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Committees/Task Forces & Other Volunteering Opportunities

Chapter Resource Committee Membership Committee
Conference Program Committee Publications Advisory Group
Educational Project Task Forces Specialty Trade Committee
Emerging Issues Committee Suicide Prevention Committee
Financial Survey & Benchmarker Committee Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee
Heavy/Highway Committee Other Volunteering Opportunities
Leadership Development Committee  

Most Committees and Task Forces meet monthly via Zoom. Meetings usually last one hour. The staff Co-Chair will contact you to discuss specific committee requirements.

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Chapter Resource Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Chapter Resource Committee is to develop and regularly revise various communication and operations tools to assist chapter leaders in leading, organizing, and conducting chapter activities. Ultimately, the resources provided should improve the chapter’s strength, demonstrate support of their membership, and deliver structure for sustainability of the Chapter’s operations. These resources also support CFMA’s strategic plan initiatives of improving awareness of resources available to chapter leadership; developing effective chapter leaders; assisting chapters with local events, as well as regional conferences; and helping chapters consistently provide a positive member experience.

Chair: Bryce McDermott
Contact: 417-451-5250
Vice Chair: Lorie Eaker
Contact: 952-525-2328
Staff Co-Chair: Catherine Wasner
Contact: 609-945-2432

Conference Program Committee (July 1-June 30 term)
To support the association’s vision of being the Source & Resource for industry knowledge, information and professional best practices by overseeing the program formats and educational content of CFMA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition. The Conference Program Committee provides input on other aspects of the Annual Conference as requested. The Committee also serves as a resource for topics and speakers to the Education Steering Committee and other committees as necessary.

Chair: Jen Haub
Contact: 847-620-4088
Vice Chair: Scott Damiecki
Contact: 301-664-8195
Staff Co-Chair: Brian Summers
Contact: 609-945-2408

Diversity & Inclusion Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
Through the D&I committee, CFMA will promote diverse and innovative leadership, increased equity, and strategic collaboration to help members drive employee engagement, business opportunities and create lasting change.

Chair: Bruce Orr
Contact: 678-908-0087
Vice Chair: Trish Neidig
Contact: 812-428-6500
Staff Co-Chair: Samantha Lake
Contact: 609-945-2494

Education Steering Committee and Education Task Forces (April 1-March 31 term)
To support Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) mission of being essential to the success and growth of Construction Financial Professionals by being the premier source of education.

Chair: Joe Harper
Contact: 740-607-1449
Vice Chair: Kevin Burnett
Contact: 520-750-4624
Staff Co-Chair: Elizabeth Lachowicz
Contact: 609-945-2435

Emerging Issues Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Emerging Issues Committee is to provide industry insight and advocacy related to those industry’s regulatory and advisory bodies’ emerging issues and projects in progress which will impact construction financial professionals. In alignment with CFMA’s Strategic Plan and Mission, the Committee will provide input, advice, guidance, and review in successfully positioning CFMA as the source of construction industry financial information and expertise specifically related to industry regulatory and advisory bodies.

Chair: Bret Rutter
Contact: 206-302-6866
Vice Chair: Rochelle Price
Contact: 904-314-6922
Staff Co-Chair: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

Financial Survey & Benchmarker Committee (October 1-September 30 term)
To support the Association’s mission of being essential to the success and growth of construction financial professionals by providing industry insight and ensuring the Association’s delivery of superior products and services for construction financial professionals. In alignment with CFMA’s Strategic Plan and Mission, the Committee will provide input, advice, guidance and review with regard to proposed and current Financial Survey Online Questionnaire and Financial Benchmarker products and services.

Chair: Mike Viens
Contact: 215-441-4676
Vice Chair: Steve Freinberg
Contact: 667-207-8725
Staff Co-Chair: Mike Elek
Contact: 609-945-2412

Heavy/Highway Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Heavy Highway Committee is to ensure value is delivered to CFMA members and companies through the monitoring and reporting of the unique needs of heavy/highway contractors.

Chair: Doug Smith
Contact: 561-784-3553
Vice Chair: Cindy Walters
Contact: 313-418-4423
Staff Co-Chair: Laura O'Connor
Contact: 609-945-2418

Leadership Development Committee (April 1- March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) is to oversee the development of current and future CFMA volunteer leaders. Participation on this committee is by invitation only.

Chair: Tom Borgia
Contact: 407-862-6966
Vice Chair: Kevin Foley
Contact: 610-695-8800
Staff Co-Chair: Brian Summers
Contact: 609-945-2408

Membership Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Membership Committee is to objectively review, on a regular basis, the CFMA membership offering to ensure the highest value is delivered to CFMA members. The Membership Committee is also responsible for the evaluation of all benefits associated with membership in CFMA.

Chair: Joe Buckley
Contact: 610-222-3178
Vice Chair: Reuben Jefferson
Contact: 678-636-0113
Staff Co-Chair: Laura O'Connor
Contact: 609-945-2418

Publications Advisory Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Publications Advisory Committee is to assist in maintaining the high standards of CFMA Building Profits article content and advertising, as well as the usage of CFMA BP Online – the electronic version of our award-winning magazine.

Chair: Brendan Rittel
Contact: 816-753-6969
Vice Chair: Hope Voigt
Contact: 920-498-0400
Staff Co-Chair: Kristy Domboski
Contact: 609-945-2427

Specialty Trade Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Specialty Trade Committee is to ensure value is delivered to CFMA members and companies through the monitoring and reporting of the unique needs of specialty trade contractors.

Chair: John Bieber
Contact: 713-681-2626
Vice Chair: Shawn Erickson
Contact: 708-224-4421
Staff Co-Chair: Laura O'Connor
Contact: 609-945-2418

Suicide Prevention Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
To provide and disseminate information and resources for suicide prevention and to promote mental health among our chapters and members. In alignment with CFMA’s Strategic Plan and Mission, the Committee will provide input, advice, and guidance to successfully position CFMA as a critical resource for suicide prevention and mental health promotion in construction.

Chair: David Sauerman
Contact: 312-564-1237
Vice Chair: Patsy Anderson-Dunn
Contact: 503-502-1845
Staff Co-Chair: Kristy Domboski
Contact: 609-945-2427

Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The fundamental purpose of the Tax & Legislative Affairs Committee is to provide industry insight, education, advocacy, advice, guidance, and review in successfully positioning CFMA as the source of construction industry financial information and expertise specifically related to federal and state tax and legislative affairs.

Chair: Rhonda Huismann
Contact: 616-774-0774
Vice Chair:Wade Sandy
Contact: 701-239-8579
Staff Co-Chair: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

Standing Committees

Ballot Certification Task Force Audit Subcommittee
Executive Committee Investment Subcommittee
Finance Committee Nominating Task Force

 

Executive Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
Pursue the vision and Strategic Plan of the Association; plan, direct and assure administration of all Association activities.

Chair/Executive Liaison: Pam Hepburn
Contact: 419-865-3079
Vice Chair: Tom Borgia
Contact: 407-862-6966
Staff Co-Chair: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

Finance Committee (April 1-March 31 term)
The committee is responsible for reviewing the annual operating and capital budgets, recommending changes to the CFMA investment policy and recommending independent auditors.

Chair: Kevin Foley
Contact: 610-695-8800
Vice Chair: Tom Borgia
Contact: 419-865-3079
Staff Co-Chair: Stacey Scholl
Contact: 609-945-2413

Audit Subcommittee (April 1-March 31 term)
The subcommittee is responsible for overseeing the annual audits of the financial statements and annual tax returns. Membership in the Subcommittee is by invitation only through the Subcommittee leadership.

Staff Co-Chair: Stacey Scholl
Contact: 609-945-2413

Investment Subcommittee (April 1-March 31 term)
The subcommittee has responsibility for managing the Reserve Fund investments through our external investment firm and evaluating the performance of the investment advisor.

Staff Co-Chair: Stacey Scholl
Contact: 609-945-2413

Nominating Task Force
The task force shall nominate candidates for election as officers, the Executive Committee, and At-Large Directors and report its selections to the Chairman for approval. After the approval of a slate of candidates for the coming year, the task force shall remain in existence for the remainder of the year.

Chairman: Tom Borgia
Contact: 407-862-6966
Staff Co-Chair: Stuart Binstock
Contact: 609-945-2429

Ballot Certification Task Force
Consists of at least two members, one of which shall be a General Member and one of which shall be a member of the Board of Directors. All ballots shall be delivered, unopened, to the Task Force, and it shall count said ballots and certify the results of its count to the Board of Directors.

Staff Co-Chair: Laurel Seymour
Contact: 609-945-2414