FEBRUARY , 2018  
BWiC Inspire Awards Winners Announced!
Congratulations to our very first BWiC Inspire Award winners! BWiC Mentor of the Year: Jennifer Pinck, Pinck & Co., Inc. , BWiC Emerging Leader of the Year: Jane Kaplan Peck, Owner, COO at Kaplan Construction , BWiC Rising Star of the Year: Carli Cabana, PM, Siena Construction , BWiC Tradeswoman of the Year; I-Leika McLean, Local 1421 Building Wreckers Union.  Join us as we honor them and all who were nominated at the beautiful Seaport Hotel with host speaker Aurora Cammarata, Director of Business Development, Nelson Architects, with opening remarks by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito. 
[ L to R: Jennifer Pinck, Jane Kaplan Peck, Carli Cabana, I-Leika McLean]
Special thanks to our esteemed judging panel: Janet Chrisos, Deputy Director, Mass State College Building Authority, Luciana Burdi, Intl. Assoc. AIA , Deputy Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs at Massachusetts Port Authority, Diana Nicklaus, President / CEO at saam architecture, Catherine Walsh, Assistant Vice President - Facilities Division at Northeastern University , Deborah Wright, Dean, College of Professional and Continuing Education  and Mary Vogel, Executive Director, Building Pathways.

 AGC MA at Work for You   

Individual Improvement Through Collaboration 
AGC MA Announces the Launching of
The Boston Construction Managers Safety Partnership  
The Boston CMSP is a group of experienced and passionate construction safety professionals from the leading CM's in the Boston region.  Their mission is to align CM's on key issues that impact the safety of construction trades people in the Boston area.  They will achieve this mission by (1) determining key issues that will improve efficiency and consistency among Boston's subcontractor base in regards to execution of safety, (2) developing strategies, policies and practices that create consistent and streamlined execution of safety on construction projects across all CM's, (3) engaging experienced and expert personnel from Boston's trade representatives, trades people and subcontractor core to aid in the development of these strategies, policies and procedures, and (4) implementing these strategies, policies and procedures across all of the CMSP members' projects.

AGC MA & MCAP Online
Scholarship Program

AGC MA and the Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program (MCAP) gives out scholarship awards each year to deserving men and women who are enrolled in a construction or civil engineering degree program.
Scholarships are given out in early fall of each year. The deadline to submit applications is June 1st. Scholarship submissions are now open and can be accessed here.
Please contact  Kara Morgan with any questions.
2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients

AGC MA Director of Member Services
AGC MA is searching for a new candidate to fill the role of Director of Member Services.

Joe Kelly, the current Director of Member Services since 2014 is leaving AGC on March 1 to start his own company, Mass. Construction Consultants, Inc. His new company will offer code consulting, permitting, NFPA 241 plans, and related educational programs for contractors. 

We have valued Joe's tremendous contributions to AGC MA during his time here on Staff and wish Joe the very best!
Click here for the job description>>  


Marc Truant, President and CEO, Marc Truant Associates, Inc. has been awarded the achievement of AGC Life Governor. This honor comes as Truant completes his 12th year of service on the AGC of America Board of Governors.

Congratulations and thank you for your service!



The high-impact program that
delivers the strategies and skills industry leaders need most to
improve performance and add value.

 Five monthly half-day seminars, March - July    

Who Should Attend
Participants who get the most from this
program typically:
  • Have 10+ years in the construction / engineering / design industry
  • Have 5+ years experience managing projects and have already developed excellent project management skills
  • Are considering career and professional advancement
  • Most important, possess a strong desire to improve their performance and increase the value they add to their company  


Celebrating the most exemplary women
in Construction who demonstrate
leadership, generosity, innovation, and unwavering commitment to their career,
colleagues and industry!

Awards luncheon (WIC week) March 6th
at the Seaport Hotel, Lighthouse Ballroom.
Hosted by Aurora Cammarata
Director of Business Development,
Nelson Architects with opening remarks by
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito.

Sponsorship Opportunities are
still available.

Building Excellence Series with Fran Colantonio, President & CEO, Colantonio, Inc.
Friday, February 16, 2018 | Preti Flaherty | 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Join us for an intimate conversation with Fran Colantonio, President & CEO, Colantonio, Inc. Fran started the firm in 1978 as a carpenter with a background in industrial engineering management.  He has steadily grown the business into a successful, self-performing general contractor and construction management firm with 45 employees. Thank you to our program sponsor:

Ethics in the Workplace | The Role of HR
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | AGC Conference Center

Co-sponsored by the AGC's BWiC and HR Committees this program will provide real-world scenarios that have occurred in the field or office and will attempt to give attendees the tools to promote more positive outcomes.

The program welcomes panelists, Kathy Freitas, Director of People Strategies, BOND Joe Maressa, Vice President, Fitzgerald, Stevens & Ford   and
Brendan Lowd, Associate Attorney, Mintz, Levin.

Conversations With...Mary Nardone, Boston College
March 2 , 2018 | 8:00-10:00 a.m. | AGC Conference Center

On Friday, March 2nd, AGC MA welcomes Mary Nardone, Associate V.P., Capital Projects and Kevin Ruby, Associate Director Annual Capital Projects, Boston College.
The Capital Projects Management Department is responsible for the engineering, planning, documentation, and construction management of Boston College's Capital Improvement Plan. The plan is coordinated into two strategic components: the Annual Capital Plan and the Major Construction Plan, which comprise as many as 150 ongoing projects throughout the calendar year.



OSHA 10 Hour Training
February 26, 2018 | 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | AGC Conference Center
February 27, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
The OSHA 10-Hour training course is intended as an orientation to OSHA safety training standards and covers safety and health hazards workers may face on construction work sites. 

Sponsored by:

CM-Lean Exam
February 21 , 2018 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | AGC MA Conference Center
CM-Lean Exam for those that have completed all 7 units and would like to get their CM-Lean designation. Register for the exam by contacting Kara Morgan at morgan@agcmass.org

OTI 510 Occupational Safety & Health Standards for Construction
March 5-8, 2018 |AGC MA Conference Center
This 4-day course is an excellent construction standards survey course for individuals seeking up to date knowledge of OSHA policies, procedures and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles.

OTI 3095 Electrical Standards
March 12-15, 2018 |AGC MA Conference Center
This course provides students with a survey of OSHA's electrical standards and hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment.
Constructor Supervisor License Renewal Institute (CSL)
On line-anytime 
You MUST have your CSL License Number to Register and begin your classes.

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