Time & Location
Aug 17, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Meeting ID:880 3050 1552 Passcode: NWBC2020
About the event
Ann McGauran is an architect with 25+ years of Real Estate Strategy, Operations, Architectural Design, Project Management and Facilities Management experience, primarily with large multi-facility institutions.
The State Architect and staff in the Office of the State Architect (OSA) provides a number of statutory roles including serving as the chief administrative officer of the State Building Commission (SBC). Members of the State Building Commission are: Lt. Governor Randy McNally, Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton, Commissioner Stuart McWhorter, Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Comptroller Justin P. Wilson, and State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. As a statutorily- created body, the SBC seeks to ensure that actions and decisions affecting real property in which the State has an interest are made in the best interest of the State. This role includes promoting quality in design and construction, sound fiscal management, fair competition for work, and proactive planning and decision making. The SBC approves improvements to State Property; demolition of buildings; and acquisitions, disposals and lease of property for a portfolio of ~90M square feet and ~900K acres. The OSA touches all of these transitions and connects the SBC with the state entities providing direct oversite and execution of these actions. The OSA also provides standards for High Performance Buildings, Building Materials, Building Information Modeling, etc. The Office of the State Architect is administratively attached to the Tennessee Treasury Department.