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.

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