CAPHCC & CFEC Meets w/Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson

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O On Monday, October 20 PHCC of California attended a private luncheon with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. The purpose of the event was to introduce the merit shop to the mayor and explain to him that we are important stakeholders in the region and deserve to have a seat at the table along with our union competitors. 15 contractors and contractor …

PHCC National Association Report by Dr. Gerry Kennedy, Executive Vice President

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Heard on the Hill.  So often before an election, much is discussed about the potential makeup of Congress in terms of political parties.  Little is discussed about the Committee leadership races on Capitol Hill.  Committees on Capitol Hill are where the “rubber hits the road” in the legislative process.  Success on Capitol Hill is always about maintaining strong relationships with …

Legislative Update by CAPHCC Lobbyist, Richard Markuson

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Final 2014 Recap We mentioned last time that the Legislature adjourned for the year – leaving taxpayers and merit-shop contractors safe for a couple months. Governor Jerry Brown took action – and here are the results. AB 155 (Alejo) Oppose. First ever State-Mandated PLA. Authorizes Monterey County Water Resources Agency to award a design-build contract but requires the agency to …

PHCC ORSB’s Scott Harrison is elected PHCC National Zone 4 Director

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Sacramento, CA:  PHCC of California is proud to announce Scott Harrison has been elected as PHCC National Zone 4 Director.  Harrison is a past President of the PHCC Orange, Riverside & San Bernardino chapter, and a widely known and respected plumbing contractor from Orange County, California. He embarked on his lifelong career in the late seventies. In 1985, after graduating from Golden …

PHCC National HVAC Contractor of the Year Award Presented to Mary Jean Anderson

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The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), in conjunction with Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand,  presented Mary Jean Anderson of Anderson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., of El Cajon, Calif., with the “PHCC HVAC Contractor of the Year Award.” Anderson was recognized for excellence in the HVACR industry, including professionalism, innovative practices, and community service, among other things. Anderson Plumbing, …

PHCC Educational Foundation, CONTRACTOR Magazine Recognize Bradley Harding as Plumbing Instructor of the Year

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (October 20, 2014) – With building a qualified workforce for tomorrow a hallmark of PHCC’s mission, its Educational Foundation, together with CONTRACTOR Magazine, proudly presented the 2014 Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award to Bradley Harding. The honor, which salutes those who dedicate their careers to enriching the lives of their students, was awarded during CONNECT 2014, …

PHCC of California is recognized by PHCC National for Legislative Achievement & Communications Awards

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Sacramento-The PHCC of California (CAPHCC) received numerous awards at the PHCC CONNECT 2014 Convention in New Orleans, LA. PHCC National’s 2014 Legislative Excellence Award was presented to Mike Barker, President and Tracy Threlfall, Executive Vice President of PHCC of California on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel New Orleans in recognition of outstanding achievement in advocacy service on behalf …

Patrick Wallner is elected Vice President of the PHCC National Association

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Patrick Wallner of Wallner Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. is elected PHCC National Vice President From Left to Right, Secretary Joseph Whitney, PHCC of MA, President-Elect Charles “Chip” Greene, Plumbing and Mechanical Association of Georgia, President Kevin Tindall, PHCC of New Jersey and Vice President, Patrick Wallner, PHCC of California. Sacramento-The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Contractors (PHCC) of California is proud to announce Patrick Wallner has …

PHCC National Association Report by Dr. Gerry Kennedy, EVP, PHCC National

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Beware of Fraudulent Calls Warning of a Hotel Room Shortage in New Orleans.  We have become aware that misleading calls are being made by individuals identifying themselves as associated with the New Orleans Marriott Hotel, the site of the PHCC Convention October 8-10.  These callers are telling attendees that the hotel is sold out and that guests will have to …

Legislative Updates by Richard Markuson, PHCC of California Lobbyist

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What Else’s On the November Ballot?  In addition to the constitutional races we talked about last time, California voters will be asked to make six choices about major policy issues. Proposition 1 – $7.12 billion bond for California’s water system. Californians last approved a water-related bond in 2006, known as Proposition 84. The measure authorized $5.4 billion in bonds for …