CBC Board of Directors & Committees

2016-2017

Officers



President Richard A. Bergan
Bergan Architectural Woodworking


President Elect    

Nathan L. Whetten, PE, D.GE, CG
Freeman Companies



First Vice President Amar J. Shamas,  PE, LEED AP
Gilbane Building Company


Second Vice President Robert L. May, Jr.
Fuss & O’Neill EnviroScience


Secretary John D. Jenney, CCCA
BL Companies


Treasurer Joseph J. Spagnoletti, CPA, CCIFP
CohnReznick



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Directors

2017
Edward G. Weber, PE
Newman Grubb Knight Frank
James E. Culkin, DBIA
KBE Building Corporation
William Clegg, FIIDA, LEED AP
STV/DPM

2018
Allen V. Herring, PE
CT Department of Construction Services
C. Bradford Bevers, AIA, EJD
Yale-New Haven Health System
John C. Oliveto, PE
Fletcher-Thompson

2019
James L. Fox, PE, SECB, LEED AP
BVH Integrated Services
Andrew Morse
ARCADIS U.S., Inc.
David M. Walsh
Acadia Insurance 



Past President

Catherine J. Ellithorpe, AIA 
The SLAM Collaborative



Historian

Martin A. Onorato, Esq.
Robinson+Cole



 

Executive Director

Theresa M. Casey, FSMPS, CPSM
On Target Marketing & Communications, LLC






CBC Committees

Contact the Committee Chairs or Theresa Casey at (cbc@cbc-ct.org) or (860) 228-0163 for questions or to get involved!



Programs

Plans programs and speakers for CBC membership meetings.

Co-Chairs:
Nathan Whetten, Freeman Companies
Andrew Morse, Arcadis

Members:
Phil Barlow, TO Design LLC
Robert Barrack, Robinson & Cole
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking
Charles Brown, Turner Construction Company
Theresa Casey, CBC/On Target Marketing
William Clegg, STV/DMP
Catherine Ellithorpe, The SLAM Collaborative
Robert May, Fuss & O'Neill EnviroScience*
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company
Ryan Scrittorale, Benesch
David Walsh, Acadia Insurance**
Greg Putnam, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company***

*Sponsorship Subcommittee **Marketing Liaison  ***Membership Liaison



Project Team Awards

Plans and administers the Project Team Awards competition and banquet.

Co-Chairs:
Nathan Whetten, Freeman Companies
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company

Members:
Robert Barrack, Robinson + Cole
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking
Theresa Casey, CBC/On Target Marketing

Grace DelStritto, CBC
Catherine Ellithorpe, The SLAM Collaborative
Ron Goodin, Crosskey Architects
Ryan Scrittorale, Alfred Benesch & Company
Andrew Morse, Arcadis
John Oliveto, Fletcher-Thompson
Martin Onorato, Robinson + Cole
David Walsh, Acadia Insurance




Membership

Identifies prospective members, provides them with membership information, invites them to monthly membership meetings and follows up with invitations to join.

Chair:
James Fox, BVH Integrated Services, P.C.

Members:
Phil Barlow, TO Design, LLC
Catherine Ellithorpe, The SLAM Collaborative
Dan Kinard, GZA Environmental, Inc

John Oliveto, Fletcher Thompson
Greg Putnam, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Emre Imamoglu, ARCADIS, U.S. Inc.



Marketing

Responsible for enhancing visibility and promoting the programs and efforts of the organization.

Chair:
David Walsh, Acadia Insurance Company

Members:
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking
Nick Conti, Gilbane Building Company
Kristine Nemeth, ARCADIS, U.S. Inc.
Nichole Petersen, Flow Tech, Inc.



Golf Outing

Plans annual fundraiser for CBC Scholarship Fund.

Co-Chairs:
Ronald Goodin, Crosskey Architects
Martin Onorato, Robinson & Cole

Members:
Theresa Casey, On Target Marketing/CBC Executive Director
Thomas Cassidy, Posillico Inc.
Cathy DeFrances, Fuss & O'Neill EnviroScience
Catherine Ellithorpe, The SLAM Collaborative
Norman Goldman, Desman Associates
Frederick Hedberg, Halloran & Sage, LLP
Maria Loitz, BVH Integrated Services
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company
Joseph Spagnoletti, CohnReznick



Nominating

Nominates officers and Board members.

Chair:
Nathan Whetten, Freeman Companies

Members
:
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking
Theresa Casey, CBC/On Target Marketing
Catherine Ellithorpe, The SLAM Collaborative
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company
Joseph Spagnoletti, CohnReznick



Industry Advisory
Council (IAC)

Advisory group of diverse industry leaders who meet quarterly, representing CBC on this Construction Industry Advisory Council to the Connecticut Department of Construction Services. Other industry organizations also participate on the Council.




Industry Practices
Committee (IPC)

Long-standing group of diverse industry leaders who meets monthly to discuss issues affecting the construction industry and propose program ideas, solutions and procedures to resolve common problems.

The IPC Committee's most recent efforts can be found in Connecticut Construction Guidelines: The Manual for Successful Building Projects or the white paper on the projected AEC / Construction Industry Workforce Shortage.

Chair:
Chris-Philip Onofrio, Langan



Ways and Means

Develops revenues for the CBC to fund operations, including sponsorships.

Chair:
Joseph Spagnoletti, CohnReznick

Members:
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking
Theresa Casey, CBC/On Target Marketing
John Jenney, BL Companies
Catherine Ellithorpe, The SLAM Collaborative
Nathan Whetten, Freeman Companies
 



CBC Scholarship
Fund, Inc

Charitable foundation grants scholarships to college students in design and construction related fields.

President: Thomas DiBlasi, DiBlasi Associates
Vice President: John Hawley, Gilbane Building Company
Treasurer: David Carlson, Spiegel Zamecnik & Shah Inc.
Secretary: Tim Onderko, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services

Board Members:
Clif Cotter (retired)
Graham Gurry (retired)
Richard Jagoe, Tomlinson Hawley Patterson
James LaRosa, LaRosa Building Group
Martin Onorato, Robinson & Cole
John Ruffalo, John Ruffalo, III, Architects






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Theresa Casey, FSMPS, CPSM, Executive Director, On Target Marketing & Communications, (860) 228-0163 or cbc@cbc-ct.org
Grace DelStritto, Administrative Assistant, (203) 934-4831 or cbcadmin@cbc-ct.org

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