COMMITTEES

Being part of an ABCSD committee is a members-only benefit and a great way to develop new skills, forge relationships with fellow members, and help shape the chapter’s activities.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The Membership Committee supports the ABC strategic goal to continuously grow and deliver value to a diverse and committed membership. It works to improve business opportunities for merit shop contractors by planning events throughout the year including Member Mixers, Kart Races, Golf Tournament, Bowling Tournament, Excellence in Construction Awards, Board Installations, and more. This committee is responsible for developing innovative new programs and sponsorship outreach for these events.

 

Chair: John Isham, Casper Company

ABCSD Staff Contact: Lisa Holme

Meets on the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at ABCSD Boardroom.

Lunch is served.

Young Professionals Executive Committee

The Young Professionals program aims to shape the future of our industry by supporting the growth of emerging construction professionals employed by ABC member companies. The program creates opportunities for young leaders to build relationships, expand their skills, and advance their careers, while continuing to promote open competition and the merit shop philosophy. The Young Professionals Executive Committee leads this group by planning innovative programs to enhance members’ leadership skills, industry knowledge, professional development, and community involvement.

 

Chair: Kevin Strahler, West Coast Air Conditioning

Vice Chair: James Astuno, Astuno Law

ABCSD Staff Contact: Lisa Holme

Meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 7:30 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom.

Breakfast is served.

 

SAFETY COMMITTEE

The Safety Committee supports the ABC strategic goal to establish ABC’s members as the world-class standard for health, safety and working environment in the construction industry. The mission of the Safety Committee is to provide leadership and direction to ABCSD members on these vital issues. The Committee's goals are to save, protect and enhance the lives of workers and the community; to bring about a renewed commitment to safety and health in the construction industry; and to increase the productivity and competitiveness of ABCSD member companies. Speakers and topics vary month-to-month, covering timely and relevant legislation, CAL/FED OSHA regulations, and reporting issues faced by ABCSD member companies in their day-to-day operations. 

Chair: Patrick Sullivan, Brian Cox Mechanical

Vice Chair: Eric Simmons, Helix Electric

ABCSD Staff Contact: Michele Duff

Meets on the second Wednesday of each month, 7:00 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom.

Breakfast is served.

Legislative/Political Action COMMITTEE (PAC)

This committee assesses and identifies candidates for public office and ballot initiatives which will further advance our merit shop apprentice programs, and support fair and open competition in the construction industry. The committee informs our members on critical political issues impacting their freedom to do work as merit shop contractors.

Chair: Dru Wells, Helix Electric

Vice Chair: Anne Wright, SASC Bonds

ABCSD Staff Contact: Nicole Lieu Mai

Please ask about 2019 meeting dates (TBD).

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE  New for 2019!

The mission of the Workforce Development Committee is to establish ABC San Diego as the leading resource for industry training and workforce development needs. Committee members identify specialized classes and programs, and determine direction for outreach and training initiatives to build support for ongoing professional success of the construction workforce.

ABCSD Liaison: Tracey Barrett

Meets on the first Thursday of each month, 7:30 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom.

Breakfast is served.

UNILATERIAL APPRENTICESHIP COMMITTEEs (UAC)

The Unilateral Apprenticeship Committee’s meet monthly. The Committee’s are responsible for overseeing the administration and enforcement of the apprenticeship program standards. The ABC apprenticeship programs cannot maintain their state approval without active and involved training committee members to oversee the business of the programs. With the continued dedication from our UAC members, ABC apprenticeship training programs will continue to provide quality training and produce the skilled workers of tomorrow.

 

Electronic System Technician Unilateral Apprenticeship Committee

Chair: Kevin Hartnett, Laser Electric, Inc.

ABCSD Staff Contact: Tracey Barrett

Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 11:00 a.m., ABC SD Committee Room.

Snacks are served

 

Electrical Unilateral Apprenticeship Committee

Chair: Kevin Hartnett, Laser Electric, Inc.

ABCSD Staff Contact: Tracey Barrett

Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 12:00 p.m., ABC SD Committee Room.

Lunch is served

 

Sheet Metal / HVAC Unilateral Apprenticeship Committees

Chair: Jennifer Mouritzen, Pacific Rim Mechanical Contractors, Inc.

ABCSD Staff Contact: Tracey Barrett

Meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 9:00 a.m., ABC SD Committee Room.

Snacks are served

 

Plumbing / Pipefitting Unilateral Apprenticeship Committees

Chair: Jennifer Mouritzen, Pacific Rim Mechanical Contractors, Inc.

ABCSD Staff Contact: Tracey Barrett

Meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 11:00 a.m., ABC SD Committee Room.

Lunch is served

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