ECA News


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11/9/2018 ECA News
Join an ECA Committee!

Eastern Contractors Association is reinvigorating its committee structure and we are seeking volunteers to participate. See below for the list of committees and a look at who has already stepped up to serve. We would love to have more involvement from the general membership!
Please contact Laura Regan ( / 518-869-0961) if you are interested in serving on one of our committees.
Membership - Meets 1-2 times a year; Communicates as needed; Review and make recommendations regarding annual membership contest; provide leadership in member recruitment. 
Roger Jones (Campito Plumbing and Heating)
Kevin Garrity (Rose and Kiernan)
Mike Lucey (Mid-State Industries)
Ralph Viola (V. Zappala & Co.)
Legislative - Meets Annually; Communicates as needed; Reviews select legislation and recommends to Executive Committee issues to support or oppose; Review political donation requests and make recommendations to the Executive Committee on which donations to make.
Jim Dawsey (MLB Construction Services)
Joel Howard (Couch White) Ken Jersen (KJJ Industries)
Peter Maloy (J.H. Maloy)
Tim Whitelaw (Crawford Door and Window Sales)

Building - Meets 1-2 times a year*; Communicates as needed; Discuss and implement on-going maintenance plan and provide input on major building issues. Assist with decisions regarding current renovation project. (*exception: current building renovation process will likely require more in-person meetings this year.)
Peter Campito (Campito Plumbing and Heating)
Sam Greco (Sam Greco Construction)
Tom Marinello (Marinello Construction)

Planroom - Meets Semi-Annually; Communicates as needed; Reviews current online planroom platform; makes recommendations for potential changes and improvements.
Michael Roman (C2 Design Group)
Jim Urner (AOW Associates)
Education - Meets twice a year; Communicates as needed; Recommends education and training topics for both ECA and the ECA-NESCA-AGC Joint Education Committee.
Jim Hogel (Murnane Building Contractors)
Lew Houghtaling (DeBrino Caulking)
Bridget Hubal (BURT Crane and Rigging)

Programs/Networking - Meets 1-2 times a year; Communicates as needed; Discuss networking programs for the year including events (ie: bus trip show) and venues (ie: annual reception); Brainstorm new events.
Jim Elacqua (Callanan Industries)
Bobbie Young (RBM Guardian Fire Protection)

Next Generation Leadership Council - For young/emerging leaders (40yo and under); Meets quarterly; Communicates as needed; Discuss industry topics and how to get more young leaders involved with the association; suggest programming ideas or topics that would benefit the next generation of construction leaders.