Councils and Committees Why join a committee? To build strong relationships with highly motivated peers; further your professional and personal growth; give back to your community; and contribute to the future success of AGC and the industry's entire chain of commerce. Chapter Councils and Committees For more information on any committee, contact AGC, 503-682-3363, 800-826-6610, or send an email. Central Oregon Area Council The Central Oregon Area Council is a network of contractors and industry associates located in Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties. The council was formed to better connect the region’s contractors with the benefits of AGC membership and to create opportunities for interaction among the area’s members. View charter. Construction Leadership Council The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) was established to fulfill the need to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the construction industry. The CLC is a conduit for participants to network, exchange ideas about work and the industry, serve local communities, continue professional development, and develop leadership skills. Construction Management Education Council (CMEC) The goal of this council is to encourage dynamic leadership and highly qualified management in the construction industry. Members act in an advisory and support capacity to advance construction management education at institutions of higher education throughout Oregon. View charter. Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council This council promotes the civil sector of the construction industry, and specifically works with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Members meet regularly to discuss issues of mutual concern and to hear about the progress made on issues raised by industry. View charter. Klamath Area Council The Klamath Area Council is a network of contractors and industry associates in the Klamath area. The council was formed to better connect the region’s contractors with the benefits of AGC membership and to create opportunities for interaction among the area’s members. View charter. Legal Operating Committee This committee is open to representatives from member law firms only. Committee members meet as needed to respond to a broad variety of issues and to review requests by AGC members for chapter involvement in legal action. Committee members may also be asked to provide limited response to member questions regarding legal issues their individual company is experiencing. Legislative Forum The Legislative Forum is open to any AGC member interested in participating in the shaping of the chapter’s core policies. Participants include representation across all contractor sectors and industry associates. AGC’s Public Affairs director and lobbying team utilize the core policies to guide their efforts in Salem. View charter. North and Central Coast Area Council The North and Central Coast Area Council is a network of contractors and industry associates in Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, Lincoln, Lane, and Douglas Counties. The council was formed to better connect the region’s contractors with the benefits of AGC membership and to create opportunities for interaction among the area’s members. View charter. Professional and Industry Associates Council This council is comprised of member firms that provide goods and/or services to the construction industry, such as lawyers, accountants, equipment rental companies, and insurance agents. Council activities include planning and hosting educational and networking events. Rogue Valley Area Council The Rogue Valley Area Council was created in 2008 to organize and unify members in Southern Oregon. View charter. Rogue Valley Safety and Health Committee The Rogue Valley Safety and Health Committee seeks to expand the safety and health of the construction industry in the region. Representatives or safety contacts from general contractors, specialty/subcontractors, and associates of all sizes are welcome and encouraged to attend. Safety and Health Council Members of this council share ideas, provide educational opportunities, and discuss problems affecting the safety and well-being of employees throughout the industry. The council regularly interacts with OR-OSHA and Washington DOSH on construction-specific issues, and provides resources to promote a safety and health culture within the construction community. View charter. South Coast Area Council The South Coast Area Council is a network of contractors and industry associates brought together to better connect the region’s contractors with the benefits of AGC membership and to create opportunities for interaction among the area’s members. Small Business Growth Opportunity (SB-GO!) SB-GO supports women- and minority-owned and ESB construction businesses through community involvement, educational opportunities, and program support. Opportunities provided to committee members include attendance at business/industry events, low-cost or free educational opportunities, and announcements for special events and seminars. View charter. Specialty Contractors Council The purpose of the AGC Specialty Contractors Council is to offer opportunities for specialty contractor, general contractor and associate members to connect. We are committed to helping our specialty contractor members grow in their success by opening a path for communication, relationships and problem solving. Workers’ Compensation Negotiating Committee This committee is open to participating members of the AGC/SAIF Workers’ Comp Retro Program who are interested in helping select appropriate plan factors, understanding program design and impact, monitoring plan performance, and helping to shape marketing and communication strategies. The committee meets annually in the spring for negotiations, and additionally on an as-needed basis. View charter. Workforce and Professional Development Council This council exercises program and fiscal oversight of the chapter’s workforce and professional development strategic objectives. Members of the council discuss and review various education programs, industry recruitment and outreach efforts, and public relations messages that specifically target the construction workforce. Council members also review and recommend funding for the chapter’s workforce grant program that supports a variety of construction related workforce initiatives. View charter. Want to be involved in a committee or council? Contact AGC at 503-682-3363.