Annual Business Meeting

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January 25, 2019

A day packed full with a state of the chapter report, political updates, discussion sessions, Industry Showcase, ROSE and PRIDE Safety Awards, and the Membership Celebration.


2018 Annual Business Meeting Attendees

Highlights from the Day

Opening Keynote: What Are the Defining Issues Impacting Oregon’s Economy and Our Industry?

The morning opened with a keynote panel featuring two of Oregon’s uniquely positioned business leaders, Mark Johnson and Dan Harmon. John Rakowitz, director of public and strategic affairs for AGC, moderated the panel, which gave attendees an opportunity to understand AGC’s role in the larger business community’s efforts to shape your business environment.

A Special Thank You to our Industry Showcase Vendors

  • Ball Janik LLP
  • Convergence Networks
  • Daily Journal of Commerce
  • Dick’s Auto Group
  • Miller Nash Graham & Dunn
  • Northside Ford Truck Sales
  • Procore
  • Star Rentals

Morning Breakout Sessions

The morning offered four breakout sessions designed to expand member knowledge on our chapter’s four strategic objectives. These were followed by three council meetings.

  • Advocacy – How AGC Advocates for the Construction Industry in Salem
  • Grow – Help Build the Industry’s Future
  • Engage – How to Get Involved at AGC
  • Safety – How’s Today’s Workforce Treating Your EMR?
  • Specialty Contractors Council Presents Joel Andersen: How David’s Kid Has Become His Own Man! 
  • Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council Meeting
  • Construction Leadership Council Meeting

Safety Awards Lunch Presented by SAIF

Pride Award Recipients

  • Arctic Sheet Metal
  • Coffman Excavation, Inc.
  • Coral Construction Company
  • Fortis Construction, Inc.
  • Fred Shearer & Sons, Inc.
  • Goodfellow Bros. Inc.
  • INLINE Commercial Construction, Inc.
  • JB Steel, Inc.
  • Lakeside Industries
  • MB Structures, LLC – Bremik Construction
  • Mid-Valley Commercial Construction, Inc.
  • Perlo Construction
  • Slayden Constructors
  • Stoner Electric, Inc.
  • Taylor Northwest, LLC
  • Todd Hess Building Company
  • Walen Construction

Rose Award Recipients

  • P & C Construction Company – Second Place Building Division 100,000–250,000 hours worked
  • Todd Hess Building Company – First Place Building Division Under 100, 000 hours worked
  • TS Gray Construction, LLC – Second Place Building Division Under 100, 000 hours worked
  • JE Dunn Construction Company – First Place Building Division 100,000–250,000 hours worked
  • Lease Crutcher Lewis, LLC – First Place Building Division over 250,000 hours worked
  • Fred Shearer and Sons, Inc. – First Place Specialty Division
  • Mid-Valley Commercial Construction, Inc. – Second Place Specialty Division
  • K & E Excavating, Inc. – Second Place Heavy Division
  • Goodfellow Bros. Inc. – First Place Heavy Division

Lunch Keynote

The lunch was wrapped up by keynote speaker Tony Militello, P.E., CSP, director of Occupational Safety & Health for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy who spoke on Safety Management System Insights.

Annual Membership Meeting

The State of the Chapter was given along with the presentation of Chapter and Heritage Awards.

Chapter Awards

  • Bill McNutt Chapter Committee Award: Steve Malany, P&C Construction Company
  • Business Council Chair Award: Ric Miller, K&E Excavating, Inc.
  • National AGC Committee Award: Alando Simpson, City of Rosese Disposal & Recycling, Inc.
  • Paul Emerick Training Award: Cherie Clark, Willamette Educational Service District
  • Ross B. Hammond Labor Relations Award: Jim Wright
  • Rookie of the Year Award: Greg Morrill, Bergerson Construction, Inc.

Heritage Award Recipients

Heritage Awards – 50 years of Membership

  • Andersen Construction Company, Inc.
  • Rogers Construction LLC

Heritage Awards – 25 years of Membership

  • Aldrich CPAs & Advisors LLP
  • Bradach Law Offices
  • Caveman Heating & A/C, Inc.
  • Culver Glass Company
  • Dunkin & Bush, Inc.
  • INLINE Commercial Construction, Inc.
  • Gagle’s Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Lease Crutcher Lewis, LLC
  • Northwest Engineering Service, Inc.
  • Third Generation Painting

Annual Board of Directors Meeting

The gavel was officaly passed from 2017 President Brian Gray of Knife River to 2018 President Cameron Foroud, of James E John Construction Company.

Membership Celebration

Immediate Past President Brian Gray honored several extraordinary people in his outgoing speech. He was joined by President Cameron Foroud in the unveiling of the AGC Hal Pritchett Distinguished Service Award.

2017 Presidential Awards

  • Advocacy: John Rakowitz, AGC Staff
  • Engage: Kyle Izatt, Advanced American Construction, Inc.
  • Engage: Todd Duwe, Andersen Construction Company, Inc.
  • Engage: Walt Gamble, Gamble Construction Services

AGC Hal Pritchett Distinguished Service Award

  • Hal Pritchett, Civil & Construction Engineering
    Professor Emeritus, Oregon State University (First Recipient)
  • Colette Evers, AGC Staff


2018 Sponsors

Ball Janik LLP
CNA Surety
Convergence Networks
Daily Journal of Commerce
Dick’s Auto Group
Hoffman, Stewart & Schmidt, P.C.
James E John Construction
JE Dunn Construction
Knife River
LCD Excavation
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn
Moss Adams
Northside Ford Truck Sales
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
Smith Monroe Gray Engineers, Inc.
Star Rentals
Travelers Bond


Questions About This Event?

Contact Christina Devlin, events manager, using the link below or call 503-685-8316.