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 ABCSD 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 generating leads for potential new members, facilitating connections, and partnering with ABCSD to provide meaningful events throughout the year dedicated to growing membership. This Committee is responsible for developing innovative new programs and sponsorship outreach for these events.

 

Chair: Anna Lees, Enterprise Fleet Management

ABCSD Staff Liaison: Lisa Donahue

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: Preston Cavignac, Cavignac & Associates

Vice Chair: Kevin Strahler, West Coast Air Conditioning

ABCSD Staff Liaison: Michelle Whittaker

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: Eric Simmons, Helix Electric

Vice Chair: Lance Taylor, West Coast Air Conditioning

ABCSD Staff LiaisonMichele 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 LiaisonNicole Lieu Mai

Meets the first Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom.

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.

Chair: Sammy Crow, HPS Mechanical

ABCSD Staff 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 Committees meet monthly. The Committees 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: Brent Dusenberry, Standard Electronics

Vice Chair: Anthony "AJ" Mazzarella, Bergelectric

ABCSD Staff Liaison: Tracey Barrett & Rothany Soy

Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10:00 a.m., ABC SD Committee Room.

Snacks are served

 

Electrical Unilateral Apprenticeship Committee

Chair: Jeremy Amison, Prime Electrical Services, Inc.

Vice Chair: Dustin Calhoun, Calhoun Electric

ABCSD Staff LiaisonTracey Barrett & Rothany Soy

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

Lunch is served

 

Sheet Metal / HVAC Unilateral Apprenticeship Committees

Chair: Kim Gormley, Brian Cox Mechanical, Inc.

Vice Chair: Sharie West, Strang Heating & Air Conditioning

ABCSD Staff Liaison: Tracey Barrett & Rothany Soy

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: Aaron Barrack, Countywide Mechanical Systems, Inc.

Vice Chair: Kirk Taylor, West Coast Air Conditioning

ABCSD Staff LiaisonTracey Barrett & Rothany Soy

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

Lunch is served

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