AGCC 2017 Officers Elected Installation Dinner Slated for February 3, 2017 in Napa


he 2017 officers of the AGC of California were elected during the AGC of California State

Board meeting in October of 2016. Te officers will formally be installed on February 3, 2017 during a special dinner at the Silverado Resort & Spa, Napa, held in conjunction with the first division and state board meetings of the year. Mike Mencarini, Unger

Construction Co., Sacramento, will be installed as President of the association. Other officers to be installed for 2017 include: Senior Vice President Walt Johnson, K.G. Walters Construction Company, Inc.; Vice President Jerome Di Padova, Skanska; Treasurer Mike Blach, Blach Construction Company; and Immediate Past President Jaimie

Angus, Griffith Company. Tomas T. Holsman is Chief Executive Officer of AGC of California.

President Mike Mencarini Mike Mencarini began his career

in the construction industry with Harbison Mahoney Higgins, Inc. in 1987 after obtaining a bachelor of science degree in construction management from California State University Sacramento. He joined Unger Construction Co. in 2001 and moved up the ranks to his current position as President of the company. Mencarini has served on the

board of AGC of California’s Delta Sierra District since 2007. He chaired the Building Division and Awards Committee in 2012 and served as

Chair of the Construction Education Foundation in 2013 and 2014 among other roles in AGC. He has also been active with the City of Sacramento as a commissioner on the Development Oversight Commission, on the Northern California Carpenters Board of Trustees and with the philanthropic arm of Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

Senior Vice President Walt Johnson Walt Johnson obtained his bache-

lor’s in construction management with a minor in business admin- istration from Chico State. He has spent 27 years in public works construction. After a two-year stint with a Minneapolis-based contractor working in Oxnard he joined K.G. Walters Construction Company, Inc. in Santa Rosa and rose the ranks from office engineer to eventually become President and Chief Executive Officer. Te general engineering contractor specializes in the construction of water and wastewater treatment plants in California and Northern Nevada. Johnson has been active in AGC of

California for nearly a quarter century, including serving as past Chair of North Bay district, a state board member and national board member among other roles.

Vice President Jerome Di Padova A Southern California native,

AGC of California Elected Leaders for 2017…Top leadership of the AGC of California for 2017 includes (left to right): AGC of California CEO Tom Holsman; Senior Vice President Walt Johnson, K.G. Walters Construction Co., Inc., Santa Rosa; President Mike Mencarini, Unger Construction Company, Sacramento; Vice President Jerome Di Padova, Skanska USA Civil West California District, Riverside; and Immediate Past President Jaimie Angus, Griffith Company, Brea. (Not pictured is 2017 Treasurer Mike Blach, Blach Construction Co., San Jose.)

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Jerome Di Padova grew up around the heavy civil construction industry. While attending University of California, Riverside, he began his career working as a takeoff engineer for his father, Tony, at Kasler Corporation. Following his transfer to California Polytechnic University, Pomona, where he majored in engineering technology and construction management, Di

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