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  • Design Professionals Council

    This council works to bring greater value to its members through effective education programs and opportunities to interact and network with those in the industry. The Design Professionals Council (DPC) is a community of individuals from diverse construction design fields and professions that desire to improve the business and economic welfare of the building industry in Pierce County.

    The Design Professionals Council promotes education programs, develops new courses, and creates an environment rich in opportunity for members to interact and network through council-sponsored events. Joining DPC is an opportunity to become a part of a unique network of decision makers in the industry.

    Chair: Leslie Jensen, Signature Design & Cabinetrey
    Vice-Chair: Jaimie Nickel, Pental Granite & Marble
    Staff: Shannon Cox, scox@mbapierce.com

  • Membership dues are $50 annually and is open to all design professionals, contractors or suppliers of components and materials incorporated directly into construction projects. Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday.

    Design Professionals Council 2019 meeting schedule:


    January 10, 2019
    Albert Lee Appliances


    March 14, 2019
    Signature Design & Cabinetry


    April 11, 2019
    Tairis Group

      May 9, 2019
    Second Use Building Materials

    June 13, 2019
    McCleary Mansion in Olympia


    July 11, 2019
    Specialty Home Design 


    August 8, 2019
    Summer Social Event


    September 12, 2019
    Willis Supply Corp

      October 10, 2019
    Pental Surfaces

    November 14, 2019
    Huntwood Cabinet Outlet



  • Design Professionals Council potluck at Barb Berntsen's waterfront home