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MEMBER AND CHAPTER NEWS AGC MEMBER RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE AWARD FROM TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Robert C. (Bob) Lanham, president, William Brothers Construction Company, Inc., received recently a Distinguished Graduate award from the Zahry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. First presented in 2000, this merit honors outstanding former students who have excelled in the profession of civil engineering. Recipients of this recognition may be nominated by any TAMU former civil or ocean engineering graduate, any faculty or staff member within the department, or any former student of Texas A&M University. An anonymous committee composed of distinguished civil engineering practitioners and senior faculty review the nominations and select the recipients. The ceremony, honoring Lanham took place on Oct. 8, 2015. AGC was not surprised to learn of this distinguished honor. Bob Lanham is an active and passionate AGC member, who has made significant contributions to both the national association and the AGC of Texas. Congratulations, Bob! THE GALLEGOS CORPORATION CELEBRATES MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY This year, The Gallegos Corporation, an AGC of Colorado Building Chapter member, celebrates 45 years of providing distinctive residential and commercial building solutions throughout the United States. Headquartered in Vail, Colorado, Gallegos has regional offices in Aspen and Denver and a Stone Yard & Stone Fabrication Shop in Gypsum. NEW HIRES AT SMITH, CURRIE & HANCOCK LLP Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP, a member of multiple AGC chapters, recently announced that Brian S. Wood has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Washington D.C. office. Mr. Wood is a former general counsel of Keller Foundations, LLC, and its U.S. subsidiaries. Prior to his 12 years with Keller, he was a construction lawyer in private practice. In its Fort Lauderdale office, Smith Currie is also happy to announce that Enza G. Boderone has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Ms. Boderone was formerly with Bilzin Sumberg in Miami. She is an accomplished litigator and has extensive experience with commercial and residential development. DOUG MCMURRY RECOGNIZED BY TEXAS SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES The Texas Society of Association Executives recently bestowed Doug McMurry, the executive vice president, San Antonio Chapter of AGC, with the "Making a Difference Outstanding Community Service Award." The award was developed to honor persons who are making significant contributions to their community through their time, actions, talents and dedication (outside any volunteer work done for their employer). Recipients serve as role models for compassion, and service and strive to make the world a better place. The awards presentation takes place on Dec. 9, 2015, in Austin, Texas. @Constr uctor Ma g NO V E MB E R / D E C E MB E R 2 0 1 5 | 45

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - November/December 2015

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
Play It Safe With BIM
Workforce Shortage Report: Western Region
Taking Off: The Unique Nature of Airport Construction
Pack Your Boots and Don Your Hat
Simonson Says
Shape Up and Ship Out
AGC San Diego Opens Fall Protection Campus
Inside AGC
Beyond Insulation
Member and Chapter News
Technology Toolbox
2015 Software Services Guide
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

Constructor - November/December 2015