Leadership 2015-2016

Contact: Matt Clarke, mclarke@cmaanet.org

CMAA Announces New Leaders for 2015-2016

Mclean, VA - October 21, 2015 - CMAA announced its new chair and chair-elect during its 2015 National Conference & Trade show in Orlando, Florida. Rebecca Jones, owner and CEO of SafeWork, Inc., Woodland Hills, California was elected Chair of the Association, while Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers became chair-elect.
CMAA also selected a new Executive Committee, elected seven new directors, re-elected six directors to new terms, and appointed a board of Ad Hoc and Ex-Officio directors.
In addition to the chair and chair-elect, the elected members of CMAA’s Executive Committee are:
  • Immediate Past Chair – Houssam H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Chris Payne, PE, CCM, MBP
  • Vice Chair – Tim Murchison, JD, CCM, AECOM
  • Vice Chair – Sandy Hamby, AIA, CCM, MOCA
  • Vice Chair – Raymond Ribeiro, PE, New York City Housing Authority
  • Vice Chair – Brian Ott, CCM, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
The seven newly elected members of the CMAA Board are:
  • David Crosson, PE, HNTB
  • Iraj Ghaemi, PE, San Diego County Regional Airport
  • Thomas C. Haid, PE, CCM, HDR, Inc.
  • Doug Hyde, PE, Jacobs
  • Gus Maimis, LEED AP, STV Construction, Inc.
  • Heather Shinn, CCM, Parsons
  • Agnes E. Weber, PE, Vali Cooper & Associates
Re-elected to the Board for additional three-year terms are:
  • Chuck Dahill, ARCADIS U.S., Inc.
  • John R. Manning, PE, CCM, LEED AP, KMI International
  • Judith B. Wallace, CCM, Vanir Construction Management, Inc.
  • Paul Foster, CCM, Foster CM Group, Inc.
  • William Gilbane III, Gilbane Building Company
  • Kevin Donnelly, PE, CCM, NYC Department of Design & Construction
The Ad Hoc and Ex-Officio Directors are:
  • Ad Hoc, Academia - Philip L. Barlow, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Ad Hoc, CMIT - Austin Chaffee, CMIT, D.C Beane & Associates
  • Ad Hoc, Legal Counsel Chair - John Heuer Jr., Esq., Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Ex-Officio - Dennis Milsten, CCM, U.S Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Ex-Officio - Linda Phillips, CCM, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Director Emeritus, Fellows Liaison - Joseph Seibold, PE, FCMAA, ARCADIS, U.S., Inc.

CMAA is the leading organization dedicated to advancing professional construction and program management worldwide. Its membership is made up of over 14,000 public and private organizations, owners and individual practitioners. CMAA provides professional development, CM certification, advocacy, and business opportunities to its members and the entire CM industry. CMAA’s headquarters is located in McLean, VA, USA. Its website is at www.cmaanet.org.





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