DBIA Elects Peter M. Kinsley 2015 National Board Chair

Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 2014

DBIA Announces 2015 Board of Directors; Peter M. Kinsley, President of Haskell’s Government & Public Services Group will serve as DBIA’s National Chairman of the Board

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), the only organization that defines, teaches, and promotes best practices in design-build, has announced that Peter M. Kinsley has been elected to serve as 2015 National Board Chair. Mr. Kinsley leads the Government & Public Services Group for Haskell and is a Designated Design-Build Professional™. His career spans 20 years and includes the successful delivery of numerous projects across a wide variety of industries for both public and private clients using design-build and construction management at-risk.

Additional membership elections to DBIA’s 2015 National Board of Directors leadership include: G. William Quatman, Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., to serve as Vice Chair and Praful M. Kulkarni, gkkworks, to serve as Treasurer.

In addition, five new directors will join DBIA’s Board of Directors for 2015. They include:

“The DBIA Nominations Committee worked tirelessly to ensure a wide variety of geographies and sectors from A/E/C industry leaders are represented on the 2015 National Board of Directors to inform our mission and values by multiple perspectives and expertise. This prestigious group of design-build professionals are committed to working together to advance Design-Build Done Right™ and the strategic growth of DBIA,” said Barbara C. Wagner, Senior Vice President, Clark Construction Group – California, LP and Chair of DBIA’s Nominating Committee.

The 2015 DBIA National Board of Directors includes:

Peter M. Kinsley, DBIA
DBIA Board Chair
President – Government
& Public Services Group

Jim L. Whitaker, DBIA, AIA
DBIA Immediate Past Chair
Principal and Senior Vice President
Director of Federal and Design-Build
HKS, Inc.

G. William Quatman, Esq., DBIA, FAIA
DBIA Vice Chair
General Counsel
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co.

Praful M. Kulkarni, AIA
DBIA Treasurer
President & CEO

Jacob Williams
DBIA Executive Committee Member-at-Large
Assistant Director
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

Lisa Washington, CAE
DBIA Board Secretary and Executive Director
Design-Build Institute of America

John Bale, DBIA, P.E,. MBA
Design-Build Alternative Contracting
Parsons Brinckerhoff

Scott Churilla, DBIA
Vice President, Integrated Delivery Programs
HDR, Inc.

Patrick Crosby, DBIA, S.E., LEED AP
Crosby Group

William Dean, BICSI
President & CEO
M.C. Dean, Inc.

William G. Hasbrook, Jr., DBIA, MEMS
Executive Vice President

Roger Johnson
Deputy Executive Director
Los Angeles World Airport

Todd Larson, DBIA, P.E., PMP
Director, Global Engineering & Quality
MWH Constructors, Inc.

Kim Lum, DBIA
President & CEO
Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd.

John A. Martin, DBIA
Executive Vice President
Flintco, LLC

H. Thomas McDuffie, JR, AIA, RIBA
Group Vice President

Deryl McKissack, P.E., PMP
Chairwoman & CEO
McKissack & McKissack

Robert J. Nartonis
Senior Vice President
Mortenson Construction

Karl Reichelt
Executive Vice President
Infrastructure Development, North America

Robynne Thaxton Parkinson, JD, DBIA
Thaxton Parkinson PLLC

Barbara C. Wagner, DBIA, LEED AP
Senior Vice President
Clark Construction Group – California, LP


Established in 1993, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build project delivery. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility. Owners select design-build to achieve best value while meeting schedule, cost and quality goals. Learn more about design-build and DBIA’s certification and other programs at www.dbia.org.