NAPLES, FL – The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) honored industry veteran Tom Van Oss with its prestigious Spirit of Union Construction Award, reserved for individuals who have dedicated their entire careers to the advancement of the industry.
Mr. Van Oss, who has been involved with union construction and maintenance for decades, was presented with the award during a special ceremony as part of TAUC’s annual Leadership Conference on May 5, 2016 in Naples, Florida.
The TAUC Spirit of Union Construction Award was created in 2007 to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on the union construction industry throughout their illustrious careers. It recognizes and celebrates a lifetime of achievements.But it’s about more than just their career and the titles they’ve held. It’s about the positive impact they’ve had on the people around them. The Spirit of Union Construction Award recognizes someone who has inspired others to do better, to achieve more than they thought possible; someone who has reached out and helped colleagues during times of trouble, and never asked for anything in return; someone whose passion for the industry was evident in everything they did.
Watch the complete tribute video to Tom Van Oss above.