This year’s TAUC Leadership Conference was held May 15-18 at the beautiful Westin Resort & Spa in Hilton Head, South Carolina. It was a jam-packed week, beginning with the election of a new TAUC President and ending with the Fourth Annual James J. Willis Craftperson of the Year Gala Dinner and Dance. Here’s a quick guide to what you might have missed:
Tom Felton, President of MC Industrial, was elected TAUC’s new President on May 16. He succeeded Bob Santillo, President of McCarl’s, Inc., whose three-year term expired. Click here for full story.
On May 17, TAUC honored Bob Hoover with its prestigious Spirit of Union Construction Award, reserved for individuals who have dedicated their entire careers to the advancement of the industry. Click here for full story.
TAUC recently presented Helmets to Hardhats Executive Director Darrell Roberts with a check for $100,000 to further his organization’s efforts in helping returning military veterans transition to rewarding careers in the union construction industry. Click here for full story.
Brad Boeke has been named the 2012 TAUC James J. Willis Craftperson of the Year. The award, which recognizes outstanding labor-management cooperation and quality craftsmanship in the construction industry, was presented at a special ceremony on May 17. Brad is a Millwright and member of Local #1871 in Ohio. Click here for full story.
On May 16, TAUC announced the winners of the annual Thomas J. Reynolds Awards for Excellence in Construction Safety and Health during a special luncheon ceremony. Click here for full story.
Governing members of The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) on May 16 elected three new members to the TAUC Board of Directors: Scean Cherry of Day and Zimmermann NPS; Dave Flickinger of Kiewit Power Constructors; and Jake Locklear of Atlantic Plant Maintenance. Click here for full story.