Government Relations & Arizonans for Fair Contracting
Through Arizonans for Fair Contracting (AFC), ASA maintains a visible presence and drives proactive government relations efforts at the state and local levels, monitors and drives legislative reform, implements grassroots outreach, and its Steering Committee serves as the association's legislative liaisons. The AFC Steering Committee meets monthly at the ASA of Arizona office. Bryon Matesi, Buesing Corp. (Committee Chair) Angela Cooner, Lewis Brisbois (Committee Chair)
The Membership Committee develops and implements strategies and activities to recruit and retain members, as well as organizing and coordinating prospective member events. Membership Committee meets via teleconference every Wednesday at 11:00 AM; in-person Membership Committee meetings are held quarterly at the ASA of Arizona office. Rita Lawrence, L & L Asphalt LLC (Chair) RJ Floco, Lifestyles Media Group, LLC (Co-Chair)
The Events Committee organizes and plans a calendar of events, fundraising activities and special events, and provides input for educational programming and training opportunities for members. The Events Committee meets monthly at the ASA of Arizona office. Becky Nunes, DTR Landscape Development (Chair) Nickie Velton, DTR Landscape Development (Co-Chair)

Partners In Construction (PIC) is a regular forum for subcontractors and ASA's general contractor partners to discuss issues of mutual concern affecting the construction team. The goal of the group is to develop open communications and improve the relationship between subcontractors and general contractors, as well as identify and discuss industry trends and challenges, educational needs, and areas of improvement to promote beneficial relationships.

Our current GC partners include:


CORE Construction Services of Arizona, Inc.

Hensel Phelps Construction Co.

Sundt Construction, Inc.

Agate Construction

Burns & McDonnell

Chasse Building Team

A bi-monthly forum for residential subcontractors to discuss issues affecting the marketplace and construction team. Quarterly the group meets with Home Builder representatives to discuss mutual concerns, industry trends, education needs to benefit the home-building industry.

Dave Morgan, Brewer Companies (Committee Chair)

Jaime Alvarez, Chas Roberts Air Conditioning Inc. (Co-Chair)

The Health and Safety Committee hosts workshops and bi-monthly meetings that provide safety updates as well as information on staying healthy in the workforce. Meeting locations change depending on the topic, so check the website often for more information. Rob Schmidt, Brewer Companies (Co-Chair) Antonio Portillo, Furtmann Bros (Co-Chair)
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