Committees

ABC Central Florida

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The committees for Central Florida ABC facilitate the realization of the goals articulated in the strategic plan of the association. Committees are essential to the success of ABC.

Committees are populated by member volunteers. All members are welcome to participate on one of the association’s committees, although some have restrictions. Committee members must be employed by a dues-paying member company of Central Florida ABC. The advantages of volunteering include the opportunity to broaden professional relationships, gain expertise, and improve leadership skills, thereby benefiting your employer as well as your own professional development.

For more information, please contact Central Florida ABC at committees@abccentralflorida.org.

Committee Descriptions
Committee Member Application

ABC/UCF Student Chapter

Members support and mentor the UCF Student Chapter members, assist in recruiting speakers for student meetings, help prepare for National ABC Competition, and assist with annual fund raisers.  The UCF Student Chapter is comprised of current students studying Civil Engineering and Construction Management.

EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION Awards (EIC)

Members plan and organize the annual Excellence in Construction Awards program. This committee is open to contractor members only.

Legislative/Political Action

Charged with ensuring the association supports cause-related initiatives that are strategically aligned with the organization’s mission, vision and legislative priorities. Make a difference! Plan and participate in the decisions concerning legislation affect­ing the construction industry. Follow the different bills, talk with legislators as needed, participate in candidate interviews, and attend the annual LegCon in Tallahassee.

Membership Development

Develop innovative ways to attract new members as well as retain current mem­bers. Committee members call new members, invite new mem­bers to attend events and introduce newcomers to others at events.

Poker Run

Members plan and organize the annual motorcycle Poker Run. This includes obtaining sponsor­ships and company participation.

Programs

Develops relationships with owners, developers, and construction users in the Central Florida community to create connections and promote ABC members through the production of Builders’ Breakfast meetings.

Safety Council

Members plan and organize the annual safety programs, the Construction Safety Professionals Group meetings, and encourage member companies to participate in the STEP program. By invitation only.

Special Events

Feeling creative? Assist ABC staff in plan­ning special events, such as the annual Construction Expo, Chili Cook-off, Sporting Clay Shoot, Fishing Tournament, Golf Tournaments, and others. Have fun while using your imagina­tion and exploring your inventive side.

Workforce

Review grant applications for apprenticeship programs, pre-apprenticeship programs, or programs aimed at promoting careers in the construction industry.  Make calls to solicit companies for raffle prizes, sponsorships, and partici­pation for the annual Casino Night event.

Young Professionals

Members create opportunities for the Chapter’s young professional members to build relationships, expand their skills and advance their careers while continuing to promote open competition and the merit shop philosophy.  By invitation only.

Volunteer Opportunities

Ambassador for Membership

Meet and greet new members and prospective members at ABC events. Welcome new members to the association.

Volunteer at ABC Events

Assist with various duties at ABC events including but not limited to set up, tear down, registration, prep work.

Peer Groups

Construction Safety Professionals Group

Quarterly meetings with guest speakers and peer group discussions focused on current safety topics.

Young Professionals Group

Young Professional activities focused on engaging individuals under 40 within the industry. Activities might be after hour events, education programs, jobsite tours, charity fundraising efforts, and other special programs.