Announcements

 

Continuing the Evolution of Massachusetts Construction; Enactment of the 9th Edition

Boston, MA – September 19, 2017 – The New England Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA NE) hosted its first Breakfast Program of the 2017 - 2018 year the third week of September. Approximately 30 AEC practitioners, early career professionals, and students turned up to Wentworth's Beatty Hall to learn about more about the changes coming with the enactment of the 9th Edition of the building code.

Vernon Woodworth, FAIA, LEED AP presented numerous changes to the building code that all construction, engineering, and design professionals should be aware of as the 9th Edition takes effect on January 1, 2018. These changes also include the International Energy Conservation Code that has already been in effect. Vernon has been a registered architect since 1984 and a code consultant since 1999. Former chair of both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Codes Committee and the Boston Society of Architects' Codes Committees, Vernon currently serves on the Board of the Massachusetts chapter of the AIA. Vernon has been a member of the faculty at the Boston Architectural College (BAC) since 2002 where he currently teaches "Programming, Human Factors and Codes" to both Architectural and Interior Architecture students. He is a co-founder of the code group at AKF Group Engineers. 

CMAA NE’s Breakfast Programs are typically held on the third Tuesday of each month at Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Beatty Hall from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.  Breakfast and coffee starts at 7:30 am and everyone is encouraged to arrive early to network and socialize.

About CMAA New England

Started in 1991 by a small group of professionals devoted to construction in a management role, the New England Chapter now has almost 700 members with just under 90 Certified Construction Managers. The continued growth of CMAA indicates the rising importance of construction management within the industry and the value of CCM certification.

The Chapter offers numerous activities to the membership, some of which include Monthly Breakfast Programs, Owners’ Forum Luncheon, Annual Project Awards, Student Scholarships, Professional Certification Classes, Construction Legislation Tracking & Alerts, and an Annual Golf Outing for CM scholarships. For more information, please visit the website http://www.cmaa-ne.org.

 

CMAA Announces New President & CEO

Andrea S. Rutledge, CAE is new President & CEO of CMAA

McLean, VA, USA - The Board of Directors of the Construction Management Association of America has announced that Andrea S. Rutledge, CAE, will become the Association’s President and Chief Executive Officer at its National Conference & Trade Show in Washington, DC in October.

Rutledge succeeds Bruce D’Agostino, CAE, FCMAA, who has led CMAA since 1999, guiding the association to a membership of more than 16,000 and a leadership position in the construction management industry.

Rutledge has spent the last ten years as Executive Director of the National Architectural Accrediting Board, the sole agency authorized to accredit professional degree programs in architecture.

Previously, she was Managing Director/Alliances at the American Institute of Architects. “This experience has made Ms. Rutledge thoroughly familiar with the design and construction industry, giving her a deep understanding of the importance of accredited education and professional certification,” states CMAA Chair Stephen T. Ayers, CCM, FAIA. “That she holds the CAE – Certified Association Executive – reflects both her experience in association work and her commitment to certification. 

“We believe she is a strong communicator and a proven leader who will guide CMAA to even higher accomplishments in the future,” Ayers added.

ABOUT CMAA

CMAA is dedicated to advancing professional construction and program management worldwide. Its membership is made up of over 16,000 public and private organizations, owners and individual practitioners. CMAA provides professional development, certification, advocacy, and business opportunities to its members and the entire CM industry. CMAA's headquarters is located in McLean, VA, USA. For more information, visit www.cmaanet.org.

 

Three New England Members Selected to Fellows

Boston, MA - September 5, 2017 - The New England Chapter of the Construction Management Association of American (CMAA NE) is pleased to share that three of its local members have been selected to join the ranks of CMAA's College of Fellow. Mark Hasso, Ph.D., P.E., of Wentworth Institute of Technology, Sam Sleiman, P.E., CCM, of Massachusetts Port Authority, and D.J. Mason, P.E., CCM, of Keville Enterprises have all been selected as members of CMAA's College of Fellows and will be recognized at this years awards dinner on Tuesday, October 10th at the Washington Hilton, in Washington, D.C.  The awards dinner is part of the annual National Conference and Trade Show. The Fellow Designation is the highest honor that CMAA bestows on an individual.  The designation recognizes those individuals who are industry leaders, and who have made significant contributions to the profession, the industry, and the Association.

For more information about the College of Fellows, Click Here.

For more information about the 2017 National Conference and Trade Show, Click Here.

About CMAA New England

Started in 1991 by a small group of professionals devoted to construction in a management role, the New England Chapter now has almost 500 members with just under 90 Certified Construction Managers. The continued growth of CMAA indicates the rising importance of construction management within the industry and the value of CCM certification.

The Chapter offers numerous activities to the membership, some of which include Monthly Breakfast Programs, Owners’ Forum Luncheon, Annual Project Awards, Student Scholarships, Professional Certification Classes, Construction Legislation Tracking & Alerts, and an Annual Golf Outing for CM scholarships. For more information, please visit the website http://www.cmaa-ne.org.

 

7th Annual Rising Construction Management Conference Oct. 7-8

August 3, 2017 - Washington, D.C. - Registration for the 7th Annual Rising CM Conference is open now and features a great slate of education sessions, site tours, and networking opportunities for up-and-coming construction professionals. This year the RCM Conference will be held at the Washington Hilton on October 7th and 8th prior to the start of the National Conference and Trade Show.

There are multiple registration options:

  • CMAA Member – Rising CM $100
  • Nonmember – Rising CM $125
  • Member – Rising CM + National Conference $400 (does not include Tuesday dinner)
  • Nonmember – Rising CM + National Conference $400 (does not include Tuesday dinner)

There is also have the option for someone registering for National Conference to “send” someone to Rising CM for $75. To take advantage of this, when registering for National, they would select an additional “ticket” for the Rising CM registration and submit their colleagues name for Rising CM.

For more information about the 2017 National Conference and Trade Show and Rising CM Conference, Click Here.

About CMAA New England

Started in 1991 by a small group of professionals devoted to construction in a management role, the New England Chapter now has almost 500 members with just under 90 Certified Construction Managers. The continued growth of CMAA indicates the rising importance of construction management within the industry and the value of CCM certification.

The Chapter offers numerous activities to the membership, some of which include Monthly Breakfast Programs, Owners’ Forum Luncheon, Annual Project Awards, Student Scholarships, Professional Certification Classes, Construction Legislation Tracking & Alerts, and an Annual Golf Outing for CM scholarships. For more information, please visit the website http://www.cmaa-ne.org.

 

Wentworth's Mark Hasso, Ph.D., PE, Selected as CMAA Fellow

Boston, MA - August 3, 2017 - The New England Chapter of the Construction Management Association of American (CMAA NE) is pleased to share that Mark Hasso, Ph.D., PE, of Wentworth Institute of Technology, has been selected as a member of CMAA's College of Fellows.  The Fellow Designation is the highest honor that CMAA bestows on an individual.  The designation recognizes those individuals who are industry leaders, and who have made significant contributions to the profession, the industry, and the Association.

CMAA will induct this year's class of Fellows at its awards dinner on Tuesday, October 10th at the Washington Hilton, in Washington, D.C.  The awards dinner is part of the annual National Conference and Trade Show. 

Congratulations to Mark on this tremendous honor!

For more information about the College of Fellows, Click Here.

For more information about the 2017 National Conference and Trade Show, Click Here.

About CMAA New England

Started in 1991 by a small group of professionals devoted to construction in a management role, the New England Chapter now has almost 500 members with just under 90 Certified Construction Managers. The continued growth of CMAA indicates the rising importance of construction management within the industry and the value of CCM certification.

The Chapter offers numerous activities to the membership, some of which include Monthly Breakfast Programs, Owners’ Forum Luncheon, Annual Project Awards, Student Scholarships, Professional Certification Classes, Construction Legislation Tracking & Alerts, and an Annual Golf Outing for CM scholarships. For more information, please visit the website http://www.cmaa-ne.org.

 

Outgoing Chapter President, Kay Barned-Smith Offers Some Final Thoughts

On June 29, the CMAA-NE Board met for its annual meeting to transition to another year of directors and officers. I am pleased to pass the baton of the presidency to Bob Barton, STV/DPM who has been a great partner this year in a number of efforts to expand our activities and conversations with colleagues in the industry as well as steering a very successful year of programs for our constituency. Other new officers [more]...

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