The Engineering Contractors’ Association, ECA, since 1976 has served underground and heavy construction professionals in Southern California providing leadership and education on issues important to our member’s success. Working to enhance continued development ECA promotes a healthy construction environment through education of regulatory bodies from the contractor’s perspective and informing the industry on critical developments.

Our Mission

The Mission of the Engineering Contractors’ Association is to champion the interests of its members and the infrastructure contractors of Southern California through project-based advocacy, labor-management relations, political action and fair public policy.

Vision Statement

ECA is a recognized leader and trusted partner in addressing issues and opportunities to advance Southern California’s infrastructure.


Garrett Francis, President

It is time to turn the calendar to a new year and while we in the construction industry don’t have a lot to complain about, we all can say farewell to 2021 with a certain sense of relief.

We can celebrate the end of another year of government stumbling through a never-ending battle with the COVID-19 virus which seems capable of outguessing our battle-weary virologists at every turn. There are only 24 letters in the Greek alphabet that the good doctors use to keep track of virus variants and we’re already down to Omicron, the 15th letter.

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ECA Staff

Ray Baca

Executive Director
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Shelia Voss

Office Manager
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John Simpson

ECA Magazine Editor
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Board of Directors