Building a More

Engaged Membership Mike Mencarini Says Active Membership Base Will Be Key to AGC Success in 2017

member involvement. So, we’re focusing internally to make sure our members become more engaged.”

Value of Giving Back Mencarini knows firsthand

By Carol Eaton

improving their overall experience in the association, are key goals for AGC of California President Mike Mencarini in 2017. Mencarini, who is President


of Unger Construction Company, Sacramento, said he plans to continue the efforts of his predecessors to strengthen the voice of the state’s largest construction association by mobilizing an active and involved membership base. “We want to make sure that

members see us as having met or exceeded their expectations, whether that is their experiences at meetings and conferences or the value they receive from AGC’s legislative, regulatory, legal and other core services,” Mencarini says. “As the voice of the construction

industry, we know that our voice will only get stronger with greater

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etting new and existing members more actively engaged in AGC, while also

the benefits of active partici- pation. Since attending his first district meeting over 16 years ago at the behest of his former

boss and AGC of California Past President John Messner, he has held a variety of leadership roles within AGC. Tat includes mentoring and

providing guidance to numerous student chapter and CLC members and working alongside other industry

leaders to help shape industry feedback on an array of proposed legislation, regulatory issues and construction industry workforce needs. Over the years, Mencarini has

also served on the board of AGC of California’s Delta-Sierra District; chaired the Building Division and the AGC Awards Committee; chaired the Construction Education Foundation for two years; and most recently progressed through the officer positions, serving as Treasurer, Vice President and Senior Vice President before taking the top role this year as President. In addition to AGC service, he

has been active with the City of Sacramento as a commissioner on the

Unger Construction completed the Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital project in 2014. The award-winning project involved construction of a new $192 million hospital that earned LEED Gold status.

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