Committees/Task Forces & Other Volunteering Opportunities

Chapter Resource Committee Membership Committee
Conference Program Task Force Heavy/Highway Subcommittee
Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention Task Force Specialty Trade Subcommittee
Education Steering Committee Publications Advisory Group
Emerging Issues Committee Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee
Financial Survey & Benchmarker Committee Other Volunteering Opportunities

 

Most Committees and Task Forces meet on a monthly basis via teleconferences typically lasting up to one hour. You will be contacted by the staff liaison regarding your selection. And don't forget--your commitment level is always up to you!


Chapter Resource Committee
Develop and regularly revise various communication and operations tools to assist chapter leaders in leading, organizing, and conducting chapter activities. These resources provided should improve the chapter’s strength, demonstrate support of their membership, and deliver structure for sustainability of the Chapter’s operations. These resources also support CFMA’s Strategic Plan initiatives.

Chairman: Stephanie Magenau
Contact: 701-792-3200

Vice Chairman: Kathy Cole
Contact: 630-971-2990

Staff Liaison: Farah Iaia
Contact: 609-945-2420

Executive Liaison: Kari Juvera
Contact: 505-796-7350

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Conference Program Task Force
Oversees the program formats and educational content of CFMA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition. Provides input on other aspects on the Annual Conference as requested. Serves as a resource for topics and speakers to Education Committee and other committees as necessary.

Chairman: Rhonda Huismann
Contact: 616-774-0774

Vice Chairman: Joe Patti
Contact: 201-867-5070

Staff Liaison: Brian Summers
Contact: 609-945-2408

Executive Liaison: Pam Hummel
Contact: 714-308-2023

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Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention Task Force
The Task Force provides the information input, advice, guidance, and review to successfully position CFMA as the resource for suicide prevention and mental health promotion in construction.

Chairman: Michelle Walker
Contact: 602-997-6164

Vice Chairman: Kimberly Hullfish
Contact: 856-228-2600

Staff Liaison: Kristy Domboski
Contact: 609-945-2427

Executive Liaison: Patsy Dunn
Contact: 206-326-0963

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Education Steering Committee
The Education Steering Committee provides input regarding the development and presentation of educational products and services for members of CFMA and the local chapters. They also serve as a sounding board providing advice and guidance to the CFMA Education team, including review of education policies, practices and procedures. Participation on this committee is by appointment and candidates are selected based on a set of criteria designed to ensure fair representation of all member constituencies while ensuring that candidates have experience that brings value to the committee. Ideal candidates are experienced in developing, selecting and/or arranging for the presentation of professional education offerings and for example, might include CFMA members who have actively served in a capacity that was integral to the offering of professional education at their local chapter.

Chairman: Albert Fedders
Contact: 513-943-1777

Vice Chairman: Elaine Ervin
Contact: 206-302-6399

Staff Liaison: Brian Summers
Contact: 609-945-2408

Executive Liaison: Pam Hepburn
Contact: 419-865-3079

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Emerging Issues Committee
The objective of this Committee is to monitor the latest changes, news, and updates in financial reporting issues pertinent to the construction industry. In addition, this Committee makes recommendations as to whether CFMA should assert a position regarding these emerging industry issues and, if so, authors papers/response letters in response to these issues.

Chairman: Mike Sobolewski
Contact: 313-394-3299

Vice Chairman: Jackie Buck
Contact: 619-235-3760

Staff Liaison: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

Staff Liaison: Fern Oram
Contact: 609-945-2494

Executive Liaison: Mike Sobolewski
Contact: 313-394-3299

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Financial Survey & Benchmarker Committee
This Committee has a hand in shaping CFMA’s Annual Financial Survey and Financial Benchmarker products! The Committee’s expertise is employed in evaluating the effectiveness of the Financial Survey’s Online Questionnaire, creating each year’s new Hot Topic, reviewing specific sections of the final Survey report prior to release, improving the usefulness of the Survey and Benchmarker tools, and identifying opportunities for Survey and Benchmarker promotion.

Chairman: Steve Shipp
Contact: 513-861-8866

Vice Chairman: Jeff Longenecker
Contact: 610-828-4240

Staff Liaison: Brian Summers
Contact: 609-945-2408

Executive Liaison: Kevin Booth
Contact: 702-433-1414

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Membership Committee
Shape the CFMA experience where it counts most – at the individual level. The Committee is responsible for the review of membership classifications, initiatives and programs, as well as oversight of the Heavy Highway and Specialty Trade Sub Committees.

Chairman: Kari Juvera
Contact: 505-796-7350

Vice Chairman: Tony Sanacory
Contact: 404-554-8194

Staff Liaison: Mike Verbanic
Contact: 609-945-2418

Executive Liaison: Kari Juvera
Contact: 505-796-7350

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Heavy/Highway Subcommittee
Focus on member classification initiatives, Talking Heavy electronic newsletter, Webinar content, and annual conference tracks.

Chairman: Jason Keen
Contact: 901-774-4000

Vice Chairman: Greg Brown
Contact: 214-777-5245

Staff Liaison: Mike Verbanic
Contact: 609-945-2418

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Specialty Trade Subcommittee
Focus on member classification initiatives, Talking Trades electronic newsletter, Webinar content, and annual conference tracks.

Chairman: Kevin Booth
Contact: 702-433-1414

Vice Chairman: Mike Sardo
Contact: 202-723-0676

Staff Liaison: Mike Verbanic
Contact: 609-945-2418

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Publications Advisory Group
To assist in maintaining the high standards of CFMA Building Profits article content and advertising, as well as the usage of CFMA BP Online – the digital replica of our award-winning magazine.

Chairman: Jason Myers
Contact: 317-383-4000

Vice Chairman: Eileen Cigala
Contact: 254-537-9039

Staff Liaison: Kristy Domboski
Contact: 609-945-2427

Executive Liaison: Scott Baxter
Contact: 713-388-7776

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Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee
This Committee identifies, monitors, and reports on legislation, tax regulations, and other significant related state and federal issues which impact the construction industry. In addition, this Committee makes recommendations as to whether CFMA should assert a position regarding these tax & legislative issues and, if so, authors papers/response letters in response to these issues.

Chairman: Cord Armstrong
Contact: 602-264-6835

Vice Chairman: Kelly Franco
Contact: 509-747-2600

Staff Liaison: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

Staff Liaison: Fern Oram
Contact: 609-945-2494

Executive Liaison: Phil Zak
Contact: 303-859-5647

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OTHER VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

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STANDING COMMITTEES

Ballot Certification Task Force Audit Subcommittee
Executive Committee Investment Subcommittee
Finance Committee Nominating Task Force

 

Ballot Certification Task Force
Consists of at least two members, one of which shall be a General Member and one of which shall be a member of the Board of Directors. All ballots shall be delivered, unopened, to the Task Force, and it shall count said ballots and certify the results of its count to the Board of Directors.

Staff Liaison: Erica O'Grady
Contact: 609-945-2411

 

Executive Committee
Pursue the vision and Strategic Plan of the Association; plan, direct and assure administration of all Association activities.

Chairman/Executive Liaison: Samantha Hutchison
Contact: 713-683-8800

Vice Chairman: Joe McLaughlin
Contact: 214-443-5547

Staff Liaison: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

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Finance Committee
The committee is responsible for approving the annual operating and capital budgets and monitoring actual results during the year. The committee is also responsible for approving changes to the CFMA investment policy, approving the selection of the independent auditors and recommending the annual membership dues amounts.

Chairman/Executive Liaison: Michelle Eastman
Contact: 317-610-2627

Vice Chairman: Joe McLaughlin
Contact: 214-443-5547

Staff Liaison: Laurel Seymour
Contact: 609-945-2414

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Audit Subcommittee
The subcommittee is responsible for overseeing the annual audits of the financial statements and annual tax returns.

Staff Liaison: Laurel Seymour
Contact: 609-945-2414

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Investment Subcommittee
The subcommittee has responsibility for managing the Reserve Fund investments through our external investment firm and evaluating the performance of the investment advisor.

Staff Liaison: Laurel Seymour
Contact: 609-945-2414

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Nominating Task Force
The task force shall nominate candidates for election as officers, the Executive Committee, and At-Large Directors and report its selections to the Chairman for approval. After the approval of a slate of candidates for the coming year, the task force shall remain in existence for the remainder of the year.

Chairman: Joe McLaughlin
Contact: 214-443-5547

Staff Liaison: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

Executive Liaison: Samantha Hutchison
Contact: 713-683-8800

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