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Terry Cook

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Emeritus Member

Member Since: 2023


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Loyola University 1973 B.A. History
Loyola University 1975 Master in the Art of Teaching Social Studies
Current Committee(s)
Awards Committee, Education Committee
OTI Instructor Bio
Terry has 30+ years of experience in the construction industry in the areas of planning, project management, purchasing, and administration. She currently serves as the Senior Associate Vice President of Administrative Services for UMBC and is responsible for facilities management, procurement, environmental health and safety, management advisory services, bookstore, food services, campus card, mail services, Columbus Center research facility, and real property.

Terry previously served as Senior Associate Vice President at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and spent 15+ years at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) with positions in both Facilities Management and Procurement. As UMB’s Director of Architecture, Engineering & Construction, she had responsibility for an annual construction volume of $100M with services provided to five (5) University System of Maryland institutions in the Baltimore area. Prior to this, Ms. Cook spent 8 years as the Director of Planning, Project Management, and Purchasing for a mechanical contractor located in New Hampshire.

Terry earned Master Degrees from Loyola University in New Orleans and Boston College. She is a longtime volunteer of the Construction Owners Association of America (COAA), including two terms as its President.
OTI Courses Taught
Construction Management At Risk, Construction Team Selection, Cost Management, Design-Build, Design Team Selection, Intro to Construction Project Management, Project Management: An Owner's Perspective