The ABC Southeast Texas Chapter President works with the Board and Directors and Board of Trustees to set the Chapter's strategic direction and then builds/leads the team to execute against that plan. He/she is responsible for developing and building consensus around policies, programs and activities designed to serve the needs of a diverse, chapter membership and for ensuring that the organization is run in an effective, ethical, and financially responsible manner.
The President is responsible for the overall leadership and administration of the association. This includes the assessing of member needs, developing programs to meet these needs and conducting these programs in a strategic manner.
The President is responsible for the hiring and dismissal of all personnel and performance of same.
The President is responsible for enforcing and carrying out all policies and procedures as outlined in the HR policy manual.
The President is responsible for preparing the annual budget and obtaining approvals from the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees.
The budget is established to fund the day-to-day operations and resource the strategic plan of the Chapter and Training Center.
The President is responsible for maintaining all necessary record keeping requirements, including all monthly reporting and tax requirement filings.
The President is responsible for enforcing and carrying out all the fiscal policies and procedures.
The President serves the Chairman and the Board of Directors and is responsible for carrying out the actions of the same.
The President is responsible for maintaining and preparing all information for the Board of Directors.
The President is responsible for carrying out the Strategic Plan as developed and approved by the Board of Directors.
The President serves the Chairman and the Board of Trustees and is responsible for carrying out the actions of the same.
The President is responsible for maintaining and preparing all information for the Board of Trustees.
The President is responsible for carrying out the Strategic Plan as developed and approved by the Board of Trustees.
The President is responsible for working with the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees to create a strategic plan for the Chapter on an annual basis in alignment with the overall ABC Association Wide Strategic Plan.
The President is responsible for carrying out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, and all Chapter Committees.
The President is responsible for maintaining and measuring the progress against the Strategic Plan.
Work with the Operations Manager, Director of Education and various committees to meet the needs of the membership.
Direct and oversee the Operations Manager, Director of Education and all workforce Development initiatives.
Direct and oversee staff to carry out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan as it relates to the initiatives in Workforce Development.
Work with the Operations Manager, Membership Director and various committees to meet the needs of the members.
Direct and oversee the Operations Manager and Membership Director to promote growth and retention through member programs.
Direct and oversee the Operations Manager and Membership Director to carry out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan.
The President is the chief spokesperson for the association as its The President will work with the current Chairman in representing ABC.
The President is responsible for promoting the Association and Chapter as it relates to the construction and trades industry.
Work with Chapter staff and various committees to meet the needs of the members.
President is responsible for working with the Legislative Committee and carrying for the goals and objectives of the committee and the strategic plan.
Prepared to act on old ABC saying, “Get into politics of get out of business.”
Passion for the free enterprise system and merit shop philosophy;
Preferably 10 years of leadership, management and decision-making experience with direct accountability for results at the executive level, with a budget and staff of comparable size and complexity to that of ABC Southeast Texas Chapter.
Experience building consensus and morale among distinct groups and volunteer leaders with varied and often competing interests.
Experience serving as a politically savvy face and voice of an industry or group at the local, state or national level; a skilled and strategic spokesperson and advocate on public policy issues.
While experience in the construction industry is not a requirement, knowledge of, or the ability to quickly become substantively credible on, the construction industry and the issues affecting it is important.
Critical Competencies for Success
Strategic Visionary: He/she will be an executive who will tell the merit shop industry's story in a credible and passionate way that enhances the business climate and adds value to ABC's members. The President will be experienced at anticipating issues and building consensus around policy positions; be an active listener who, in a collaborative but aggressive fashion, cultivates and leverages a network of relationships to advance the industry's agenda. The President will guide the board to balance long-term strategic thinking with short-term goals. The President will work collaboratively with the national association leadership in the alignment of strategy with the ABC Association Wide Plan.
Leadership and Management: ABC Southeast Texas Chapter's next President will work with the management team and Board to ensure the association's continued operational strength. He/she will demonstrate a transparent and inclusive style; build consensus around key issues and initiatives despite differing member perspectives; and promote a culture of passion and urgency among the staff.
The President will help lead ABC to be the most powerful pro- business, pro-free enterprise advocate for the construction industry and lead the association to consistently deliver value to its members and the construction industry.
Founded in 1950, ABC is a national association with 68 chapters representing more than 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.
At ABC, we all share a primary purpose to advance the merit shop construction philosophy, which encourages open competition and a free?enterprise approach that awards contracts based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.
In addition to this primary purpose, our objectives include leading the industry in safety and total human health, developing the workforce of the future, helping workers achieve their career dreams, building trust in the industry brand/image with the public, and being the expert construction industry go to resource.
Our contractor members are top performers delivering long lasting projects which showcase excellence in construction. Based on the merit shop philosophy, ABC helps its members develop their people, win work, and deliver that work safely, ethically, and profitably for the betterment o...f the communities in which they work.
ABC’s activities include:
•Information on best practices
•Business Development through an online contractor search directory
•Recognition through national and chapter awards