President’s Column: Time to invest in your partnership with labor
During the Great Depression, my great-grandfather started our family business in Atlanta, when businesses were either failing or extremely unethical. One of his founding principles was “integrity.” A little integrity can go a long way in building a solid partnership and establishing mutual trust.
January 2018: Chapter Executive Institute – Jan. 28-30, San Diego - February 2018: Partners in Progress Conference – Feb. 13-14, Orlando, Fla., 2018 SMOHIT Safety Champions Conference – Feb. 25-27, Scottsdale, Ariz., Business Management University – Feb. 25-March 1, Tempe, Ariz.
Partners Conference: Suicide prevention starts with you
Workers in construction have the second-highest suicide rate of all occupational groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). A clinical psychologist and impact entrepreneur, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas' session, “Resilience and Suicide Prevention,” will help you build a culture of care.
Call for College of Fellows candidates
Do you know a contractor who has advanced the industry in many ways? The SMACNA College of Fellows is accepting candidate nominations for the Association’s College of Fellows. The deadline to receive nominations is Feb. 9, 2018.
SMACNA donation to benefit Maui students
"Our teachers will be overwhelmed to receive this gift," said Dr. Kathleen Dimino (right), Complex Area Superintendent of the Baldwin-Kekaulike-Maui Complex Area, Maui, of SMACNA's donation of $5,000 to benefit Maui's public schools
College of Fellows welcomes new members
In recognition of their service, SMACNA’s College of Fellows inducted four individuals at this year’s convention in Maui. Election to the College is a high honor, recognizing years of dedication and service to the industry.
Milt Goodman honored as Contractor of the Year
Lauded for being a longtime—and selfless—industry champion, Milt Goodman (right), executive vice president of ACCO Engineered Systems, Glendale, Calif., was honored as SMACNA’s Contractor of the Year at the annual convention in Maui.