service to the SocietyRobyn Kane
2007SCEA Management AwardDianne E. Butler
2007SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardFrank R. Flett
2007ISPA Frank Freiman AwardHumbolt Mandel
2007SCEA Technical Achievement AwardMichael E. Popp
2007SCEA Service to the SocietyPaul R. Marston
2007SCEA Education AwardPeter J. Braxton
2007ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardQuentin Redman
2007ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearWilliam Brundick
2006SCEA Technical Achievement AwardCandace S. Hendrickson
2006ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardGeorges Teologlou
2006SCEA Management AwardMarc Barden
2006SCEA Education AwardRichard "Allen" Atwell
2006ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearRichard Stutzke
2005SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardDr. Lewis Fichter
2005ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardGiancarlo Filippazzo
2005SCEA Education AwardMartha Ann Spurlock
2005SCEA Service to the SocietyMary Harmon
2005SCEA Technical Achievement AwardPeter Meisl
2005ISPA Frank Freiman AwardSteve Book
2004ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardClyde Perry
2004SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardDr. Humbolt Mandell
2004ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearJairus Hihn
2004ISPA Frank Freiman AwardJoe Hamaker
2004SCEA Education AwardMarge Evriviades
2004SCEA Technical Achievement AwardRichard Fox
2004SCEA Service to the SocietyRobyn Kane
2004SCEA Management AwardTerry Johnson
2003SCEA Technical Achievement AwardCraig R. Shanske
2003ISPA Frank Freiman AwardDarryl Webb
2003ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearDavid Eck
2003ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardGary Constantine
2003SCEA Education AwardMichael A. Greiner
2003SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardNeil Albert
2003SCEA Management AwardWilliam F. Stranges
2002ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearArlene Minkiewicz, Karen McRitchie
2002ISPA Frank Freiman AwardCharles Hopkins
2002ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardTom Brents
2001ISPA Frank Freiman AwardDan Galorath
2001SCEA Education AwardDr. William "Bud" Bowlin
2001SCEA Technical Achievement AwardFrank A. "Andy" Prince
2001SCEA Management AwardPaul R. Marston
2001SCEA Service to the SocietyRobert B. Carlton
2001SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardRobert W. Young
2001ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardSherry Stukes, Karen Davies
2000ISPA Frank Freiman AwardDon MacKenzie
2000ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearGeorg Reinbolt
2000ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardPaul Lubell
1999SCEA Education AwardBryan D. Turner
1999ISPA Frank Freiman AwardDan Ferens
1999SCEA Management AwardDavid A. Morana
1999SCEA Service to the SocietyDavid G. Olsen
1999SCEA Technical Achievement AwardDavid L. Peeler, Jr.
1999ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearWilliam Rutledge
1998ISPA Frank Freiman AwardHenry Apgar
1998SCEA Lifetime Achievement AwardMilton Margolis
1998ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearPierre Foussier
1998ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardRon Larson
1998SCEA Management AwardSteven D. Sowers
1998SCEA Education AwardSteven Malashevitz
1998SCEA Technical Achievement AwardTina Colarossi
1997ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardMarilee Wheaton
1997ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearSherry Stukes
1997ISPA Frank Freiman AwardTony DeMarco
1996ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearMeinolf Wenzel
1996ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardSeb Botta
1995ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearBruce Fad
1995ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardMadeline Ellis
1994ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearGary Constantine
1994ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardNina Tahir
1993ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardCharles Mauro
1993ISPA Frank Freiman AwardPeter Korda
1992ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardClyde Perry
1992ISPA Frank Freiman AwardKeith Burbridge
1992ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearPeter Korda
1991ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardCindy Castellana
1991ISPA Frank Freiman AwardDon Reifer
1991ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearMarilee Wheaton
1990ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearDan Ferens
1990ISPA Frank Freiman AwardGerald McNichols
1990ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardHenry Apgar
1989ISPA Keith Burbridge Service AwardJack Griffin, Seb Botta
1988ISPA Clyde Perry Parametrician of the YearAlan Mayer
1988ISPA Frank Freiman AwardBarry Boehm

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