The Ambassador Committee is charged with growing and maintaining the Building Congress & Exchange’s membership. The Committee is responsible for promoting the BC&E mission and membership benefits. The committee connects with members and future members at BC&E Networking Events and Signature Events throughout the year. The committee follows up with future members who have attended BC&E events to promote membership and connects with members that have not been active to encourage BC&E involvement.
Continuing Education Committee
The Continuing Education Committee coordinates and hosts educational seminars relevant to the membership and industry.
The Craftsmanship Committee actively participates in the craftsmanship nomination and review process. Nominations are received from construction-related firms for craftsmen who have displayed superior quality and excellence. The Committee tours the work of each nominated craftsman and determines the top 20 award winners. The winners are honored at the Annual Craftsmanship Awards each year in November.
This committee oversees our signature events — the Shrimp & Bull Roast, the Construction Industry Expo and Spring Golf — as well as our frequent networking events. Committee members assist in creating a theme, helping with logistics, securing sponsorships and collecting door prizes, when needed.
The Finance Committee designs a plan by which the Building Congress & Exchange can manage its cash flow and bookkeeping and presents recommendations to the Executive Committee.
Foundation Gala Committee
The Gala Committee is responsible for creating the BC&E Foundation’s annual gala, which takes place the last Saturday in September. The committee is charged with securing sponsors and silent auction items, as well as assist in the overall planning of the event. All proceeds from the gala benefit the BC&E Foundation and its mission of building the future construction workforce.
Future Craftsmanship and Design Awards Committee
The Future Craftsmanship and Design Awards Committee actively participates in the process of determining the winners of a scholarship awarded to high school juniors interested in pursuing a future in construction-related career paths or further education in the industry. The committee interviews the finalists and names the top 3 award recipients. The students are honored for their achievements at the BC&E Annual Craftsmanship Awards in November.
The Nominating Committee oversees the Building Congress & Exchange Annual Election of Officers and Directors. The Committee’s primary responsibility is to ensure that the nomination process follows the Association’s Bylaws.
Spring Golf Committee
The Annual Spring Golf Outing is usually held in May to a sold-out crowd. The Committee is responsible for creating and marketing the event and securing sponsorships.
If you are interested in joining any of BC&E’s committees, please contact Elisabeth Wainwright at email@example.com or 410.823.7200.