AGC has an active presence with both the state legislature and state agencies. AGC effectively advocates positions on proposed new laws or rules, maintains positive relationships with elected and appointed state officials, and informs AGC members of actions taken by agencies and officials. AGC staff also assists members in dealing with government regulatory agencies.

Staff Contacts
State Legislative Affairs

Jerry VanderWood, Chief Lobbyist
Michele Willms
, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Phone: 360.352.5000
: 360.352.4411

Mailing Address:
410 11th Avenue SE, Suite 203
Olympia WA  98501-2383

Government Affairs Council

The Government Affairs Council considers issues, evaluates policy implications and makes policy recommendations to the AGC Board of Trustees. The Council oversees the efforts of AGC members and Government Affairs staff to influence government decisions which affect the livelihood of contractors and your ability to run a profitable business.

Chair: Gene Colin, Ferguson Construction

Vice Chair: Ross Pouley, URS Corporation

District Representatives:
     Frank Imhof, IMCO (North)
     Open (Seattle)
     Hank Stamschror, Mountain States Construction (Central)
     Len Zarelli, Merit Company (South)

GAC Task Force Chairs:
     Mike Lee, Lakeside Industries (Transportation)
     Lori Carlson, Sellen Construction (Workforce Development & Business Regulations)
     Dan Absher, Absher Construction and Vince Campanella, Lydig Construction (Public Contracting Issues)
     OPEN (Basic Infrastructure)
     Brett Ferullo, Northwest Cascade (Environmental Laws & Regulation)

Portfolio Officer: Joe Simmons, Joseph S. Simmons Construction

Legal Affairs Committee Chair: Mike Grace, Groff Murphy

Inland Northwest AGC Rep.: Max Kuney, Max J Kuney Company

Oregon Columbia AGC Rep.: Mike Salsgiver, AGC Oregon-Columbia

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Legislative Priorities

Click here
to see our 2015 legislative priorities
as approved by AGC’s
Board of Trustees.


How’d Your
Legislator Vote?

How frequently have individual legislators supported AGC positions? Who are
our best friends
in the Legislature?
Click here for the AGC Legislative Scorecard


Legislator List

For a list of all legislators, including contact info and email links, click the appropriate link below:

Senate Members

House Members

Don’t know who your legislators are?
Click here to find out.


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Northern District

Southern District

Seattle District

Central District


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