This interactive event features panelists with a wealth of experience, particularly with alternative delivery methods such as GC/CM. Hear their thoughts on the future of GC/CM and other contractual methods, and take a look at CPARB (Capital Projects Advisory Review Board), the state board that reviews alternative public works contracting procedures and provides guidance to state policymakers on ways to further enhance the quality, efficiency and accountability of public works contracting methods.
Please join us at this free event. Food and beverages provided.
5-6pm - Social Hour with food and beverages
6-7pm - Presentation with Q&A
Dan Absher is the President of Absher Construction Company and a member of the Washington State Bar Association. He also currently serves as a General Contractor Representative on CPARB.
Ed Kommers is a former Mechanical Contactor, is a Profession Engineer, and has worked on many public works projects including Benaroya Concert Hall and the University of Washington Suzzallo Library Renovation. Kommers is the Legislative Executive Director of Mechanical Contractors Association of Washington. He also currently serves as a Specialty Contractor Representative on CPARB.
Mike Purdy has more than 30 years’ experience as a manager in public contracting in Washington State (City of Seattle, Seattle Housing Authority, and University of Washington). On February 5, 2010, he retired from his position as the Contracts Manager for the University of Washington’s Capital Projects Office. Presently, he continues to consult with a wide range of public and private sector clients.
Brian Carter is the principle in charge of K-12 School for Integrus Architecture. He is the board member for Washington Chapter of CEFPI, AIA representative for the Washington State OSPI technical advisory committee, and former Director of the Seattle Chapter AIA.
If you need assistance with registration, call AGC at 206-284-0061.