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CURRENT LEADERSHIP

Executive Director

Sara Jacobson
DBIA-MAR Executive Director

sara.jacobson@dbiamar.org 

816.868.1686

Regional Executive Council

(Elected – one-year terms serving January through December)

Regional President and Board Chairman

Doug Beichley, AIA, NCARB, DBIA

Senior Design Manager

JE Dunn Construction

816.283.9019

Regional Past President

Marc Tower
Vice President, Business Development

Citadel Electric

816.697.6643

Regional Vice President and President Elect

Matt Meier, RA, AIA, NCARB

Associate Principal

Pulse Design Group

913.438.9095

Regional Secretary

Darin Affeldt
Government Account Development Manager

Humanscale

913.217.5141

Regional Treasurer

Dustin Haywood, CPA
Managing Director / Audit

Forvis

816.489.4295

Chapter President – Iowa

Brian Rausch, PE
Engineering Manager

The Waldinger Corporation

515.558.9520

Chapter President – Kansas City

Jon Lee
Vice President, Director of Engineering

Hoefer Welker

913.307.3700

Chapter President – Nebraska

Chase Froehlich
Project Manager

The Graham Group

402.899.0101

Chapter President – Ozarks

Becky Baltz, P.E. (MO)

Transportation

TREKK Design Group, LLC

417.890.9465

Chapter President – Kansas

Alan Youngers

Sr. Preconstruction Manager

McCownGordon Construction

316.648.6519

Chapter President – St. Louis

Matt Foster

Vice President – Preconstruction

Icon Mechanical

618.452.0035

Regional Board of Directors

(Elected – one-year terms serving January through December)

Education Chair

Tyler Dehn
Growth Markets Leader

Wildcat Construction Co., Inc.

316.945.9408

Laws & Regulations Chair

Ande McMurtry
Attorney

Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC

816.421.0700

Owner’s Council Co-Chair

Jennifer Gerlach, PE
Project Advocate

Project Advocates

913.201.8592

Owner’s Council Co-Chair

Doug Wesselschmidt

City of Grandview

913.238.2624

Programs Chair

Brian Garvey, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP
Principal

sfs architecture

816.541.2277

Technology Chair

Cary Shiner

Smart Pro Technologies

913.228.1334

Public Relations Chair

Sara Freetly
Executive Vice President

candid marketing

816.820.0916

Sponsorship Chair

Bob Lindeblad
Project Initiatives Manager

BHC

913.663.1900

Next Gen Committee Co-Chair

Ross Netzel

Pulse Design Group

913.438.9095

Next Gen Committee Co-Chair

Haley Jones

A.L. Huber General Contractor

913.341.4880

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Micah Walje

PACT Construction Services

816.287.3030

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Daniel Gamm
 

Burns & McDonnell

816.333.9400

Advisory Member

Mark Deaton, RA, DBIA, LEED AP
Associate VP; Project Director – Architecture

HNTB

816.527.2645

Advisory Member

Jesse Dull

Owner | Project Manager

JDG Construction

913.406.6049