On March 13, 2020, AGC MA welcomes Barbara Kroncke, Executive Director of the UMass Building Authority for another in a series of “Conversations With…..” workshops.
Barbara Kroncke is the Executive Director of the University of Massachusetts Building Authority. She oversees an ambitious $2.1 billion growth plan that includes the acquisition and construction of and renovation to academic and research buildings, student residence halls and dining and athletic facilities on all five of the University of Massachusetts campuses.
The Building Authority is currently managing more than 36 construction projects, each designed to improve teaching, learning and student life at the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Worcester campuses of the University. Ms. Kroncke, works together with the University President, Martin T. Meehan, the Board of Trustees, and the campuses to deliver cost-effective, sustainable and high quality construction of world class buildings to support the mission of the University.
Topics will include:
Upcoming UMBA projects
Preferences on alternative delivery methods, including P-3’s
UMBA prequalification and bidding procedures
Continued dialogue on achieving best practices on UMBA and public construction projects