Contractor, Industry and Subscriber Members are automatically
affiliated with Associated General Contractors of America.
All members who are General Contractors are considered Members
of AGCA. All Industry and Subscriber members of this Chapter
are called National Associate Members of AGCA. As members of
AGCA, sacvenue members may take advantage of the services offered
by National that compliment the services offered locally.
There are three primary types of membership in this Chapter: Contractor,
Subscriber and Industry Members.
are General Contractors and Specialty Contractors who provide
labor, meet the requirements stated in “membership qualification”
above and who pay volume dues.
are Specialty Contractor firms who do not choose the Contractor
Category and are only interested in the weekly Reed Bulletin and
sacvenue's publications, cellular phone plan, workers compensation
program and group insurance. By virtue of this election, a Subscriber
Member may not vote, hold office in the Association, and may at
times be called upon to pay additional sums for services rendered.
Industry Members are service
professionals and suppliers (i.e. Insurance Agencies, Attorneys,
etc.) who continue to have networking and training opportunities,
who are not eligible for Contractor membership.
Other types of membership include Visiting Member status,
Honorary Member status, and Life Member status. Each of these categories
are outlined in the Chapter’s By-Laws.
According to our Chapter’s By-Laws,
a Contractor is defined as a construction firm capable of supervising,
managing and/or performing construction activites normally using
its own forces. Only Contractors who have been engaged in the construction
business for two or more years prior to application for membership
and have established a reputation for “Skill,
Integrity, and Responsibility” may be considered
for membership in the Association.
Exceptions to the
two year construction business experience requirement may be granted
in the case of a new firm of which one or more principal officers
have had at least two years’ experience in the management
of a firm which has been a Contractor Member of a chapter of the
For purposes of
clarity, Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility are
defined as follows:
means the possession and application of the necessary technical
knowledge and practical experience to execute the construction projects
undertaken in a professional, efficient, and safe manner.
Integrity means the
character to comply with the spirit and letter of contracts undertaken
and to handle every transaction with fairness and honor.
the possession and application of the necessary financial resources,
cash or credit, together with the needed equipment and organization
to fulfill all commitments promptly and completely.