Three NEW Speakers for CEA National Issues Conference

Congressman Don Bacon, Mariah Becker from NCCMP, and NABTU President Sean McGarvey to address attendees at May 6-8 event.

   Congressman Don Bacon

Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE), Mariah T. Becker, Director of Research and Education at the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans, and NABTU President Sean McGarvey will address attendees at the upcoming CEA National Issues Conference, running May 6-8, 2024, at the Royal Sonesta Washington DC Capitol Hill. 

Congressman Don Bacon began his distinguished career serving 30 years in the United States Air Force, specializing in electronic warfare, intelligence, and reconnaissance.  In 2014, Congressman Bacon retired from the Air Force at the rank of Brigadier General having completed four deployments to the Middle East and Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was elected to Congress in 2016, where he sits on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Agricultural Committee. 

Mariah Becker joined the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP) in 2016 as the Director of Research and Education. In this role, she works extensively to protect and strengthen the multiemployer system and to assess the economic impact of federal policies, and regulations. Before joining the NCCMP, Mariah worked as an actuarial consultant for single and multiemployer benefit programs.





       Mariah Becker

President Sean McGarvey started his building trades career with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) in 1981 in Philadelphia. He subsequently worked his way up through various IUPAT leadership positions. In 2005, Sean was elected Secretary-Treasurer of North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), and in 2012, he was unanimously elected to NABTU’s office of president. Sean is a respected union construction thought leader throughout the labor, federal, and private sectors.

President Sean McGarvey

Register to hear their expert analysis of the national issues facing union construction employers now and in the future at the 2024 CEA National Issues Conference.