Design Collective Senior Associate Appointed CSI Mid-Atlantic Institute Director

Marvin Kemp

Baltimore, MD – Marvin Kemp, AIA, CSI, CDT, Senior Associate for Design Collective, Inc. was elected by the Middle Atlantic region members of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) as the region’s Institute Director.

CSI is a national association dedicated to improving the documentation, management and communication of building information as used by the construction community.

The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors consisting of President, President-Elect, two Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, two Directors-at-large, and ten Region Directors.

As Institute Director for the Middle Atlantic, Marvin will represent Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Southern New Jersey and Washington, DC on the national board.

Marvin has served as an active member of CSI’s Baltimore Chapter since 2000, holding office as Chapter President from 2007 – 2008 and Chapter Secretary from 2010 – 2014. In 2011, Marvin was honored as the recipient of the Kelsey Y. Saint Award, the highest honor awarded by the Baltimore Chapter for outstanding and distinguished service to the Chapter.

Marvin serves as team manager for the firm’s higher education work, specializing in life sciences and research facilities as well as major renovation projects. Currently, he is serving as Assistant Project Manager / Construction Administration Professional on the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Health Sciences Facility III project. The 430,000 square foot facility will combine research groups from the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry into a single facility designed to advance the work of all three schools while improving cross-pollination and interdisciplinary research among the schools. The $218 million facility is designed to increase UMB’s standing as one of the top research institutions in the country.

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