Chapter President & CEO - ABC Inland Pacific Chapter
Associated Builders & Contractors
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Provides strategic and operational leadership to ensure that the mission, goals and objectives of the Chapter are achieved in an efficient and cost-effective manner. In collaboration with, and under the general vision set forth by the board of directors, provides hands-on management of all areas of the Chapter including membership value and development, employee relations and development, finance and accounting, internal and external communication, technology, facilities, and political, government and public relations. As the spokesperson and face of the Chapter, professionally represents the Chapter before both internal and external groups.
Board and Association Relations
Plays the lead role in the implementation of the Chapter’s strategic Monitors progress of objectives delegated to key staff to ensure completion.
Engages and communicates regularly with the Board of Directors to keep them apprised of progress towards established Provides the board with sufficient internal, economic, legislative & industry updates to enable them to make sound decisions for the Chapter.
Attends regular and executive board meetings as a matter of business and special meetings as
Researches, proposes and implements changes to policies, by-laws, and programs approved by the Board of Directors that will improve the financial or value position of the
Builds and maintains effective relationships with Chapter Officers, committees, task forces, and all key partners &
Works in conjunction with the Treasurer and respective Budget & Finance Committee in order to develop annual budgets that reinforce the mission and are financially stable. Collaborates with the Treasurer to assess and improve the financial status of the Authorizes all invoices, financial statements, and expenses regarding the day-to-day operation of the Chapter. Reviews and authorizes contracts as approved in the budget or as an ad hoc expenditure approved by the Executive Board.
Ensures collection of all membership
Leads the entire human resources function. Recruits, hires, trains, engages, promotes, coaches, evaluates performance, develops and terminates staff in accordance with Chapter policies and all federal and state labor laws. Evaluates current competencies and performance measures to develop an effective team. Is responsible for overseeing and budgeting for all compensation and
Champions an exceptional member service culture by providing staff with the training, technology, equipment, facilities and support to provide cooperative and efficient solutions to members. Proposes recommendations for improvement or purchase to the Board and implements as
Is responsible for overseeing membership growth and retention by providing value and enhanced services to Chapter. Uses various mediums to communicate and drive the value proposition to membership. Reaches out to make and cultivate relationships with membership to improve member satisfaction.
Proposes, coordinates and presents high-quality and relevant content to membership events and activities to cultivate member engagement. Keeps apprised of legislation, data, and trends in the industry that can have an implication to members and brings such information to the chapter’s Government Affairs Committee for further
Assist with the structure, design, scope, and administration of membership Analyzes responses and formulates and communicates findings.
Networks with, monitors and/or participates in other industry associations, commissions, professional networks, governmental agencies, legislative bodies, etc. to monitor economic, government, industry and public and private sector activities. Maintains contact with personnel to educate and garner support for industry initiatives impacting Chapter and its
Responsible for ensuring ABC is positioned as a leader on Construction industry advocacy issues by strategically engaging in political campaigns, the PAC and organizational
Staff Liaison to the chapter’s Government Affairs Committee responsible for carrying forward the goals and objectives of the committee and the strategic
As a merit shop advocate, has a solid understanding of the region’s current construction industry environment.
Manages the Chapter according to the by-laws, Chapter policies, applicable law, and best
Monitors and supervises all functions of staff. Is responsible for staff recruiting, hiring, evaluation, coaching, advising, salary administration, promotion, and
Administers office procedures and employee
Responsible for developing the staff, and providing training to the staff to reach their full
Financial Management including monthly reports to the
Assures payment of dues and submission of reports to ABC National at appointed
Budget preparation and monitoring, including development and implementation of Non- Dues
Monitors all committee activity through staff reports, constant communications with liaisons and periodic attendance at committee
Maintains personnel and board policy
Provide quarterly progress reports with reference to the strategic plan and 5-year
Consults and advises in the selection of Board Members, committee chairpersons, and committee members.
Signatory on all Bank
Maintains Liaison with other chapters and
Maintain Building and
Develops and promotes services for members to insure membership growth, as well as member retention.
To the extent possible, get to know members and visit members making them aware that the Chapter is available to assist
Involvement in Membership recruitment and retention programs
Promotes all aspects of member involvement. Effectively communicate with membership, whether by email, social media and newsletter keeping members informed of Chapter developments, including but not limited to, educational opportunities, social events and legislative
Maintains programming to members in the following areas:
Legal referral service
Seminars, social events, general membership meetings
Information on prevailing wage requirements
Information on union activities
First Aid and Safety programs
Legislative & Public Policy
Other services as directed by the board
Participates in all National ABC functions, national board meetings, conventions, leadership conferences, legislative conferences, President conferences and all other activities on a national level in maintaining the stature of the Inland Pacific
The President will possess a professional background characterized by integrity, initiative, leadership, organizational skills, coalition building and public Knowledge of the construction industry, the Merit Shop philosophy and political process desired. This position reports to and works for the Board.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Innovative, visionary and critical thinker with proven ability to manage day-to-day
An inspiring and inclusive leadership style with experience in effectively developing
Understanding of nonprofit accounting, including development of budgets and review of financial statements.
Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
A credible, confident, genuine, humble, positive yet persuasive
Excellent professional writing skills .
Strong project management, detail and organizational
Familiarity with legislative issues pertaining to the construction
A normal office environment without exposure to extreme heat, cold, noise or chemicals or hazardous equipment.
Regular travel to chapter members and for chapter
Quarterly national travel for association and industry
The chapter represents more than 130 member companies across an expansive service area. The Chapter is chartered by ABC for the eastern half of Washington State and the entire state of Idaho. The chapter was chartered in 1975 and has grown steadily since then. There is great opportunity for growth as the chapter is currently at less than 13 percent of market share. Operations and services are primarily clustered around the Greater Spokane, Washington Metro area. The office and all staff are in Spokane.