FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “New AGC Board Member- Russ Batzer”

2010-01-29  New AGC Board Member_Russ Batzer

“New AGC Board Member– Russ Batzer”

-Medford, OR (January 29, 2010) – The Oregon-Columbia Chapter of the Associated General Contractors has elected Russ Batzer to serve on the 2010 board of directors. Russ is president of Batzer Construction in Medford, Oregon, and he’s been involved at AGC since 1998.

“It’s a real honor to serve on the board of the AGC. Our construction company started with the AGC because of all the great training and professional development they provide on construction site safety and technical skills. Over the years, we’ve really honed our business by sending staff to training seminars and also following the economic and market forecasts that AGC has provided. Now it’s my turn to give back to this great organization.”

Since 1920’s, the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter has served as the voice of the commercial construction industry. The association provides its members with a forum for exchange of ideas and services designed to enhance the professionalism of the construction industry including workers’ compensation and health insurance; legislative and governmental representation; safety and loss control consulting; training and apprenticeship programs; and education and pension programs. The chapter also sponsors the AGC University, which provides professional development training to the commercial construction industry.

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