AGC 101

Do you know what you don’t know about AGC of East Tennessee? In this section, you will find information to benefit new and seasoned members. Our goal here is to give you both the general overview as well as the details. If you have questions or are unable to find what you are looking for please contact Chapter Support.

Here are some quick reference resources:
• AGC Fact Sheet (updated 2014)
• AGC Leadership Roster
• AGC Chapter & Chapter Executive Directory
• General About AGC Resources
• AGC’s Legislative Priorities (113th Congress)

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the largest and oldest national construction trade association in the United States. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including 6,600 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,300 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,000 service providers and suppliers are associated with AGC through a nationwide network of chapters. Visit the AGC Web site at

Beyond our external stats, we encourage you to explore this section. You will find details specific to AGC of America’s governance structure, membership categories as well as staff and departments. If you have any questions about what you’re seeing, please feel free to contact us – you can find the contact information for our staff experts in the bottom right of each page.
Pages within this section include:

• AGC Departments & Services – If you’re wondering who to contact about a specific issue or want more information about the services a specifc department provides, we recommend you check out this page.
• Annual Conferences & Meetings – We have many conferences and meetings happening each year, both for members and chapter staff and executives. This page details some of the events that will prove invaluable for you and your members.
• Bylaws – AGC of America recently amended its bylaws. This page will provide you with an overview of what this means for you and a link to a version you can download.
• Governing Bodies – If you want to know more about the governance structure of AGC on an association and member level, you’ll want to look at this page. The bylaws and updated Governance and Operations Manual provide comprehensive coverage on leadership structure.
• Member Types – This page contains definitions for the different AGC member companies as defined within the bylaws and Governance and Operations Manual. The latter contains additional information on the rights and responsibilities of members.

• AGC News and Views
• AGC’s Construction Legislative Week in Review
• Highway Facts Bulletin
• Building Material
• Data DIGest