AGC Elects New Officers and Board Members

At its Jan. 28 annual meeting AGC of Washington elected its 2011 slate of officers and board members. The officers are:

Pat McGarry President
Pat McGarry is Vice President for Manson Construction Co. He started at Manson in 1968 working aboard the company’s tugs and crane barges. In 1984 Pat helped opened Manson’s first remote office in San Francisco and in 1991 became Vice President with responsibility for all of Manson’s Northwest Alaska and International work. Pat serves on the Boards of the Seattle Marine Business Coalition and the Manufacturing Industrial Council and serves on the advisory committees for the King County South Park Bridge Project and Royal Victoria Yacht Club Construction Committee. In addition to his Board service Pat has served on the AGC’s Property Committee and Carpenter and Operators Negotiating Committee. Pat and his wife Carol have raised many top winning Irish Setter show dogs over the last 40 years as well as being competitive sailors in the Northwest.
Steve Isenhart First Vice President
Steve Isenhart is Co-owner Estimator and Project Manager for Tiger Construction. Steve started the building division for Tiger in 1985. He holds a BS degree in Geophysical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. Steve is an active AGC member both as a Board member and as a leader of AGC’s Northern District. He is a retired volunteer fireman and EMT who served 20 years at Kendall Fire Station; for ten years he was a Commissioner for Whatcom County Fire District 14. Steve is married to Sharon Isenhart and has two children. His interests include biking boating fishing golfing hiking and skiing.
Butch Brooks Second Vice President
Butch Brooks is President of Miles Resources (formerly known as Woodworth & Company). Butch was hired by Woodworth as a project manager in 1986. In 1989 he became General Superintendent overseeing all construction and manufacturing and was named Vice-President/General Manager in 1995. He has served in a variety of capacities for AGC of Washington including chairmanship of the Government Affairs Council and service on the Labor Committee. In 2005 he was named AGC of Washington’s Contractor of the Year. He is Past President of the Washington Asphalt Pavement Association. Butch is a former City of Fife Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem. He coached a select fastpich team for eight years. Butch and his wife Barb have two daughters Sarah and Becky.
Mark Seaman Secretary/Treasurer
Mark Seaman is the CFO and Secretary Treasurer of J.R. Abbott Construction Inc. a general construction company with offices in Seattle Arcadia CA and Lake Oswego OR. After graduating from UC Berkeley Economics 1977 he worked in the San Francisco area for 20 years in real estate finance construction and asset management. He moved to Seattle in 1996 and was a Controller at McDonald Miller before landing at J.R. Abbott Construction Inc. as their CFO in 1998. Mark and a partnership of six other principals purchased J.R. Abbott Construction Inc. in May of 2006. He is an active member of the AGC of Washington and CFMA and lives in Bellevue with his wife Cindy.
Tom Zamzow Immediate Past President
Tom Zamzow is a Project Executive for Granite Construction Company. Tom has 24 years of construction experience in Nevada California and Washington. He began his career as an estimator with Granite Construction Company in Reno in 1985. In 1996 he became the Area Manager of Granite’s Carson City Operations. Tom became the Manager of Washington Operations for Wilder Construction in 2001 (Wilder Construction merged with Granite Construction Company in 2008). He is an active member of the AGC of Washington including service on its Transportation Task Force. He served as President of the Washington Asphalt Paving Association in 2006. When not traveling the world Tom lives with his sons and wife Monica in Mukilteo.

The Board members are:

  • Delton Bonds Mountain States Const. Co.
  • Kyle Zender Interwest Construction Inc.
  • Jack Beaudoin Turner Construction Co.
  • Jeff Stroud Mountain Construction Inc.
  • Steve Barger Northwest Cascade Inc.
  • Patrick Cosentino Charter Construction Inc.
  • Jake Jacobson Osborne Construction Co.
  • Todd Vacura Ferguson Construction Inc.
  • Brent Guinn McKinstry Co.
  • Thom Sicklesteel Sicklesteel Cranes Inc.
  • John Parnass Davis Wright Tremaine
  • Mike Schmidt Berntson Porter & Company PLLC
  • Dave Gering Manufacturing Industrial Council (non-member trustee)