Greg Markling, FCSI is a senior building information management consultant with iBIMsolutions, LLC, a Building Information Management consulting firm dedicated to enhancing the value of the design and construction services by focusing on effective management of building information. Greg has over 40 years experience as a practicing architect, specification writer, and construction contract administrator. He is a 35-year member of CSI, and former Institute President. Greg is a Fellow of the Construction Specifications Institute, a Certified Construction Specifier and Certified Construction Contract Administrator, and is also a LEED Accredited Professional.
Fernando Galvez, P.E. Monrad Engineering
John Nyman, AIA Concord Construction Company
John has 40 years of general contracting experience. John consistently raises the bar on defining the delivery of excellence as indicated by Concord receiving the 2006, 2010, and 2016 Cornerstone Award, General Contractor of the Year. In addition, John received the 2011 Construction Industry's Good Scout Award presented by the Boy Scouts of America and the 2012 Jerry Wyatt Community Service Award presented by the Cornerstone Building Foundation.
Michael Becherer, AIA Swaim Associates, Ltd.
Peter Dourlein, AIA The University of Arizona
Peter is Campus Architect and Assistant Vice President at the University of Arizona's Planning, Design & Construction Department who are responsible for over $500 million in annual Capital Development of the campus. Peter has been with the University over 26 years now and previously worked in the private sector in both the design and construction industries. He is an avid supporter of the industry in southern Arizona and beyond; is a proud member of the AIA and MPA boards, and works relentlessly with his team to create a campus that inspires.
Evan Eglin Eglin+Bresler Architects, P.C.
Evan Eglin brings over 30 years of comprehensive architectural experience to a diverse clientele. He approaches every design with creative enthusiasm and professionalism, balancing marketplace demands with modern technologies, codes and costs. Evan strongly believes in an architectural team approach with close interaction among architect, client, and contractor. Active in the community of architecture, Evan has served as Director of the Southern Arizona Chapter of the AIA and Chairman of Architecture Week for several years.
Randall D. Harris, P.E., CSI, CDT Western Technologies Inc.
Randy Harris, PE, CSI, CDT serves as a board representative for CSI and is the current CSI Tucson Chapter President. He is Managing Director at Western Technologies Inc. and provides consulting services related to geotechnical, environmental, and materials engineering; construction materials testing; Special Inspections; and nondestructive testing services. His professional experience began in 1988 when he graduated from the University of Arizona (Go Cats!) and he has been active in Cornerstone since 2010.
Katharine Kent The Solar Store
Katharine J. Kent is President of The Solar Store. She has a BS in Chemical Engineering, a MS in Nuclear and Energy Engineering, and a MBA. She is a licensed professional engineer and a certified energy manager. She holds plumbing and electrical contractor's licenses. The first woman to obtain three NABCEP certifications: PV and Solar Thermal Installer's and Professional Technical Sales.
Florence L. Bramlett USI - Preston Insulation
Florence was born and raised in Tucson and started in the construction industry for Preston Insulation in 1982. She joined the local chapter of NAWIC in 1996. She has served on the Board of Directors for NAWIC for over 15 years as Secretary, Vice President, and President. Florence is currently serving as President. She also belongs to ACT, SAHBA, SAHBA Remodelers Counsel along with NAWIC. She enjoys spending time with her family along with hunting and bowling.
Leigh-Anne Harrison Chasse Building Team
Leigh-Anne started her career in construction as a receptionist. Literally starting from the bottom and learning the ins and outs of all aspects of construction, Leigh-Anne worked her way through an established company, eventually landing a leadership role. Today, she is leading Chasse Building Team's Southern Arizona division in Tucson. Chasse Building Team is founded on the concept of team work and building to make a difference; a difference in collaborating and giving back to the communities we serve and Leigh-Anne strives to make construction more than just building. Her top priority is to provide extraordinary construction services, to continue our established partnerships, and create new ones by going above and beyond, exceeding expectations each and every time.
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Matt Minder Southwest Gas Corporation
Matt Minder is an Energy Advisor for Southwest Gas Corporation, a natural gas utility that serves southern Arizona, central Arizona, Nevada, and parts of southern California. Matt is a graduate of Fort Lewis College, where he received a BA in marketing in 1990. After graduation, Matt began his career at Southwest Gas, where he specializes in natural gas sales for the residential component of new business. Working with national and local home builders, and developers to bring gas infrastructure into their new home communities. Matt serves on the board of directors of the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association, and is an assistant men's basketball coach at Pima Community College. Matt is married to Lisa, and has three wonderful children Madison, Hayden, and Isabella.