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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


Members Sponsored By/Representing: Term Ends
Regina Flanagan - Chair  Minnesota State Arts Board  Jan 2018
John Hamilton, AIA American Institute of Architects (AIA) Jan 2019
Yanak Shagalov - Vice Chair American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC/MN) Jan 2018
Amy Filice Public Member Jan 2019
Thomas Murphy Associated General Contractors (AGC) Jan 2018
Katherine Leonidas Public Member Jan 2019

Exofficio

Name Sponsored By/Representing: Phone Number
Gordon Christofferson, Non-Voting Member Commissioner of Administration 651-201-2380
Charlye McMillan, Executive Secretary Commissioner of Administration 651-201-2389