The TTCA has four (4) standing committees:
- Advocacy Committee
- Events Committee
- Membership Committee
- Training Committee
Each committee is formed by volunteers from the TTCA membership with the Board of Directors also supplying at least one volunteer to each committee.
The committees meet at least once monthly at a Board of Directors meeting to discuss current issues, oversee progress on projects and decide on recommendations for future efforts. Findings are presented to the Board of Directors at their monthly meeting.
Select each committee below to learn more about the activities and responsibilities involved.
- Develop strategies and actions to improve the regulatory framework for the construction industry and the TTCA.
- Communicate, exchange information and lobby Ministries, State Authorities and other stakeholders to create awareness and support for the Association’s action plans with regard to the overall development of the industry.
- Monitor legislation that affects the development of the construction industry.
- Develop new strategies and action to improve the image of the TTCA with the public and key stakeholders in the industry.
- Create media contacts and develop draft communication content for release (media releases, articles, etc.)
- Conduct research on legislation that directly affects the operation of the local construction sector and drive discussion with stakeholders.
- Monitor changes in the cost of industry resources such as material and labour and maintain database.
- Provide a key support financially through developing creative event concepts that promote networking in the industry.
- Improve member awareness and participation through events e.g. Contractor of the Year Award.
- Encourage participation from members and stakeholders by appealing to the need for Corporate Social Responsibility.
- Achieve new membership.
- Determine cost/benefit analysis for all events to ensure benefit to the association.
- Provide a stage/showcase for promoting the achievements/projects/products of members e.g. Presentation of the Contractor of the Year Award.
- Actively support a commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility by participating in Goodwill projects, charitable donations – monetary or time and energy.
- Attract new members through networking benefits, showcasing of work for recognition (COYA) and Corporate Social Responsibility participation.
- Develop strategies to increase membership in the association.
- Increase communication and provision of services to members.
- Improve member awareness externally.
- Ensure member commitment to Code of Ethics and by-laws.
- Roll out a realistic increase in membership action plan.
- Take notice of the public’s need by being the “go-to” for industry information.
- Continuously update invitation to membership package.
- Continuously seek to add to benefits for members.
- Encourage members to populate their member profile online to achieve external awareness.
- Through consumer awareness, ensure the public is aware of their rights etc.
- Encourage the public to utilizes only TTCA contractors.
- Annual recommitment to Code of Ethics through resigning document by members.
- Provide training within gaps not regularly provided for outside of the industry.
- Maintain a needs assessment log of industry skills.
- Be up to date on trends and technology and provide membership with information where needed.
- Assist in Continuous Professional Development.
- Liaise with companies and state agencies to maintain a database to track skill shortages.
- Conduct surveys to track needs regarding layoffs and requests for manpower and changes in the cost of industry resources.
- Conduct training for the industry as identified through analysis of requirements.
- Develop a CPD program that allows for continuous learning.