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Connecting Trade Students with Female Leaders in the Construction Industry

Connecting Trade Students with Female Leaders in the Construction Industry

OCVTS Administration

DEC 20, 2022

Connecting Trade Students with Female Leaders in the Construction Industry

BRICK, NEW JERSEY On Tuesday December 20, 2022 the Ocean County Vocational Technical School District (OCVTS) hosted its first meeting with Professional Women in Construction NJ and Shore Builders Association’s Professional Women in Building. Over 25 female students in construction related programs at OCVTS had the opportunity to connect with female leaders in the construction industry. We look forward to developing the partnership and providing students with exceptional mentors as they pursue their career aspirations!

We would like to extend a special thank you to Professional Women in Construction, Shore Builders Association, & Professional Women in Building for making this very special networking event possible!

OCVTS Programs represented:
Welding, Electrical Trades, New Home Construction, Diesel Engine Technology, Building Construction Technology, Custom Woodworking & Design, Heavy Equipment, Operator , Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Plumbing, Pipefitters, Steamfitters & Fire Suppression Systems.

Professional Women in Construction NJ Chapter:
Cyndie WIlliams - Executive Director, Carpenter Contractor Trust
Jill Schiff - Executive Director of Operations, Associated Construction Contractors of NJ (ACCNJ)
Christine Luizzia-McGuire - President, Golden Crown Contractors, Inc
Carissa Clements - President, Professional Women in Construction- NJ (PWC-NJ), Client Advisor, True & Associates, a World Insurance Company
Liza Pope - Vice President/DE&I and Scholarship Chair, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/Executive VP of Pre-Construction. HC Constructors, Inc
Lisa Chowansky - Co-Chairwoman of the Board, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/ President, HC Constructors, Inc
Chrissie Rufolo - Co-Chairwoman of the Board/ Mentorship Chair, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/Lead Engineer, DCO Energy
Jill Nappi - Membership Chair and Board of Director, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/ Director of Business Development, Rizco
Julia Knaus-Brown - Marketing Chair and Board of Director, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/Business Development and Marketing Manager, Vericon Construction
Jason Freidman - Representative, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
Richard Rivera - Representative, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
Bill Umbach - Executive Director, Drywall & Interior Systems Contractors Association

Shore Builders Association
Kristin Marzarella - All County Enterprises
Teresa Kertis - All County Enterprises
Joan Osborne - Hoagland Longo Moran Dunst & Doukas
Jennifer Sofia - Toll Brothers
Jeanne Tomlinson - Whirlpool
Gail VanDyke - Ferguson Enterprises
Chris Presti - Ferguson Enterprises
Gina McNamara - SBACNJ Executive Officer
Christine Boyle - SBACNJ Office Manager
Adam McIndoe - Netwave Interactive Marketing
Kevin Kernahan - American Properties

Local Union
Karen McFadden - Iron Workers Local Union #11 Organizer

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DEC 20, 2022

Connecting Trade Students with Female Leaders in the Construction Industry

BRICK, NEW JERSEY On Tuesday December 20, 2022 the Ocean County Vocational Technical School District (OCVTS) hosted its first meeting with Professional Women in Construction NJ and Shore Builders Association’s Professional Women in Building. Over 25 female students in construction related programs at OCVTS had the opportunity to connect with female leaders in the construction industry. We look forward to developing the partnership and providing students with exceptional mentors as they pursue their career aspirations!

We would like to extend a special thank you to Professional Women in Construction, Shore Builders Association, & Professional Women in Building for making this very special networking event possible!

OCVTS Programs represented:
Welding, Electrical Trades, New Home Construction, Diesel Engine Technology, Building Construction Technology, Custom Woodworking & Design, Heavy Equipment, Operator , Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Plumbing, Pipefitters, Steamfitters & Fire Suppression Systems.

Professional Women in Construction NJ Chapter:
Cyndie WIlliams - Executive Director, Carpenter Contractor Trust
Jill Schiff - Executive Director of Operations, Associated Construction Contractors of NJ (ACCNJ)
Christine Luizzia-McGuire - President, Golden Crown Contractors, Inc
Carissa Clements - President, Professional Women in Construction- NJ (PWC-NJ), Client Advisor, True & Associates, a World Insurance Company
Liza Pope - Vice President/DE&I and Scholarship Chair, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/Executive VP of Pre-Construction. HC Constructors, Inc
Lisa Chowansky - Co-Chairwoman of the Board, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/ President, HC Constructors, Inc
Chrissie Rufolo - Co-Chairwoman of the Board/ Mentorship Chair, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/Lead Engineer, DCO Energy
Jill Nappi - Membership Chair and Board of Director, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/ Director of Business Development, Rizco
Julia Knaus-Brown - Marketing Chair and Board of Director, Professional Women in Construction- NJ Chapter (PWC-NJ)/Business Development and Marketing Manager, Vericon Construction
Jason Freidman - Representative, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
Richard Rivera - Representative, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
Bill Umbach - Executive Director, Drywall & Interior Systems Contractors Association

Shore Builders Association
Kristin Marzarella - All County Enterprises
Teresa Kertis - All County Enterprises
Joan Osborne - Hoagland Longo Moran Dunst & Doukas
Jennifer Sofia - Toll Brothers
Jeanne Tomlinson - Whirlpool
Gail VanDyke - Ferguson Enterprises
Chris Presti - Ferguson Enterprises
Gina McNamara - SBACNJ Executive Officer
Christine Boyle - SBACNJ Office Manager
Adam McIndoe - Netwave Interactive Marketing
Kevin Kernahan - American Properties

Local Union
Karen McFadden - Iron Workers Local Union #11 Organizer

Connecting Trade Students with Female Leaders in the Construction Industry

OCVTS Administration

DEC 20, 2022