AGC recently held its annual Fall Conference and Division and State Boards of Directors Meetings in Indian Wells earlier this month, which drew many of the stateís top construction industry leaders who elected the associationís leadership for 2011 and focused on the future goals and direction of AGC.
AGC of California officers elected for 2011 include President Gerry DiIoli, Herzog Contracting Corp., Oceanside; Senior Vice President John Nunan, Unger Construction Co., Sacramento; Vice President Randy Douglas, Tierra Contracting, Inc., Goleta; Treasurer Curt Weltz, Flatiron West, Inc., Benicia; and Immediate Past President/2010 President Bob Christenson, Panattoni Construction, Inc., Sacramento. Thomas T. Holsman, AGC's CEO, serves as secretary of the approximately 1,200 member statewide association.
In addition to the election of the 2011 officers by the State Board of Directors, AGCís major occupational divisions also elected their 2011 leadership during the Division Board Meetings. Dave Higgins, Jr. of Harbison-Mahony-Higgins Builders, Inc., Sacramento, will chair the Building Division for 2011, while Mike Mencarini of Unger Construction Co., Sacramento, will serve as vice chair. Jim Troup, Monterey Mechanical Co., Oakland, will chair the Joint Engineering Division (which includes the Highway/Heavy Engineering, Municipal Utilities and Marine Contractors Divisions), while Clint Larison, Reyes Construction, Inc., Pomona, will serve as vice chair.
In attendance at the 2010 Annual Meeting was AGC of America Vice President Joe Jarboe, Clark Construction Group, who among other things discussed the success that national AGC and AGC of California have achieved in getting regulators to back down on the air quality issues relating to off-road diesel emission requirements.
AGC of America CEO Steve Sandherr reported on AGC affairs at the national level including the results of the recent elections as well as the ongoing challenge for infrastructure funding. AGC of California President Bob Christenson and AGC of California CEO Tom Holsman provided reports on ongoing association activities in California.
The upcoming year promises to be another busy one for AGC of California. Among the highlights, the association will hold its first quarter board meetings and new officers' installation dinner Jan. 27 and 28 at the Grand Californian at Disneyland in Anaheim; the 2011 Constructor and Achievement Awards Banquet April 9 at the Fairmont Newport Beach; the AGC Spring Conference Meetings & Conference May 10-12 in Monterey; and the 2011 Fall Board Meetings & Conference in Indian Wells in late October.