Learn About Prevailing Wage and network with Construction Industry Professionals.

Trying to navigate the complexities of Davis-Bacon compliance? Or want to better understand Washington’s Labor & Industries (L&I) requirements for public works projects?

Join us for this day-and-a-half training to learn about (or brush up on) your prevailing wage knowledge. Sessions will cover topics ranging from Davis-Bacon fundamentals to state prevailing wage requirements, which will be presented by representatives from Washington L&I.

In addition to educational sessions, attendees are also invited to a networking break where they can meet other contractors, agency representatives, and other industry professionals.

Date: August 17 – 18, 2022
Price: $349
Location: Seattle Airport Marriott | 3201 S 176th St, Seattle, WA 98188

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What’s Included:

  • Access to all sessions on both days
  • Access to a networking event with snacks and refreshments
  • Meals: Continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee

*Note: Hotel accommodations are not included with the registration price. To book your overnight hotel stay, please visit the hotel’s website to make a reservation.

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Speakers

Aliecia Taormina, CCEP, CCA

Aliecia Taormina has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. Her previous roles include Payroll Manager, Business Manager, Compliance Officer, and Senior Compliance Manager for the corporate office of a Fortune 300 Prime Contractor. Aliecia is currently the Director of Client Services for LCPtracker. Aliecia has extensive expertise in the various nuances of prevailing wage and Davis-Bacon compliance. She holds a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional certification with the SCCE and a Contract Compliance Administrator certification from the ACCA.


Michael Drinkwine

Michael Drinkwine is the Account Services Manager for LCPtracker, Inc and has over two decades of construction industry and prevailing wage compliance experience. He started in the field with a position in payroll entry and then progressed into other roles, including District Controller, District Compliance Manager, and Corporate Accounting Director. Michael also has a strong background in training and presenting to large groups. He currently specializes in providing programmatic solutions, project management, and change management for agencies and organizations with complex requirements and varied stakeholders.

Agenda

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

7:00 – 8:00 am Registration
8:00 – 8:30 am Welcome to Seattle from Amanda Hesse, LCPtracker
8:30 – 9:30 am Value of Workforce Data
9:30 – 9:45 am Break
9:45 – 11:15 am Contractor Bingo
11:15 – 12:15 pm Lunch
12:15 – 1:15 pm WA State Prevailing Wages Presented by Washington Labor & Industries
1:15 – 2:15 pm WA State CPR Compliance Presented by Washington Labor & Industries
2:15 – 3:00 pm Networking Break with Refreshments
3:00 – 4:00 pm Why Prevailing Wage is Important to Prime Contractors Presented by Kiewit
4:00 – 5:00 pm Preparing for an Investigation

Thursday, August 18, 2022

7:00 – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 am Garbage In, Garbage Out Presented by Naylor Construction Consulting
9:00 – 10:00 am Community Workforce Agreement
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 12:15 pm Davis-Bacon Fundamentals
*Schedule may be subject to change

Bonnie Dressel, Industrial Relations Agent

Bonnie Dressel has been with the Department of Labor & Industries for almost 12 years with the last 5 years in the Prevailing Wage Program. Bonnie works with contractors and awarding agencies on a daily basis to answer questions and resolve issues. She also manages the frontline staff that answers all of your questions and concerns when contacting the Prevailing Wage Program.

Reasa Pearson, Administrative Regulations Analyst

Reasa Pearson the Prevailing Wage Administration Regulations Analyst and a senior technical expert on the state’s prevailing wage law at the Department of Labor and Industries. She has a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma. Reasa has been with the Department and the Prevailing Wage Program over 15 years. She comes from the private sector where she had 20-years of experience in accounting, biomedical equipment, and construction bidding and contracting.


Jolene Skinner, Public Works & Apprenticeship IT Systems

Jolene Skinner has been with the Department of Labor & Industries for over 17 years with the last 12 years being dedicated to improving compliance on public works projects. Jolene works closely with contractors, awarding agencies, and stakeholders to build better tools that will help them manage their responsibilities and liabilities on these projects. She is the Product Owner for both the Public Works and Apprenticeship suite of IT systems for L&I.

Wendy Ortman, Senior Project Manager

Wendy Ortman is a Senior Project Manager for Naylor Construction Consulting and has over 10 years of project management experience, spanning multiple industries. Wendy works with clients to navigate complex agreements that govern wage determinations and the nuances of working with projects bound by a PLA, CWA, Prevailing Wage, or a combination. She currently works with a team at NCC that is responsible for the set up and management of certified payroll systems, review of certified payroll for wage compliance, and workforce reporting on over $2 Billion in public projects in WA State.


James Reed, Compliance Manager

James Reed is a Compliance Manager at Kiewit with over 23 Years of construction experience. Not only is he responsible for updating and the administration of the Prevailing Wage Compliance Program, but he has spent the past two years as the Compliance subject matter expert. Fun Fact about James: He was a collegiate basketball player back in the day!

Joe Baca, Community Workforce Agreement Administrator

Joe Baca is the Community Workforce Agreement Administrator at King County in the Business Development and Contract Compliance section and has been there for almost 5 years. With over 40 years in the construction industry, his experience in the field includes 20 years as an Estimator, Project Manager, and Foreman for 4 different companies. Post construction, the following 22 years he held several positions at the Pacific NW Regional Council of Carpenters as Contract Administrator for public and private sector negotiations, Prevailing Wage compliance, and Regional Manager for the Northwest. In addition, he also spent 12 years as a Trustee in ERISA Governed Pension Plans, Apprenticeship, and Health & Welfare Funds.


Phuong Nguyen, King County

Phuong Nguyen is a Functional Analyst with King County’s Finance and Business Operations Division with over 10 years of experience. As part of the Business Development and Contract Compliance (BDCC) section, Phuong manages LCP Tracker for King County’s construction contracts and provides training and support to contractors who are required to report into LCP Tracker. Phuong analyzes data for the county’s Annual Apprenticeship and Priority Hire Report. She understands the importance of accurate and complete data to support King County’s workforce development initiatives.

Susan Mason, King County

Susan Mason is the new Labor Equity Program Supervisor for King County. She oversees the Priority Hire program as well as the expansion and implementation of Priority Hire throughout King County.

Susan’s background is in workforce development. Her subject matter expertise includes providing employers with the data, strategies and tools needed to operationalize the commitment to recruit, hire and retain people from non-traditional backgrounds, including formerly incarcerated talent (FIT). She brings her experience to the public sector to support recruiting and retaining pre-apprentices and apprentices on public works projects.

Why attend

Learn about federal Davis-Bacon fundamentals

Receive an LCPtracker software overview

Better understand Washington L&I’s requirements for public works projects

Hear first-hand from compliance experts

Get your compliance questions answered during the ‘Ask the Experts’ panel

Network with construction industry peers

Contact us

PHONE: +1 714-669-0052

EMAIL: contact@lcptracker.com

ADDRESS

117 E Chapman Ave.
Orange CA 92866, USA

HOURS

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5:00 am - 5:30 pm PST

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