Annual Business Meeting

February 5, 2021


The Annual Business Meeting is full of member recognition and relevant information: a state of the chapter report, the ROSE and PRIDE Safety Awards, and the President's Speech and Celebration.
The Annual Business Meeting is open to all members.


February 4, 2021

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Workforce and Professional Development Committee Meeting

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The Workforce and Professional Development Committee was created in 2009 to develop and carry out the workforce and professional development strategic objectives of the chapter. The meeting at ABM will provide AGC members an opportunity to learn about ongoing partnerships with National Association of Minority Contractors Oregon chapter, an update on the newly launched Build-Oregon communications campaign, and efforts to develop and align the region’s construction training system. The committee is looking for new members; please take this opportunity to learn about the work to see if it fits into your interests and company’s strategic initiatives. 

February 5, 2021

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Safety Awards Program and Keynote
Presented by SAIF

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Psychological Safety in High-Performance Teams
Andy Erickson, CEO / Principal Consultant, Humanus Solutions
The best teams inspire confidence, trust, and respect, even in high-stakes, high-pressure situations. Join Andy Erickson for an energizing and entertaining conversation about “psychological safety”: what it means, how leaders create it, and why it matters to you and your team.

The ROSE and PRIDE Safety Awards provide an opportunity to recognize our members’ achievements in safety and receive well-deserved recognition in the industry. 2020 award winners are listed below and the Grand ROSE Award winner will be announced during this session.

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council Meeting

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AGC’s Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council Chair, Ric Miller of K&E Excavating, invites you to join the council and hear directly from Karen Rowe, ODOT’s Delivery and Operations Division administrator, as she discusses the pipeline of ODOT’s work.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Annual Membership Meeting

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An update on the chapter’s membership from 2020, this meeting includes the state of the chapter report and chapter and heritage awards.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Annual Board of Directors Meeting

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Kick off the new year with an update from chapter leadership and a look-ahead to important initiatives the chapter is working on. 

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

President's Speech and Happy Hour

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We say THANK YOU to outgoing President, Russ Batzer, and the passing of the gavel to our 2021 Chapter President, Yohn Baldwin. A complete celebration of our leadership! 

Keynote Speaker

Safety Awards Keynote: Psychological Safety in High-Performance Teams

Andy Erickson, CEO / Principal Consultant, Humanus Solutions 

Andy founded Humanus Solutions in 2017 to help clients develop leaders, teams, and routines that engage people and create breakthroughs in performance. Humanus brings a practical, pragmatic approach to addressing organizational culture and employee satisfaction. They offer help in three specific areas: 

  • Better leaders – make the “soft stuff” your super-power 
  • Better teams – get (and keep) everyone on the same page 
  • Better routines – stop pencil whipping and make your meetings matter 

Prior to becoming a consultant, he spent 17 years as a manager at Boeing Commercial Airplanes. He led teams of machinists, planners, and engineers on the 777 and 787 programs; he was also heavily involved in Boeing’s lean manufacturing and continuous improvement efforts. 

Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in organization systems.

2020 Safety Awards

ROSE Award Winners

The 2020 Grand ROSE Award Winner is Colas Construction!

Building Division
  • Andersen Construction Company, LLC – First Place Building Division Over 300,000 hours worked
  • Colas Construction  First Place Building Division Under 300,000 hours worked
  • P&C Construction Company – Second Place Building Division Under 300,000 hours worked
  • M B Structures, LLC (Bremik Construction, Inc.) – Third Place Building Division Under 300,000 hours worked
Heavy Division
  • Taylor Northwest, LLC – First Place Heavy Division
Specialty Division
  • Western Partitions, Inc. – First Place Specialty Division Over 500,000 hours worked
  • JH Kelly, LLC – Second Place Specialty Division Over 500,000 hours worked
  • Advanced Technology Group – First Place Specialty Division Under 500,000 hours worked
  • Whitaker Ellis Builders, Inc. – Second Place Specialty Division Under 500,000 hours worked
  • Fred Shearer & Sons, Inc. – Third Place Specialty Division Under 500,000 hours worked
Utility Infrastructure Division
  • Slayden Constructors – First Place Utility Infrastructure Division

PRIDE Award Winners

  • AC Schommer
  • Advanced Technology Group
  • Charter Mechanical Construction
  • Coffman Excavation, Inc
  • Colas Construction, Inc
  • Colas Structures, LLC
  • DeWitt Construction, Inc.
  • Gerding Builders, LLC
  • INLINE Commercial Construction
  • JH Kelly, LLC
  • Lakeside Industries
  • Mid-Valley Commercial Construction
  • The MEI Group
  • Northwest Scaffold Services
  • Perlo Construction, Inc.
  • Solid Form Fabrication, Inc.
  • Sprick Roofing
  • TGC Structural
  • Todd Hess Building Company

For more information on AGC safety awards, click here.


2021 Sponsors

Autodesk Construction Solutions
Ball Janik LLP
Business Tribune
CNA Surety
Convergence Networks
Daily Journal of Commerce
Hamilton Construction Company
J E Dunn Construction Company
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, LLP
Moss Adams, LLP
Parker, Smith & Feek, Inc.
Propel Insurance
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Smith Monroe Gray Engineers, Inc.
Star Rentals
TerraFirma Foundation Systems, Inc.

Questions about this event?

Contact Viktoria Schulz, events manager, at 503-685-8314 or Heidi Peterson, events specialist, at 503-685-8327.