Committees

How to Get Involved


Volunteers are the lifeblood of the DBIA Florida Region.  As a membership-based organization, we rely on your support.  In return for your involvement, you will make valuable contacts and increase your insight into the design-build industry.

Active committees within the region include:

Membership Committee

This committee seeks to institute and promote activities to increase the membership of the DBIA and the Florida Region.  The primary duty of the Membership Committee is to recruit new members and retain existing members. Chair:  Robert Smedley

Education Committee

This committee facilitates interactions between educational institutions and the Region with a focus on promoting design-build project delivery and best practices. This committee works with the student chapters and coordinates the student competition.  Chair:  Catherine Woodworth

Public Relations Committee

This committee communicates with members and non-members to increase understanding of the design-build method of project delivery and to generate awareness of the DBIA Florida Region. This committee prepares a quarterly newsletter, works with social media and implements the Design-Build Project Awards.  Chair:  Brandi Allegood 

Annual Conference Committee

Each year this committee organizes the Region's Annual Conference. Chair:  Robert Garland

Owners Council

The Owners Council is exclusively for owners of construction projects both public and private. The council serves as the voice of owners within the DBIA and develops programs of interest to owners.  Chair:  Bill Burns

Transportation Markets Committee

This committee is charged with identifying key obstacles to effective design-build in the transportation sector locally and to develop short- and long- term strategies to overcome them. The committee leads development of content for the Transportation Market sessions during the Region's Annual Conference. In addition, they collaborate with other industry organizations on key issues to collectively facilitate positive change.  Chair:  Regina Rehfield

Vertical Markets Committee

This committee is charged with identifying key obstacles to effective design-build in the vertical sector locally and to develop short- and long- term strategies to overcome them. The committee leads development of content for the Vertical Market sessions during the Region's Annual Conference. In addition, they collaborate with other industry organizations on key issues to collectively facilitate positive change.  Chair:  Nick Gigante

Water/Wastewater Markets Committee

This committee is charged with identifying key obstacles to effective design-build in the water/wastewater sector locally and to develop short- and long- term strategies to overcome them. The committee leads development of content for the Water Market sessions during the Region's Annual Conference. In addition, they collaborate with other industry organizations on key issues to collectively facilitate positive change. Chair:  John Giachino







 

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