Safety Director with Alberici Constructors
Southfield, MI

Kathi Dobson is a 19+ year veteran of the construction industry and of Alberici Constructors, Inc. Prior to her work in construction, she was a hospital-based critical care nurse with a bachelor’s degree from Mercy College in Detroit. She works throughout the country & North America supporting safe work efforts in her company’s automotive, mining, heavy civil and industrial processes markets. Kathi has held leadership positions with NAWIC at the chapter, region and national levels. She has chaired the OSHA-NAWIC National Alliance since 2013.

Kathi was an appointee to the Michigan Construction Safety Standards Commission; chaired the commission, and was instrumental in bringing several standards to revision and acceptance to MIOSHA during her tenure there. She is an alternate for TAUC – the Association of Union Constructors on the A10 committee and is an involved mentor for WISE.

Kathi is a passionate advocate for women in the construction building trades and her self-proclaimed mission is to enhance the success of women through efforts to advance safety in the industry. Attention on PPE issues, recruiting and retaining women in construction and identifying ergonomic concerns, harassment issues, bullying, sexism, inclusion, sanitation and more keeps her drive alive.