DEIB Committee (formerly CODE)

Purpose, goals, and desired outcomes:

  • To propose and prioritize policy, strategies, and tactics to support CMAA's commitments to DEIB as reflected in the Strategic Framework, the Statement of Values, and the Policy Framework.
  • To promote, develop, and prepare CMAA members to build and sustain teams and work cultures that are open, diverse, welcoming, and inclusive.
  • To serve as a central resource and advocate for CMAA member resource groups.


  • Focus24 education session content that is relevant to the theme and the learning level of participants;
  • CMAA2024 education session content that is relevant to the conference theme;
  • At least two articles for MCX on DEIB topics;
  • Annual DEIB Chapters' Jamboree (September);
  • Content for 2024 Leadership Summit.

One year, no term limits.

Time commitment:
Monthly committee calls (1 hour); participation at national meetings (twice a year).

CMAA member in good standing.

Knowledge of CMAA and general knowledge of design and construction industry and future trends.

Key success measurements:
Progress against charge(s); as reported to the board.

Committee/task force make up:
Chaired by a Voting Director; others appointed by the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Resources available to complete the project or task:
Resources identified by committee as part of meeting charge.

Staff Liaison:
Andrea S. Rutledge