a progressive trade association representing union-affiliated glass and glazing contractors in the state of California. Our members are leaders in the commercial construction and residential industries and specialize in the building envelope including curtain wall and unitized glazing, aluminum panels, doors, windows, and many other areas. We are dedicated to serving our contractors to increase their competitiveness and success and further the industry through advocacy, forward-thinking strategies, and innovation.
SCGMA and its dedicated Board of Directors are committed to serving its members by:
- Focusing on marketing contractors to increase business opportunities
- Creating a platform for input in the Collective Bargaining Agreement
- Networking opportunities with industry partners and affiliates
- Providing education and training opportunities for businesses and staff
- Updating members on legislation and regulations that affect the industry and individual businesses
What We Do
Some of the many member benefits SCGMA provides includes but is not limited to:
- Negotiations: We offer strength in labor negotiations experience, as well as providing strategic planning and analysis experience in the collective bargaining process.
- Networking: We promote our contractor members to the industry to increase job opportunities, market share, and develop industry relationships with networking opportunities.
SCGMA also provides services and resources that benefit contractors and the industry:
- A platform for input in the Collective Bargaining Agreement
- Focus on marketing contractors to increase business opportunities
- Network opportunities with industry partners and affiliates
- Education and training opportunities for businesses and staff
- Updates on legislation and regulations that affect the industry and individual businesses
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President- Dan Hope, Santa Barbara Glass Co.
Vice President- Tom Lackey, Walters and Wolf
Secretary/Treasurer- Paul Sherrin, Sherrin, Sherrin Glass and Metal
Director- Don Rountree, Rountree Glass
Director- Joey Aragon, Aragon Construction
Director- Matt Aragon, Aragon Construction
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.