• Construction Education Committee

  • Committee Members

    CHAIR:

    Furuya, Colleen - Mass. Electric Construction Co.

    VICE-CHAIR:

    Abeshima, James - Hawaiian Dredging Construction

    MENTOR:

    Nohara, Glenn - Genba Hawaii, Inc.

    MEMBERS:

    Aquino, Manuel Jr. - Performance Systems, Inc.

    Batterman, Scott - Clay Chapman Pulice & Nervell

    Berry, Karen - Trade Publishing

    Brown, Daniel - Nordic PCL Construction

    Choy, Thalia - Genba Hawaii

    Clay, Gerald - Clay Chapman Pulice Nervell

    Constant, Craig - LendLease

    DeTommaso, Christine - Honeywell International Inc.

    Hendrickson, Tricia - Nordic PCL Construction

    Kam, Jonathan - Moss & Associates

    Koga, Kienen - Nordic PCL Construction

    McLaughlin, Jon - Swinerton Builders

    Richards, Chip - Solid State Lighting Hawaii

    Rogers, Maile - Walker-Moody Asphalt Maintenance, Ltd.

    Soto, Michael - Raising the Standard

    Spraberry, Kyle - Hensel Phelps

    Yoneda, Dale - S & M Sakamoto, Inc.

    UH MANOA REPS:

    Akiona, Randy - UH School of  Architecture

  • Committee Purpose Statement and Specific Goals for 2018

    Committee Purpose Statement

    The purpose of the GCA Construction Education Committee is to:

    • Provide educational opportunities for members and non-members in the construction industry;
    • Monitor the development of Construction Project Management Program at the University of Hawaii
    • Implement AGC educational programs.

    Specific Goals for 2018

    1. Offer an AGC developed Supervisory Training Program (STP) class and encourage on-line training.
    2. Maintain rapport with the UH College of Engineering and the UH School of Architecture, investigate and suggest possible research projects through the recommendations of other GCA committees (Government related committees, Education Foundation Board, and Safety Committee).
    3. Sponsor and Co-sponsor other educational opportunities.
      1. Partnering
      2. Mediation
      3. Construction Law
      4. AGC Courses
        1. BIM
        2. Project Manager Development Program
        3. Lean Construction
        4. Safety Management Training Course
    4. Assist the Construction Career Day.
    5. Implement and monitor the GCA Scholarship Fund.
  • Committee Meeting Schedule

    The Committee meets bi-monthly on the fourth Thursday at 10:00am, unless noted.

    March 8 

    April  17

    June 28

    August 23

    November  8

    December - to be advised

    All scheduled meetings to be held at the General Contractors Association in the Conference Room 2 (1st Floor).  A meeting notice/agenda will be sent to all members prior to the meeting date. 

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