BCA Standing Committees

Economic Development Committee

To promote growth in northeast Indiana through financial and lobbying support to area economic development organizations and to help members be apprised on issues of importance.

  • Chairman - Tim Ehlerding, Fetters Construction
  • Vice-Chairman - Rick Lehman, Keystone Concrete, Inc.
  • Board Liaison - Ben Hermann, Votaw Electric Inc.
  • Andy Brooks, Brooks Construction Co., Inc.
  • John Hoffman, Star Excavating
  • Kevin Lemler, Irving Materials, Inc.
  • Jacquie Mann, Innovative Engineering Services, Inc.
  • Janet Roe, One Eleven Design
  • Seth Sailors, Katz, Sapper & Miller
  • Sam Schenkel, Lassus Bros. Oil, Inc.
  • Aimee Shimasaki, MartinRiley Architects/Engineers
  • Rob Slusser, Centier Bank
  • Christopher Wesner, Shambaugh & Son, LP
  • Jared Widenhoefer, Mosaic Building Solutions LLC
  • Rob Young, Hagerman
  • Steve Zacher, The Zacher Company

Government Affairs Committee

To monitor legislation affecting the construction industry and to develop closer relationships with local elected officials.

  • Chairman - John W. Brogan, BZW Master Painters, Inc.
  • Vice-Chairman - Cindy Riebersal, Brooks Construction Co., Inc.
  • Board Liaison - Phillip Marquell, Rosema Corporation
  • David Dyer, Tonn and Blank Construction
  • Bill Fishering, Beers Mallers Backs & Salin, LLP
  • Lea Gamble, Hamilton Hunter Builders, Inc.
  • John Hoffman, Star Excavating
  • Bill Meyer, Shambaugh & Son, L.P.
  • Mark Warsco, Rothberg Logan & Warsco LLP
  • Tom Werling, Mosaic Building Solutions, LLC

Membership Committee

To seek and retain quality members and involve members in BCA activities.

  • Chairman - Brandon Bushee, Brooks Construction Co., Inc.
  • Vice-Chairman - Melissa Jaegle, Master Consultants LP
  • Board Liaison - Gary Voirol, MSKTD & Associates
  • Ambassador - Tom Fisher, Stoops Freightliner
  • Ambassador - Kelly Geller, The Hagerman Group
  • Ambassador - Andy Hyndman, ONI Risk Partners
  • Ambassador - Cecile Weir, 1st Source Bank
  • Tim Badgley, Sunrise Energy Systems, Inc.
  • Devon Kirk, Robert Crosby, Inc.
  • Greg Lynch, Almet, Inc.
  • Tad Marsh, Zumbrun Construction
  • Joe Mikolay III, Aerotek
  • Teresa Schomburg, First Federal Bank
  • Mick Stewart, ISU Stewart, Brimner, Peters & Company

Program Committee

Plans and implements BCA membership meetings, events, and awards programs. Helps members build their social capital (networking).

  • Chairman - Kelli Warner, Design Collaborative
  • Vice-Chairman - John Hawkins, H & H Sales Co.
  • Board Liaison - Phil Miller, C.M.S. Roofing
  • Todd Adams, Elevatus Architecture
  • Samantha Bercot, Crowe LLP
  • Danielle Burns, RJE Business Interiors
  • Matt Gerbers, Shambaugh & Son, L.P.
  • Brian Gerig, Irving Materials, Inc.
  • Jeff Harding, Haller & Colvin, P.C.
  • Corey McSweeney, Katz, Sapper & Miller
  • Gabriel Monger, SourceOne Insurance
  • Zech Oberlin, CME Design Builder
  • Nick Shah, Impex International Inc.
  • Kara Smith, Baden, Gage & Schroeder, LLC

Safety Committee

To identify members' needs for executive safety and OSHA compliance functions and offer programs to meet those needs such as bi-monthly Construction Safety Forums and other education /training opportunities.

  • Chairman - Carl Swalls, Fetters Construction Inc.
  • Vice-Chairman - Jason Zimmerman, Shambaugh & Son, L.P.
  • Board Liaison - Mike Schenkel, Schenkel Construction, Inc.
  • Jacob Becker - The Hagerman Group
  • Scott Eder, Wagner-Meinert, LLC
  • Matt Favory, Brooks Construction Co., Inc.
  • Matt Herndon, Weigand Construction Co., Inc.
  • Jon Jones, Summit City Steel Erection LLC
  • Jordan Scheiber, Gibson Insurance
  • Rachel Skinner, Crosby Excavating
  • Tom Smith, CME Corporation
  • Joe Strack, Don R. Fruchey, Inc.
  • David Theye, Briner Building, Inc.
  • Tanner Warner, Gibson Insurance
  • Sheryl Wiser, Fox Contractors Corp.

Workforce Development and Education Committee

To provide practical learning opportunities based on the needs of the membership that foster individuals' career growth and members' organizational development and to raise awareness of construction industry career opportunities in northeast Indiana.

  • ChairmanZach Kessie, Michael Kinder & Sons
  • Vice-Chairman - Carly Buchanan, Brooks Construction Co., Inc.
  • Board Liaison - Larry Weigand, Weigand Construction
  • Charlie Brown, LaForce, Inc.
  • Austin Dettmer, Aerotek
  • David Dyer, Tonn and Blank Construction
  • Mark Englert, Mill Supplies, Inc.
  • Brad Ewart, PE, SME
  • Gordon Fisher, Old National Insurance
  • Dan Gustafson, LeMaster Steel Erectors
  • Bill Meyer, Shambaugh & Son, L.P.
  • Eric Pedersen, Fetters Construction
  • Craig Scherschel, Needham DBS
  • Karen Stahl, Moake Park Group, Inc.
  • Mike Weber, Star Insurance Agency
  • Judson Yoder, LeMaster Steel Erectors

Young Professionals Committee

To foster growth in BCA members' younger employees by providing education and networking opportunities to expedite their advancement in their careers and into positions of leadership within their organizations and in the Association.

  • Chairman - Tom Werling, Mosaic Building Solutions, LLC
  • Vice-Chairman - Austin Papenbrock, The Garland Company
  • Board Liaison - Jake Fetters, Mosaic Building Solutions, LLC
  • Nicholle Albert - Crowe LLP
  • Nick Alwine, Fetters Construction Inc.
  • Jamie Bates, Patriot Engineering and Environmental, Inc.
  • Carly Buchanan, Brooks Construction Co., Inc.
  • Brian Clifford, Faeger Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Brad Ewart II, PE, SME
  • Erica Friend, Allen Business Machines
  • Lea Gamble, Hamilton Hunter Builders, Inc.
  • Lindsey Greathouse, Fetters Construction Inc.
  • John Short, PE, Structural Engineering Services, LLC
  • Mick Stewart, ISU Stewart, Brimner, Peters & Company
  • Curtis Tomlinson, Katz, Sapper & Miller
  • Sean Weigand, The DeHayes Group