Salem, OR (February 23, 2017) - After serving on their board of directors for three years, White Oak Construction (WOC) Project Engineer, Peter Shanks, has been named President of the Salem Contractor’s Exchange (SCE). Shanks joins WOC Project Manager Dan Wellert as the second WOC team member to serve as president of the contractor’s exchange.
Established in 1950, the SCE supports commercial contractors in numerous ways, including offering professional relationships with architects, government offices and more.
“The SCE has been around for a long time. It’s a hub for contractors in the Salem and surrounding area that provides various services. I am excited to serve as the SCE President for many reasons,” Shanks said.
Shanks has been with WOC for six years since graduating from George Fox University. Shanks is also very active in the community. He has previously volunteered with Helping Hands Resources, working specifically with their Toy Day event.
“2017 is going to be an exciting year for the construction industry as a whole, and it will be interesting to see where that takes the SCE,” Shanks noted. “The SCE is constantly upgrading their services for their members as the industry evolves. It is exciting to be part of those changes and help look in
to the future to see where our industry is headed.”