CBC Board of Directors & Committees

2017-2018

Officers



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


President Elect    

Amar J. Shamas,  PE, LEED AP
Gilbane Building Company



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


Second Vice President William Clegg, FIIDA, LEED AP
STV/DPM


Secretary John D. Jenney, CCCA
BL Companies


Treasurer Joseph J. Spagnoletti, CPA, CCIFP
CohnReznick



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Directors

2018
Edward G. Weber, PE
Newman Grubb Knight Frank
James E. Culkin, DBIA
KBE Building Corporation
Catherine J. Ellithorpe, AIA 
The SLAM Collaborative


2019
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

2020
James L. Fox, PE, SECB, LEED AP
BVH Integrated Services
Andrew Morse
ARCADIS U.S., Inc.
David M. Walsh
Acadia Insurance 



Past President

Richard A. Bergan
Bergan Architectural Woodworking



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 the Executive Director, 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:
Andrew Morse, Arcadis
Ryan Scrittorale, Alfred Benesch & Company

Members:
Robert Barrack, Robinson & Cole
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking
Charles Browne, Turner Construction Company
Theresa Casey, CBC/On Target Marketing
William Clegg, STV/DPM
Catherine Ellithorpe, The SLAM Collaborative
Ron Goodin, Crosskey Architects
Robert May, Fuss & O'Neill EnviroScience*
Martin Onorato, Robinson+Cole
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company
David Walsh, Acadia Insurance**
Ray Weaver, Arcadis*
Nathan Whetten, Freeman Companies


*Sponsorship Subcommittee **Marketing Liaison  



Project Team Awards

Plans and administers the Project Team Awards competition and banquet.

Co-Chairs:
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company
William Clegg, STV/DPM
Robert May, Fuss & O'Neill EnviroScience

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
Martin Onorato, Robinson + Cole
David Walsh, Acadia Insurance
Ray Weaver, Arcadis



Membership

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

Co-Chairs:
James Fox, BVH Integrated Services, P.C.
Greg Putnam, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Members:
David Barstow, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Taylor Gladding, Gilbane Building Company
Dan Kinard, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
John Oliveto, Fletcher Thompson




Marketing

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

Chair:
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking

Members:
Stephanie Greenman, Gilbane Building Company
Kristine Nemeth, Arcadis
Nichole Petersen, Flow Tech, Inc.
Kurt Prochorena, BSC Group
David Walsh, Acadia Insurance Company
Ray Weaver, Arcadis



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
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:
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company


Members
:
Richard Bergan, Bergan Architectural Woodworking
Theresa Casey, CBC/On Target Marketing
John Jenney, BL Companies
Joseph Spagnoletti, CohnReznick
Nathan Whetten, Freeman Companies




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 (Finance)

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
Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company
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)
Catherine Ellithorpe, AIA, The SLAM Collaborative
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
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