Committees

ASA Metro Washington committees and Champions work to implement the goals of ASA MW and provide valuable insight on the issues facing the subcontracting industry. Participation in these committees enables members to have a strong voice in the programs in which ASA MW is involved.  Go to the Member Volunteer Checklist to volunteer to support ASA MW activities.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE: Develops and conducts programs to attract new members; develops prospect lists and develop programs to stimulate recruiting activity.

  • Bernardo Ahlborn, Absolute Builders, Chair

MARKETING COMMITTEE:  Increases the awareness of ASA MW to the current members, potential members and the general public.

  • William Magazine, PCC Construction Components

  • Chris Pappas, Telligent Masonry

SUBBY COMMITTEE:  Meets weekly to plan every aspect of the Annual Subby's Gala

  • Mary Whitlow, Wayne Insulation, Chair

  • Patty Peterson, Tindall Corporation

  • Jonathan Mitz, Ennis Electric

  • Ron Churchey, Shapiro & Duncan

  • Rebecca Price, Engineered Services, Inc.

  • Katie Dellappa, Henley Construction

FINANCE COMMITTEE:  The Finance Committee is responsible for monitoring the financial affairs and assuring the financial integrity of the Association.

  • Rebecca Price, Engineered Services, Chair

  • Ron Churchey, Shapiro and Duncan

  • Jeffrey Belfield, Scaffold Resource

  • Micheael Ritter, LongFence

EDUCATION & PROGRAMS: Identifies and responds to industry needs through educational seminars and programs. Develops, plans and makes arrangements for speakers, topics and locations.  Works with Industry Education Support Group in the development process.

SUBCOMMITTEES / INTEREST GROUPS:

FrontRunners: Identifies, develops and involves future leaders in the construction industry and ensures future leadership of ASAMW.  Ryan Hogan, Preferred Insurance is Chair of this committee and Ameen Khouri is Vice Chair of Shapiro and Duncan.

SAFETY: Informs the membership on safety issues at the local and national levels; schedules  mini-talks at membership meetings; identifies the needs of the membership for educational materials and programs regarding safety issues and complying with OSHA regulations.

SUBCONTRACTOR INFORMATION EXCHANGE: These regularly scheduled, confidential meetings allow members to share current information about general contractors with whom members are
currently working or are interested in bidding. These member-only meetings provide an opportunity to develop meaningful business relationships and support professional growth.

GOVERNMENT/ADVOCACY (DC, MD & VA): Identifies issues of importance and interest to members; formulates courses of action; drafts legislation; meets with members of state and local government.  Participates in coalitions in support of legislation and gathers information from members of construction industry for use in testimony at public hearings.

GOLF COMMITTEE: Plans and conducts ASA MW golf tournaments and formulates ideas for generating revenue.

  • Kevin Gass, Early, Cassidy & Schilling, Chair

  • John Robison, Ennis Electric

  • Brendan Bohan, Aronson LLC

PROFESSIONAL COUNCIL:  Available to ASA MW’s service providers (attorneys, accountants, consultants, insurance and surety agents and safety directors).  Answers questions from members at monthly membership meetings; contributes articles; works with Education and Programs Committee on meeting topics and speakers.  Participates in ASA MW's Professional Council “Hotline.”