Partnering Subcommittee
Mission PDF Print E-mail

To develop, initiate, and promote partnering which offers opportunities to improve communication, provide structured issue resolution and timely follow-up throughout the transportation industry.

Goals PDF Print E-mail
Goal: Improve/Enhance Partnering Process
Review Partnering Measurements.
Increase participation of all members throughout the process.
Review Partnering Data Base process and data for improvements.
Revise Partnering Field Guide
Visit Partnering projects
Provide quarterly reports to SHA and Contractor representatives
Re-evaluate current criteria being measured
Review and update Partnering process and tools

Goal: Promote Partnering
Keep Partnering Website up-to-date
Provide Partnering training annually
Participate in the annual Construction Winter Training Conference
Participate in the annual MdQI Conference

Goal: Involvement in the National Partnering Efforts
Continue Partnering Outreach for surrounding states' DOTs
Subcommittee Accomplishments:
Provided partnering training and workshops to SHA, MDTA, Contractors and Consultants
Developed tools and data base for statewide measurement of partnering
Developed Third Edition of the Partnering Manual
Maintained high level of participation in partnering program (currently 100%)
Assisted in the expansion of partnering practices to MDTA construction projects
Reviewed and made changes to the Partnering Award Application Form to include new modal administrations involved in MdQI



Current Activities - 2015/2016:

Created a new brochure Discover Partnering to provide general information on Partnering

Continuing outreach to federal, state and local agencies

Updated the Partnering Manuals (Design and Construction)

Celebrated 25 years of Partnering at the 2016 MdQI conference and other events


Partnering Awards Application for 2016




MdQI Partnering Award Winners 2000-2014 PDF Print E-mail

Congratulations to the MdQI Partnering Award Winners (2000-2014)

Partnering Subcomittee Members 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Bridgid Seering, Co-Chair MDOT-SHA, DACEOO / Partnering Coordinator 410-545-0366
Steve Whitecotton, Co-Chair P. Flanigan & Sons, 410-467-5900
Jimmy Bahr MDOT-MDTA
Cornelius Barmer MDOT-SHA, OHD
David Beaulieu Prime AE Group, Inc.
Peter Bernat Corman Construction, Inc.
Lourdes Casteneda FHWA
Matt Harrell WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff
John Hayter AECOM
Bill Hoff Stantec
John Huchrowski Prime AE Group, Inc.
Scott Kiebler Whitman, Requardt & Associates
Joseph Manning Wallace Montgomery
Kevin Mullen Midasco
Franz "Alex" Ollerman MDOT-MAA
Eddie Poffenberger MDOT-SHA, District 7 - Construction
Stephanie Pratt iCivil, Inc.
Ed Shirk Sunrise Safety Services
Don Smith Century Engineering
Teri Soos MDOT-SHA, District 7 - Project Development
Fred Valente WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff
Mike Veid Joseph B. Fay Company
Bob Ziemski EBA Engineering