Mark P. Rusnica, F.ASCE, is a retired project manager for the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, a public benefit corporation that finances, designs, and constructs healthcare and educational facilities in the state. His 35-year career included various roles in building design and construction management.
Over the course of his career, Rusnica managed numerous capital and rehabilitation projects, from existing facility system improvements to hospital construction – and reconstruction – projects. He was the program manager for facilities master-planning initiatives for several client agencies, and led the development of a unique integration platform of complex data management systems used in long-term capital construction programs.
An avid volunteer with ASCE for many years, Rusnica recently served as Region 1 Director on the Society’s Board of Direction and Executive Committee, and chaired the Region 1 Board of Governors. He has served as a member on ASCE’s Public Policy, State Government Relations, Program and Finance, and Audit Committees. He is currently serving on the Task Committee on Governance Activity Review. He has served as a local spokesperson for ASCE’s Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. Rusnica, a volunteer with Engineers Without Borders, served as founding president of the Albany, New York Professionals Chapter. He has also held membership in the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Rusnica, who received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Union College, also served in various leadership positions on the ASCE Mohawk-Hudson Section Board of Directors, including president in 2002.