2012 DBIA WPR Award Winner: UCSD - East Campus Office Building, C.W. Driver and Gensler

About Us


The DBIA Western Pacific Region has 7 regional chapters serving Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada. The local chapters provide support to members in their local markets in a variety of ways, including programs and events, legislative efforts, and owner education.


  • Southern California (Los Angeles / Orange County)

Chapter Chair - Elton Murakami, emurakami@pankow.com

  • San Diego

Chapter Chair - Matthew Severson, mseverson@accoes.com

  • Bay Area

Chapter Chair - Tom DeMasi, tom.demasi@coffman.com

  • Sacramento

Chapter Chair - Geoffrey Nelson, geoffrey.nelson@boldt.com

  • Hawaii

Chapter Chair - Mariano Ponsiano,  MPonsiano@henselphelps.com​​​​​​​

  • Nevada

Chapter Chair - Bob Colasuonno, bcolasuonno@mmccontractors.com​​​​​​​

  • Arizona

Chapter Chair - Mike Gonzalez, mgonzalez@McCarthy.com

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