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Griffith Davison & Shurtleff, P. C

TEXO is encouraging members and their staff to vote on March 4th. Individuals wishing to cast their vote now may do so in the early voting process between February 18th – 28th. TEXO is working in conjunction with the Texas Building Branch AGC and the ABC of Texas, providing support to several candidates seeking elected office. The candidates receiving support are below and on our website www.texoassociation.org

TEXO, ABC of Texas and the TBB-AGC support principled, independent thinking candidates who understand the free enterprise system and the role the construction industry plays in creating a strong Texas economy.


Governor – Greg Abbott

Comptroller – Glenn Hegar

Supreme Court Chief Justice – Nathan Hecht

Supreme Court Place 6 – Jeff Brown

Supreme Court Place 8 – Phil Johnson

Senate District 2 – Bob Deuell, Greenville

Senate District 3 – Robert Nichols, Jacksonville

Senate District 9 – Kelly Hancock, Richland Hills

Senate District 10 – Tony Pompa Arlington

Senate District 16 – John Carona, Dallas

Senate District 30 – Craig Estes, Wichita Falls

House District 4 – Lance Gooden, Terrell

House District 8 – Byron Cook, Corsicana

House District 9 – Chris Paddie, Marshall

House District 11 – Travis Clardy, Nacogdoches

House District 57 – Trent Ashby, Lufkin

House District 59 – J.D. Sheffield, Gatesville

House District 60 – Jim Keffer, Eastland

House District 62 – Myra Crownover, Lake Dallas

House District 66 – Glenn Callison, Plano

House District 67 – Jeff Leach, Plano

House District 92 – Andy Cargile, Hurst

House District 94 – Diane Patrick, Arlington

House District 99 – Charlie Geren, Fort Worth

House District 105 – Linda Harper-Brown, Irving

House District 107 – Kenneth Sheets, Dallas

House District 114 – Jason Villalba, Dallas

House District 115 – Bennett Ratliff, Coppell


Senate District 23 – Royce West, Dallas

House District 100 – Eric Johnson, Dallas

House District 103 – Rafael Anchia, Dallas

April 4-5, 2014
Lake Bob Sandlin - Barefoot Bay Marina

The first event of the 2014 Challenge Cup season is coming up! This year, the TEXO Challenge Cup, presented by Acton, will once again start off on the water. Don't miss your chance to get a great start to the season! To learn more and register your team and find sponsorships opportunities, click here
Special Offering to TEXO Members!
Wednesday, February 26
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost: $75 (unlimited attendance within your company)

Are you already familiar with the LEED Rating system but need a quick update on the recent changes? Then join us for this session where we will quickly review What's NEW in LEED. Learn more and register.

Specialized Training for Construction Superintendents & Safety Professionals!
Thursday, February 27th
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: TEXO Conference Center
Cost: $45 for TEXO Contractor & Industry Members

Now, more than ever, clients are relying on presentations to make crucial decisions on which team to hire for their project.  Whether you are holding a small meeting or communicating with a coworker or presenting in front of panel of clients, you are making presentations daily. Join National Marketing Advisors, Bernice R. Bako and Carolyn Ferguson next week for an informative presentation. Learn more and register today!

Lane Gorman Trubitt,  L.L.P.
March 6 - 4pm
Location: 5201 C.A. Roberson Blvd, Ft. Worth 76119

Take time next week to join Fort Worth ISD and learn more about vendor opportunities on the Fort Worth ISD 2013 Capital Improvement Program. To learn more about the Capital Improvement Program, click here. To RSVP, contact Lynda Mack by email or by phone (817.815.9775).

2014 Safety Training and Evaluation Process—STEP!

Participating in STEP provides you with the opportunity to measure your safety program’s progress from year-to-year and determine how it compares to the programs of other ABC members. There are different levels of participation and all TEXO members are encouraged to participate. Before completing the application, please read the STEP Application Book carefully. Click here to view and complete application. The application is also available electronically at www.abc.org/step.

DEADLINE – March 7, 2014

Construction Quality Management Course For Contractors
March 7
7:30am - 4:30pm
Location: TEXO Conference Center
Cost: $299 for TEXO Contractor/Industry Members; $349 for Subscriber Member; $399 for Non Members

The Construction Quality Management (CQM) Course for Contractors was developed by the Corps of Engineers to help familiarize contractor personnel with the Corps CQM concepts and procedures. This CQM Certification is necessary when working on ARMY and NAVY or Defense projects. To learn more and register, click here.

Rental One
March 10-13
TEXO will be hosting an OSHA 30hr training in March. Don't miss your chance to get your 30 hour card by attending this four day training. To learn more and to register, click here.
Starts March 11
All Sessions (9) - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: TEXO Conference Center
Cost: $150 tuition (includes all 9 sessions)

This program is designed to assist small or minority-owned contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in understanding the basic elements of running a commercial construction business. The program focuses on both technical and administrative skills. To learn more, click here, to register, click here.

Submit Your Nomination Today!

Each year, ABC presents the Craft Professional of the Year (CPOY) award to an individual who sets a high standard for professionals in their craft by exhibiting outstanding skills and leadership. The recipient of this national award demonstrates a passion for the trade, taking pride in hands-on work, and the satisfaction of a job well done to benefit both the construction industry and the greater community. Click here to learn more.

Baker Triangle
Classes Opening Now!
TEXO Safety First is the revolutionary training initiative that TEXO began in 2013. Not only does TEXO Safety First give you actual hands on training that you need, but it also provides you one of the Metroplex's most cost effective ways to get your OSHA 10-hr card. Learn more today by visiting texosafetyfirst.com. You can see the available class schedule by clicking here
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