Advisory Board Members

The advisory committee is comprised of industry professionals and has the purpose to keep our construction technology & management programs in tune with the needs and demands of our industry.

Mr. A. John Becsey
Executive Director
Asphalt Pavement Assoociateion of Michigan
2937 Atrium Drive, Suite 202
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: 517-323-7800
Fax: 417-323-6505

  Mr. Michael Ernst
Vice President
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
300 East Joppa Road
Baltimore, MD 21286
Phone: 410-337-5852

100 Fluor Daniel Drie
Greenville, SC 29607-2770
Phone: 864-281-5909
Fax: 864-918-2889


Mr. Steven Frederickson
The Christman Company
1881 Campus Commons, Suite 405
Reston, VA 20191
Phone: 703-740-5654

Mr. Larry Brinker, Jr.
Brinker Group
3633 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI  48216
Phone: 313-897-9130
Fax: 313-897-9133


Mr. Tim Geegan
Vice President
Alliance Corporation
116 East College Street
PO Box 1480
Glasgow, KY 42142-1480
Phone: 270-651-8848
Fax: 270-404-0673

Mr. Andy Jasper
Andy J. Egan company
2001 Waldorf NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Phone: 616-791-9952


Mr. Jim Klett
Klett Construction company, Inc
62994 Territorial Road
Hartford, MI 49057
Phone: 269-621-4217
Fax: 269-208-3702

Mr. Dan Kozakiewicz
Three Rivers Corporation
P.O. Box 1467
Midland, MI 48641-1467
Phone: 989-631-9726
  Mr. Ken Lawless
Executive Vice President
Clark Construction
3535 Moores River Drive
Lansing, MI 48901
Phone: 517-372-0940

Mr. Mike Novakoski, LEED AP
President & CEO
Elzinga & Volkers, Inc.
86 East 6th
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616-392-2383
Fax: 616-836-5456
  Mr. Robert Shilander, Sr.
329 Lakeshore Drive South
Holland, MI 49424
Phone: 734-761-9130
Mr. Taggart Town
Vice President-Field Operations
Erhardt Construction
6060 East Fulton
PO Box 208
Ada, MI 49301
Phone: 616-676-1222

Mr. Scott Veine
Project Manager, Dir. Of Sustainability
Pioneer Construction
550 Kirtland St., SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Phone: 616-247-6966

Mr. Shane Napper
Executive Vice President
Rockford Construction
601 First Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI  49504
Phone: 616-432-6538
FAX: 616-285-8417


Mr. Jeff VanderLaan
Kent Companies, Inc.
130 60th SW
Grand Rapids, MI  49548
Phone: 616-534-4909

Mr. Gregory C. Johnson
Chief Operations Officer
Michigan Department of Transportation
425 W. Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI  48933
Phone: 517-373-4656
Cell: 248-431-1793


Ms. Dawn M. Vander Veen
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
2859 Paces Ferry Road, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770-980-8183
Cell: 404-557-2944