Impartial Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Hogan is the Impartial Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc.
Originally from Western New York, Hogan has been with NMAPC and The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) since 2009 and most recently served as Senior Director of Industrial Relations. He assumed his current role as Impartial Secretary/CEO of NMAPC in March 2021.
Hogan has been actively involved as a spokesman and advocate for the construction and maintenance industry since 2005. Prior to joining the NMAPC and TAUC, Hogan held positions at the Construction Industry Employers Association (CIEA), a local employers association in Buffalo, New York representing management interests within collective bargaining agreements with multiple building trades. Hogan also staffed the Plumbing Mechanical Contractors Association (PMCA), Construction Exchange of Buffalo and Western New York, the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) of WNY, the National Certified Pipe Welders Bureau (NCPWB) of WNY, SMACNA Buffalo Chapter, New York State Roofers and Sheet Metal Contractors Association, the Niagara Frontier Subcontractors Association (NFSA), and the Construction Financial Managers Association (CFMA WNY Chapter).
As the Impartial Secretary/CEO of the NMAPC, Hogan is focused on continually increasing the value of the NMAPC Program for the more than 1,800 signatory contractors, 14 International Unions and the multitude of client/customers who utilize the National Maintenance Agreements across the country. Throughout the NMAPC's 50 years of existence it has accounted for more than 2.7 billion work hours, focused on maintaining and upgrading the industrial and manufacturing infrastructure in the U.S.
Hogan is a member of the Joint Administrative Committee to the Plan for the Settlement of Jurisdictional Disputes; member of the Board of Trustees for the Center For Military Recruitment, Assessment and Veterans Employment (CMRAVE); Secretary of the Executive Committee for the Helmets to Hardhats Program; sits on the Board of Directors of the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC); and is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Pension Plans (NCCMP).
Hogan received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Business Management from The Canisius College of Buffalo. He is bilingual in English and Spanish and lives in the greater Washington, D.C. area with his wife Laura, their son Daniel and daughter Isabel.
Mike Dorsey leads the NMAPC’s industrial relations and development efforts.
A Washington, D.C. native, Dorsey joined the association in 2006 and was previously the union liaison for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and prior to that, a program manager with the Building Trade Department's safety and health arm, CPWR The Center for Construction Research and Training.
Dorsey maintains professional memberships with the Association of Fundraising Professionals and American Society of Association Executives and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from Radford University in Virginia.
Todd Mustard is vice president of the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc. He has been with the organization since 2003.
Prior to joining the organization, he spent several years with AOL in their interactive marketing department and deal management team working on a variety of cross-platform online advertising campaigns, forecasting future revenue streams, and reviewing operational feasibility of said campaigns.
Mustard serves on the Board of the AGC of California’s Construction Education Foundation (CEF), is a longstanding member of the American Society of Association Executives and holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Oklahoma in Norman. He resides in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two sons.
Gwen Jackson is the executive assistant of the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee. She is responsible for planning, managing and coordinating NMAPC committee meetings and many special events. Jackson is intimately involved in contract negotiations, travel arrangements, hotel accommodations, and all online meeting registrations. Jackson works closely with her colleagues to plan and execute worldclass meetings and events.
With her skills in office management she has led the way in managing critical internal office needs including technical support and troubleshooting of office equipment as well as purchases of office equipment and supplies to help maintain a functional and productive office.
Prior to joining the NMAPC in 1990, Jackson worked in the fields of customer relations, bookkeeping and retail sales.
Jackson maintains professional membership with Meeting Professionals International, Potomac Chapter and is an alumna of Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she earned an associate degree in applied science, as well as general clerical and bookkeeping certificates.
Director of Communications/Executive Editor
David Acord has more than twelve years of professional experience as a business writer, editor and conference organizer and moderator. Prior to joining NMAPC, he served as editor in chief of a business publishing company in Arlington, Va. where he oversaw the publication of more than a half-dozen newsletters and was actively involved in creating new information products. Over the course of his journalism career, David has covered a variety of highly technical regulatory and legislative beats, including freight transportation, biotechnology, nanotechnology and food safety. He is also the author of What Would Lincoln Do? Lincoln's Most Inspiring Solutions to Challenging Problems and Difficult Situations. David received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Arkansas Tech University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in English from Penn State.
Operations Manager, Database and IT
Ben Cahoon is the Operations Manager, Database and IT for the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc. (NMAPC) and has been with the NMAPC since 2006. He is responsible for all hardware and software technology and its maintenance.
Cahoon has been integral in updating the online signatory, site extension request and work hours reporting modules of the NMAPC website. On a daily basis he is responsible for assisting clients with the NMAPC online signatory and site extension request process, as well as, the work hours reporting process. Cahoon is also part of the development and deployment team for the redesigned organization websites. He also handles the daily data integration between the database and websites.
Prior to joining the NMAPC, Cahoon worked for the U.S. Department of Commerce and on various campaigns of candidates for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Cahoon maintains professional membership with the American Society of Association Executives and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Political Science and History from the University of Connecticut.
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Alex provides NMAPC members with expert guidance and analysis on all health and safety-related issues and coordinates with industry partners, stakeholders and regulatory agencies on EHS-related matters. In addition, he oversees one of the industry's most well-regarded safety recognition programs: NMAPC's annual Zero Injury Safety Awards®.
Prior to joining NMAPC, Alex worked for Environmental Health & Safety Solutions Inc. as a safety professional supporting both owners and contractors on multiple projects throughout the United States. Residing in Pittsburgh, he has focused on providing safety excellence in the Utica and Marcellus Shale gas plays, particularly at the nation's largest gas processing facility in West Virginia.
Alex received his bachelor's in safety management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. He retains professional memberships with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), National Safety Council (NSC) and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He also retains his status as an instructor for the Petroleum Education Council (PEC).
Director of Administration
Mike Marrone is the director of administration. Marrone oversees the financial needs of the association, including the management of accounts payable/receivable, payroll and budgets. He is also responsible for the administration of personnel records, relying on more than 25 years of Non-Profit experience to ensure the association remains in compliance with current federal and state regulations.
Marrone maintains professional membership with the Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society of Association Executives, and has completed advanced training in financial management and human resource management.
Director of Marketing
Kirk Westwood is a storyteller, a best-selling author, and the co-founder of a media company named a Top 25 strategic communication agency by the Washington Business Journal.
Kirk has contributed to the communications strategies of government agencies, global non-profits, and Hollywood films. He has helped many organizations tell their stories as a photographer, blogger, web-streamer, and consultant. No matter what his professional title has been, Kirk's job description has always been a variation of the same thing: to help tell stories.