The Salem Chapter is a diverse group of professional women in the construction industry who help keep each other informed, connected, and involved. Our members include business owners, office managers, subcontractors, tradeswomen, administrators, sales reps, lawyers, surveyors, insurance and bonding agents, and project managers. We support each other and the community we live in, and work hard to arrange for quality speakers and interesting tours and events for our monthly meetings.
- Core Purpose
“To enhance the personal and professional success of women in the construction industry.”
- Core Values
“Believe in ourselves as women.
Persevere with the strength of our convictions.
Dare to move into new horizons.”
- Core Objectives
“To unite, for their mutual benefit, women who are involved in the various phases of the construction industry.
To encourage cooperation, fellowship, and a betterment of the construction industry.
To promote education and contribute to the betterment of the construction industry.
To encourage women to pursue and establish their careers in the construction industry
To provide members an awareness of the legislative process and legislation as it relates to the construction industry.”
- Officers, Directors, and Members 2019-2020
President: Robin Guzman, AG Sadowski Company
Vice-President: Julie Davis, Pence Construction
Secretary: Juli Foscoli, South Town Glass
Treasurer: Cathy Gruenhagen, Department of Justice
Corresponding Secretary: Araceli Carlos, Dalke Construction
Board of Directors:
Dawn Killough, Rich Duncan Construction
Tracy Stewart, AG Sadowski Company
Elizabeth Rathburn, Butler Manufacturing
Mercedez Schluckebier, Huggins Insurance
Chick Sadowski, AG Sadowski Company
Susan Wood, Salem Heating & Sheet Metal
Kay Evans, Salem Contractors Exchange
Kim Thatcher, KT Contracting
Elisabeth Kenaston, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors
Sarah DeBrito, Withers Lumber
Kalene Martinez, B & K Masonry and Concrete Pumping
Rebecka Martinez, B & K Masonry and Concrete Pumping
Kathy Sweetland, Oregon State Bridge Construction, Inc.
Jackie Gerber, Slayden Constructors, Inc.
Kris Nichols, Engleman Electric
Melodye Banks, Salem Heating and Sheet Metal
Jackie Ross, Triplett Wellman
Carolyn Olson, Ahtna Environmental, Inc.