About

Southern California

Glass Management Association

SCGMA

“has been beneficial to our company in staying up-to-date with changes happening in our industry and with our union. The association has held seminars and contractor summits that add value to our organization and leadership training. SCGMA is also a very valuable link to many other California construction organizations and gives us access to those resources when needed. We look forward to continuing our involvement and membership with SCGMA.”
– A SCGMA Member Contractor


What We Do

Some of the many member benefits SCGMA provides includes but is not limited to:

  • Negotiations: We offer strength in labor negotiation experience, providing strategic planning and analysis experience in the collective bargaining process.
  • Networking: We increase job opportunities, market share, and develop industry relationships with networking possibilities.
  • Education/Training: We educate our members on industry topics at no cost or heavily discounted prices.
  • Legislative Lobbying/Advocacy: We are actively aware of any bills or amendments that affect our members and our industry.
  • Regulatory Compliance Guidance and Advocacy: We reduce the compliance burden for our member’s business with rule and regulation updates.
  • Marketing: We provide marketing representation for smaller businesses that do not have a full-time marketing person or staff.
  • Additional Association Membership: We automatically include our members to affiliate member associations, including the Painters & Allied Trades Labor Management Cooperation Initiative (LMCI).

Join Us

SCGMA also provides services and resources that benefit contractors and the industry:

  • Labor relations and general research assistance
  • Access to the business-to-business referral database
  • A platform for input in the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • A free 30-minute phone consultation with our legal counsel
  • Marketing opportunities through the SCGMA website and end-user outreach
  • Free labor posters and packets from the U.S. Department of Labor and Cal Chamber
  • Updates on legislation and regulations that affect the industry and individual businesses
  • Weekly e-newsletters with industry news, legislative updates, and other useful information
  • Industry involvement and leadership opportunities as an SCGMA Board of Director or a member of an SCGMA sub-committee

Recent News

Governor Signs Legislation Making Cannabis Users a Protected Class of Employee

September 22, 2022

Governor Newsom has recently signed AB 2188, which prohibits employers from discriminating in hiring, firing or setting conditions of employment based upon a person’s use of cannabis away from the workplace; or, an employer-required drug screening test that has found…

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California Construction Employers Receive Special Treatment in COVID-19 Paid Leave Relief Package – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the Program

August 30, 2022

The California legislature is poised to pass budget trailer bill language (AB 152) to implement the COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Relief Grant Program that we have been advocating for over the past six months. The bill will be sent…

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COVID Updates Webinar

July 20, 2022

Join us to gain better insights regarding COVID updates, including: COVID pay, third re-adoption of the ETS, and draft permanent COVID standard. Event Details: Date: Tuesday, August 9th Time: 10am Location: Zoom Presenters: Richard Hill and Krystal Weaver, Littler Mendelson…

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Recent Posts

SCGMA Technical Bulletin – Glazing System Thermal Breaks

The performance of the exterior façade not only depends upon the type of systems, but the ability of the systems to react to environmental conditions.  It is the responsibility of glazing contractors to understand how these components work and verify…

July 5, 2022

SCGMA YPG Event Recap – Arcadia Inc. Tour

On Friday, June 3rd, the SCGMA Young Professionals Group held their second quarterly event of 2022 – a tour of Arcadia Inc. A record attendance of 38 YPG members joined to learn more about architectural glazing building products – how…

June 21, 2022

Employee Retention Credit

The Employee Retention Credit  (ERC), is a fully refundable tax credit for a percentage of the qualified wages paid to employees. It’s applied to an employer’s federal payroll tax liability and any excess credit is refundable. It was created in…

May 5, 2022

SCGMA Attends the Glass & Glazing Forum!

The Finishing Trades Institute of Southern California, in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), hosted its first Glass & Glazing Forum on April 14, 2022, at the new Apprenticeship Training Center in Commerce. The forum offered architects the…

April 28, 2022
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Our Board

Our Board

Our Staff

CEO- Deveney Pula, SCGMA

Legislative Consultant- Eddie Bernacchi, The Politico Group

Legislative Consultant- Bret Barrow, The Politico Group

Technical Consultant- Dan Romine, Vantage LLC

Safety Consultant- Timothy Bormann, The Cohen Group

President’s Message

My experiences and the good years the glazing industry has provided me and my family are what compel me to take on the challenges and successes of being a part of the Southern California Glass Management Association. It provides me with the platform to give back to our industry.

Our goal is to serve contractors’ needs through advocacy, forward thinking strategies, and innovation. It is the dedication and enthusiasm of contractors that will help drive this organization and provide the success to our strategies. We need to work as a team to set the standards for the industry, to mentor our future leaders, and to advocate in one collective voice.

I look forward to working with you all as we continue building Southern California Glass Management Association to be an organization that gives back to our members’ businesses and the industry.

-Dan Hope, SCGMA President