Board of Directors
Gregory Markling, FCSI
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.
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.
Fernando Galvez, P.E.
Fernando Galvez, P.E., RCDD, CTM is President of Monrad Engineering, Inc.(MEI) since 2006. Fernando has 35 years of experience (28 years with MEI) in electrical and telecommunications engineering. A graduate of the University of Arizona with a BSEE, Fernando is a registered professional engineer in Arizona and Nevada. He is also a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD). Fernando is past president of the Cornerstone Building Foundation (CBF), past president of the Arizona Consulting Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC), past president of Southern Arizona Architects and Engineers Marketing Association (SAAEMA), and past president of the Arizona Society of Professional Engineers (ASPE). He is presently on the board for CBF as treasurer and is also current treasurer of SAAEMA.
Michael Becherer, AIA
Swaim Associates, Ltd.
Michael graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1993 with a Bachelors of Architecture. After owning and managing a small design/build firm in Central Kentucky from 1994-1997 Michael began practicing architecture in 1998 becoming registered in 2005. Michael has focused primarily on public work for most of his career, completing a wide range of projects from Higher Education, Public Safety, Public Works, and Worship. Michael spends some of his spare time giving back to the community by serving on several boards and commissions including the Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the Cornerstone Building Foundation, and Old Pueblo Community Services. Michael is also the Mayor’s appointee to the Tucson/Pima County Historical Commission and is a member of the TPCHC’s Plans Review Sub-Committee.
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.
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.
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.
Rudy Garcia, Jr.
R.G. and Sons Plumbing
Rudy Jr. oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of RG & Sons, both in the field and at the office. He leads the company and is responsible for assembling and managing a tremendously talented group of dedicated employees. His oversight touches every aspect of the business. Rudy has managed RG & Sons since 2009, including during the Great Recession. He navigated the business through a dismal period for the construction industry, and brought it out on the other side when many businesses of all types and sizes struggled and went under.
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.
Pate Contractors, LLC
Tracy D. Miller is originally from Texas and moved to Tucson in 1996. She is employed at Pate Contractors. A locally owned, woman owned General Contractor. She handles Business Development and Estimating at Pate. She joined Pate Contractors in May 2018. She has been involved in the A/E/C industry since 2003. She is a member/volunteer for ABA, ATB, NAWIC and Cornerstone. She enjoys volunteering in the Tucson community. She has one grown son (Tyler) who lives in Texas. She also has 2 fur babies (Dixie Mae and Ellie Mae).
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.
Awards Banquet Sponsor Representative
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.
BIG Tournament Title Sponsor Representative
Hensel Phelps Construction Company
Cole Weaver, CHC, DBIA, CM-Lean, is a Project Manager for Hensel Phelps. He has a BS in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University and has been actively involved in the construction industry over the past 15 years. He has worked and lead the building and procurement efforts on several different unique and challenging project types across the Southwest United States totaling over $748 million that include healthcare, aviation, higher education, mass infrastructure, and municipality.