Our thanks to everyone who participated in the West Coast Chapter E-Meeting on October 6th. The full meeting minutes will be coming to your inbox soon. The following are highlights of that meeting.
New DOT Committee Chairs: Our thanks to Al Rasband, Malcolm Drilling, for chairing these committees for many years and a big welcome to our new chairpersons – JohnBickford, DBM Contractors, who volunteered for IDOT, ODOT, and WSDOT; and Cedric Ota, Hawaiian Dredging, who will take HDOT.
Safety Update: Prompted by an incident in Oregon, the WCC will be putting together a Safety Training Program for Oregon OSHA in late 2016. Colin Perkins, Malcolm Drilling, and Rick Marshall, ADSC Director of Safety will be spearheading this opportunity.
New Business: The 2017 chapter budget is approved and Employers’ Advocate has renewed the Union Labor agreement with the WCC signatory members. The chapter is considering a new CPA. That decision is net yet final.
Winter Board Meeting 2017: The winter board meeting will be held in conjunction with the ADSC Annual Meeting February 8-11, 2017 at the La Quinta Resort, Palm Springs, California. Our meeting will be February 9, 2017 at 2:30pm.
Annual Board Meeting 2017: Will Gehrke, Case Pacific, and Ray Fassett, Condon-Johnson, will be putting together the important Education Session for the chapter’s meeting next May. Please contact them with any presentation topics you would like to see covered!
The Annual Board Meeting will be held May 18-20, 2017 at the Kona Kai Resort, 1551 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, California.
Relocation: Please note the West Coast Chapter has a new address. 1132 SW 19th Ave, #601, Portland OR 97205.