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Committees

ABC offers all of its members an opportunity to serve on various committees.  By providing valuable input to the association's  Board of Directors and Area Councils, committees help establish the policies, priorities and objectives of ABC Carolinas. 

Members volunteer their time to serve on various committees, helping other members get the most from their membership.
 
If you are interested in serving on a committee or would like to learn more, please contact any membership director.

  • Membership Committee
  • Safety Committee
  • Government Affairs Committee
  • Public Relations
  • School to Career/ Education Committee
  • Special Event Committees (Conference and Excellence in Construction, etc.)
About the Committees

Membership Committee
Do you love to network? Are you the social butterfly in your office? If so, the membership committee could be for you! The membership committee is dedicated to obtaining and retaining our membership by recruiting new members as well as keeping our current members renewing year after year. Membership committee also assist staff with registrations at our events, this encourages members to meet and greet members.  Once a year a “Meet the Generals” event is planned and executed by this committee. This committee is the spoke in the wheel to all of our committees.

Safety Committee
The Safety committee consists of safety professionals and consultants, and share best practices, lessons learned, and go on site visits to discuss the safety issues at each site. The committee works to educate the council on any new safety regulations or standards that have changed, as well as helping out with the annual Safety Conference, and promoting the STEP application and awards.

Government Affairs
This committee works closely with our legislative director to establish and nurture relationships with local and state legislators, to give the construction industry a voice in Raleigh, Columbia, and Washington. We work together to identify opportunities to increase our PAC participation and revenue, as well as working on our annual ‘Hard Hat Day’ event at the capital in North and South Carolina. If you enjoy staying up-to-date on  legislative affairs, this committee could be for you!

Public Relations
This committee creates an outreach program to establish ABC Carolinas as the place to come for information about the industry.  Keep the public informed about upcoming ABC Carolinas events.  Great to identify marketing and PR members to this committee. They do marketing materials for publications like Triangle Biz Journal, SC Biz Journal and Charlotte Biz Journal.  

School to Career / Education Training
This committee is focused on building our workforce with quality workers by visiting schools, working with our student chapters, participating in career days, and working with our apprenticeship program. These committee members work closely with our workforce development staff to promote and schedule training classes that are beneficial to the industry.

Special Events Committees ( Summer Conference & EIC )

These committees work closely with the ABC Staff to help plan our special annual events. They help staff make decisions, like where the event will be held, what theme we will pick and what speakers to get at theses conferences to make it the best conference yet! These committees are held once a month by conference call.

 

  Each of these committees meet once a month - same time, same date, and same location. The chairman of each committee is responsible to sit in on a conference call once a month, with a board liaison, the 
information collected is reported during our monthly council & board meetings.