• 2024 Government Relations

  • AGC of Utah strives to represent our members and the industry as a whole in both state and national politics. During the legislative session, we maintain a constant presence on capitol hill to ensure our members' voices are heard by all of our legislators. 

    Contact us for weekly updates during the Utah Legislative session to know which bills will impact our industry and your business.

  • All Committees

  • Committee participation is open to all AGC members – committees are a great way to get involved, network and share your talents.

    If you would like to join a committee or attend a meeting please contact the staff liaison listed below. 

  • Northern Utah Committees


  • Aggregates Committee

    The purpose of the AGC Aggregates Committee is to commission and oversee research, education, and advocacy for Utah's aggregate resources used in all facets of our construction industry.

  • Chair: Jake Goodliffe,
    Staker Parson Materials & Construction

    2350 S 1900 W
    West Haven, UT 84401
    Phone: 801-731-1111
    Email: jake.goodliffe@stakerparson.com


  • Builders Committee

    The Builders Committee takes an active role in discussing and taking steps to resolve concerns with regards to the building industry of Utah. 

    • Chair: John Kemp,
      Big-D Companies 

      404 W 400 S
      Salt Lake City, UT 84101
      Phone: 801-415-6000
      Email: jkemp@big-d.com


  • Builders Safety Committee

    The Builders Safety Committees primary purpose is to assist in the preservation of the health and wellbeing of the AGC’s membership’s workforce by providing: a forum for exchange of industry best practices, networking and safety resources, quality safety services, training and education.  

  • Chair: Joseph Knickerbocker,
    Oakland Construction Company, Inc.    

    1978 S West Temple
    Salt Lake City, UT 84115
    Phone: 801-486-0144
    Email: joseph.knickerbocker@oakland.com 


  • Builders Apprenticeship Committee 

    The Builders Apprenticeship Committee was formed to meet the specific needs of building contrators throughout the state. With AGC's apprenticeship program growing, the committee plays a vital role in determining curriculum, related training, recruitment and retention. 

  • Chair: Dery Guillen
    Engage Contracting, Inc.

    295 Jimmy Doolittle Rd.
    Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    Phone: 801-395-4500
    Email: dguillen@engagecontracting.com


  • Highway Committee

    The Highway Committee creates a forum for discussion of points of concern or interest with regards to the highway industry in Utah, on both a State and Federal level. AGC works monthly in partnership with UDOT and services as the contractor’s liaison. 

  • Chair: Jeff Cochran,
    WW Clyde  

    PO Box 1898
    Orem, UT 84059
    Phone: 801-802-6800
    Email: jcochran@wwclyde.net


  • Highway Safety Committee 

    The Highway Safety Committee works to collaborate and share membership best practices while utilizing the committee as a forum to address industry safety concerns and issues with a collective voice. The committee also works as a collective voice to build relationships with owners and create safer workplaces in the Utah Highway Industry. 

  • Chair: Jesse Meldrum,
    Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company 

    166 E 14000 S, Ste. 200
    Draper, UT 84020
    Phone: 801-617-1720
    Email: jmeldrum@wadsco.com


  • Highway Apprenticeship Committee

    The Highway Apprenticeship Committee is designed to meet the specific needs of highway contractors throughout the state. With a new UDOT spec recently in place on federally assisted jobs, the Highway Committee is helping to direct the apprenticeship program with regards to curriculum, related training, recruitment, retention, and use of funds. 

    • Chair: Bob Bushell,
      Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company

      166 E 14000 S, Ste. 200
      Draper, UT 84020
      Phone: 801-617-1720
      Email: bob@wadsco.com


  • Human Resources Committee

    The HR Committee enables AGC members to. connect with each other and keep pace with the latest construction HR developments and HR matters. 

  • Chair: Bryan McCurdy,
    Hughes General Contractors 

    PO Box 540700
    North Salt Lake, UT 84054
    Phone: 801-292-1411
    Email: bryan@hughesgc.com


  • Legislative Committee 

    The Legislative Committee reviews proposed legislation, determines if AGC needs to take a position, develops action plan to support, oppose or monitor legislation for the association.

  • Chair: Scott Degraffenried,
    Jacobsen Construction Company, Inc. 

    5181 W Amelia Earhart Dr.
    Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    Phone: 801-973-0500
    Email: sdegraffenfried@jbuild.com


  • Utility Infrastructure Committee

    The Utility Infrastructure Committee is the chapter’s link with underground contractors. The committee serves as the liaison to Blue Stakes and owners of utilities in Utah. 

    • Chair: Glen Perry,
      COP Construction. LLC    

      555 West 1100 North
      North Salt Lake City, UT 84054
      Phone: 801-298-9556
      Email: gperry@copconstruction.com


  • Workforce Development Committee

    The Workforce Development Committee is the education/training arm of the AGC. They act as the liaison to the AGC Student Chapters, and coordinate the distribution of AGC scholarships. The committee also assist in special training events. 

    • Chair: Spencer Parkinson,
      Morgan Asphalt 

      7620 W Highway 201
      Magna, UT 84044
      Phone: 801-595-0010
      Email: spencer@morganasphalt.com

    • AGC Staff Liaison: Kelsee Bishop
      Email: kbishop@agc-utah.org

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  • Southern Utah Committees


    So. Utah Air Quality Taskforce

    The goal of the Taskforce is to address concerns from citizens and to help find solutions to air quality issues in the area. It provides a place for citizens, industry, and local government officials to come together and discuss opportunities for improvement – but also recognize positive efforts made by all to keep our air clean.

  • Chair: Bill Baum,
    SIRQ, Inc.

    3900 Traverse Mountain Blvd.
    Lehi, UT 84043
    Phone: 801-253-7663
    Email: bbaum@sirq.com

  • AGC Staff Liaison: Kathy Tolleson
    Email: ktolleson@agc-utah.org


  • So. Utah Safety Committee

    The Southern Utah Safety Committee exists to provide essential safety services to all members including safety training, specific to Southern Utah issues.  

  • Chair: Kevin Rivera,
    Sunroc Corporation

    750 N 1500 W
    Orem, UT 84057
    Phone: 435-634-2200
    Email: krivera@sunroc.com


  • So. Utah Workforce Development Committee

    The Workforce Development Committee is the education/training arm of the AGC. They act as the liaison to the AGC Student Chapters, and coordinate the distribution of AGC scholarships. The committee also assist in special training events. 

  • Chair: Spencer Richins,
    Grass Creek Construction

    1263 S Hillcrest Drive, Unit A
    Washington, UT 84780
    Phone: 435-319-0376
    Email: spence.gcc@gmail.com

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