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Mission Statement

Study and development of guidelines and suggestions for all aspects construction project performance. Division 5 Podcast Greeting: Click Here... Monthly Telephone Conferences: Division 5 - Project Performance holds a conference call on the third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. EST. If you are interested in participating, please dial 866-646-6488, Passcode: 2402402336#. Contact the Division 5 Chair, John Cook, if you are interested in attending, presenting, or if you have any questions. Committee Meetings Division 5 has begun holding Breakfast or Lunch Meetings at each of the Annual, Fall and Mid-Winter meetings for all of its members, typically the Friday of each meeting. The meeting usually begins with a short presentation on a construction law "current event," followed by a discussion of the various ways in which Division members can become more active in the Forum. Getting Involved Division 5 is continually on the lookout for those wanting to become more active in the Forum. One of the best ways to get involved is to attend one of the Division Meetings or telephone conferences, learn what Division 5 is all about, and volunteer to get involved. Another way to get involved is to contact a Steering Committee Member and let them know you are interested. The Division 5 Steering Committee meet face-to-face at each Fall Meeting. If you are interested in participating, please email Division 5 Chair, John Cook,

Steering Committee

John Cook - Chair, Smith Pachter McWhorter, Vienna, VA

Amy Hobbs Iannone - DPR Construction, Redwood City, CA

Marilyn Klinger, Sedgwick, Los Angeles, CA

Ed Keidan - Conway & Mrowiec, Chicago, IL

Charlie Rogers - Smith Currie, Atlanta, GA

Francisco Vasquez - Johnson Controls, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

Mike Pipkin - Sedgwick, Dallas, TX

S. Joe Welborn - Smith, Cashion & Orr, Nashville, TN

Committee Liaisons

Charlie Rogers - Membership

Amy Iannone - Technology

Eric Berg - Diversity

Marilyn Klinger - SPEC

John Cook - Publications

GC Liaison

David Scotti - Cipriani & Werner, Pittsburgh, PA

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Monthly Telephone Conference: You Will Never Guess What Just Happened!

July 20, 2015
On Monday November 16, 2015 at 5 p.m. EST, 2.p.m. PST, we will have our monthly telephone conference. Our presenters are Laurie Choi-Brochu, an attorney with Beltzer LLC in Denver, Colorado and Sonia Escobedo, Project Administration Service Officer with Willis' Construction practice. Laurie and Sonia will be presenting "You Will Never Guess What Just Happened: We Are Starting the Project and Haven't Developed the OCIP or CCIP yet. Now What Do We Do?". Topics to be discussed are: ideas for handling inveitable resistance from contracotrs and complaints about the unknown OCIP and CCIP terms; challenges that may be encountered in dealing with controlled insurance programs and how to protect your clients' interests. Please join us by dialing 866.646.6488, Access Code: 240.240.2336.
Section Events



Cook, John

Modified by Amy Iannone on November 5, 2015

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