On June 25th 2020, the CMAA NorCal Chapter hosted its first webinar on Diversity & Inclusion, organized by the Chapter's CODE Committee. 


The CMAA NorCal CODE committee was proud to bring together industry leaders for a town-hall discussion on Diversity and Inclusion.  We heard first hand stories of challenges overcome, direct actions to take to impact your organization, and explored the values & leadership we must bring each day. 

Webinar recording can be viewed here:  

Password: 9k$Qe5*W 


Charity Sponsor:

The CMAA NorCal Chapter selected a partner charity, The Construction Industry Workforce Initiative (CIWI), a non-profit whose initiatives are targeted toward young urban adults 18 to 21 years old, and enrolled in a two to four-year college from lower-income households, many that are first generation Bay Area college students. 

We are proud to have donated a total of $6,900, with the CMAA NorCal Chapter Matching $3,450 of contributions.  This money will directly go to supporting 3 students as they complete their mentor training with the San Francisco Mission Hiring Hall.

If you'd like to get more involved with CIWI's Mentor Program, please contact:

Monica Wilson

CIWI Project Director & Advisory Member 


Thank you Sponsors who donated to CIWI

Terry McKellips

Vice President



Lisa Maurath

Senior Vice President



Terry Vayakone

Director Corporate

Development and Strategy

Morgner Construction Management

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Bret Firebaugh

Regional Vice President


Shaik Sihabuddin

Senior Project Manager

Gilbane Building Co.


Rich Henry

Regional President



Ricardo Rodriguez

Senior Management Consultant

Tricertus, LLC

Paul Pendergast


Pendergast Consulting Group

Jumoke Akin-Taylor

Project Manager

SF Department Public Works


Oscar Zavaleta


Montez Group

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Carla Collins

Vice President

Signet Testing Labs

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Cameron Crockett


Placement Club

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Dominic Tafoya

Chief Sales 

Marketing Officer

VST Engineering

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