Washington DC ‘11 Colorado State University (CSU) RISING CONSTRUCTION MANAGER CONFERENCE November 5-6 Grand Hyatt
Established Colorado State University CMAA Student Chapter, Fall 2008 EMBODIES THE MISSION OF CMAA: To promote and enhance leadership, professionalism, and excellence in managing the development and construction of projects and programs. OBJECTIVES: • Help bridge the gap between the industry and classroom. • Help develop leadership skills in CMAA student members. • Engage in outreach activities within the community. • Expose students to CMIT and guide them in achieving that certification.
Our Academic Year Structure • 2 field trips (1 in Fall and 1 in Spring) • 1 annual distinguished lecture (in Fall) • 1 panel discussion (in Spring) • 2 member recruitment events (1 in Fall and 1 in Spring) • 2 community service activities (1 in Fall and 1 in Spring)
Preparing for Events • Fundraising through ASCSU, Industry Representatives, and CMAA Regional Donations. • Organize catered events with local merchants, such as Old Chicago’s and Mugs Coffee. • Advertisements in the form of Fliers, Brochures, Handouts, Posters, Newspaper Ads, YouTube, and Word of Mouth. • QR Codes:
Field Trips • New Belgium Sustainability Tour • Wind Powered • 99.9% diversion rate as of 2009 • NREL hosted by Haselden • Site tour of the 220,000 square foot • LEED Platinum-NC attainable • Positioned to be one of the worlds largest net-zero energy buildings • The joint efforts of AGC and CMAA Student Chapters • Hosted by Haselden Construction LLC.
Field Trips • RTD FasTracks Tour • Hosted by Sean Vonfeldt (CSU Alumnus) • Project Controls Manager • Jim Starling (CSU Alumnus) • West Corridor Project Manager • 6+ Billion Dollar Design-Build Job • Union Station • Underground Bus Station • 750,000 CF of Concrete
Community Service 25 students helped in the building of a fence around the children’s playground at the United Day Care Center in Old Town Fort Collins. The fence provided kids with safe boundaries to play and learn.
Community Service Taking pride in community involvement
Community Service • Colorado Construction Career Days • Educating high school students on possible career paths in construction • Working along with industry representatives
2010 Distinguished SpeakerMr. Barry LePatner Author of: Broken Buildings, Busted Budgets: How to Fix America’s Trillion Dollar Construction Industry AND Too Big To Fall: America’s Failing Infrastructure and the Way Forward 300 attendees (Students, Faculty, and Industry Professionals)
2011 Distinguished SpeakerMr. Chris Reseigh • Retired President and Chief Operating Officer, Parsons Brinckerhoff Construction Services, Inc. • CMAA Foundation Board Member. • Fellow of CMAA and ASCE. • Key Note Speaker for 2011 Rising Construction Manager Conference.