Boards and Committees
2020 Executive Committee
President Brian DiSabatino, EDiS Company
Senior Vice President Terrence T. Gleason, Eastern States Construction Service
Second Vice President Michael Peet, Modern Controls, Inc.
Third Vice President John A. Everhart, Merit Construction Engineers, Inc.
Fourth Vice President Alisha Bryson, Wayman Fire Protection, Inc.
Treasurer/Secretary Steve Dennis, Schlosser & Associates
Allied Division President Joseph Sparco, Preferred Electric, Inc.
Merit Shop Division President Peter Erony, Mumford & Miller Concrete, Inc.
Associate Member Council Director William Gamgort, Esq., Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor
Associate Member Council Director David Aquadro, Super Enterprises, Inc.
Immediate Past President Daniel J Hahn, Sr., Furness Electric Co.
2020 Board of Directors
Barry J. Baker, A-Del Construction Co., Inc.
Leonard Brooks, George & Lynch, Inc.
Atul Chugh – Alphagraphics
Sallie Ann Conner, Schneider Trailer & Container Rental
Joseph J. Corrado, Jr., Corrado Construction Co., LLC
James W. Edwards, Jr., Fortress Steel Service, Inc.
Joshua Fanelli, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Robert Field, Eastern Highway Specialists, Inc.
Gladys D. King, J&G Building Group
David Kitto, Patriot Insulation Contractors, Inc.
Michael Petka, Bancroft Construction Co.
Anthony Rizzo, Joseph Rizzo & Sons Construction Co., Inc.
Civic Affairs Construction Council – Political Action Committee
The mission of the Council is dedicated to the protection, preservation and furtherance of the private enterprise system and, in particular, to the protection and advancement under law of the commercial, heavy, highway, industrial, institutional and utility segments of the construction industry in Delaware. To fulfill these objectives, funds may be solicited and received and the Council may expend those monies to assist, by means of direct financial contributions, candidates for public office who, it is believed by the Council, are in general agreement with the objectives of the Council.
DCA-DelDOT Liaison Committee
The mission of the DCA/DelDOT Liaison Committee is to enhance the working relationship between the construction community and the Delaware Department of Transportation. The Committee pursues the resolution of inefficient and unreasonable DelDOT procedures and policies to improve the way the highway construction industry does business with the Department. The Committee also works with DelDOT to develop new procedures and policies to satisfy the needs of the Department, the industry and the traveling public.
John J. McMahon, Jr. Scholarship Trust
The John J. McMahon Scholarship Trust mission is to encourage Association members’ employees and their dependents to pursue post-secondary education courses of study that relate to the construction industry. The scholarship trust provides two and four year academic scholarships to students who undertake post-secondary education. The Board of the Scholarship Trust oversees the administration of the Trust and assists DCA staff in soliciting applications from the Association’s members.
Workforce Development Committee
The mission of this Committee is to plan, prepare, choose and implement programs of educational benefit to participants in the local construction industry, to promote careers in construction and to serve as a training and information resource for our members.
Responsible for ensuring the continued financial health of the Association, the DCA Finance Committee monitors revenues, expenditures, debts, investment performance and accounting procedures. The Committee guides DCA’s staff regarding the provision of financial reports required by the Association’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. The Committee makes recommendations to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for action.
Government Relations Committee
The Government Relations Committee, in concert with the Civic Affairs Construction Council, advises the Executive Committee on governmental issues affecting the Association and the industry. This committee, along with DCA staff, develops and pursues the adoption of legislation and regulations to benefit the industry. Committee members actively assist the DCA Government Relations team by engaging with governmental agencies and elected officials as needed.
The mission of the Membership Development Committee is to strengthen the membership through member engagement and value.
Education and Training Committee
The mission of this Committee is to promote safe practices and standards on all job sites throughout the State of Delaware, and to:
- Educate DCA members and their employees in applicable OSHA standards,
- Communicate with members on upcoming or revised standards and/or regulations,
- Assist members and guide them in the proper direction when challenged by State and/or Federal agencies.