Committees

Questions?
For questions or more information about joining a committee, please contact one of our regional staff members:

Northern Virginia
Patrick Dean
(703) 968-6205

Central Virginia
Darlene Hart
(804) 346-4222

Hampton Roads

Rob Camlin
(757) 855-8220

Communications Committee

To serve as brand ambassadors in an effort to create an enduring imprint in the commercial construction market place as the trade association of choice.
Chair: Courtney DeCroes, AssuredPartners


General Contractors (GC) Council
To provide a forum for general contractors to identify key issues that concern the overall construction industry and to develop and implement strategies that will affect the issues in a positive way.


Golf Committee
To organize outstanding Spring and Fall Golf Classics every May and September.

 

Membership Committee

To attract quality members, make those new members feel welcome, and retain existing members by encouraging involvement in ABC-VA functions.
Chair: *Currently looking for Chair.*

 

Management Education Committee

To provide management, technical and leadership training that increases the body of knowledge for the construction industry.
Chair: Spencer Teel, TEEL Construction
 

Networking Committee
To encourage members to be involved in order to get the most out of networking opportunities and build lasting relationships.
Chair: Courtney DeCroes, AssuredPartners


Safety Committee
To encourage the construction industry to make safety a priority. To develop quality training programs and improve the curriculum of existing programs so that they continue to address the needs of the industry.
Chair: Carlos Valdez, Capitol Boiler Works

Virginia Built Council
To encourage and recognize ABC-VA members who voluntarily implement highly effective safety and health management systems to benefit construction workers and reduce or eliminate injuries, illnesses and fatalities on construction sites in Virginia, and to increase participations in ABC’s STEP program.
Chair: Mike Saunders, Balfour Beatty Construction

 

Workforce Development Committee
To fill the workforce shortage by providing information and training resources to members and young professionals who are interested in careers in the construction industry.
Chair: Randy Doyle, Holtzman Propane

 

Young Professionals Council
To provide the young professionals in our industry with information on relevant topics and a forum to network with other young professionals.
Chair: Colin McShane, E.E. Reed Construction, L.P.

Management Education Committee
To provide quality training programs that address the needs of the industry.
Chair: Brett Mutnick, ColonialWebb Contractors

 

Membership Committee
To attract quality members, make those new members feel welcome, and retain existing members by encouraging involvement in ABC-VA functions.
Chair: Bill Lucus, W.M. Jordan Company 
 

Networking & Involvement Committee
To plan events and increase member involvement.
Chair: Chris Wilkinson, W.M. Jordan Company

Safety Committee
To encourage the construction industry to make safety a priority. To develop quality training programs and improve the curriculum of existing programs so that they continue to address the needs of the industry.
Chair: Jason Speller, Hourigan Construction


Young Professionals Council
To provide the young leaders in our industry with information on relevant topics and a forum to network with other young leaders.
Chair: Christian Ball, M&E Contractors

 

Shells & Half Shells
To plan and organize the annual statewide Shells & Half Shells event held each October.

Chair: Mercer Ferguson, Marsh McLennan
Co-Chair: Chris Davoud, Old Dominion Insulation

Management Education Committee
To provide management, technical and leadership training that increases the body of knowledge for the construction industry.
Chair: Jamie Vanek, TST Construction
Vice Chair: Crystal Gloeckner, Comfort Systems of Virginia

General Contractors Council
To provide a forum for general contractors to identify key issues that concern the overall construction industry and to develop and implement strategies that will affect the issues in a positive way.
Chair: Michael Daniels, W.M. Jordan Company

Golf Committee
To organize outstanding Spring and Fall Golf Classics every April and October.
Chair: Mike Reff, Towne Insurance

Leadership Committee
To coordinate planning and implementation of the goals and ideas of the membership. These goals include: (1) better communication, (2) increased awareness of what ABC does and can offer, (3) increased access, (4) higher membership retention, and (5) increased membership involvement.
Chair: Dalton Davidson, Power Electric Co.
Vice Chair: Crystal Gloeckner, Comfort Systems of Virginia

Local Legislative Council
To serve as the voice of the construction industry regarding legislative affairs in the individual regions. 

Membership Committee
To assure continued membership growth and strong membership retention by actively communicating the benefits of membership to the merit shop construction industry.
Chair: Matt Wilson, Morgan Marrow Company
Vice Chair: Jim Driver, W.M. Jordan Company

Networking & Involvement Committee
To encourage members to be involved in order to get the most out of networking opportunities and build lasting relationships.
Chair: Tony Garcia, Retro Insulation
Vice Chair: James Hanna, USI

Safety Committee
To encourage the construction industry to make safety a priority. To develop quality training programs and improve the curriculum of existing programs so that they continue to address the needs of the industry.
Chair: Elizabeth Barnette, Damuth Trane
Vice Chair: Jennifer Miles, Sales Solutions Inc.

Young Professionals Council
To provide the young leaders in our industry with information on relevant topics and a forum to network with other young leaders.
Chair: David Smith, Heartland Construction
Vice Chair: Phillip Hodges, Hourigan

STEP Committee
Chair: Brian Giblin, Brown & Brown Insurance

Excellence in Construction (EIC) Committee
Chair: Mike Reff, Towne Insurance
Vice Chair: Valerie James, Mark Turner Construction, LLC

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (IDE) Committee
To ensure equal opportunity is available to all ABC members through:
Inclusion: Help all to feel welcome, valued, and included.
Diversity: Increase participation from members with diverse backgrounds.
Equity: Ensure opportunity for all members on a fair and level playing field.
Chair: Mike Miller, AIM Services, Inc.
Vice Chair: Margaret Melchor, S.B. Ballard Construction Company

Workforce Development Committee
Chair: Dalton Davidson, Power Electric Co.
Vice Chair: Clark Scharman, AIM Services, Inc.