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Project Managers


Steven Rounds
Assistant Director
USB 302
(503) 725-8948


Steve Rounds has a 17 year construction background providing timely, cost effective, professional services that enhance instructional, research, and service goals. He has simultaneously managed small and large complicated turn-key projects in both the public and private sectors. Has a great knowledge of the entire construction process, from design development and permitting to obtaining the certificate of occupancy. This enables him to provide excellent construction and project management services for PSU.

In his current role, Steve provides overall leadership, not only as Assistant Director of CPC, but also in managing the Small Projects Division, including the CPC In-House Construction and Alternations Team.

Mark Fujii
Senior Project Manager
USB 302
(503) 725-4968

Mark Fujii is responsible for overseeing large, capital construction projects that create, repair, remodel, maintain or preserve the physical assets and utility systems at Portland State University.  This has included:

  •  $45.3M Remodel of the Science Research and Teaching Center (SRTC) including replacement of building HVAC systems, remodel of old laboratories, and seismic upgrade of the building.
  •  $7M Campus Loop Phase I construction for expanding the campus distribution of chilled water and steam to Shattuck Hall, Neuberger Hall and the Smith Center.
  •  $18M Campus Loop Phase 2 construction for completing connection to all major academic buildings on the the west side of campus in giant chilled water and steam piping distribution loops and increasing the capacity of the central plants.
  •  $7M Remodel of Blumel Hall including re-pipe of the domestic water line, replacing the roof, replacing the roof top HVAC units, installation of a new fire alarm panel, and installing energy efficient lighting in the units. The architectural and mechanical design work for this project was performed by PSU CP&C personel.


Kate Vance
Senior Project Manager
USB 302
(503) 725-8163

Kate brings 13+ years of project management experience to Portland State University as a part of the Capital Projects & Construction team. Highly competent with proven leadership and teamwork abilities, Kate is poised to meet PSU's goals for future growth and collaborative partnerships. Kate strives to forge positive relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners to move projects forward. Kate’s professional commitments include collaborative leadership, customer services, teamwork and safety.