Providing design-build education, networking, information, and advocacy to all of its members, the DBIA-UMR is pleased to welcome seven newly appointed board members and six executive committee members to the team for 2017. “Their fresh ideas and drive to bring rich design-build knowledge and content to our members is abundant,” says past President, Benjamin Dzioba.
From disseminating best practices by hosting and conducting educational programs, networking opportunities, innovative project tours, and bi-monthly breakfast meetings throughout the year, the DBIA UMR exemplifies the principles of interdisciplinary teamwork, innovation, and problem-solving that characterizes design-build delivery.
The newly elected Executive Committee includes:
Jessica Besonen, President
Andrew Moriarity, Vice President
Jordan Frank, Secretary
John Puls, Treasurer
Connie Webb, Marketing Director
Benjamin Dzioba, Past President
The newly elected Board of Directors includes:
Jeff Kurth, Young Professionals
Paul Johnson, Owners Outreach
Doug Wild, Past President
"I want to congratulate all of our new DBIA UMR Executive Committee members and Board of Directors, and extend a thank you to the outgoing members and directors for their leadership, contributions, and service,” says current President, Jessica Besonen.
Individual biographies of the 2017 DBIA-UMR Executive Committee and Board of Directors may be found here.
The Upper Midwest Region of the Design-Build Institute of America serves Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota to provide design-build education, networking, information, and advocacy to all of its members.