Construction Institute Leadership

Dan Lowery

Katherine Au
Vice Chair

Edgar Alvarado
Ciorba Group

David Cuthbertson

Mike Kowalski
Ciorba Group
Past Chair

Josh Polek
Marketing & Communications Director

Chirag Patel
Tecma Engineering
Outreach Director

Borut Vujic
Cotter Consulting Inc.
Awards Director

Michael Walsh
F.H. Paschen
Scholarship Director

Jose Montesinos
Cotter Consulting
Zach Gill
Event Directors

Zach Pucel
Special Advisor


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The Construction Institute strives to be a leader in promoting quality in construction and advancement of the construction industry through collaboration, promotion and raising public awareness. The Construction Institute is a place for owners, engineers, and contractors to develop cooperative relationships through a shared interest in the Construction Industry and provide the transfer of knowledge, innovation, and technology. The Construction Institute holds numerous networking events throughout the year that includes presentations by Industry Leaders.

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IL Section ASCE & Technical Groups 2023 Holiday Party

Haymarket Pub & Brewing 737 W Randolph St., Chicago, IL, United States

Please bring an unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots. Beer, wine, and heavy appetizers will be served. Event Flyer Cost: $60 per person $25 Student Member $250 Sponsorship (includes 2...

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2023 ISASCE Award Winners

2023 Annual Awards Dinner

The Illinois Section of ASCE cordially invites you and your guests to join us for...

2023 ISASCE Award Nomination Forms

2023 Award Nominations Are Open The Illinois Section of ASCE needs your help in identifying...

2022 ISASCE Award Nomination Forms

The Illinois Section of ASCE needs your help in identifying and recognizing qualified individuals, projects,...

IL Section ASCE Construction Institute Claims Avoidance and Resolution Managing Project Risks Workshop Full Day Seminar on October 25th

The ASCE Construction Institute’s Claims Avoidance and Resolution Committee presents a seminar of the Committee’s...

Construction Committee

The Construction Committee of the ASCE IL Section was started at the end of 2017...