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Local 黑料不打烊 Chapters

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Committee & Division Leadership

黑料不打烊's committees are led by a chair and vice chair that help guide and facilitate conversations and projects. Leadership positions are open to active committee members.

National Leadership

The Board of Directors is the governing body of 黑料不打烊 of America. The Board has full authority to define policy governing its own conduct and the affairs of the Association. The Board is composed of the 黑料不打烊 Officers, the Occupational Division Chairs and Vice Chairs, the Specialty Contractors Council Chair, the Service & Supply Council Chair, the President of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), and nine (9) members selected by the President. 黑料不打烊 of America is also governed by a Management Committee and a Board of Governors. Learn More 禄

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黑料不打烊 Committees

Our volunteers work to advance the 黑料不打烊 mission by exchanging ideas and lead change from within the construction industry.

  • AASHTO-黑料不打烊-ARTBA Joint Committee

    The AASHTO-黑料不打烊-ARTBA Joint Committee鈥檚 mission is to participate in the four (4) AASHTO region鈥檚 annual conferences and give contractors in each region the opportunity to have topical discussion on important matters facing the highway construction industry along with state DOT heads, their chief engineers, and FHWA divisional staff in each region.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Attend one AASHTO regional meeting, which includes participation an 黑料不打烊 caucus meeting and a joint breakfast meeting.
    • Provide meaningful input on the agenda topics.
    • Assist with drafting discussion papers prior to the regional meetings.
    • Attend the Joint Committee Executive Meeting to help set top-line policy goals for the upcoming year.

    Time Commitment
    The regional AASHTO conference meetings take place over two (2) days with a total in-person meeting time of three (3) hours. The Joint Committee Executive Meeting is three (3) full days of in-person meetings.

    • Group Size
      5 members
    • Term Length
      Two (2) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Twice per quarter
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $2,000 - $3,000

    Recommended Experience:

    • A contractor with extensive experience in highway and transportation construction
    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment
  • AIA-黑料不打烊 Joint Committee

    The AIA-黑料不打烊 Joint Committee鈥檚 mission is to support a performance-driven approach to the creation of a collaborative built environment, inclusive of individuals from all walks of life, that provides optimal outcomes.

    • Creation 鈥 Create the future through active leadership and the promotion of innovation.
    • Inclusion -- Re-frame preconceived notions of careers in our industry and create opportunities for all.
    • Optimal Outcomes -- The performance of the committee鈥檚 work must be sustainable, measurable, and evaluated in terms of generations, not simply years of use.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours every other month
    • Group Size
      11 黑料不打烊 members and 11 AIA members
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Every other month
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $1,000 - $2,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    1. Members must be employed by an active 黑料不打烊 member firm or chapter in good standing.
    2. Members must be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    3. Members must possess proficient knowledge of the construction industry and some experience with the business development function.
    4. Members must possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Business Development Committee

    The Business Development Committee鈥檚 mission is to be a valuable resource for 黑料不打烊 member firms, from all divisions, for actionable information and tools that help improve business development programs and results. View the committee deliverables here.

    Committee Tasks

    1. Produce monthly BD Best Practice articles to be showcased in Building Division Newsletter
    2. BD Welcome new member orientations every quarter taken over by Vice Chair
    3. Narrow down possibly webinar topics from convention brainstorming list
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      17 members
    • Term Length
      Two (2) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Monthly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $2,000 - $3,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    1. Members must be employed by an active 黑料不打烊 member firm or chapter in good standing.
    2. Members must be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    3. Members must possess proficient knowledge of the construction industry and some experience with the business development function.
    4. Members must possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Construction Careers Committee

    The Construction Career Committee鈥檚 mission is to oversee 黑料不打烊 of America鈥檚 construction career and workforce development efforts. The committee will provide strategic guidance to 黑料不打烊 staff as they craft and implement appropriate construction career and workforce development initiatives.

    Committee Tasks

    • Selecting speakers or topics for conferences
    • Selecting new committee members
    • Proving strategic guidance to 黑料不打烊 staff on workforce initiatives
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      20 members
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Zero (0)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Quarterly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $0 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    1. Members must be employed by an active 黑料不打烊 member firm or chapter in good standing.
    2. Members must be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    3. Members must possess proficient knowledge of the construction industry and some experience with the business development function.
    4. Members must possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Construction Law and Operations Committee

    The Construction Law and Operations Committee鈥檚 mission is to facilitate better project results through fair and best practice contract documents.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Provide expertise for 黑料不打烊鈥檚 policy decisions and advocacy in the area of construction law.
    • Keep abreast of the latest developments in construction law and legislative updates relevant to the committee鈥檚 work, such as the impact of artificial intelligence on creating, negotiating, and administrating construction contracts.
    • Lead volunteer working group and task force efforts supporting ConsensusDocs contracts as well as 黑料不打烊鈥檚 construction law efforts to provide guidance to its members.
    • Share the latest developments in construction law case law and construction law legislation (most of this activity takes place at the state level).
    • Create guidance/model contract language to address emerging issues such as a Covid 19-Rider or language to address new treatment of tax incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that impact the construction industry and builders in particular.
    • Help support the other 黑料不打烊 occupation divisions and other 黑料不打烊 committees and taskforce in their understanding of construction law and contracts.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      12-24 members
    • Term Length
      Two (2) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Twice per quarter
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $1,000 - $2,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    • An understanding of construction contract documents (do not need to be an attorney)
    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Construction Leadership Committee

    The Construction Leadership Committee鈥檚 mission is to fulfill the need to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the construction industry as well as the association both at the local and national levels.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Active participation in one of the CLC working groups: Engagement with Chapters, Student Chapter Engagement, and CLC In-person Event Engagement
    • Actively participate in other 黑料不打烊 committees and divisions, as assigned, to elevate the CLC鈥檚 perspective in other areas of the Association
    • Time Commitment
      3-4 hours/month
    • Group Size
      25
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Monthly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $4,000 - $5,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    1. Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    2. Be Interested in continuing to develop leadership opportunities within 黑料不打烊
    3. Engaged with the local chapter鈥檚 CLC/emerging leaders program
    4. Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    5. Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    6. Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Corps of Engineers Committee

    The Corps Committee鈥檚 mission is to foster effective communication between 黑料不打烊 members and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in order to help deliver construction projects in a safe, efficient and timely manner.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Participate in at least one in-person presentation to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters.
    • Participate in at last one WebEd with the Army Corps.
    • Select topics and participate in 黑料不打烊鈥檚 annual Federal Contractors Conference.
    • Participate on committee task forces and work groups, as needed.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/quarter
    • Group Size
      12 members
    • Term Length
      Four (4) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Monthly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $5,000+ per year

    Recommended Experience:

    • Have experience performing construction work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Diversity & Inclusion Committee

    The Diversity & Inclusion Committee's mission is to create a construction industry and association environment that is welcoming and inclusive for all construction industry professionals regardless of one鈥檚 background, opinions, perspectives, experiences, or ideas.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Participate in committee meetings, work groups or task forces as needed to accomplish committee鈥檚 goals;
    • Evaluate committee applications and select new committee members; and
    • Promote diversity and inclusion within 黑料不打烊 by joining and actively engaging in one of 黑料不打烊鈥檚 four divisions, and/or 黑料不打烊鈥檚 Service & Supply Committee.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      15 members
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Monthly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $3,000 - $4,000 per year

    Recommended Experience

    1. Possess proficient knowledge of diversity & inclusion in the construction industry.
    2. Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    3. Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    4. Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    5. Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Environmental Committee

    The Environmental Committee鈥檚 mission is to guide and influence 黑料不打烊 of America鈥檚 environmental advocacy, education and outreach efforts.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Participate in committee task forces and work groups as needed.
    • Make reports and recommendations to the executive board as needed.
    • Develop policy recommendations, meetings and other events regarding matters within the scope of the committee.
    • Help plan and, if possible, attend the annual 黑料不打烊 conference on construction and the environment.
    • Meet with officials at regulatory agencies as needed
    • Reviewing legislative priorities
    • Time Commitment
      2 hours per month
    • Group Size
      17-20 members
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      1
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Monthly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $1,000 - $2,000 per year

    Recommended Experience

    1. Knowledge and interest in environmental requirements and trends that impact construction activities in all markets (candidates are not required to be an expert on environmental issues, however, basic knowledge and strong interest is essential).
    2. Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    3. Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    4. Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    5. Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Federal Facilities Committee

    The Federal Facilities Committee鈥檚 mission is to foster effective communication between 黑料不打烊 members and the General Services Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs in order to help deliver construction projects in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Participate in at least one in-person presentation GSA and VA, Headquarters.
    • Participate in at last one WebEd with the GSA and VA.
    • Select topics and participate in 黑料不打烊鈥檚 annual Federal Contractors Conference.
    • Participate on Quality Control taskforce.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/quarter
    • Group Size
      12 members
    • Term Length
      Four (4) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Quarterly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $5,000+ per year

    Recommended Experience

    1. Have experience performing construction work for the General Services Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs
    2. Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    3. Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    4. Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    5. Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • HR Committee

    The HR Committee鈥檚 mission is to shape the agenda for HR policy discussions and priorities within the association.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Provide feedback and suggestions on potential speakers and topics to help shape the agenda for the HR Conference / HR Summit.
    • Perform at least one speaking role at the HR Conference, either as a presenter, a discussion panelist, a facilitator for a lunch roundtable discussion, or to introduce a speaker.
    • Participate in a post-conference feedback session immediately following the HR Conference.
    • Actively participate on the 黑料不打烊 HR Forum Message Board by posting new topics, replying to existing topics, and encouraging fellow 黑料不打烊 HR professionals to actively use the forum.
    • Attend the HR Conference and HR Summit each year while serving on the Committee.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      10-14
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Quarterly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $1,000 - $2,000 per year

    Recommended Experience

    1. Previous attendance at least one 黑料不打烊 HR Conference.
    2. Have at least three (3) years鈥 experience in Construction Human Resources.
    3. Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    4. Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    5. Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    6. Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • IT Committee

    The IT Committee鈥檚 mission is to share technology information and best practices and lead related initiatives to the benefit of the Association's members and chapter staff.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Overseeing the activities of the forum.
    • Participating in committee task forces and work groups, as needed.
    • Making reports and recommendations to the 黑料不打烊 Executive Board (presentations in person (if necessary) to be done by Chair);
    • Developing policy recommendations, meetings, and other events regarding matters within the scope Committee.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      15 members
    • Term Length
      Two (2) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Quarterly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $2,000 - $3,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    1. Professionals working in IT, Data, InfoSec, BIM/VDC/Modelling and Innovation, ideally in leadership positions currently working for construction companies.
    2. Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    3. Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    4. Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    5. Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Lean Construction Committee

    黑料不打烊鈥檚 Lean Construction Forum is focused on growing the implementation of lean practices in the construction industry by providing educational opportunities and developing a community where anyone with an interest in lean construction can come together to engage in a dialog on best practices, share information, and participate in a broad, coordinated effort to promote and define the use of lean concepts and processes within the construction industry.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Develop Deliverables through the three working groups: Learning, Value People, and Organizational Change
    • Develop one webinar series over the course of the year
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      16 members
    • Term Length
      Two (2) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Every 6 weeks
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $3,000 - $4,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    • Mid to senior GC professional practicing lean principals on the jobsite
    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Naval Facilities Engineering Committee

    The NAVFAC Committee鈥檚 mission is to foster effective communication between 黑料不打烊 members and the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command in order to help deliver construction projects in a safe, efficient and timely manner.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Participate in at least one in-person presentation NAVFAC, Headquarters.
    • Participate in at last one WebEd with the NAVFAC.
    • Select topics and participate in 黑料不打烊鈥檚 annual Federal Contractors Conference.
    • Participate on Quality Control taskforce.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/quarter
    • Group Size
      12 members
    • Term Length
      Four (4) years/li>
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Quarterly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $5,000+ per year

    Recommended Experience:

    • Have experience performing construction work for the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command
    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Project Innovation and Delivery Committee

    The Project Innovation and Delivery Forum鈥檚 mission is to align the execution of construction projects with the latest innovations in safety, quality and productivity, and to educate the industry on best practices in order to deliver quality projects on time and on budget. View the committee deliverables here.

    Committee Tasks

    The committee will be focusing on developing webinars, podcasts and white papers on the following topics:

    • ChatGPT
    • How to make sure your being innovative in your company 鈥 innovative with your people in the war of talent
    • The most common tools people are using in drones
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      18 members
    • Term Length
      Two (2) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Every six (6) weeks
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $1,000 - $2,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    • Mid to senior GC professional who is helping to implement innovative practices on jobsite or an GC who can speak to various delivery methods
    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Public/Private Industry Advisory Committee

    The Public/Private Industry Advisory Committee (PIAC) was established to provide a direct line of communication between private and public owners and the 黑料不打烊 of America. The primary mission of the PIAC is to promote dialogue with private and public owners involved in facility construction on issues including owner needs, market trends, industry best practices, legislation and foster open communication among owners and contractors about issues and concerns that impact the entire construction industry. Through the PIAC, 黑料不打烊's goal is to foster a construction industry that is more responsive to owners' needs.

    Committee Tasks

    • Organize calls to facilitate the execution of a webinar series.
    • Connect Committee members with various division staff to participate in division, committee and Convention creating engagement.
    • Market and communicate identified committee meetings to more 黑料不打烊 members.
    • Plan and execute at least two full committee meetings per year.
    • Time Commitment
      3-4 hours twice yearly
    • Group Size
      20 members
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Zero (0)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Twice yearly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $0

    Recommended Experience:

    • Possess proficient knowledge of the construction industry and be senior members of their company. This committee is meant for 黑料不打烊鈥檚 most experienced/senior members.
    • Be employed by an active 黑料不打烊 member firm or chapter in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Risk Management Committee

    The Risk Management Committee鈥檚 mission is to guide 黑料不打烊 of America鈥檚 efforts to proactively identify potential risks in construction projects; provide risk management strategies, resources, and support to its members managing risks on construction projects; and promote compliance with industry standards to minimize accidents, financial losses, and delays in construction projects.

    Committee Tasks

    • Inform 黑料不打烊鈥檚 risk management priorities and programming.
    • Collaborate with 黑料不打烊 staff, members, and other industry stakeholders to develop and disseminate best practices, educational programs, and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities related to risk management within the construction industry.
    • Engage with the leaders of the insurance and surety industries to identify and discuss the latest trends and common concerns, and to advocate for coverage and services tailored to the construction industry鈥檚 unique risks.
    • Provide guidance on staying up-to-date with regulatory requirements related to safety, environmental concerns, and other risk factors 鈥 including understanding and negotiating risk allocation in construction contracts.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      20 members
    • Term Length
      One (1) year
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Monthly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $3,000 - $4,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

    • Have 5-10 years of experience working for a GC in a risk management role, with a deep understanding of risk assessment, risk mitigation strategies, and risk financing techniques.
    • Experience in reviewing and analyzing construction contracts to assess risk allocation and potential liabilities.
    • Strong knowledge of construction safety regulations and best practices.
    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 member firm in good standing.
    • Be willing to devote time and effort to the well-being of the Committee, 黑料不打烊, and the construction industry.
    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Safety & Health Committee

    The Safety & Health Steering Committee serves to assist the President of 黑料不打烊 with safety and health issues in the construction industry by engaging with Federal agencies during the rulemaking process, educating members through safety training programs and conferences, identifying and/or participating in research opportunities, and recognition of safe contractors through the administration of awards programs.

    • Time Commitment
      One hour a month for committee meetings, attendance at the Safety and Health conferences in January and July, and additional time to participate in the development of various programs.
    • Group Size
      Approx. 20
    • Term Length
      No limit
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      2
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
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    • Estimated Travel Expenses
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    Recommended Experience:

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    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Service & Supply Committee

    The Service and Supply Committee鈥檚 mission is to be the vehicle of choice for its members to build value with leading firms in the construction industry - nationally, regionally and locally.

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    • Actively participate in relevant task forces and working groups focused on key industry issues and initiatives.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/quarter
    • Group Size
      10
    • Term Length
      Four (4) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      Two (2)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Quarterly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $2,000 - $3,000 per year

    Recommended Experience

    • Be employed by an 黑料不打烊 service & supply member firm in good standing.
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    • Possess a demonstrated capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Specialty Contractors Committee

    The Specialty Contractors Council's mission is to be the advocate and information resource for specialty contractors within the construction industry by creating a seat at the table for the specialty contractor.

    Committee Tasks:

    • Participate in calls to facilitate the execution of a webinar series.
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    • Market and communicate identified committee meetings to more 黑料不打烊 members.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/month
    • Group Size
      20 members
    • Term Length
      Two (2) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Every 6 weeks
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $1,000 - $2,000 per year

    Recommended Experience:

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    • Provide guidance to the Association on policies, positions, and programs of significant impact to construction contractors that operate under collective bargaiing agreements.
    • Represent the association鈥檚 union-contractor members in relations with international unions, other construction contractor groups, construction owner grous, and the federal government on matters involving labor relations.
    • Time Commitment
      1-2 hours/quarter
    • Group Size
      Approx. 14
    • Term Length
      Three (3) years
    • Start of Volunteer Opportunity
      March
    • # of In-Person Meetings Annually
      One (1)
    • Virtual Meeting Frequency
      Quarterly
    • Estimated Travel Expenses
      $2,000 - $3,000 per year

    Recommended Eligibility:

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    • Possess solid interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among diverse individuals.
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