About Us

Mission Statement

To improve the construction industry in Washtenaw County and increase the success of WCA members by providing leadership in the areas of business development, workforce development, labor relations, communications, safety, and education.



Board of Directors


  • President – Oscar Notz, Turner Construction
  • Tom Kittel, Huron Valley Electric
  • Treasurer – Mike Everett, Acoustic Ceiling & Partition

Board Members:

  • TC Baker, Baker Construction
  • Ted Barker, Shaw Construction & Management
  • Mark Darr, John Darr Mechanical
  • Kelli Jenness, Spence Brothers


User Liaison Committee

  • Identify ways to improve contractor/user relations
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with major users
  • Encourage use of local contractors by major users
  • Serve as WCA representatives to the Public Owners/Contractors Committee
  • Meet Monthly

Chairperson: Oscar Notz, Turner Construction

Labor Relations Committee

  • Negotiate labor contracts
  • Serve on joint grievance committees
  • Some members will serve on fringe benefit fund boards
  • Meet as Needed

Chairperson: TC Baker, Baker Construction

Social Events Committee

  • Plan/conduct PYRAMID Awards
  • Plan/conduct golf outing
  • Plan/conduct golf league
  • Plan/conduct any other social events
  • Meet Monthly

Chairperson: Dennis Irish, Shamrock Floorcovering Services

Workforce Development Committee

  • Determine topics for seminars
  • Conduct “Just Build It!” Construction Career Expo
  • Attend college/high school job fairs
  • Oversee WCA Summer Intern/Scholarship Program
  • Meet Monthly

Chairperson: Chris Sharlach, Granger Construction

Member Engagement Committee

  • Serve as liaison to new WCA member firms and help their representatives get involved in WCA activities
  • Help WCA staff plan services and activities for the members that encourage engagement in the WCA
  • Help WCA staff plan topics for bi-monthly WCA membership meetings
  • Meet Monthly

Chairperson: David Bruce, Spence Brothers