Contributor Of The Year Award

Each year we award both an individual and corporate contributor of the year award

Each year, SPCEA honors an individual and a company who have shown continuing dedication to the advancement of the cost engineering profession.

These renowned awards – the “SPCEA Individual Contributor Of The Year” and the “SPCEA Corporate Contributor Of The Year” – celebrate those who have made significant and sustained volunteer contributions of a highly significant nature to our profession and who have contributed positively to the recognition of the cost engineering field of study in the manufacturing of products.

Contributor of the Year Award


Nominations will be evaluated based upon the following criteria:

  • Uncommon and sustained volunteer service to SPCEA.
  • Assistance with conferences and other SPCEA 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 SPCEA’s professional status and making significant personal commitments to SPCEA.
  • Demonstrating an outstanding accomplishment within the field of product cost engineering.
  • Exemplifying how cost analysis work provides decision support by influencing the management vision, goals, and objectives.


Nominations will be accepted from August 8, 2023 through September 14, 2023. Nominations will be evaluated by the Awards Committee, with the winners being announced on October 19 at the SPCEA Annual Conference.


Please submit your nomination (with the name, title, company of the nominee along with a description of the contribution) to