AMCA has several committees that you and/or a member of your company can get involved with. Here
is a full listing along with descriptions. You can sign up by calling the AMCA office or by completing the sign-up
form on this page.
Chairman: Glenn Hottmann – G & G Enterprises
The Safety Committee administers an Association Safety Plan that reinforces a commitment on AMCA’s part to offer methods
and means to support worksite safety. It also provides a means to benefit AMCA members who join its Association Safety Plan,
by providing opportunities to earn a bonus dividend. This committee hosts educational seminars and workshops and addresses
any needs that may arise regarding safety on the job.
Chairman: Bob Ahlers – Rhino Masonry
Meetings: As Needed
Program was designed by masonry contractors for masonry contractors with input from the architectural, engineering
and design community to give Arizona masonry contractors local access to educational programs only being offered at national
conventions. This makes continuing education more available and cost-effective on a local level, and allows more masonry contractors
and their employees the opportunity to attend. The committee meets as necessary to assist with planning and implementation
of this industry recognized program.
Central Arizona Chairman: Mike Summers – Top
Quality MasonrySouthern Arizona Chairman: Terry Rathbun -- Sun Valley Masonry
AMCA is proud to offer a nationally recognized, U.S. Department of Labor approved Apprenticeship
Program. Apprentices in the Central Arizona program attend class one night per week and lab on Saturdays from August
through May for three years. Apprentices enrolled in the Southern Arizona program attend classes and labs on Saturdays for
three full years. Upon completion of the training, each graduating apprentice receives his/her journeyman card from the U.S.
Department of Labor and most become foremen or superintendents for their sponsoring contractor. The committee meets on a monthly
basis to plan upcoming events and examine all matters relating to administration and compliance.
AMCA hosts four fundraising
events every year. Each require a planning committee and they meet on an as needed basis:
- Golf Committee:
Held in April. Includes raffles, cash prizes, and contests. This event is supported through sponsorships from contractors
- Graduation Committee: Held in September. Includes raffle, This event is supported through
sponsorships from contractos and suppliers.
- Annual Meeting Committee: Each January AMCA holds its Annual Meeting
in conjunction with fundraising efforts of a casino night, live and silent auctions. All proceeds go to the Apprenticeship
- Masonry Expo Committee: The Arizona Masonry & Hardscape EXPO is held in the fall and
is open to the general public. It includes a Masonry Skills Challenge, Fastest Trowel on the Block, and Masonry: It Makes
a Village competition.