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.
Brad Purinton, Trillium Construction
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.
Meets on the second Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at ABCSD Boardroom. Breakfast is served.
Jake Beermann, PRAVA Construction Services
Kevin Strahler, West Coast Air Conditioning
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.
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 7:30 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom. Breakfast is served.
Lance Taylor, West Coast Air Conditioning
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.
Meets on the second Wednesday of each month, 7:00 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom. Breakfast is served.
Anne Wright, SASC Bonds
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.
Meets the first Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom.
Sammy Crow, HPS Mechanical
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.
Meets on the first Thursday of each month, 7:30 a.m., ABCSD Boardroom. Breakfast is served.
Unilateral 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.
Anthony “AJ” Mazzarella, Bergelectric
Steven Cabaj, Electronic & Telecom Systems
Jeremy Amison, Prime Electrical Services
Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10:00 a.m., ABCSD Committee Room. Snacks are served
Jeremy Amison, Prime Electrical Services, Inc.
Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 11:00 a.m., ABC SD Committee Room. Lunch is served
Sharie West, Strang Heating & Air Conditioning
Daniel Gray, Countywide Mechanical Systems
Bruce Mara, WR Robbins
Meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 9:00 a.m., ABCSD Committee Room. Snacks are served
Kirk Taylor, West Coast Air Conditioning
Jennifer Mouritzen, Pacific Rim Mechanical
Tim Phillips, Collins Plumbing
Meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 11:00 a.m., ABC SD Committee Room. Lunch is served
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