Chapter Leadership is comprised of our Executive Board (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and our Board Members.

The organization is overseen by the National Construction Specifications Institute. Our Chapter falls into the Great Lakes Region.

Executive Board

President

ED AVINK
CDT, CCS
President
Certifications Chair,
avinke@progressiveae.com

President-Elect

GARY BEIMERS
FCSI, CDT, SCIP
President-Elect
Membership Oversight Liaison Committee Oversight
gbeimers@comcast.net

Secretary

CASEY GROSS
CDT
Secretary
grossc@progressiveae.com

Treasurer

BRADLEY HAYDEN, CSI
Treasurer
Financial Oversight
BHayden@tremcoinc.com


Board Members

BEN BUTER
Director;
Membership Chair
bbuter@versoagency.com

JANA COOPER AIA, LEED AP
Director;
Communications Liaison,
Women’s Group Chair

GRAHAM FORBES, CSI, AIA
Director;
Programs Chair
forbesg@progressiveae.com

JESSICA M. THIEBOUT, CSI, RA, REWC, FMPC
Director;
Electronic Communications Chair, Advertising Chair, Scholarship Chair
jessica.thiebout@sme-usa.com


JUSTIN DEMARCO
CDT
Past-President,
Young Professionals Chair
justin.demarco@basf.com