CAEC Pro (Virtual): Staying within the Lines ....

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CAEC PRO (Virtual): Staying within the Lines when Using Federal Funding

February 25, 2021, 10am - 12pm
Registration will open 1/29/21

FHWA funding is not always intuitive to work with. Has your agency applied for or received FHWA funding?  Do you work with WSDOT Local Programs for your federally funded projects, or need a refresher?  This class will help you get up to speed with new changes and recent areas of concern.  The class will also cover some recently updated specifications that apply to all projects.  We will discuss design, right-of-way and construction phases of federally funded projects and how they relate to each other.


This course will explore the following topics and more:

  • Project Management Review Program (PMR)
  • DBE goals instead of UDBE goals
  • DBE goals for design contracts
  • Diversity Management and Compliance System (DCMS)
  • Costs and forms
  • Obligation packets and timing requirements
  • Division 1 specifications for FHWA funding
  • What you need to know when you have more than one type of funding (Stat
  • Audits and Project Reviews

Diane Sheesley, PE

Through her 20 years of experience working on public works projects involving federal funds, Diane has working expertise on federal aid contracting. She serves on the APWA Division 1 Construction Committee, which writes Division 1 General Special Provisions for local agency use on both FHWA and non FHWA-funded projects. She has held management positions at the City of Tacoma, Thurston County, and Mason County, and currently works in the private sector at TranTech Engineering. As such, she has developed federal aid contracts as both a consultant and as a local agency project manager. When she’s not developing contracts and managing projects, Diane enjoys traveling and camping with her children, family pets, and watching the Cougars beat the Huskies.

Ruth McIntyre

Ruth’s experience includes a 24 year-tenure at WSDOT where she held several different roles in the areas of state and federal contract compliance, materials documentation, risk assessment, and document control. As Standards and Procedures Engineer, it was Ruth’s responsibility to ensure local agencies in Washington State developed and administered construction contracts in compliance with state law and federal requirements. As the Washington State Materials Documentation Engineer, Ruth’s responsibilities included assuring compliance to contract administration policies. Ruth is on the APWA Construction Materials Committee, which reviews construction material specifications. Ruth’s hobbies, when she is not at work, include being an avid golfer and enthusiastic eater.

Cost: Free to APWA Members, $30 for non-members.

This webinar is eligible for 2 CE CAEC Pro Training hours.

Event Date & Time:

2/25/2021  10:00 AM - 2/25/2021  12:00 PM

Venue :

WA ,

Contact Person :

Judy Isaac
Email :
Phone : (206) 625-1300
Company : MRSC
Title : Procurement & Public Works Contracting Consultant


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