Get Involved – AGC Houston Committees

AGC Houston offers its members a variety of ways to get involved in chapter activities. Joining a committee provides members with great networking opportunities as well supporting the membership and industry by sharing their talents and expertise.

Make the most of your membership and get involved today! Contact the staff liaison associated with the  specific committee.

Membership

Strengthens and enhances the chapter by reaching out to prospective and existing members to share benefits and encourage participation. Committee members bring a commitment and willingness to promote AGC Houston as the voice of the commercial construction industry.
Meetings: Third Thursday of each month, typically at 11:30 a.m.
Board Liaison: Kevin Duesterhoft, R&M Service Company
Co-Chair: John Barnes, Linbeck Group, LLC
Co-Chair: Clinton Ladd, Enterprise Commercial Paving

Staff Liaison: Tasha Hernandez
  

Safety

Give and gain valuable insight to complex issues that affect jobsite safety. Join industry professionals, as well as OSHA representatives, as they discuss issues and regulations that affect the commercial construction industry.
Meetings: Last Friday of each month at 7:15 am
Board Liaison: Tony Mansoorian, W. S. Bellows Construction
Co-Chair: Adrian Alvarez, W.S. Bellows Construction Corp.
Co-Chair: Eddie Escamilla, Karsten Interior Services 

Staff Liaison: Kim Mason
  

Construction Futures

Committee focuses on the future leadership of the chapter; oversees the Construction Leadership Council, The Leadership AGC (LAGC) Program, the Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership Scholarship program, and the Student Chapter organizations from various regional colleges and universities. Board Liaison(s): Bill Scott, Linbeck Group, LLC; James Bryant, Anslow Bryant Construction
Chair: Kyle Holland, Gilbane Building Company

Staff Liaison:  Charlene Anthony
   

Education and Professional Development

In addition to providing insights and ongoing support for current education initiatives, the committee offers guidance in the development of new programs to meet the ever-evolving needs of the construction industry.
Meetings: Quarterly, typically in the afternoon.
Board Liaison:  James Bryant, Anslow Bryant Construction, Ltd.
Chair: Saied Alavi, Marek Brothers Systems, Inc.

Staff Liaison: Charlene Anthony
  

Employment Practices

Human resource specialists and legal professionals discuss timely workplace topics; Members often contribute articles for the chapter newsletters and the quarterly Cornerstone magazine.
Meetings: Quarterly at 7:30 a.m.
Board Liaison: TBD
Co-Chair: Jeri Garret, Tellepsen
Co-Chair: Audra Bateman, Cherry Companies

Staff Liaison: Charlene Anthony
   

Government Affairs & PAC

Promotes and protects the industry's interests through advocacy at the local and state levels.
Meetings: Last Friday of January, April, July and October at 11:30 a.m.
Board Liaison: John Marshall, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.
Co-Chair:  Jeremy Stovall, Brookstone, LP
Co-Chair: John Marshall, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.

Staff Liaison: William Martinez 
  

AIA/AGC Joint Committee

Comprised of AGC Houston and American Institute of Architects members, this group provides a forum for the design and construction community to discuss pertinent industry issues. Members are chosen by current committee members only.
Board Liaison: Steve Dishman, Brookstone, LP
Co-Chair: Steve Dishman, Brookstone, LP
Co-Chair: Perry Seeberger, Seeberger + Associates, LP

Staff Liaison:  William Martinez
   

AGC/A4LE Committee

The AGC Houston and Association for Learning Environments work to identify and address issues affecting regional K-12 school construction.
Staff Liaison:  William Martinez
  

Diversity

In an effort to advance diversity in the workforce, the mission of this committee is to help small and minority companies grow their business while increasing the capacity of a broad array of diverse firms in the region.
Board Liaison: Bill Scott, Linbeck Group, LP
Chair: Lana Coble, Tellepsen

Staff Liaison:  William Martinez
 

Veterans in Construction

The Vets in Construction forum meets quarterly and is open to any military veteran or active military personnel working (or seeking work) in the construction industry. Topics vary from connecting you with veteran benefits, programs available through veteran service groups, employment assistance, and much more!

Staff Liaison: Kim Mason 
 

Women in Construction

The Women in Construction forum is open to women in operations roles on a job site. This new group has not yet established a regular meeting schedule.

Staff Liaison: Charlene Anthony
  

Events

AGC Houston offers a wide array of events that are "bringing people together." The following events are lead by volunteer committees:
AIA/AGC Golf Tournament (Staff Liaison: Charlene Anthony)
Sporting Clays Tournament (Staff Liaison: William Martinez)
Barbecue Cook-Off & Fair (Staff Liaison: Tamara Hancock)
Military May Shoot-Out (Staff Liaison: Tamara Hancock)