360-952-3360​ csg.info@esd112.org
CSG Team

CSG Team | Photo by Mike Melling 2022

Meet the Team

The people of CSG

CSG is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals with expert knowledge in K-12 capital facilities projects. With combined design and construction industry experience of more than 500 years and offices throughout the Pacific Northwest, CSG’s team of specialists understands the challenges faced by districts implementing large and small capital projects. Our experienced team helps districts navigate this complex landscape both efficiently and effectively.

Executive Director

Kirk Pawlowski

Kirk Pawlowski, AIA, LEED AP

Executive Director

Email
Kirk Pawlowski is a nationally respected education and community architect and planner and former principal at the Portland/Seattle architectural firm SRG Partnership. Prior to working with CSG and SRG, Kirk was a university architect for the Oregon Health and Sciences University, executive director of capital planning & development for both Washington State University and Oregon State University, and assistant vice provost for capital resource planning at the University of Washington. Kirk has had accountability as the senior institutional representative for the successful planning, project management, and commissioning of capital bond program portfolios in excess of $200M per year over the past 20 years of his professional career.

Pacific Northwest Directors

Keith Bloom

Keith Bloom, CCM, LEED AP, VMA

Director Western Region

Email
Keith Bloom leads all CSG projects in Pacific Northwest Western Region and is an experienced program manager and project leader with 50 years of capital facilities development experience. Keith is a Certified Construction Manager, and a LEED accredited professional. Keith led Washington State University’s Construction program for nearly twenty years before joining CSG.

Dax Logsdon

Dax Logsdon, CCM

Director Eastern Region

Email
Dax Logsdon serves as director of CSG’s Pacific Northwest Eastern Region team. He has over twenty years of experience in school construction management and planning, with the last 18 years dedicated specifically to owner-based construction management for school projects. Notable projects he has managed include ones in Camas, Hockinson, Freeman, Richland, Ritzville, Pullman, Walla Walla and Washougal School Districts.

The Hive

Janet Cordes

Janet Cordes

Operations Coordination

Email
Janet Cordes has worked in administrative and management support for over 15 years in a wide variety of industries. She has expertise in office contract administration, accounts payable and office administrative support and management.

Construction Operations | Projects

Jennifer Halleck

Jennifer Halleck, Assoc. DBIA

Associate Director

Email
Jennifer Halleck has 17 years’ experience working with school operations and construction. Her expertise is in school district capital facilities master planning and bond program execution. She has proven success in performing key milestones activities such as rigorous and detailed pre-bond preparations, portfolio management, project management, long and short-range planning, state study and survey writing, grant writing, resource conservation and community services. Before joining CSG, she was a key team member for Vancouver School District in planning, passing, and facilitating their $458M general obligation bond, $43M grant, $66M state assistance and $12M impact fees for an overall projected $579M bond program.

Dolly Ramminger

Dolly Ramminger, CCM, ODE Certified Assessor, OSPI BCA, VMA

Associate Director

Email
Dolly Ramminger has over 30 years of construction management, contract management, accounting, and human resource management experience. Over the past seven years with CSG, she has provided construction management services for a variety of school projects throughout Eastern Washington including projects in Colton, Davenport, Moses Lake and North Franklin School District.

Capital Facilities Planning

Heidi Hansen

Heidi Hansen

Associate Director

Email
Heidi Hansen has two decades of experience managing capital construction programs in the Puget Sound region, overseeing projects from design and permitting to construction and occupancy. With over 15 years of experience as director/manager of K-12 capital projects departments at Monroe, Arlington and Mukilteo School Districts, she has expert knowledge of how K-12 bond projects are managed, including contract negotiations, budgeting, state funding assistance and community engagement.

Facilities | Grant Projects

Ken Kuiken

Ken Kuiken, ODE Certified Assessor, OSPI BCA

Associate Director

Email
Ken Kuiken has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, with over half of his time spent on K-12 or higher Education projects. Most recently, Ken served as project superintendent for the new Bellingham, Washington SD Sehome High School, which opened in the Fall of 2019. Ken is a subject-matter-expert in developing project schedules, efficient construction sequencing, and construction budget management.

Project Construction Management

Mike Melling

Mike Melling, OSPI BCA

Associate Director

Email
Mike Melling is a CSG Associate Director in CSG’s Eastern Region, and is recognized as a K12 school facilities project expert and leader entirely committed to each school district’s success.  Mike knows that every school district and every project is unique and that no single approach will work as a “one size fits all” solution.  By understanding what is most important to your school district, he is able to direct his expertise and experience in the areas which bring them value.  Under Mike’s guidance and leadership, project teams have successfully completed projects on schedule, within budget, and the quality expected from your school district teachers, staff, and students.  From pre-bond planning to project completion, and to the periods after your project is completed, Mike is with you every step of the way to ensure success

Tex Ladish

Tex Ladish, OSPI BCA

Senior Project Manager

Email
Tex Ladish has over 40 years of construction management, project management and facilities construction experience. Over the past 18 years with CSG, he has effectively provided project and construction management services for a variety of public school projects including Nooksack Valley, Lynden, Meridian, Ferndale and Marysville School Districts.

Dan Purefoy

Dan Purefoy

Senior Project Manager

Email
Dan Purefoy has worked with CSG for the past decade and has managed a number of complex projects for school districts throughout Eastern Washington. He has extensive experience and a thorough understanding of the school construction process and has managed projects in school districts including Walla Walla, Othello, North Franklin, College Place, Liberty, Royal, and Brewster School Districts.

Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon

Senior Project Manager

Email
Dan Gordon is a Senior Project Manager for CSG’s Eastern Region. A subject matter expert in K12 school construction, his professional experience includes 20 years with the U.S. Naval Seabees and 21 years in the private sector, providing school construction administration and project management in CSG’s Eastern Region. Dan’s recent project management leadership includes K12 school projects for the Pullman, Colfax, Ritzville, Freeman and Moses Lake, Washington school districts.

Troy Lomax

Troy Lomax, OSPI BCA, VMA

Project Manager, VE Manager

Email
Troy Lomax is a project manager with CSG. Troy has over 25 year of experience in the construction industry working as a foreman, superintendent and project manager. Troy has a diverse portfolio of projects including single family housing, multi-family housing, small and medium size commercial and industrial projects for a wide range of clients. Clients include the Department of Defense, State and Federal Court Systems, Army Core of Engineers and a number of school districts in three different states. Troy’s lasts position before CSG was working as the Facility Manger for the Longview School District.

Lawrence Barney

Lawrence Barney, OSPI BCA

Project Manager

Email
Lawrence Barney has worked in construction management for a decade, the past eight of which have been with CSG. He is an experienced project manager, having worked on numerous local school construction projects in the Tri-Cities including Sacajawea Elementary in Richland, Marcus Whitman Elementary in Richland, North Franklin Region Transportation Cooperative in Connell and the Teaching Learning Administrative Center (TLAC) in Richland.

Karen Soderquist

Karen Soderquist

Project Manager

Email
Karen Soderquist is an experienced project manager located in Brewster, Washington. She and her husband owned an architectural metal building construction company for over 20 years before she became a professional project manager. In her time with CSG, Karen has helped to manage projects at Brewster School District including the modernization of its elementary school, additions to its middle school and the construction of a new high school.

Thomas Eller

Thomas Eller

Project Manager

Email
Tom Eller is a project manager for CSG’s Eastern Washington Division. He has been involved in both the residential and commercial construction industries for over 28 years. His experience ranges from custom, single and multi-family homes, to private and public sector commercial construction projects such as casinos, health care, dormitories and modular building projects. He also has extensive experience within the land development-master planning arena as well. Most recently, Eller worked for the Department of Energy Hanford site as a senior estimator assisting with the development of the upcoming prime contracts that range from $4 to $13 billion. He has also previously worked for a modular building company providing both relocatable and permanent school buildings (Richland SD – Three Rivers Homelink) at school districts throughout Eastern Washington.

Value Engineering Studies

Phil Iverson

Philip Iverson, OSPI BCA, VMA

Senior Project Manager, VE Manager

Email
Phil Iverson is a senior project manager and leads the CSG Value Engineering Team. Phil is an Air Force veteran with eighteen plus years working in Montana for Cut Bank Public Schools, Montana State University Bozeman and most recently in Washington for the Centralia School District, serving as their director of facilities.

Andrew Twyman

Andrew Twyman, ODE Certified Assessor, OSPI BCA, VMA

Project Manager, VE Manager

Email
Andy Twyman is a Project Manager for CSG’s Western Region.  His background includes more than 20 years of experience as both a designer and project manager in architecture and project management firms. His diverse portfolio includes successful projects in K12 education, healthcare, commercial, multifamily housing, and both public and private sector master planning. Andy is a certified Value Methodology Associate (VMA), and, in addition to his project management and project prebond planning services, is a member of the CSG Value Engineering and Constructability Review teams.

Furniture Fixtures | Equipment

Peryll Gray-Ayersman

Peryll Gray-Ayersman, NCIDQ

Project Manager, Regional Business Development

Email
Peryll Gray-Ayersman leads CSG’s furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) team and she brings 25 years of industry licensed interior design experience. She has her bachelors of fine arts degree from the University of Idaho and some of her most notable projects include interior design of the Clark County Public Service Center, and work with North Clackamas School District and Gresham School District. Her impeccable follow through and organization is what sets her skills apart from the rest. She is here to help districts from conception to occupancy and every step of the way.

Building Commissioning | Constructability Reviews

Indoor Air Quality Assurance Program | WA Clean Building Act Program

Rick Alexander

Rick Alexander, ODE Certified Assessor, OSPI BCA, QCxP

Associate Director

Email
Rick Alexander has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. Starting in 2001, he created the Building Commissioning program for CSG. Since that time, Rick has been involved in hundreds of school projects ranging from boiler replacements to complete new schools and everything in-between.

Steven Nunez

Steven Nunez, BECxP, CxA+BE, QCxP

Senior Manager

Email
Steven Nunez has more than 30 years of experience in the area of building commissioning. He is experienced in project management estimating, training and quality assurance to deliver the highest quality mechanical system. Steven is AABC certified and a Qualified Commissioning Provider (QCxP).

Geert Aerts

Geert Aerts, BECxP, CEM, ODE Certified Assessor, OSPI BCA, PE, QCxP

Commissioning Manager

Email
Geert Aerts performs existing building commissioning, conducts energy audits and improves energy efficiency in public schools in Washington and Oregon. He has been with CSG for fourteen years and brings over 25 years of overall experience. He is a registered professional mechanical engineer and certified energy manager (CEM).

Vladimir Tyutyunnik

Vladimir Tyutyunnik, BECxP, QCxP

Field Manager

Email
Vladimir Tyutyunnik has 15 years of experience in construction quality and building commissioning. The many projects he has worked on include Pasco High School, Liberty High School and Kamiak Elementary School.

Josh Goffin

Josh Goffin, BECxP, CEM, LEED NC, QCxP

Field Manager

Email
Josh Goffin has worked in the residential/commercial/industrial energy conservation field for more than 15 years. His areas of expertise include energy conservation and lighting. A notable project Josh has worked on includes writing energy conservation measures (ECM) for rooftop HVAC maintenance state technical reference manuals (TRM).

I was totally comfortable knowing that the project and any risk to the school district was in very capable hands. If you have a need for any construction or capital project consulting, I highly recommend reaching out to Ken Kuiken, Kirk Pawlowski and the whole CSG 112 team. They are the absolute best help you will find.

Dawn Siemiller

Business Manager/HR Manager, Satsop School District #104

I was totally comfortable knowing that the project and any risk to the school district was in very capable hands. If you have a need for any construction or capital project consulting, I highly recommend reaching out to Ken Kuiken, Kirk Pawlowski and the whole CSG 112 team. They are the absolute best help you will find.

Dawn Siemiller

Business Manager/HR Manager, Satsop School District #104