Target specific regulatory and legislative items and report their findings through the "Legislative Watch" section of the DCA News and DCA Web page.Composition:
The Chairs of each committee are appointed by the President at the Mid Year Meeting. The Vice Chairs are appointed by the Chair at the Mid Year Meeting. The position of chair and vice chair alternate every two years between regular members and associate members. Members of the committee are self selecting, though the President can appoint members to the committeeMission Statement
Target specific regulatory and legislative items and report their findings through the Legislative watch section of the DCA News and DCA Web page. Present to the board those issues we believe our members would benefit by advocating for or against.
Committee established the process of reviewing and communicating the Meltwater articles for the DCA members.
Added Legislative watch to the DCA newsletter.
Added co-chair position (John Weaver)
Purchased Votervoice package to get the DCA issues to the proper representatives.
Taking Votervoice to the next level in order to better serve the DCA membership
Continue to monitor and report on the tier 3 emissions law changes, Stimulus activity and unfunded liability.
Formalize the charter
Gain approval from the board on major issues for which we want to advocate to our employees to maximize our impact.
Utilize votervoice for member company employees to advocate issues to their representatives on our behalf.
Jay Osborn, Q3 Contracting Inc., Chairman
John Weaver, John Deere Construction & Forestry Division, Vice Chairman
Dale Anderson, Miller Pipeline
Greg Charney, Lone Star Investments Corp.
Robert DeRue, D.R.S. Enterprises Inc.
Jon Heinen, Vermeer Corporation
Chuck Henson, CRC Evans Pipeline Int'l Inc.
Shawn Lowman, Vacuworx International
Gary McQueen, Niels Fugal Sons Company
Ben Nelson, Pilchuck Contractors Inc.
Robert Patterson, J.F. Kiely Construction Co.
Keith Swerdfeger, K.R. Swerdfeger Construction Inc.Members can view meeting minutes in the Members Only section of the web site.