Student Clubs

Construction Management Student Clubs

The following student clubs are based in the Construction Management Department. In addition to the student clubs listed below, there are additional clubs associated with the CAED and each Department. For a full list of these clubs go to the CAED Student Clubs web page.

Associated Students of Construction Management (ASCM)

The ASCM offers students the opportunity to learn and be involved in the construction management profession, to network and develop relationships with potential employers, and meet fellow students. The student chapter upholds the ideals and standards of two sponsoring organizations - Associated Builders and Contractors and Associated General Contractors -and share the same principles of skill, integrity, honor, and responsibility.

ASCM web site

2017-2018 Officers

Jimmy Materne, President
jmaterne@calpoly.edu


John Pezzini & Sherry Saroufeem,- VPs
jmpezzin@calpoly.edu & ssaroufe@calpoly.edu

- Executive of CM Finances
 

 - Secretary


- Open House Chair
 

- Golf Tournament Chair
 

- Spring Social Chair and Assistant
 

- Grill Masters


ASCM General Information

ascm.calpoly@gmail.com

Advisors

Paul Weber - ASCM, AGC
pweber@calpoly.edu
756-6164


Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

The National Associate Builders and Contractors Student Competition is a construction management competition showcasing four students per team. The competition consists of 3 different rounds allowing competitors to give a team submission and a verbal presentation. The given project is aimed to exhibit distinctive characteristics and issues to challenge each team. The uniqueness in this competition is that it encourages competitors to consults with industry and trade professional and truly gives each team firsthand experience in the construction
industry.

ABC web site

2017-2018 Competition Members

Not competing this year

Advisor

Philip Barlow - ABC
plbarlow@calpoly.edu
756-2797


American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE)

The American Society of Professional Estimators serves construction estimators by providing education, fellowship, and opportunity for professional development. Education, Ethics, Standards, Certification, Fellowship… these lead to the ultimate goal Professionalism. We think you’ll agree... If all estimators were more professional, budget and other problems of the construction industry would be greatly reduced.

ASPE Website

2017-2018 Officers

, President
 

, VP
 

, Treasurer
 

, Secretary

 

Advisor

Paul Weber
pweber@calpoly.edu
756-6164


Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)

A full service national trade association with a nationwide network of exceptional chapters, AGC represents more than 25,000 leading firms in the industry - including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers. AGC members play a powerful role in sustaining economic growth, in addition to producing structures that add to productivity and the nation's quality of life. AGC is truly the "voice and choice" of the construction industry.

AGC's Website

2017-2018 Officers

Will "Pledge" Leonard, President
wjleonar@calpoly.edu

Brittney Lerdahl, VP
blerdahl@calpoly.edu

Brendan Donovan, Treasurer
bgdonova@calpoly.edu

Kelly Williams, Secretary
kwilli62@calpoly.edu

Chad Richman​, ASCM Rep
cmrichma@calpoly.edu

Tristan Soltero, Events Chair
 

Jake Castillo, Fundraising Coordinator
jwcastil@calpoly.edu

Keenan Brekke, Industry Rep
kbrekke@calpoly.edu

 

Advisor

Paul Weber
pweber@calpoly.edu
756-6164


Building Informational Modeling (BIM)

BIM stands for Building Information Modeling. BIM consists of various computer programs that can be applied to building design, construction, and management. Building Information Modeling is the future of the construction industry. The Cal Poly BIM Club would like to offer BIM advocates a place to hone their skills in preparation for the industry and develop a network of relationships with other interested students.

BIM Facebook Page

2017-2018 Officers​

Trey Garcia, President
tgarci07@calpoly.edu

Ryan Weir, VP
rmweir@calpoly.edu

David Acosta, Treasurer
djacosta@calpoly.edu

Tyler Hecht, Secretary
thecht@calpoly.edu

Advisors

Elbert Speidel
espeidel@calpoly.edu
756-6356


Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Student Chapter

Membership in the Construction Management Association of America is open to firms and individuals sharing a common interest in the promotion of construction management as a professional service. The Association's membership represents a broad spectrum of the design and construction industry, including CM practitioners, public and private owners, design professionals, contractors, attorneys, insurers, services consultants, educators and students.

CMAA web site

CMAA Southern Chapter web site

2017-2018 Officers

Ryan MacIntosh, President
rjmacint@calpoly.edu

Tanner Frkovich, VP
tfrkovic@calpoly.edu

, Secretary    
              

,Treasurer
 

Advisors

Troy Hart
rthart@calpoly.edu
756-2671

Phil Barlow
plbarlow@calpoly.edu
756-7981


Design Build Institute of America

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is an association of leaders in the design and construction industry utilizing design-build and integrated project delivery methods to achieve high performance projects.

Founded in 1993, and headquartered in Washington, D.C.,  DBIA proudly stands as the only membership organization bringing together thousands of organizations and individuals representing architects, engineers, public and private owners, general and specialty contractors, manufacturer and suppliers, students, college and university faculty, legal and finance professionals and many more.  In summary, DBIA is the design and construction industry’s hub -- the only organization that makes whole the industry’s many parts.

DBIA web site

2017-2018 Officers

, President


VP
 

, Treasurer
 

, Secretary
 

Advisor

Paul Weber
pweber@calpoly.edu
756-6164


Emerging Professionals (EP)

USGBC Emerging Professionals are the energetic and dynamic leaders of tomorrow’s green building movement. The program is geared toward individuals out of school and under 30, but does not exclude anyone who may be interested. USGBC Emerging Professionals seek to engage all those who are interested in learning about and advocating for sustainable building practices. So who are Emerging Professionals? Certainly many are young architects and engineers, but they also include young lawyers, education and healthcare professionals, sustainability consultants, and anyone else interested in the future of green building.

EP web site

2017-2018 Officers

, President
 

,Vice President
 

, Treasurer  
 

, Secretary
 

, Student Council Representative                                                   

Advisor

Scott Kelting
skelting@calpoly.edu
756-6315


Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)

MCAA: The Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Inc. (MCAA) is a vibrant, growing association of approximately 2,300 mechanical, plumbing, and service contractors. Members enjoy MCAA’s outstanding education programs, an expanding catalog of resources to help them manage and grow their businesses, periodicals and a web site to keep them informed and connected, and business services to save them money. MCAA’s student chapter program gives students the opportunity to learn about the industry by attending regular meetings with their MCAA local affiliate sponsors, taking field trips to a variety of job sites and facilities, working together on volunteer projects, participating in fundraising events, and more.

MCAA web site

2017-2018 Officers

Josh Heath, President
jheath2014@gmail.com

Jesseka Zappe, Vice President
jessekazappe@yahoo.com

,Treasurer

 

, Secretary 

, College Council RepAdvisor

Greg Starzyk
gstarzyk@calpoly.edu
756-2110


National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter

Any student interested in home building, real estate, land development, housing issues, building materials, etc., may join NAHB.

2017-2018 Officers

Jeremy Suryadi, Captain
 

Jeffrey Hammond, Co-Captain

, Team Member- Architect
 

Advisor

Scott Kelting, Advisor
skelting@calpoly.edu
756-6315


National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)

Student chapters are intended to introduce young members to the world of electrical contracting by exposing students to industry-related educational programs and helping arrange internships with local NECA-member contractors and field trips to NECA contractor’s office and work sites. There are 21 student chapters nationwide.

NECA web site

2017-2018 Officers

, President
jmpezzin@calpoly.edu

, VP
jgugale@calpoly.edu

, Treasurer        
kwilli62@calpoly.edu

Advisor

Lonny Simonian
lsimonia@calpoly.edu
756-7981


Sigma Lambda Chi (SLC)

The purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is to recognize outstanding students in construction. Objectives include the rendering of service to the field of construction, the development of good relations among academia, industry, and the public, and the recognition of outstanding professionals in construction and allied fields.

Email Sigma Lambda Chi

2017-2018 Officers

Austin Stewart, President

Jeremy Suryadi, VP

, Treasurer

, Mentorship Chair

,Community Service Chair 
 

Advisors

Greg Starzyk
gstarzyk@calpoly.edu
756-2110

Christi Banks
chbanks@calpoly.edu
756-6314

 


Women in Construction (WIC)

Cal Poly Women in Construction (CPWIC) is a club dedicated to empowering and encouraging women through mentorship, youth outreach, and industry support. The club is open to both men and women with this common goal.

Email Women in Construction

2017-2018 Officers

Morghan Heim, President

Ashley Garber, VP

Kristen Forster, Treasurer

, Mentorship Chair

,Community Service Chair 
 

Advisors

Stacy Kolegraff
sakolegr@calpoly.edu
756-5612

 

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