Daniel Hogan

Impartial Secretary/Chief Executive Officer

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Daniel HoganDaniel 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 crafts. 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 dedicated to helping member union contractors increase their market share in the ultra-competitive construction and maintenance industry. He believes this can only be accomplished by building strong tripartite relationships between these contractors, the building trades crafts and our owner-clients. He is also focused on continually increasing the value of the NMAPC’s portfolio of products and services for the benefit of our members and the industry as a whole, as well as educating the next generation of workers on the value of a career in the union building trades.

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; 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

Vice President

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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 sits on the Board of Directors of the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC), 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.

Judy Freeman

Director of Meetings and Events

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Judy Freeman is the director of meetings and events for National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee, Inc. (NMAPC). She has been with the organization since 2005 as an outsourced meeting planner and became an official staff member in early 2022.

Freeman’s scope of work has included global productions ranging in size from 10-3000 participants for numerous corporations, trade associations and government entities. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Michigan State University and has earned her designation as a Certified Meetings Professional and Digital Event Strategist. Judy maintains professional memberships with PCMA and MPI.

Ben Cahoon

Director of Operations

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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. On a daily basis he is responsible for assisting clients with the 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.

Alex Kopp

Director of Environmental Health and Safety

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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. He serves as the official NMAPC liaison to the Environmental Health and Safety Committee, working with the chairperson to deliver timely, cutting-edge information to all committee members. In addition, Alex coordinates one of the industry’s most well-regarded safety recognition programs: NMAPC’s annual Zero Injury Safety Awards®.

Prior to joining the 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).

Kirk Westwood

Director of Marketing

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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.

Liam Butler

Labor Relations Manager

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Born in a Union Railroad household, Liam pursued his passion for labor at Cornell University's School of Industrial Labor Relations, and subsequently spent time interning with both the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades – District Council 4 (IUPAT DC4) and the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA).

Liam also spent time interning with the Midstate Council on Occupational Safety and Health (MCOSH) in Ithaca, NY, an experience that has prepared him well for the gold standard of workplace safety on display in the Union Construction industry. Liam is committed to building on and maintaining the goals at the center of the NMAPC’s Tripartite Relationship model. Its status as a storied and well regarded industry is a key factor in Liam’s belief that Union Construction is the future of the industry.

Valeria Contreras

Creative Content Manager

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Valeria Contreras is a creative problem-solver, communications specialist and content analyst who loves to find why people love the content they share.

In her six years of experience in digital marketing, Valeria has worked aiding college students find the tools they need to succeed, and helped small businesses and non-profits grow their online presence. With her background in public relations, art, computer science and psychology, Valeria has become a communications jack-of-all-trades ready to help organizations share their message.

Mel Jones

Manager of Operations

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Melanie Jones, an Electrical Engineering graduate from Old Dominion University, brings 22 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry to her current role as Manager of Operations at the NMAPC. Alongside her professional pursuits, she finds joy in diving into books.

Michael Rembold

Manager of Brand Development

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Michael Rembold serves as the Manager of Brand Development for NMAPC and helps cover government affairs.

Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Michael graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2020. A background in journalism and business -- most recently with The Washington Post -- helped develop his voice and exposed him to the union world. This experience drew him to the NMAPC, where he works to develop the NMAPC's brand.

Reagan Sullivan

Manager of Industrial Relations

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Reagan Sullivan serves as a Manager of Industrial Relations at the NMAPC.

Reagan is a passionate believer in advancing the interests of the hardworking Americans who build our country, and believes the NMAPC is essential to that purpose through improving tripartite relations.

Before joining the NMAPC, Reagan worked at a national polling and data firm, writing messaging and measuring public opinion for political campaigns of all levels, from Presidential to City Council.

Reagan graduated from college in 2021, with a bachelor’s degree in Government & International Politics from George Mason University where he debated competitively, winning a national championship in his division.