6/2 Virtual Forum: Why you Should Establish a Partnering Steering Committee

On June 2nd our International Committee hosted a Virtual Forum and Q&A on "Why you Should Establish a Partnering Steering Committee!" In Part II, available to view on YouTube, he discussed "Partnering Steering Committee Implementation."

Presenter: Mark Leja

When: Thursday, June 2nd (8-9am Pacific)

Mark Leja is an Executive Consultant at Hill International, Inc. He specializes in assisting agencies with their project delivery and construction programs by providing help with Strategic Planning, business best practices, and operational Mark Lejaimprovements.

A Partnering Champion and a strong advocate for collaborative construction, Mark is a founding member of the International Partnering Institute’s Board of Advisors.
Mark worked for the California Department of Transportation for more than 30 years.

As the Division Chief of Construction from 2007 to 2014, he was responsible for establishing statewide construction and contract administration policies and implementing a record level of Caltrans construction projects. He also chaired Caltrans’ Steering Committee.

Setting up a Steering Committee
can help your organization:

•     Effectively govern your Collaborative Partnering Program

•     Identify weaknesses in your program

•     Build trust among your partners

•     Quickly, efficiently resolve issues

•     Reduce or eliminate legal claims

•     Improve safety

•     Get better bids

•     Innovate!