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CURRENT LEADERSHIP

Executive Directors

Oretta Smith
DBIA-MAR Executive Director
(Retiring 5.31.19)

509 Eagle Glen Drive

Raymore, MO 64083

816.506.1881

Sara Craig
DBIA-MAR Executive Director
(Incoming)

816.868.1686

Regional Executive Council

(Elected – one-year terms serving Jan. 2019 through Dec. 2019)

Regional President and Board Chairman

Mark Deaton, RA, DBIA, LEED AP
Associate Vice President; Director of Operations – Architecture

HNTB

816.527.2645

Regional Past President

Dennis Burns
President

United Excel

913.647.5400

Regional Vice President and President Elect

Karen Hogan, DBIA
Division Manager – Special Projects

Turner Construction

816.283.0555

Regional Secretary

Ron Mesmer
Senior Business Development Executive

Johnson Controls

913.278.2741

Regional Treasurer

Chris Staus, AIA, NCARB, DBIA
Design Manager

Turner Construction

816.886.4587

Chapter President – Iowa

Jonathan Lewton
Senior Project Manager

Ryan Companies US, Inc.

515.309.8542

Chapter President – Kansas City

Jesse Dull
Project Estimator

McCownGordon Construction

816.877.0667

Chapter President – Nebraska

Ben Reicks, DBIA
Senior Project Manager

JE Dunn Construction

402.289.8004

Chapter President – Ozarks

Ryan Adler, Associate DBIA
Senior Project Manager

Crossland Heavy Contractors

620.429.1410

Chapter President – St. Louis

Chris Pelton, PE
Solutions Director

Siemens Building Technologies

314.560.9829

Chapter President – Kansas

Ty McGown, PE, DBIA
Associate Chemical Engineer / Water

Burns & McDonnell

316.616.0521

Regional Board of Directors

(Elected – one-year terms serving Jan. 2019 through Dec. 2019)

Education Chair

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

Nabholz

816.985.7463

Laws & Regulations Chair

Brendan Quinn
Attorney

Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin

816.268.9400

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Patrick LaHue
Business Development Specialist

BranchPattern

913.254.3462

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Greg Terri, PE, DBIA
Area Manager

Hayward Baker

314.802.2926

Owner’s Council Chair

John Mitchell, PE
Director

Burns & McDonnell

816.822.3357

Programs Chair

Marc Tower
Vice President, Business Development

Citadel Electric

816.697.6643

Public Relations Chair

Sara Freetly
Executive Vice President

candid marketing

816.765.3608

Sponsorship Chair

Bob Lindeblad
Project Initiatives Manager

BHC Rhodes

913.663.1900

Technology Chair

Dustin Burns
IT Director

McCownGordon Construction

816.877.0618

Next Gen Committee Co-Chair

Laura Terrebonne
Marketing Coordinator

MEC Results

913.307.2553

Next Gen Committee Co-Chair

Keith Schaller
Senior Project Manager

United Excel

913.647.5400