ACECH President’s Message by Nimr Tamimi, P.E., LEED AP

Aloha and Happy New Year! Thank you very much for your membership to ACECH and ACEC. It is a great organization to belong to, thanks to you. We are excited to announce the launch of our Monthly Newsletter. Our board would like to use this Newsletter as our primary vehicle to inform you of the vast benefits available to members and to keep you updated on the latest events. We hope to provide you with information on what is going on, connecting our members, and providing information on member benefits and how to access them.

We are about halfway through our current fiscal year, and we are very excited about the events and opportunities we have had to date and what the rest of this year will bring. With the relaxation of COVID era restrictions, we are scheduling more in-person events – thank you Kyle Kaneshiro for organizing and coordinating our General Membership Meetings. It is great to see you all in person.

The Engineering Excellence Awards Gala will be held in person this year at the Japanese Cultural Center
and is scheduled for February 4, 2023. If you have not already done so, please sign up and take advantage of our many sponsorship options. It has been a while so it will be nice to see everyone in person. It’s a great opportunity to reconnect and have a great time. We are honored to have ACEC Vice Chair Mel Williams join us for this event.

One of our Board’s directives this year is to help increase membership. The primary reason for this is to help strengthen our firms by providing them access to the vast benefits membership in ACEC and ACECH provides. Please help us and other firms by introducing them to ACEC and ACECH and the benefits membership provides.

In our Newsletter, we hope to have monthly updates and features to help you best leverage your membership to help you strengthen and grow your businesses.

Thank you very much for entrusting us with the opportunity to serve for such a great organization. Wishing you the best for 2023.