AGC elects 2015 officers, board

At its Jan 23 annual meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle, the AGC of Washington elected its 2015 slate of officers and board members.  The officers are:

Gary Smith - President

Gary Smith is president of Lease Crutcher Lewis. A 40-year construction professional, he has been with Lewis since 1996 and prior to that spent many years with Wright Schuchart. Smith is property committee chair and a board member for AGC of Washington, and serves on the boards of the Northwest Construction Consumer Council and Seattle Aquarium. In 2012, he was AGC of Washington’s Contractor of the Year. Smith and his wife, Ann, live on Capitol Hill and enjoy boating.

Nancy Munro - First Vice President

For more than 25 years Nancy Munro has managed the administrative operations at MidMountain Contractors, a heavy-civil contractor that has been active since 1988 in the AGC and National Utility Contractors Association. Munro is involved in the AGC programs committee and serves on the board. She started MidMountain’s Giving Back to the Community program. She lives in Bothell with her husband, Rod.

Mark Seaman - Treasurer

Mark Seaman is the CFO and secretary-treasurer of Abbott Construction, a general contractor with offices in Seattle, Arcadia, California, and Lake Oswego, Oregon. After graduating from UC Berkeley in 1977, he worked in the Bay Area for 20 years in real estate finance, construction and asset management. He moved to Seattle in 1996 and was a controller at MacDonald-Miller before landing at J.R. Abbott Construction in 1998 as CFO. Seaman and six other principals bought J.R. Abbott Construction in 2006. He is an active member of the AGC of Washington and Construction Financial Management Association. He lives in Bellevue with his wife, Cindy

Joe Simmons - Past President

Joe Simmons is president of Joseph S. Simmons Construction, a general contractor working throughout Western Washington. After graduating in 1976 from the University of Washington’s construction management program, he worked for three AGC contractors as an estimator and project manager. He started Joseph S. Simmons Construction in 1985, and also owns C/I Properties, which owns and manages commercial properties throughout King County. He has been an active member in the AGC since 1976. He lives in north Seattle with his wife, Susan.

The board members are:

  • Sharon Young, Concord Construction
  • Todd Kunzman, Andgar Corp.
  • Paul Mayo, Flatiron Constructors
  • Mickey Traugutt, Washington Patriot Construction
  • Brent Levander, Centennial Contractors Enterprises
  • Jim Rowley, Howard S. Wright
  • Delton Bonds, Mountain States Construction
  • Glyn Slattery, Lydig Construction
  • Gordon Spencer, Teknon Corp.
  • Ken Day, Ness & Campbell Crane
  • Mike Grace, Groff Murphy

Check out the DJC article here.