MEET THE COMMITTEES

By joining and participating in the DBIA Southwest Region, you have unlimited potential to lead the industry, improve our community, and propel your career. Most new members get started by attending events, but there are more ways to get involved, and we need you!

Your expertise is a tremendous resource for DBIA-SW and the members we serve. We invite you to lend a hand to our 2021 committees covering education, networking, student and young professional outreach, and public policy. Ready to participate by lending a hand in a committee or serving on the board? Now is the perfect time to let us know how you would like to participate. 

Annual Conference Committee

David Kinchen, Burns & McDonnell - Chair

The Annual Conference Committee is responsible for planning and running the Annual Conference and Meeting held in the spring of each year. This committee generally meets once a month from about 4-6 months prior to the event.

Education Committee

Joseph Hutchinson, Hutchinson Construction - Chair

The Education Committee is responsible for outreach with students and faculty in our region through Student Chapters, an Educator Roundtable, the National Student Design-Build Competition, and Scholarship opportunities. This committee meets once a month.

Marketing Committee

Scott Cochran, Weifield Group - Chair

The Marketing Committee is responsible for promoting the Region's events and Annual Sponsorship campaign. They also develop content for our newsletter,  website, and social media. They also organize the Region's Design-Build and Team Awards. This committee meets once a month.

Membership Committee

Brett Poulos, Burns & McDonnell - Chair
 

The Membership Committee coordinates our membership drive and helps with outreach and on-boarding Southwest Region remembers. This committee meets once a month. 

Legal & Legislative Committee

Douglas Herbst, Freese & Nichols - Co-Chair

Timothy Matheny, Peckar & Abramson - Co-Chair

The Legal and Legislative Committee maintains an annual summary of legislative updates and changes within the Southwest Region, and advise of legislative outreach opportunities. This committee meets quarterly.

Owner's Council 

Chris Butler, Intel Corp - Chair

The Owner's Council assists with outreach and support to Owners within the Southwest Region. They organize quarterly roundtable discussions with Owners to promote and exchange experiences with design-build Best Practices and Design-Build Done Right. 

Young Professionals Committee

Carolina Osegueda, Stubbs Engineering - Chair

The Young Professionals Committee organizes frequent networking opportunities that include topics of interest for Young Professionals in the Region to further leadership within DBIA and knowledge of design-build best practices. They are also responsible for programming the Summer Mentorship Series. This committee meets once a month.