AGC/CT News Briefs
2012 Build CT Awards and 65th AGC/CT Annual Meeting – AGC of Connecticut will hold its 65th Annual Meeting in conjunction with the Build CT Awards program on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the Aqua Turf Club. The tentative schedule is as follows: 4:00 p.m. – Board of Directors Meeting; 5:00 p.m. – Social Hour; 6:00 p.m. – Dinner; 7:00 p.m. – Annual Meeting/Build CT Awards Ceremony. Sponsorship opportunities are provided on the Registration Form (available early Jan. 2012).
Supervisory Training Program – AGC’s Supervisory Training Program Unit 1: Leadership and Motivation will be offered on Wednesday, February 29 and Friday, March 2, 2012, at CCIA in Wethersfield. The course, which will be presented by Dr. Jacob Kovel, Chairman of the Manufacturing and Construction Management Department at CCSU, will describe the value of effective supervision of workers and improve the construction supervisor’s ability to lead and motivate others. The course is suitable for anyone on the construction jobsite in a supervisory role, from the new supervisor and foreman to the experienced superintendent.
AGC/CT Board Achieves 100% Participation in AGC of America PAC – For the second straight year, all 24 members of the AGC/CT Board of Directors have contributed to the AGC of America Political Action Committee (PAC), fulfilling its commitment to achieve 100% Board participation in the AGC PAC 2011 Chapter Board Contest. The chapter received Chapter Achievement Awards in 2008 and 2010 from AGC of America for its support of the national PAC.
Terry Wooding Nominated for AGC of America Building Division Chair – AGC/CT recently nominated Terry Wooding, Executive Vice President of Petra Construction, North Haven, to serve as Chair of the AGC of America Building Division in 2012. Wooding served as Vice Chair of the division in 2011. The Building Division focuses its attention issues affecting building contractors across the country, including Lean Construction, Green Construction, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).