Joye Blanscett is Executive Director of Operations for SMACNA, where she oversees HR, Accounting, IT and Membership.
Ms. Blanscett has been with SMACNA since 2008, and in that time she previously served as Director of Labor Services and Human Resources, advising SMACNA chapters and contractors on collective bargaining, withdrawal liability and other federal employment laws, rules and regulations. She is a certified employee benefit specialist (CEBS) trained in numerous aspects of administrating and overseeing employee benefits.
Prior to joining SMACNA in 2008, Ms. Blanscett had over ten years’ experience as an attorney practicing in labor, employment, ERISA and employee benefits. During that time, she represented and counseled clients on Taft-Hartley employee benefit funds, which provide pension, health and welfare and other collectively bargained benefits. She has also she has done legal work on a variety of other issues, including ERISA compliance, apprenticeship standards, real estate and tax matters.