The University of Iowa

Design & Construction

About Us

Design & Construction leads a comprehensive and cooperative approach to design and construction excellence in creating a campus that is consistent with the University of Iowa’s status as one of the nation’s leading academic/research institutions.  We support the University’s mission to educate, provide community service and encourage environmental sustainability.

Design & Construction takes an integrated and sustainable approach to the long-term planning and management of the University of Iowa’s land, buildings, and historic resources.  We facilitate and support decision making processes of Senior Administration and the Board of Regents in these areas.

 

D&C Org Chart

What We Do

What We Do

As professionals, we provide the University of Iowa community with state of the art expertise in the following areas:

  • Architectural and Interior Design
  • Construction Management
  • Historic and Environmental Preservation
  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Buildings

For Campus Master Planning, Campus Development Plan, and Planning Committee information visit the Campus Planning and Development website.

Our Department Goals
  • Innovation in the form of strategic thinking and creative practice to improve the results of the capital development processes.
  • Creation of effective communication networks with various constituents, both internal and external, as the University of Iowa’s responsible liaison in physical design and construction.
  • Dedication to meeting project schedules and project budgets.
  • Continuous commitment to advance and maintain an institutional stewardship role.

 

 

Contact Us

 

 

Michael Kearns

Director

Design & Construction

319-384-2696

David DeGroot

Associate Director

Design & Construction

(319) 467-1016

 

Jake Humphreys

Associate Director

Design & Construction

(319) 335-6282

 

 

D&C Staff Directory

Namesort ascendingTitleContactUnit
Wieland, ChetSenior Design Project Manager
384-0996
chet-wieland@uiowa.edu
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Whitty, JustinConstruction Project Manager
335-1605
justin-whitty@uiowa.edu
DC
Tumusiime, SyliviaOffice Support Assistant
sylivia-tumusiime@uiowa.edu
DC
Troendle, JulieDesign Project Specialist
467-1243
julie-troendle@uiowa.edu
DC
Thweatt, StevenTemp Professional Employee
steven-thweatt@uiowa.edu
DC
Thomas, MichaelSenior Design Project Manager
467-0709
michael-thomas@uiowa.edu
DC
Swearingen, JonConstruction Project Specialist
335-0005
jon-swearingen@uiowa.edu
DC
Suchy, KyleConstruction Project Specialist
kyle-suchy@uiowa.edu
DC
Stoakes, MarthaSenior Design Project Manager
467-4341
martha-stoakes@uiowa.edu
DC
Stamp, QuinnConstruction Project Manager
quinn-stamp@uiowa.edu
DC
Smith, KellyProject Management Coordinator, D&C
335-0730
kelly-k-smith@uiowa.edu
DC
Slay, KelseyProject Management Coordinator, D&C
kelsey-musser@uiowa.edu
DC
Sellers, AnthonyConstruction Project Manager
467-4844
anthony-sellers@uiowa.edu
DC
Scranton, KirstaSenior Construction Project Manager
384-2178
kirsta-scranton@uiowa.edu
DC
Scherrer, EdwardSenior Design Project Manager
335-0274
edward-scherrer@uiowa.edu
DC
Ripple, AaronQuality Project Manager
335-1743
aaron-ripple@uiowa.edu
DC
Rickels, BenConstruction Project Specialist
384-3809
benji-rickels@uiowa.edu
DC
Poma, ElliottProject Management Coordinator, D&C
467-3176
elliott-poma@uiowa.edu
DC
Pauba, DawnProject Management Coordinator, D&C
467-4585
dawn-pauba@uiowa.edu
DC
Onken, PatriciaProject Management Coordinator, D&C
384-2145
patricia-onken@uiowa.edu
DC
Noonan, MichaelSenior Design Project Manager
467-3039
michael-noonan@uiowa.edu
DC
Morse, AngelaProject Management Coordinator, D&C
335-1719
angela-morse@uiowa.edu
DC
Morris, KumiSenior Design Project Manager
335-1807
kumi-morris@uiowa.edu
DC
Miller, MatthewSenior Design Project Manager
matthew-miller-3@uiowa.edu
DC
Mellecker, DavidConstruction Superintendent
david-mellecker@uiowa.edu
DC
McClurg, CatherineDesign Project Manager
467-4350
catherine-mcclurg@uiowa.edu
DC
Lopez, JuanConstruction Project Specialist
467-4425
daniel-lopez-1@uiowa.edu
DC
LeClere, MichaelDesign Project Manager
michael-leclere@uiowa.edu
DC
Kurth Cuba, RaquelProject Management Coordinator, D&C
467-1804
raquel-kurth@uiowa.edu
DC
Kluseman, KristineDesign Project Manager
335-3636
kris-kluseman@uiowa.edu
DC
Klemp, ScottConstruction Project Specialist
335-8854
scott-klemp@uiowa.edu
DC
Keating, BrianSenior Construction Project Manager
353-2279
brian-keating@uiowa.edu
DC
Jones, JefferySenior Construction Project Manager
467-0345
jeffery-jones@uiowa.edu
DC
Johnson, ZacharyConstruction Project Manager
zachary-p-johnson@uiowa.edu
DC
Johnson, MadisonOffice Support Assistant
madison-johnson-1@uiowa.edu
DC
Ihns, BrentSenior Cost Estimator
brent-ihns@uiowa.edu
DC
Humphreys, JakeAssociate Director, Design & Construction
335-6282
jake-humphreys@uiowa.edu
DC
Hawks, LauraSenior Design Project Manager
467-1626
laura-hawks@uiowa.edu
DC
Graeve, MarkConstruction Project Manager
467-1890
mark-graeve@uiowa.edu
DC
Gilbert, GabrielConstruction Project Specialist
467-4842
gabriel-gilbert@uiowa.edu
DC
Gales, JessicaQuality Project Manager
jessica-messick@uiowa.edu
DC
Friday, MonicaSenior Design Project Manager
monica-friday@uiowa.edu
DC
Forsythe, RaySenior Construction Project Manager
ray-forsythe@uiowa.edu
DC
Elgemiabby, MalazDesign Project Manager
malaz-elgemiabby@uiowa.edu
DC
Devine, NicholasConstruction Project Manager
nicholas-devine@uiowa.edu
DC
Demsky, ChristopherConstruction Project Manager
467-4932
christopher-demsky@uiowa.edu
DC
Dehart, RyanSenior Design Project Manager
335-1298
ryan-dehart@uiowa.edu
DC
DeMatteo, GinaDesign Project Manager
467-3143
gina-dematteo@uiowa.edu
DC
DeGroot, DavidAssociate Director, Design & Construction
467-1016
david-degroot@uiowa.edu
DC
Dahya, TrishulSenior Construction Project Manager
356-8406
trishul-dahya@uiowa.edu
DC
Cho, NamhoDesign Project Manager
467-1575
namho-cho@uiowa.edu
DC
Burnham, SuzanneProject Management Coordinator, D&C
384-2126
suzanne-burnham@uiowa.edu
DC
Borkowski, MitchellConstruction Project Manager
335-1226
mitchell-borkowski@uiowa.edu
DC
Bjurstrom, IanConstruction Project Specialist
467-3271
ian-bjurstrom@uiowa.edu
DC
Beneke, BrianSenior Construction Project Manager
brian-beneke@uiowa.edu
DC
Armstrong, JasonSenior Construction Project Manager
384-2174
jason-armstrong-1@uiowa.edu
DC