FALLS CHURCH, VA – Steven and Ann Rivers of Rivers Plumbing, Heating & Air in Pleasanton, Calif. have been recognized as major contributors to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association’s (PHCC) Educational Foundation and have been named to the organization’s Board of Governors. The Foundation Board of Governors is composed of leading contractors, manufacturers, and other industry partners who are major contributors to the Foundation. They are responsible for guiding the development of industry education and training programs for contractors and their employees.
“We are so happy to have Steve and Ann join our board of governors,” said Roger Peugeot, Chairperson of the PHCC Educational Foundation. “These two have a genuine passion for helping others. Through their commitment to the Educational Foundation, Steve and Ann will be able to continue putting that passion to work creating educational programs for today’s and tomorrow’s contractors.”
Steve is president & owner of Rivers Plumbing, Heating & Air. He has been a PHCC member for nearly 30 years and has held numerous leadership positions within his local PHCC chapter, as well as the PHCC of California state chapter and the PHCC—National Association. At the PHCC CONNECT 2014 event next month in New Orleans, he will conclude his term as the PHCC—National Association President. Ann is a past president of the PHCC National Auxiliary.
The couple’s belief in helping their community does not end with association work. A segment of highway 680 near their office has been adopted by the company through the Adopt-A-Highway program. Ann can often be found at church helping feed the homeless, and during the Christmas season it is a tradition for Steve and Ann to help pass out presents at the VA Children’s Hospital as Santa & Mrs. Claus.
The PHCC Educational Foundation proudly welcomes Steve and Ann Rivers as they join other major supporters in promoting the Foundation’s mission of developing apprentice, journeyman, and business management training programs for the success of plumbing and HVACR contractors, their employees, and the future of the industry.