SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE
The Nevada Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America has named its 2012 officers and board of directors. The new officers are as follows: Matt Frazer, President (PAR Electrical Contractors); Scott Hiatt, First Vice President (A&K Earthmovers), Craig Holt, Second Vice President, (Sierra Nevada Construction) and Justin Ivory, Treasurer, (A-1 Steel, Inc.).
Frazer is the Reno Division Manager for PAR Electrical Contractors. Frazer has been in the electrical contracting business since he was 19 years old, and his diverse background includes field supervision, estimating, project management, labor relation and business development. He has been with PAR since 2001.
“As AGC’s new president I’m looking forward to promoting activities that will reignite the local economy through economic diversification efforts,” Frazer said. “The construction industry can be a catalyst in creating new job centers for Northern Nevada.”
Frazer chaired AGC’s Government Affairs committee and has served on the Public Works, Membership and Labor Policy Committee. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Utah and attended the Institute on Labor Relations at Cornell University.
The Nevada Chapter AGC also named its 2012 Directors: Le Arnold, (TNT Construction), Trish Bullentini-Kuzanak (Martin Iron Works), Vickie Francovich (Building Solutions) Bob Gardner (Gardner Engineering), Greg Gerhardt (Gerhardt & Berry Construction) Sherri Key (Lindell’s Painting), David Knaub (K7 Construction, Inc.), Brien McKenzie (McKenzie Construction, Inc.), Andy Ramirez (West Coast Contractors), Eric Scolari (RHP Mechanical Systems), Lance Semenko (Q & D Construction), Johnnie Stolz (Omboli Interiors) and Kevin Weiske (Moody-Weiske Contractors).
- The AGC also named its Ex-Officio Directors for 2012. They are:
- Jack Byrom – Truckee Meadows Water Authority
- Bruce Gescheider – Moana Nursery
- Jim Dodson, Atkins
- Brian Hartman – Hartman Engineering
- Gordon Hinkel – Basalite Concrete Products
- Scott Smith- Kleinfelder
- Art Sperber- Sperber Consulting
- Dean Stone – Bragg Crane
The AGC’s National Directors for 2012 are:
- Dave Backman, K.G. Walters
- Mike Cate, Pavers Plus
- Frank Lepori, Frank Lepori Construction
- Fred Reeder, Reno Tahoe Construction
- Craig Willcut, United Construction
- Rod Cooper, Granite Construction
- Piero Bullentini, Martin Iron Works
- Deane Shaver, Shaver Construction, Inc.
- B.J. Sullivan, Clark & Sullivan Constructor
The Nevada Chapter AGC is comprised of Northern Nevada’s top general contractors, specialty contractors and building professionals. The Chapter’s 250-plus members make up a bulk of the area’s construction firms and related businesses. The construction industry accounts for more than 18,000 Washoe County jobs and shows one of the highest average hourly wages at nearly $21, according to the Nevada Department of Employment.
The Nevada Chapter AGC’s success over the years can be directly attributed to working together to build a better community. AGC members build our hospitals, roads, runways, schools and parks, and also contribute to the quality of life that makes Nevada a great place to live.
For more information, visit www.nevadaagc.org or call Melissa Duvall at the Nevada Chapter AGC office, (775) 329-6116.