Committees

Committee participation is important.  It is the heart of the association’s business.  AZAGC has over 10 committees open to all association members and appropriate agency and municipal partners.


Committe Overview

 
 

Affiliate Affairs: Develops and maintains communication among contractor members and affiliated support industries and professionals. Committee members organize events for the chapter throughout the year to provide opportunities for networking, education and social interaction; members also assist in the planning of annual chapter events.


Education:
Committee members strive to create interest, offer assistance and market the Construction Industry as a career path while promoting continuity in the construction industry by reaching out to schools both on technical and professional levels.


Apprenticeship and Craft Training: Establish policy, procedure and curriculum for the open shop apprenticeship program.

Private Industry Contractors: Established in 2001, the goal of this committee is to represent AGC members in private development by addressing issues that affect their business operations. Current issues before the committee include prompt pay,construction defects, contract language and insurance.

Employement Practices: This committee involves affiliate and contractor members as well as agency members in discussion of practical human resource issues and effective resolution methods.

Water / Wastewater Plant Construction: Established in 2007, the goal of this committee is to take a leadership role in representing the interests of water and wastewater contractors.

Safety: Develops and disseminates safety information and oversees related training and educational programs. Participants of this committee include chapter contractor and affiliate members, State Mine Inspector, MSHA, ADOT, OSHA, Arizona Public Service (APS), Arizona Blue Stake, etc.

Environmental:  Learn the latest environmental/regulatory developments likely to impact the way you do business. Committee members will learn about breaking issues to ensure their company operations are in compliance.

Young Constructors Forum
This dynamic committee is for contractor and affiliate members between the ages of 28 and 40.  The commmittee organizes leadership, educational, philanthropic and social events for the industry's up-and-coming leaders.  Committee members are also responsible for technology outreach for the association and must be nominated by a company principal.  Click here to download a nomination form or click here to nominate elctronically.
 

AGC/ADOT Joint Cooperative: Through this committee chapter members, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) staff and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have a forum to discuss issues and resolve problems.

Alternative Project Delivery Methods:  This cooperative was designed for Contractors, Owners and the Consulting community to work through issues and improve the current delivery methods used in horizontal construction.
 

AGC / ARPA Asphalt Paving and Technical Group: This joint industry group along with Arizona Rock Products Association focuses on municipal and state asphalt construction specifications and technical issues pertaining to pavements.
 

Prescott/Yavapai Joint Cooperative: A forum to discuss issues and resolve problems is provided for AGC members and staff from the City of Prescott, Town of Chino Valley, Town of Prescott Valley, and Yavapai County.