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NSAD Construction Management Chair Linda Thomas-Mobley Named 2012 Executive of the Year

San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction bestows honor

Linda Thomas-MobleySan Diego—April 2, 2012—Linda Thomas-Mobley, chair of the construction management program at NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD), has been named 2012 Executive of the Year by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) San Diego Chapter. She will formally receive her award at NAWIC San Diego’s 53rd Anniversary and Executive Night on April 10.

NAWIC is dedicated to advancing the causes of women in construction whose careers range from business ownership to the skilled trades. Thomas-Mobley, who has international standing in the building industry, is being honored for her involvement in the construction industry as well as her leadership skills and commitment to creating a quality construction management program at NSAD. She is credited with updating and adapting the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management program to meet the industry’s future needs and in leading the effort to organize and oversee the creation of the Master of Construction Management online program, which was established in Fall, 2011.

Prior to joining NSAD in 2010, Thomas-Mobley was a faculty member at the Georgia Institute of Technology for 13 years, serving the last three years as associate chair of a building construction program. She is a civil engineer with research interests in facilities management, indoor environments and the application of American law to the construction industry. Prior to her academic career, Thomas-Mobley was construction manager for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, a senior attorney in corporate and real estate law and a lieutenant in the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps. She holds a Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a concentration in Building Construction, a J.D. from the University of Miami and an M.S. and B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida.

Reservations for the NAWIC San Diego (Chapter #21) 53rd Anniversary and Executive Night may be made through April 5. For additional information on the event, please refer to this announcement by NAWIC San Diego.

About NewSchool of Architecture and Design
NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD), founded in 1980, is located in San Diego, California. NSAD is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. NSAD’s Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture and Executive Master of Architecture programs are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). NSAD was ranked among the top 10 undergraduate architecture schools in the western U.S., according to a DesignIntelligence’s report on America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools 2012. NSAD also offers a pre-professional Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, a Master of Landscape Architecture, a Master of Construction Management and a Master of Science in Architecture. For more information, visit http://www.NewsSchoolArch.edu/.

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