Dan Wellert, of White Oak Construction (WOC) has been elected president of the Salem Contractors Exchange (SCE). Wellert joined WOC in 2010 and serves as a project manager and estimator. The SCE is a not-for-profit membership organization that provides plans and specs for commercial construction projects throughout the entire state of Oregon and Southern Washington.
Says Wellert, “I am very pleased to have been elected to lead this great group. We have a lot of plans for the upcoming year. Right now we’re preparing to assist the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) with Willamette Valley Construction Career Days May 6. The more we can share about our career and teach others, the better and stronger our industry will be in our region.”
WOC is located in Salem and recently opened a second office in Bend, Ore. They specialize in commercial construction including: design/build, accelerated schedules and environmentally sustainable construction projects. Wellert is also a member of American Concrete Institute, American Society for Healthcare Engineering, SEDCOR, EDCO, Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Salem Chamber of Commerce.
About White Oak Construction: Founded in 1997, White Oak has constructed hundreds of projects in the Willamette Valley. Fostering a true team atmosphere, WOC has established long-term relationships with clients, architects, engineers and subcontractors provides general contractor services, construction management, design build, budgeting, feasibility studies and consultant services for all types of commercial projects.
About Salem Contractor Exchange: SCE was established in 1950 for the purpose of providing plans and specs for commercial construction projects throughout the entire state of Oregon and Southern Washington. For 60 years the Exchange has provided services to commercial contractors and established relationships with architects, engineers, city, county, state offices, federal agencies, and general contractors to bring their plans into a central location. The SCE is a membership supported plan center governed by a board of directors. Membership is available to any firm creditably and practically engaged as a commercial construction contractor in any trade connected with the business of building, manufacturing, supply of building material, or any firm serving the construction industry is eligible for membership. www.sceonline.org.