The Design-Build Institute of America – Upper Midwest Region is pleased to welcome four new officers to the Executive Committee who will begin their service on the Executive Board effective January 1, 2018. Elections were held at the September 20, 2017 DBIA-UMR Breakfast Meeting at Midland Hills Country Club in St. Paul and were open to all current members of the Design Build Institute of America – Upper Midwest Region. The incoming officers were all approved by unanimous vote of the present membership.
From disseminating best practices by hosting and conducting educational programs, networking opportunities, innovative project tours, and bi-monthly breakfast meetings throughout the year, DBIA-UMR exemplifies the principles of interdisciplinary teamwork, innovation, and problem-solving that characterize design-build delivery.
The newly elected Executive Committee members are:
Jordan Frank, MBA, MCSM, Project Manager for McGough Construction
John Puls, P.E., Assoc. DBIA, Alternative Delivery Manager for Kraemer North America
Jeff Kurth, PE, DBIA, Senior Engineer for SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
Jamie Walter, Architectural Graduate for TSP, Inc.
The current members of the 2018 Executive Board of Directors are:
Mark Dierling - Strategic Partnerships
Benjamin Dzioba - Sponsor Outreach
Jessica Freeseman - Past President
Paul Johnson - Owner Outreach
Tayler Matzke - Young Professionals & Students
Andrew Moriarity - Membership
Eric Sahnow - Programs & Tours
Rob Flickinger - Education
Congratulations to the newly elected members and thank you to the outgoing members for their leadership, contributions, and service. Professional biographies of each 2018 board member may be found on the Leadership page 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.