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Tanya Coachman

CSI, CDT

Tanya Coachman has managed editorial production for over 10 years, 7 of which in...

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David Feron

PE, CDT, HBDP, CPD, LEED AP

David has 34 years of industry experience, 30 of which as a licensed Professional...

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Paula P. Gillette

PE, CCS, HFDP, LEED AP BD+C

Paula has 38 years of experience in the design and construction industry. Her expertise is...

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Michael Heinsdorf

PE, LEED AP, CDT

Michael Heinsdorf has been in the industry for 16 years, 8 of which as a licensed...

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Doug Roemer

CSI, CDT

Doug Roemer has been in the industry for 8 years, 4 of which as a...

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Tanya Coachman

CDT

Tanya Coachman has managed editorial production for over 10 years, 7 of which in the architectural and engineering space. She has worked for award-winning publications, including a magazine that won a Neal Award for an investigative series examining the impact of demography on the housing industry. Tanya is an expert in the editorial process from start to finish, including developing editorial calendars, guidelines, and budgets; recruiting and training editorial staff and freelancers; tracking and enforcing deadlines; and working closely with writers and production staff to complete the production process. When Tanya is not chasing down specifications, you might find her in front of the watercooler practicing the eight-count for her favorite style of partner dance called Chicago Stepping.

David Feron

PE, CDT, HBDP, CPD, LEED AP

David has 34 years of industry experience, 30 of which as a licensed Professional Engineer. David has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and holds HBDP, CPD, LEED AP, and CDT certifications. He worked at a variety of A/E firms, producing drawings and specifications, and as a consulting engineer designing high-performance HVAC and plumbing systems for high-profile clients with a nationwide presence.

David’s favorite architectural building is the Johnson Wax Administration building in Racine, Wisconsin. David enjoys running on his time off, along with training for and competing in marathons.

Paula P. Gillette

PE, CCS, HFDP, LEED AP BD+C

Paula has 38 years of experience in the design and construction industry. Her expertise is predominantly in mechanical engineering for national and international healthcare buildings, but her experience also includes a wide variety of other building types.

Paula is a licensed PE in multiple jurisdictions and a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers. Paula is a former ASHRAE committee member on Standard Project Committee 189.3 "Standard for the Design, Construction and Operation of Sustainable High-Performance Healthcare Facilities.”

Paula's favorite piece of architecture is La Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona. Outside of work, Paula enjoys ballroom dancing. She has been a ballroom dancer for over 20 years and has competed in competitions with her husband at local, regional, and national levels.

Michael Heinsdorf

PE, LEED AP, CDT

Michael Heinsdorf has been in the industry for 16 years, 8 of which as a licensed Professional Engineer. Michael graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Michael was the lead electrical engineer for more than 30 aeronautical engineering projects with a construction value of over $1 billion. He has written numerous articles on design and specifications, and was also selected to Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s “40 under 40” in 2016. Michael’s favorite structure is the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland. In his spare time, Michael enjoys racing sailboats on local and international waters.

Doug Roemer

CSI, CDT

Doug Roemer has been in the industry for 8 years, 4 of which as a CDT. He is a graduate of Towson State University and holds a Publications Specialist Certificate from George Washington University. During his career, Doug has worked in numerous disciplines, reviewing a variety of publication types, including books on linguistics and deaf culture for Gallaudet University Press, testing materials for the U.S. College Board, and the Analytical Chemistry Journal for the American Chemical Society. In his free time, Doug photographs live bands and is an avid collector of music memorabilia.

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