COAA is a volunteer-run organization. Our volunteers take great pride in their profession and want to make a difference in the industry.
COAA's Board of Directors manages the affairs of the association and serves as our governing body. The primary focus of the Board is to adopt policies and programming that will provide unsurpassed knowledge and information to Owners in the construction industry while insuring the fiscal health of the organization. The Board also serves as the Strategic Planning Committee which assess and develops, through research and futuristic thinking, programs that will position the association and its members as cutting-edge leaders and businesses in the construction industry. The Board is further charged to ensure the mission of the organization is in focus.
COAA's mission is to support facility Owners in the planning, design, and construction process through education and information exchange to facilitate continuous improvement and evolution of the industry.
2018 Board of Directors
Project Controls Manager
COAA Immediate Past President
Director of Facilities & Construction
National Heritage Academies
Lisa Berkey, PE
Director of Design & Construction
Penn State University
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Senior Project Executive
Banner Health-North Colorado
Director of Facilities Planning and Development
Texas Children’s Hospital
Director of Construction
Carnegie Mellon University
Deputy State Property Officer
Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
Associate Director of Design & Construction
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Executive Vice President
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company