COAA is a volunteer-run organization. Our volunteers take great pride in their profession and want to make a difference in the industry.


COAA's Board of Directors manages the affairs of the association and serves as our governing body. The primary focus of the Board is to adopt policies and programming that will provide unsurpassed knowledge and information to Owners in the construction industry while insuring the fiscal health of the organization. The Board also serves as the Strategic Planning Committee which assess and develops, through research and futuristic thinking, programs that will position the association and its members as cutting-edge leaders and businesses in the construction industry. The Board is further charged to ensure the mission of the organization is in focus.

COAA's mission is to support facility Owners in the planning, design, and construction process through education and information exchange to facilitate continuous improvement and evolution of the industry.  

2018 Board of Directors

COAA President

Gwen Glattes

Project Controls Manager

Penn Medicine

COAA Immediate Past President

Joseph Sprys

Director of Facilities & Construction

National Heritage Academies

COAA Director
Stuart Adler
Director Design & Construction
Emory University

COAA Director

Lisa Berkey, PE

Director of Design & Construction

Penn State University


COAA Director

Terry Cook

Sr. AVP of Administrative Services

University of Maryland Baltimore County


COAA Director

Shawn Kelly
Facilities Management
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

COAA Director
Kyle Majchrowski
Senior Project Executive
Banner Health-North Colorado

COAA Director
Allison Muth
Director of Facilities Planning and Development
Texas Children’s Hospital

COAA Director
Andrew Reilly
Director of Construction
Carnegie Mellon University

COAA Director
Marvin Woodward
Deputy State Property Officer
Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission


COAA Director-at-Large
Keith Douglas
Executive Vice President
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company