Speaker Profile: Melissa Chabot, LEED AP

Melissa Chabot, LEED AP
Associate Principal


Melissa Chabot has been with Vermeulens and in the estimating industry since 2002. Melissa holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queens University and is an experienced Mechanical/Electrical Estimator.  Melissa is liaison for the firm in the West. As Associate Principal, she is responsible for the overall scope of work for the project including all versions of the estimate from draft to final estimate at each of the design stages. Melissa’s roles on the project are overview, review and reconciliation, value engineering meetings, and client support.


Relevant Experience

Wellesley College 2025 Campus Plan
Wellesley, Massachusetts
A 1,500,000sf master plan to establish a prioritized schedule of capital improvements for implementation over the next 10 to 15 years for the Arts & Media, Humanities, Science and the Environment, and Student Residential Experience.

Holy Cross Arts/Recreation/Athletics Masterplan
Worcester, Massachusetts
A 763,000sf master plan study consisting of athletic facility, recreational facility, student center, and theater

Boston University Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering (CILSE)
Boston, Massachusetts
The 200,000sf CILSE is expected to house researchers working in the areas of neuroscience and systems/synthetic biology. CILSE, which will accommodate approximately 20 faculty in the life sciences and some 200 students and staff, will facilitate collaborative interdisciplinary research efforts for which adjacent space is essential. The space is initially programmed to accommodate research groups working in synthetic biology and in systems neuroscience. Additionally, planning is under way to locate a neuroimaging facility in CILSE for use in support of programs across the Charles River and Medical Campuses.

University of Tennessee University Center
Knoxville, Tennessee
A new 350,000sf academic student center.

Georgetown University Science Center
Washington, District of Columbia
A new 158,000sf building that includes biology, chemistry, and physics laboratories. LEED Silver certified.  Speaking Engagements

Tradeline International Conference on Research Facilities
Boston, Massachusetts