Construction professionals from around the region attended a sold-out 2016 AGC of Washington Annual Convention on Jan. 29 in Bellevue. Here’s a look at just a few of the highlights and photos from the event. Thank you for being a part of this fantastic event!
New 2016 Officers
AGC of Washington elected a new group of association officers, including the association’s first female president, at its 2016 annual convention, held Jan. 29 at the Bellevue Hyatt Hotel. AGC welcomed Nancy Munro, MidMountain Contractors, as president; Jake Jacobson, Osborne Construction, as first vice president; Frank Imhof, of IMCO General Construction, as second vice president; Dawn Stephens of Charter Construction, Inc. as secretary/treasurer, and Gary Smith, Lease Crutcher Lewis, as past president.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Steve Barger, Northwest Cascade
Steve has devoted over a decade to serving the local construction industry and AGC of Washington, both as a president in 2008, and for two terms on the Board of Trustees. His leadership during his presidency led to the revitalization of AGC’s Future Leaders Forum, which today has grown to over 460 members and is an active and engaged group. Steve’s dedication to the Association and the industry over his long career is exemplary.
Peter Wick, Jr.
Peter served on AGC’s original Property committee, which was responsible for procuring the land and building for the iconic AGC Building on Lake Union. The building opened in 1974 much as a result of his dedication and commitment to the project. He was the president of the Seattle Northwest Chapter of AGC in 1968, and was recognized as AGC’s Contractor of the Year in 1980. Peter retired from AGC’s Property committee in 2015, marking fifty years of service to the Association.
Legislator of the Year Award: Curtis King
As chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, Sen. Curtis King played a key leadership role in enacting the $16 billion transportation package. His determination ensured that the package included vital permit and sales-tax reforms that will make transportation dollars go even farther. Additionally, Sen. King is a strong supporter of common-sense workers’ comp and prevailing wage reforms.
2015 president Gary Smith presents AGC President’s gavel and key to incoming president Nancy Munro