About Us

ASA-NM Mission: The American Subcontractors Association of New Mexico fosters, promotes, encourages and develops the best interests of subcontractors, specialty contractors and vendors for the construction industry in conjunction with construction industry partners.  As part of the American Subcontractors Assocation of New Mexico's mission it supports community organizations and helps its members to operate more efficiently.

ASA-NM Vision: To provide a unified voicet hat gives leadership, educates, politically guides and empowers its diverse, unique members to be the leading construction organiztion of choice:

ASA-NM Values: The ideals and beliefs of the American Subcontractors Association of New Mexico are ethical and equitable business practices, quality construction, a safe and healthy work evironment, integrity and membership diversity.

Legislative Advocacy

ASA-NM fights to protect your business.

  • 2013   Hired a Lobbyist
  • 2012   Supported SB16 (Keller) provides tax credit to a NM business that hires a graduate from a New Mexico University
  • 2012   Supported SB67 (Neville) Maintains the scrap metal database and more closely regulates second hand scrap metal dealers.
  • 2011   Supported In State Preference and Choice of Venue
  • 2009   Successfully fought to protect your lien rights as a subcontractor
  • 2007   Lien Law Changes
  • 2007   Abolished Retainage in NM/Established Prompt Pay
  • 2007   Supported Limiting Indemnification for Rental Equipment Contracts
  • 2007   Hired a Lobbyist
  • 2003   Void Indemnification Law
  • 2001   Retainage Act
  • 1995   Subcontractors Fair Practices Act

American Subcontractor Association National Awards

  • 2009/2010 Chapter of the Year for < 100 Members
  • 2008/2009 Chapter of the Year for < 100 Members
  • 2007/2008 Exemplary Chapter Award
  • 2006/2007 Chapter of the Year for < 100 Members
  • 2007   Bill Green President of the Year
  • 2006   Outstanding Service Award received by Chuck Cambron
  • 2005   Government Relations Award for Merit for “Candidates Night”-
  • 2004   Outstanding Industry Relations Award
  • 2001   Leonard A. Weiss award for Excellence in Government Relations

Mayoral Forum

  • 2004-2006   Golden Hammer Award for being the “ Best Place in the US for Subcontractors” based on the Policy Environment Report Card of the U.S.
  • 2001-2006   An Exemplary Chapter of the Year
  • 2005   Chosen for Champion Pilot Program (Grow Membership)
  • 2004   Outstanding Industry Relations Award
  • 2003   Leonard A Weiss Awards for Excellence in Government Relations
  • 2001   Leonard A Weiss Awards for Excellence in Government Relations

Other Accomplishments

  • 2006   First Partnership for Subcontractors with OSHA (Safety Health Initiative Partnership Agreement - SHIP)
  • 2005   Negotiation Seminar Series
  • 2005   Community Giving Initiated
  • 2003   First Annual Membership Directory Published - Doubled in Size since 1999
  • 2003   First Annual Awards Banquet for Construction Industry Community
  • 2001   First Annual Golf Tournament