Craig Lauritzen Elected AGC Associate Division President
The Associated General Contractors of South Dakota Heavy-Highway-Utilities Chapter has elected officers, including HR Green’s Craig Lauritzen, who was elected AGC Associate Division President. This is Craig’s fourth year serving on the AGC Associate Board. He was brought on in 2013 as an at-large board member, then served in 2014 as the secretary/ treasurer, and then last year as vice president.
“I am humbled by the trust placed in me by the AGC,” said Lauritzen. “I am privileged to serve an association that has been instrumental in advancing innovation and fostering partnership in an industry that is critical to safety and quality of life for all people.”
As President Craig will preside over the associate division monthly board meetings and other meetings that may be held, take part in the strategic planning meetings and to help promote the industry especially with students and build relationships between the AGC and other groups such as SDDOT, Cities and Counties to name a few.
The AGC of South Dakota, Highway- Heavy-Utilities Chapter, is a voluntary trade association of contractors, supply and service firms. The AGC is a leader in membership services and benefits, in political action and public relations, and in fostering cooperation and communication within South Dakota’s construction industry.
The Chapter was formed in 1935, when it was incorporated as the “Highway Construction Industry of South Dakota, Inc.” It then joined the AGC of America in 1944 and later became the AGC of South Dakota. The Mission, Vision and Purpose of the association has remained the same since 1935.