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AGC Houston's CLC Hosts 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament 

On November 3, 2022, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) hosted its 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament with 36 teams competing for first place! Huge thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, the University of Houston AGC Student Chapter, and our members who joined us on the front lawn of AGC Houston.

Congrats to Harvey|Harvey Cleary - Team for winning first place, and to Polk Mechanical Company, LLC - Team 2 for winning second place!

Thanks to our Sponsors:
Gilbane Building Co. - Grand Tournament Sponsor
Pieper-Houston Electric, LP - Grand Tournament Sponsor
Karsten Interior Services, LP - Official Food Sponsor
Waste Transfer Partners LLC- Beverage Sponsor
Tellepsen - Beverage Sponsor
DEWALT - In-Kind Raffle Sponsor
Alliance Reprographics, LLC - Official Print Sponsor

Please click here for event photos. 


About the CLC

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is a national AGC initiative designed to address the needs of young professionals in the industry. To date, more than 95 chapters have established a CLC.

Through educational programs and events that focus on the professional development and leadership skills of the industry’s future leaders, the CLC offers members the opportunity to exchange ideas and to learn from experts about issues facing construction professionals.

Besides socializing at monthly events, CLC members network, exchange ideas about work and the industry, and gain continuing education which includes both professional development and leadership skills.

Individuals who are interested in personal growth, in their company growth and in the construction industry are encouraged to apply.

Want to know how to get involved with the CLC? Contact Charlene Anthony at

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You're not going to want to miss out on AGC Houston's professional development programs! These courses are intended for the following construction professionals: Superintendents, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Accounting Staff, Project Support Staff, Project Executives, Business Development, Technology Support Staff and more! Please click here for more information.

Join Us for Fundamentals of Building Trades - MEP Systems on December 6!

The Fundamentals of Building Trades - MEP Systems course is a one-session, in-person program designed to provide a condensed overview of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. This course is taught by Johnny Saldana of Raven Mechanical, LP. 

Course Objectives:

This course provides fundamental knowledge and understanding of Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing (MEP) systems in buildings. People spend 93% of their life indoors; this results in collaboration for maximum aesthetics, efficiency, economy, comfort, & safety for the life of the structures. The ideal candidate for this course is an individual seeking industry knowledge or in management/estimating/superintendent positions and will benefit from expert building standard MEP construction for commercial spaces. 

Seasoned experts combine industry knowledge and skills to fast track your learning experience in a condensed course to save you time and energy in MEP principles. This course will have an emphasis in MEP Systems and Materials, Construction Phases, Procurement, Constructability, Specialty Equipment and Design Limitations, Industry Insights, and Commissioning and Preventative Maintenance

Click here to register. 

Call to Action: Leadership AGC Now Accepting Applications

Leadership AGC is designed to ensure that the greater Houston commercial construction industry is well represented in the future in key leadership positions, both inside and outside the industry. This program provides up-and-coming industry leaders with an intensive experience that fosters relationships and encompasses a broad scope of community and industry concerns.

What are the benefits?
In addition to learning specific leadership and management skills, participants will broaden their exposure to the community, meet with their industry peers and establish lasting contacts to expand their professional networks. 

What does the program cover?
Leadership AGC will offer a full roster of educational and useful events designed for the Houston-area young construction professional who will become a future leader in his/her firm and our chapter. The series will connect Leadership AGC members with leaders in the construction, development, business, medical, industrial, political and educational arenas.

What does the program cost?
The $2,500 tuition covers all associated fees, course materials, luncheons, excursions, socials, and group transportation.

Due to limited space, Leadership AGC is limited to 20 participants and is by application only.

Applications are due by November 29, 2022.

Contact for more information.

Click here to apply today!

AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship is Now Open
Each year, the AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE accredited construction management or construction-related engineering programs. The application closes November 1, 2022.

Over $10 million in scholarships have been awarded to more than 4,000 students attending colleges and universities across the country. Through endowments made by AGC members and supporters, as well as AGC Chapters, the Education and Research Foundation awards over 100 scholarships each year to students dedicated to pursuing a career in the construction industry.

Students can click here to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact Paige Packard, Program Director, AGC Education and Research Foundation,

AGC Houston Scholarship Applications Now Open!

AGC Houston will be awarding Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership scholarships to college-bound and university students who are majoring in a construction-related discipline.

In its 27th year, the AGC Houston scholarship program has awarded over 200 scholarships totaling $635,000. Click here to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must pursue a degree relating to a career in construction.
  • Applicant must be an employee or dependent of an employee of an AGC Houston member firm or an
  • AGC Student Chapter member.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a college, university, or accredited training program during fall semester 2022.
  • Current high school seniors and college students are eligible to apply.

Award Information

  • All applicants selected as finalists will be interviewed by the Committee in March 2023.
  • Applicant must plan to enroll for the upcoming fall semester.


 Call for Nominations: AGC Houston Standard of Excellence Award

Presented annually, this prestigious award gives special recognition to a construction industry employee who most exemplifies the highest standards of excellence. All construction industry employees are eligible to be nominated for this award! 

Who can be nominated? 
All construction industry employees are eligible - employees of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, service companies, architects, and engineers.  

What is the nomination criteria?
The individual must consistently set the standard of excellence in regards to commitment to quality, customer service, cooperation, teamwork, and professionalism. Nominations can be based on either a daily commitment to excellence or outstanding personal effort on a special project or event in the workplace. 

How do you nominate a deserving individual?
To nominate someone you believe exemplifies the standard of excellence in the construction industry, simply submit a nomination form.

Nomination letters are due by December 31, 2022.

Contact for more information.

Click here to apply today!



15 - December 20: AGC Edge Lean Construction Education Program - Virtual Training

28 - December 1: Supervisory Training Program Unit 2: Communication


5 - 9: AGC Edge Project Manager Development Program - Virtual Training

5 - 13: AGC Edge Lean Construction Education Program - Virtual Training

5 - 16: AGC Edge Construction Supervision Fundamentals - Virtual Training

5 - 20: AGC Edge Building Information Modeling - Virtual Training

6: Fundamentals of Building Trades - MEP Systems  

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Applications for AGC's Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) Are Now Open

2023 Nominations Deadline: December 15, 2022


The purpose of the CSEA is to recognize those construction companies that excel at safety performance. The CSEA closely examines each candidate's commitment to safety and occupational health management and risk control. Unlike other safety award programs that limit the criteria to frequency rates, the CSEA selection process is considerably more comprehensive.

Each application will be reviewed for evidence of:

  • Company management commitment
  • Active employee participation
  • Safety training
  • Worksite hazard identification and control
  • Safety program innovation

The 2023 Construction Safety Excellence Awards competition is now open and available through the AGC of America Website. You are not required to apply through the AGC Houston chapter. Click here to access the application; you will be directed to Formsite, the application platform. Applicants must create an account to view/complete the application. You will also see an option to download a PDF of the application.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Nazia Shah at or (703) 837-5409.

Upcoming Safety Classes

AGC Houston is proud to partner with the The Region VI OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington. The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute Education Center in the country. AGC Houston is not an OSHA Training Institute Education Center, but serves as a Host-Training Organization for The University of Texas at Arlington OSHA Training Institute Education Center.

View the full list of OSHA UT-A courses here.







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Member News

You're Invited! American Bar Association 2022 Regional Meeting

On December 2, 2022, in four convenient locations across the country, the ABA Forum on Construction Law will present “Must Know Provisions of Industry Form Construction Contracts.” Hear from industry experts such as Ben Westcott, Andrews Myers; Vijay D ‘Cruz, Vitol; Jeff Brannen, Balfour Beatty; Nick Brooks, Beck Group; Chris Littell, Scott + Reid; Kristen Sherwin, Winstead; Colbie Campbell, Slates Harwell; Jessica Haddad, Construction Management Services; Kimber Davison, Griffith Davison; and Cathy Altman, Carrington Coleman. 

For more information, please reach out to Cynthia Birdwell at


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