Ms. Kokaska has seven years of experience in financial controls, project management, claims analysis, project scheduling, surety consulting, and defaulted projects. Her financial controls experience extends into project audits, contract reconciliations, cost reporting, and funding compliance review. Through the course of her career, Ms. Kokaska has prepared Requests for Equitable Adjustment, affirmative claims, delay and impact analyses and productivity analyses. In addition, Ms. Kokaska's expertise includes project database design and development, multimedia development, litigation assistance, owner's representation, logistics planning, process development and documentation, and project controls design and implementation.
Ms. Kokaska earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from University of California, Berkeley and later returned to earn her Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Project Management. In addition, she also holds a professional degree in Construction Management from the University of California, Berkeley Extension.
Ms. Kokaska has authored several papers, including: "Cultural Challenges to Total Quality Management System Implementation" and "Schedule Impacts of Variability on a Structural Steel Erection Project", and was a contributing writer (uncredited) for The Construction Project: Phases, People, Terms, Paperwork, Processes.