Contractors and Vendors in the News

Contractors The Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin elected the following slate of officers and board members at its annual membership meeting: President/Director Mark Loper, Azco; Vice President/Director Michael Christensen, H&H Industries; Secretary/Director Robert Fischer, J.F. Ahern; Treasurer/Director James Colwell, United Mechanical; Past President/Director Ed Tonn, Butters-Fetting;

Contractors

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin elected the following slate of officers and board members at its annual membership meeting: President/Director Mark Loper, Azco; Vice President/Director Michael Christensen, H&H Industries; Secretary/Director Robert Fischer, J.F. Ahern; Treasurer/Director James Colwell, United Mechanical; Past President/Director Ed Tonn, Butters-Fetting; Director William Bassett, Bassett Mechanical; Director Willie Chopra, Hooper Corp.; Director Charles Falch, Bartingale Mechanical; Director Andy Meier, Hydro-Flo Products; and Director Michael Sturdivant, Tweet-Garot Mechanical.

Michael W. Shelton has been named chairman of the executive committee of the Contract Services Association, a leading industry advocacy organization for government services providers. Shelton is vice president and general manager/government and institutional services at EMCOR Facilities Services. Donald Newell has been named president of the Mid-Atlantic Environmental Balancing Association, an organization dedicated to promoting excellence within the mechanical and environmental systems industry. Newell is a senior project engineer with EMCOR Services.

Clockwork Home Services, a leading provider of home services, has announced three executive appointments. Rebecca Cassel, formerly president/franchise operations, has been promoted to director/ retail and franchise development. Darren Dixon, formerly president of retail operations, has been promoted to director/retail and franchise development. Wayne Anderson has been promoted to director/retail and franchise development. He was formerly an executive vice president at Clockwork

Steve Irwin of Farmer & Irwin Corp. in Riviera Beach, Fla., has been elected chairman of the Construction Contractors’ Alliance, an enhanced service group of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association. Irwin will serve a one-year term. Two new members of the CCA Board of Trustees were elected for three-year terms: Jason DeVries, Advanced Mechanical Systems in Bakersfield, Calif., and Rob Kimbel, Kimbel Plumbing in Springdale, Ark. Other CCA trustees are Barry Bankler, Gibson Plumbing in San Antonio, Texas; 2006-2007 CCA Chairman Les DenHerder, HPS Mechanical in Bakersfield, Calif.; and Greg Kozan, Ridgeway Plumbing in Boynton Beach, Fla. Art Dexter, LeDuc & Dexter Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., and Shawn Erickson, C.J. Erickson Plumbing in Alsip, Ill., just completed three-year terms as trustees.

Uwe Schlueter and Peter Meinke from All Max Plumbing in Apex, N.C., won a Super Bowl prize package — including a trip to Super Bowl XLI — in a random drawing after visiting American Standard Bath & Kitchen's Ingenuity Tour at Murray Supply last year.

Vendors

Richard E. Posey, president and CEO of Moen Inc. for the last five years, has announced his retirement, effective Oct. 1. Succeeding Posey will be David B. Lingafelter, Moen’s president/U.S. businesses.

Masco Corp. has named Keith Allman president of Delta Faucet Co., effective April 9. Prior to this position, Allman was executive vice president/operations for Masco’s Builder Cabinet Group.

The Council of Manufacturing Associations, a division of the National Association of Manufacturers, has elected Barbara C. Higgens, executive director of the Plumbing Manufacturers Institute, as vice chairman. During her one-year term, Higgens will preside as chair of the strategic planning committee and as a member of the nominating committee. As vice chair, she will be nominated to serve on the NAM Board of Directors as one of three council representatives and is in line to chair CMA next year. Higgens has served as on the board for the council since 2002.

Eddie Lunn, III, grandson of Boiler Supply Co. founder Eddie Lunn Sr. and son of current President Eddie Lunn Jr., has been named the third president of Boiler Supply in Nashville, Tenn. Lunn spent two years in sales and in 2002 was promoted to his most recent position as operations and finance manager.

Blackman Plumbing Supply Co., in Bethpage, N,Y., has announced the election of Robert Mannheimer to the position of president. Mannheimer succeeds Richard Blackman who is retiring and relocating to Florida. Blackman will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors. Mannheimer has been with the company for 16 years, most recently as chief operating officer.