Dale Dekker AIA, AICP, is a founding principal of Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, a design and architecture firm dedicated to helping build dynamic and sustainable communities. A member of NAIOP since 1994, he is a past president of the New Mexico Chapter, served on the NAIOP Business Development Committee, was a member of the first Associates National Forum and moderated the Niche Development Design Competition at the 2015 NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Conference. Dekker is a current member of the NAIOP Board of Directors and the Trends in Real Estate Development I Forum. He also serves on the Industry Trends Task Force. His professional and community contributions have been recognized by the 2014 NAIOP Chuck Gara Community Leader Award, and he continues to work through innovative partnerships to bring sustainable, smart development to the communities he serves.