RK&K’s Potter Named Chair of CMAA

J. Michael Potter, CCM, PE, a partner at RK&K, has been elected chair of CMAA. Potter is in charge of RK&K‘s Construction Management and Inspection Division. Although he began his career as a structural engineer, he found his calling when he moved into construction, and later into construction management. He has made CMAA a big part of his firm’s strategy to move forward, and his staff has become involved with the association. 
For the last 20 years Potter has represented public owners as an Agency CM on transportation, building, and environmental projects. In addition to his role at CMAA, he sits on the board of the Maryland Association of Engineers and is the Chair of ACEC-MD Construction Services Committee. His CMAA experience includes serving as chapter president, contributing to CMAA publications, teaching Professional Construction Management courses, and chairing/contributing to various board committees.
William Heitz, CCM, president of Heery International Inc. was elected CMAA chair-elect. He was previously the association’s vice chair/professional practice and a member of its Executive Committee. He is a registered architect in Maryland and Georgia and a member of the American Institute of Architects http://www.aia.org
CMAA also elected four new members to its board of directors: Stephen Ayers, FAIA, architect of the capitol; Mark Cacamis, CCM, PE, state construction engineer at Virginia DOT; Charles Dahill Jr., president of the CM/PM Division at ARCADIS; and Kevin Donnelly, PE, assistant commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.