Strong and active committees
Our strong and active committee system has contributed to the long-term success of GBCA. The committees are designed to capitalize on the unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities that our individual members possess, which in turn helps to support and advance all member companies. In addition to GBCA committees, association members also serve on national AGC committees and represent contractor, subcontractor and service provider points of view on various industry subjects.
Our committees include:
GBCA’s Executive Committee is the pulse of the association, directing and monitoring the policies and finances of the organization.
AIA/GBCA Joint Committee
The mission of the AIA/GBCA Joint Committee is to promote collaboration between designers and constructors and to share ideas, best practices, and trends in order to provide greater value and superior outcomes for our mutual clients.
Construction Leadership Council
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is a group of young construction professionals (ages 40 and younger) who are committed to maintaining, improving and promoting the construction industry and our association through education, networking and service. The CLC will promote the mission of the GBCA while building the future foundation for our association, industry and leadership.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
The GBCA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee focuses on supporting the economic growth, development and competitiveness of minority, LGBTQ and women owned construction firms, recruiting qualified and talented underrepresented people of color, making the union commercial construction marketplace in our region a more equitable place to do business while addressing and eradicating the issues of systemic racism in our industry.
The GBCA Education Committee’s mission is to help establish the program agenda and course curricula available to eligible GBCA member employees, and work to facilitate professional development opportunities and student involvement.
Government Affairs Committee
The GBCA Government Affairs Committee monitors and addresses legislative, regulatory, and public policy matters., keeping GBCA in the forefront of the topical and emerging issues that impact the industry on local, state, and national levels.
Labor Policy Committee
The GBCA Labor Policy Committee sets labor policy for the Association and works to ensure a stable and productive relationship between management and affiliated labor unions. This committee also provides direct input in the negotiation and management of the Association’s collective bargaining agreements.
The GBCA Membership Committee supports the Association’s membership development activities, including recruitment, retention, and engagement programs.
The GBCA Safety Committee’s mission is to provide educational resources and support to our members in order to create, promote, and lead a safety culture that defines how we build in the Philadelphia area. By promoting individual experiences, technology, and best work practices, we will help support the membership to build safe and productive projects. We will work to ensure that everyone can return home the same way they came to work.
The mission of the Technology Committee is to serve the GBCA members in the identification, communication, and education of the way technology is affecting the commercial, industrial, and institutional construction industry. The Technology Committee will raise awareness of the affect technology can have on projects and the industry and raise the competency of our members to leverage technology for the betterment of their projects and companies.