Associated Builders & Contractors Delaware is a member-driven organization. Members donate their time and expertise to serve on standing and special event committees, helping other members get the most from their membership.

The following is a list of ABC Committees and normal meeting times. Special event committee meet on an as needed basis before the event. ABC members are invited to join committees. Contact the ABC Delaware staff member listed under each committee for more information.

ABC Partnering

Foster continuing communication & relationships among ABC Delaware and AIA Delaware members including design professionals and construction users to achieve harmony, professionalism and an economical end product for all projects from conception to completion. 

Committee Chairperson: Robert MacIntosh P.E. of MacIntosh Engineering      

ABC Staff Contact:


Members make a difference in the community by giving time and effort to have a positive impact on the quality of life in the First State

Committee Chairperson: Sallie Ann Conner of Schneider Trailer & Container Rental

ABC Staff Contact: Jean Toman    

Careers in Construction

Promote construction as a career with the development and implementation of programs with the high schools and middle schools.

Fourth Tuesday at 11:30 a.m

Committee Chairpersons: Matthew Degli Obizzi of Ralph G. Degli Obizzi & Sons

ABC Staff Contact: Ed Capodanno  

Membership Growth & Development 

Assist ABC staff in recruiting quality oriented firms that develop programs for new member involvement and satisfaction.

Fourth Thursday 12:00 p.m 

Committee Chairperson: Steve Lex of Pettinaro Co.,  and

ABC Staff Contact: Mike Matweychuk 


ABC is committed to supporting efforts to meet challenges and maximize opportunities in an increasingly diverse workforce with an industry that is welcoming to all people

Second Tuesday at 12 noon

Committee Chairperson: Tricia Clendening of HR Strategies, LLC

ABC Staff Contact: Jean Toman 


Provide information on emerging trends in green technology to help Delaware become a healthier and more sustainable environment in which to live and work as well as identify and implement education programs and services that are of benefit to our members. 

Second Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.

Committee Chairperson: Jeff DiSabatino of DiSabatino Construction Company

ABC Staff Contact: Ed Capodanno  

Future Leaders

The Future Leaders Committee will promote networking and relationships within the construction industry and ABC through a series of social events, industry activities and opportunities that will develop the next generation of construction executives.   

Committee Chairpersons: Chris Carvelli, Enterprise Fleet Management and

Jake Czerwin of Advanced Power Control, Inc

ABC Staff Contact Jean Toman  


Legislative & Legal Rights

Advance the interests of all members by monitoring area labor relations cases and union activities while representing the interests of Merit Shop contractors and their employees in the policy making process of the government.

Fourth Thursday at 8:30 a.m

Committee Chairperson: Stan Sykora of ERCO Ceilings & Interiors, Inc.

ABC Staff Contact Ed Capodanno     

Public Relations

Inform construction users and the general public of the benefits of the Merit Shop philosophy as well as keep memebrs informed of the activities of the association.  Also, administer/oversee our Annual Excellence in Construction Awards program.

Second Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

Committee Chairperson: Kevin Thomas of IFS

ABC Staff Contact Jean Toman   

Safety Health & Wellness

Be responsive to ABC members by providing training, information and notification of changing federal, state and local laws.

Third Wednesday of the month at 12 noon. 

Committee Chairperson: Marie Wright of Worth & Company

ABC Staff Contact Jean Toman