Members of the Panel
Glenn Bukoski is Vice President of Engineering Services for the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MichiganTA) . Glenn previously served the state of Michigan for 30 years in various professional capacities at the Michigan Department of Transportation, retiring in 2002. A registered Professional Engineer, Glenn received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University.
Robert L. Filka serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Michigan (HBA), a statewide trade association representing the residential building industry. Bob has 30 years of government and policy experience in both Washington, D.C. and Lansing. He served as a policy advisor to Governor John Engler and was appointed by him as President of the Michigan Strategic Fund. He later became part of the original executive leadership group that created the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Bob is active in numerous organizations and has served as Chair of the Habitat for Humanity of Michigan Board of Directors and the Michigan Virtual University among others.
Jimmy E. Greene is the President of Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan (ABC). He’s responsible for the Public Policy and Government Affairs in Michigan for ABC Members.
Prior to this role, he served as CEO and President of Associated Builders & Contractors, Greater Michigan Chapter, and The Greater Michigan Construction Academy companies that advocates, educates, and trains over 300 builders and contractors in 36 counties. He is the first Black CEO in ABC's 60-year history.
Born and raised in Flint, Michigan: a graduate of Flint Southwestern High School he attended Washtenaw Community College, Delta College, and is a graduate of the College of Banking & Finance.
Kevin Koehler is president of the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM), a trade association of over 4,000 commercial contracting, subcontracting and supply firms. He is on the Board of Directors of CAM-COMP and the Construction Federal Credit Union. He currently serves as the past President of the International Builders Exchange Executives. Kevin earned an AAS in communications from Henry Ford Community College and a B.S. with a major in journalism from Wayne State University.
Suzanne K. Miller, R.A., LEED AP (BD+C), is a Professor and Program Coordinator for the Construction Technology and Management Programs at Ferris State University. Suzanne teaches courses in construction graphics, plans and specifications, quantity estimating, advanced computer techniques in construction, building information technology, structural design, and construction professional methods. She worked in the Michigan architecture and construction industries in the Detroit and Lansing areas for 10 years prior to joining Ferris State University. She has a BFA in Industrial Design, BS in Architecture, M.Arch, and MSE in Construction Engineering Management, all from the University of Michigan.
Damian P. Hill is the President & CEO of the AGC of Michigan, a statewide chapter of the nation’s oldest and largest national construction association. He was also director of operations for the association. Prior to that, he spent 19 years employed by the Associated General Contractors of America in Washington, D.C. Damian serves as an officer on the Michigan Carpenters Health Care Fund and well as serving on the Bricklayers and Trowel Trades Funds. He is also on the AGC Executive Leadership Council Board of Directors. Damian has a Bachelor’s degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee.
Lee Templin, P.E., is a Ferris State University Associate Professor and registered Professional Engineer. He teaches or has taught courses in construction scheduling, computer techniques in construction, construction administration, field engineering, and construction estimating. He worked in the Michigan construction industry for 11 years in the Detroit and Flint areas with firms specializing in industrial, commercial and institutional construction. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering (Construction) and M.S. in Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management), both from the University of Michigan.