For Immediate Release: Patrick Wallner of Redding, CA is Installed as PHCC National President for 2016-2017

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Sacramento, CA – The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of California (CAPHCC) is proud to announce Patrick Wallner has been installed as President of the PHCC National Association on Friday, October 23 at the CONNECT 2016 Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Owner of Wallner Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Redding, CA  and a PHCC of California (CAPHCC) member since 1991, Wallner served as Zone 4 Director for the National Association 2006-2008.  Wallner is a past President of PHCC of California, and has won numerous prestigious awards including the 2001 CAPHCC Contractor of the Year Award, and the 2013 & 2014 PHCC of California Presidents Award for service above and beyond the call of duty to the CAPHCC organization.  Said Wallner, ‘This coming year I have Chosen the Theme “Collaborating for Success”, which coupled with our new strategic long range plan will help propel the PHCC to new heights. In reality, joining the oldest construction trade association in the USA should not be thought of an exclusive membership. We strive to improve the lives of all Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors in the nation through our legislative and educational efforts. I am proud and honored to represent the industry as the President of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors, National Association.  Teddy Roosevelt once said, ‘“Every man owes part of his time to the business or industry to which he is engaged.  No man has a moral right to withhold support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere.”     Theodore Roosevelt, 1908   As we focus on growing our membership, won’t you please consider inviting a fellow contractor to join our ranks?’

Also installed to the PHCC National Executive Board were President-Elect Laurie Crigler of L & D Associates, Inc., Aroda, VA, Vice-President Ken Nielson of Accu-Aire, Inc., Reading Massachusetts, and Secretary Arnie Rodio of Pace Setter Plumbing, Inc, Lancaster, CA, who also served as President of PHCC of California, 2008-2009.

Wallner also serves his community as a Planning Commissioner for the Shasta County Planning Commission, Board Member of the Shasta District Fair since 2001 and a Past Chairman of the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) and Past Chair of the Government Relations Committee for the GRCC.  Wallner lives in Redding, CA with his dogs Zunga and Niko.


L to R: Geno Caccia, current President of PHCC of California, Mark Giebelhaus, Past President, PHCC National, Patrick Wallner, current President of PHCC National, Arnie Rodio, Past President of PHCC of California and current PHCC National Secretary and Steve Rivers, Past National President and Past PHCC of California President.