Showing posts from November, 2016

Look at all those VoS CFMA names......


Not a Big Surprise......

Federal judge issues a nationwide injunction prohibiting the Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing its expanded overtime regulations previously scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016. Several states and business plaintiffs prevailed against the Department of Labor in court on November 22, 2016 by obtaining a nationwide injunction against the DOL’s Final Rule taking effect December 1,2016. United States District Judge Amos L. Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas found the plaintiffs satisfied all prerequisites for a preliminary injunction, showing a likelihood of success in their challenge of the rule as well as irreparable harm if it went into effect as scheduled, while the DOL failed to show it would be harmed if the rule were delayed. The Department is now prohibited from implementing and enforcing the Final Rule pending further order of the court. (An electronic copy of the court’s 11/22/16 order is available upon …

More Kind Words


Kinds Words

Earlier this year, torrential rains and severe flooding in southeastern Louisiana meant CFMA members local to that area desperately needed our help; some lost everything. VoS CFMA made a donation that we hoped would help one of our fellow members. We have heard from that member and I would like to share this with you:
As we continue to rebuild our home and lives after the flood I cannot even begin to explain or put in to words how grateful and completely overwhelmed with all of the support we have received following the flood.  It is amazing to sit back and grasp just how generous individuals, from all over, have been to my family in these past three months. 
Your donations have helped us out tremendously with putting our lives back together and move forward.  This experience has shown me how lucky of an individual I am to be part of such a great and thoughtful organization.  It really is hard to try and grasp how people from all over have taken time out of their day to think about our…

December 2016 Holiday Social


Nominate the 2017 Construction Executive of the Year!


CFMA Education: Super CPE Days Registration Is Open

Are you running out of time to meet your 2016 CPE requirements? Register for CFMA's Super CPE Days, and you can earn up to 12 CPE credits in just two days. Don’t miss this chance to fulfill your professional license requirements. Register for two or more programs and receive a discount off the price of our online education in 2017.

Prequalification: Putting Your Best Forward (2 CPE credits)
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Presented by Kevin Burnett, CCIFP

Project Management, the CFM and the Bottom Line (2 CPE credits)
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Presented by Joe Burkett, CCIFP

Information Technology for the CFM (2 CPE credits)
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET
Presented by Jason Keen, CCIFP       CFMA Super CPE Days - Wednesday, December 7Anatomy of a Surety Bond Claim: The Underwriter’s Story (1.5 CPE credits) 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ET
Presented by: David Pesce, CCIFP

Employee Recruitment & Retention: A Unique Perspective (1.5 CPE credits) 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. ET
Presented by: Charlie Kimmel


Veterans Day 2016


Job Site Tour for CFMA Peer Group Meeting

If you think VoS CFMA is going to give you a tour of someplace air-conditioned or clean or pristine - HA! Think again! Many thanks to Dave Miller of Jokake for hosting the fun:

Congratulations to Construction Subcommittee of the Workplace Task Force; National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Workplace Task Force Construction Subcommittee was presented with the Gary E. Bird Horizon Award at the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI) Construction Risk Conference for its suicide prevention efforts in the construction industry. The subcommittee is made up of construction industry experts who volunteer their time and resources to promote awareness, develop resources, deliver presentations, and write publications with the sole purpose of suicide prevention.
The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), which formed the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (the Alliance) Task Force in 2016, applauds the outstanding efforts of the following CFMA/CFMA Alliance Task Force members serving on the Workplace Task Force Construction Subcommittee: Calvin Beyer (WA); David James (AZ); Patricia Kagerer (TX); Joseph Patti (NY); Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas (CO); and Michelle Walker (AZ).

Accepting the aw…