Darlene Septelka, FDBIA

University of Washington

Darlene Septelka joined DBIA 24 years ago and was in the first class certified in 2002 as a charter elected Designated Design-Build Professional. Over her career, she has been a trainer, speaker and author on design-build best practices. After retiring from industry, she returned to academia and continues to teach design-build best practices to our future leaders. She currently teaches the DBIA-approved U-W graduate Design-Build Project Management Class that she created in 2008.