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CURRENT LEADERSHIP

Executive Director

Sara Craig
DBIA-MAR Executive Director

816.868.1686

Regional Executive Council

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

Regional President and Board Chairman

Karen Hogan, DBIA

Business Manager

Turner Construction

816.283.0555

Regional Past President

Mark Deaton, RA, DBIA, LEED AP

Associate Vice President; Director of Operations – Architecture

HNTB

816.527.2645

Regional Vice President and President Elect

Jesse Dull
Senior Estimator

McCownGordon Construction

816.877.0667

Regional Secretary

Ron Mesmer
Senior Business Development Executive

Johnson Controls

913.278.2741

Regional Treasurer

Chris Staus, AIA, NCARB, DBIA
Associate Principal

Populous Design Build

816.221.1500

Chapter President – Iowa

Michael Anthony
Senior Project Manager

Opus Design Build

515.446.4935

Chapter President – Kansas City

Laura Terrebonne
Business Development Lead

McClure

573.353.6707

Chapter President – Nebraska

Mitch Klein, PE, ENV SP
Project Manager

JEO Consulting Group

402.474.8772

Chapter President – Ozarks

Mike Trehey
Senior Project Manager

JE Dunn

913.638.9509

Chapter President – St. Louis

Chris Pelton, PE
Solutions Director

Siemens Building Technologies

314.560.9829

Chapter President – Kansas

Tyler Dehn

Project Manager

Wildcat Construction

316.945.9408

Regional Board of Directors

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

Education Chair

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

Nabholz

816.985.7463

Laws & Regulations Chair

Brendan Quinn
Attorney

Foland, Wickens, Roper, Hofer & Crawford P.C.

816.460.2871

Membership Committee Chair

Patrick LaHue
Business Development Specialist

BranchPattern

913.254.3462

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

Keith Schaller
Senior Project Manager

StructSure Projects

913.647.5400

Next Gen Committee Co-Chair

Kelsey Morgan
Staff Engineer

McClure

913.307.2565