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About the State Designer Selection Board

The State Designer Selection Board (SDSB) selects the primary designer on building construction or remodeling projects as requested by state agencies (except CAAPB), the University of Minnesota, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on all projects with an estimated cost greater than $2,000,000.00 or planning projects with estimated fees greater than $200,000.00. Selection for Primary Designer is based on qualifications.

See Minnesota Statute 16B.33 and Minnesota Rules Chapter 3200.

Also, the SDSB selects the design build team (contractor and primary designer) for building construction or remodeling projects as requested by state agencies (except CAAPB), the University of Minnesota, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on all State funded projects that are funded by the State. Selection for Design Build Team is based on either qualifications or price.

See Minnesota Statute 16C.33.

Board Members

The State Designer Selection Board has three open position for Two Public Members with and one American Institute of Architects Member. The post is available at the Secretary of State’s site at http://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?page=308, click on Current Vacancies, November 2014. Applications are due by November 25th, 2014

Members Sponsored By/Representing: Term Ends
Maurice Roers - Chair Public Member Jan 2015
Regina Flanagan - Vice Chair Minnesota State Arts Board Jan 2018
Rebecca J. Lewis, AIA American Institute of Architects (AIA) Jan 2015
Yanak Shagalov American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC/MN) Jan 2018
Jeff Schwarz - Secretary Public Member Jan 2015
Thomas Murphy Assoicated General Contractors (AGC) Jan 2018

Exofficio

Name Sponsored By/Representing: Phone Number
Gordon Christofferson, Non-Voting Member Commissioner of Administration 651-201-2380
Talia Landucci-Owen, Executive Secretary Commissioner of Administration 651-201-2372