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CURRENT LEADERSHIP

Executive Director

Oretta Smith
DBIA-MAR Executive Director

509 Eagle Glen Drive

Raymore, MO 64083

816.506.1881

Regional Executive Council

(Elected – one-year terms serving Jan. 2018 through Dec. 2018)

Regional President and Board Chairman

Dennis Burns
President

United Excel

417.437.1593

Regional Past President

Mark Heit
Preconstruction Services Manager

Swinerton

949.538.5465

Regional Vice President and President Elect

Mark Deaton
Project Manager

HNTB Corporation

816.401.9050

Regional Secretary

Ron Mesmer
Senior Business Development Executive

Johnson Controls

913.278.2741

Regional Treasurer

Karen Hogan, DBIA
Division Manager – Special Projects

Turner Construction

816.283.0555

Chapter President – Iowa

Josh M. Braby, LC
Project Manager / Shareholder

Neumann Brothers

515.243.0156

Chapter President – Kansas City

Barry Sutherland
Director of Business Development

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

913.202.7004

Chapter President – Nebraska

Amy Augustyn
Project Manager

City + Ventures

402.289.7866

Chapter President – Ozarks

Ryan Adler
Senior Project Manager

Crossland Heavy Contractors

620.429.1410

Chapter President – St. Louis

Scott Zola
Director of Construction Services

The Lawrence Group

314.231.5700

Chapter President – Kansas

Ty McGown, PE
Associate

Burns & McDonnell

316.616.0521

Regional Board of Directors

(Elected – one-year terms serving Jan. 2018 through Dec. 2018)

Education Co-Chair

John Mitchell, PE
Director

Burns & McDonnell Engineer Co., Inc

816.822.3357

Education Co-Chair

Van Wiskur, PE,DBIA, ENV SP
Senior Engineer

SE3, LLC

816.272.5545

Laws & Regulations Chair

Colin Quinn
Attorney

Long & Robinson, LLC

816.541.2100

Membership Committee Chair

Greg Terri, PE
Area Manager

Hayward Baker

314.802.2926

Owner’s Council Chair

Dennis Randolph, PE
Public Works Director

City of Grandview

816.316.4855

Programs Chair

Mitchell Fuemmeler, DBIA, LEED AP BD+C
Project Manager

Nabholz

913.393.6500

Public Relations Chair

Sara Freetly
Executive Vice President

candid marketing + communications

816.765.3608

Technology Chair

Dustin Burns
IT Director

McCownGordon Construction

816.877.0618

Sponsorship Chair

Bob Lindeblad
Project Initiatives Manager

BHC Rhodes

913.663.1900

Young Professionals Co-Chair

Tom McVey
Director

The Clark Enersen Partners

816.474.8237

Young Professionals Co-Chair

Laura Tyson
Business Development Lead

McClure Engineering Co.

573.353.6707