Board of Directors

The CMAA Board of Directors is responsible for governing the association using best practices in association governance and focuses its attention and activities on setting the strategic direction of the organization.

CMAA’s Board of Directors consists of 21 elected voting members and the President & CEO.

2021 CMAA Board Nominations

The Nominating Committee is seeking individuals for open positions on the CMAA Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted for those with a record of demonstrated leadership experience, particularly within CMAA’s regional chapters or national committees; or governance or leadership experience within other nonprofit organizations, trade associations, or professional societies (local or national). To be nominated and serve on the CMAA Board of Directors, you must be a member in good standing of CMAA.

Complete the 2021 CMAA Board Nomination Form

CMAA Policy Framework

The CMAA Board of Directors, at the October 2018 Board meeting, approved a Policy Framework that was designed to accomplish these objectives:

  • Affirm organizational values; translate values into action
  • Position CMAA to act in a timely and consistent manner
  • Raise the relevance of the organization

It addresses Advocacy, Ethics, Project Delivery, Efficiencies, Diversity and Inclusion/Workforce Development.

The approved edition of the Policy Framework for CMAA is available here.

FY21 Business Plan

As in past years, the FY21 Business Plan is built on a platform supported by not only the mission, vision, and principles, but also by the four Strategic Goals initially identified in 2016 and validated in 2020. The plan goes on to identify Core Activities and specific initiatives. Taken collectively these are designed to drive the organization toward achieving its optimal outcomes.

The Strategic Goals and Core Activities for FY21 are:

  • Improve the performance of the construction management profession  
  • Address workforce needs in the CM profession and in industry at large
  • Promote CM professionalism
  • Steward CMAA resources effectively to ensure excellence in organizational performance

View the full FY21 Business Plan here.



Agnes Weber, PE, CCM, TRC

Immediate Past Chair

Iraj Ghaemi, PE, CCM, Suffolk Construction

Chair Elect

Brian McCarthy, PE, CCM, CDM Smith


Christine Oates, CCM, Jacobs

Vice Chairs

Luciana Burdi, Ph.D., CCM, Intl. Assoc. AIA, Massachusetts Port Authority
Tom Haid, PE, CCM, HDR
Khaled Naja, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Heather Shinn, CCM, Parsons

General Counsel

Hugh Webster, Esq., Webster Chamberlain & Bean

President & CEO

Andrea S. Rutledge, CAE, CMAA


David Crosson, PE, HNTB Corporation
Luis Delgado, CCM, AECOM
Kelly Garrity, CMIT, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (Ex Officio)
David Geier, San Diego Gas & Electric (Ex Officio)
Sandy Hamby, AIA, CCM, FCMAA, MOCA Systems (Director Emeritus)
Carol Holland, PE, CCM, Dewberry
Michael Houston, CCM, Ardmore Roderick
Greg Janey, CCM, JaneyCo, Inc. (Director Emeritus)
Alan Johanson, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Kathleen Langan, AECOM
Doug McCutchen, CCM, Keville Enterprises, Inc.
Dennis Milsten, CCM, SafeworkCM
Jim Murphy, CCM, Turner & Townsend
Edward Pogreba
Bruce Risley, RA, CCM, Arcadis
Natalie Saylor, Saylor Consulting Group
Mackenzie Searle, PE, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Ex Officio)
Anne Timmermans, CCM, Parametrix
Blake Wentz, PhD, California State University, Chico (Ex Officio)
Jenna Williams, CCM, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Ex Officio)