The Evolution of APDM Contracts
***Note revised date***

The Evolution of APDM Contracts
by Public Owners

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Since the early 2000’s when alternative delivery contract types were approved by the Arizona State legislature, preferences for contract types such as Low Bid, CMAR and Design-Build at individual public agencies have ebbed and flowed. 

This virtual LMS event will feature a panel of Public Owners and Industry Representatives as they talk through the current state of APDM usage, individual preferences, recent experiences with all the different contract types, and what they foresee happening in the future of their respective area of influence. 

NOTE: The date of this event is being revised to Wednesday, September 30th from the originally scheduled date of September 23rd. 


Rebekah Morris

Arizona Builder's Exchange, President & Founder

Rebekah started the AZBEX publication in February 2010 and has since grown the service into a comprehensive resource for local Commercial Real Estate & A/E/C firms to find leads on upcoming projects, industry news, trends, and market insights. In 2015, AZBEX started producing events and in 2016, the AZBEX Database, now known as DATABEX, was launched. Both the events and database are engineered to bring opportunities to clients – whether it’s the contacts made at a half-day conference or monthly breakfast program or the early stage notice of a project in the database, every service of AZBEX is focused on bringing opportunity to clients. In her spare time (what spare time?!?), Rebekah enjoys cooking, hiking and playing with her three kids. It is her dream to read and travel more. Realistically, that’ll happen when the youngest turns 18.


Chris Coulter

ASU, Executive Director for Capital Programs Management Group (CPMG)

Chris Coulter leads the Arizona State University Capital Projects Management Group within its Facilities Development and Management organizational structure. Chris oversees a greater than one billion dollar capital project program with responsibilities including project definition through close out for hundreds of projects, across four campuses including Los Angeles and Washington D.C..


Eric Froberg

City of Phoenix, City Engineer

Eric has served as City Engineer for the City of Phoenix since January 2019 and possesses over two decades of relevant public works, residential, and commercial land development engineering experience. Prior to joining the City of Phoenix, most recently Eric was the New Mexico Operations Manager for TYLIN International and prior to that was a Senior Project Manager for RBF Consulting here in Arizona. After spending two decades working as a private consultant, Eric desired to utilize his engineering and management expertise in a way that more directly benefited the public. As the City Engineer for the nation’s 5th largest City, Eric is responsible for overseeing the selection of architects, engineers & contractors and the execution the City's 5-year, $7.0 billion Capital Improvement Program. Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona, California, and New Mexico. Eric is currently a member of the Alumni Industry Council for the University of Arizona, previously held the position of State Director for ACEC-NM, and in 2013 was recognized by ENR as a “Top 20 under 40”.




Sue Gray is Principal of BWS Architects, which is an Arizona based design firm that specializes in public projects which enrich the community and educational continuum. Sue has 27 years of architectural experience in a wide range of clients in PreK-12 education, higher education, career and technical education , and civic sectors. She brings expertise in master planning, as well as a strong sense of design and looks for opportunities to make every project attractive as it is useful. Sue cares deeply about the success of her clients and is passionate about quality design and creating spaces that directly benefit the people for which they’re built. Her leadership and communication make her an integral component to the success of her projects such as the ASU Sun Devil Hall Interplanetary Initiative Lab, Arroyo School, and Town of Gilbert Hearne Plaza redevelopment.

Registration is Open!

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