Dirk Schafer Takes Office as
2017 Chairman of The Builders’ Association
Dirk Schafer is the 2017 Chairman of the Board of The Builders’ Association. He has been a member of the Association’s Executive Board since 2015. He succeeds Gregory A. Dunn, Vice President of Dun-Par Engineered Form Company, who remains an officer of the Association.
Mr. Schafer is President–Midwest Region of LMC member JE Dunn Construction Co. Other officers include Shawn Burnum (PCI [Performance Contracting Inc.]), Vice Chairman; Danny Edwards (Connelly Mechanical, Inc.), Assistant Chairman; and Jeff Werthmann, (LMC member Turner Construction Co.), Assistant Chairman.
Directors on The Builders’ Association board include Evelyn Craft Belger (Belger Cartage Service, Inc.); Jason Carson (Carson-Mitchell, Inc.); Alex Gonzalez (Gonzalez Construction LLC); Wells Haren, III (HarenLaughlin Construction); Susan McGreevy (Stinson Leonard Street LLP); Annabel Parkhurst (Modern Interiors, Inc.); David A. Ross (David E. Ross Construction Company); Jerry Schaefer (Flynn Midwest, LP); Steven P. Smith (Universal Construction Company, Inc.); and Chris Stanton (LMC member McCownGordon Construction).
Don Greenwell is President of The Builders’ Association, which represents nearly 800 general contractor, subcontractor, supplier, and service provider member companies employing about 25,000 people. With 130 years of service to the commercial construction industry, it also operates training and plan room service centers in Kansas City, Jefferson City and Springfield, as well as its Education & Training Center in North Kansas City. The Builders’ Association’s sister organization, the Kansas City Chapter, AGC, represents over 120 firms and is part of the AGC of America, the largest and oldest national construction trade association in the United States.