Dan and Tracy Monahan (left) and Geri and Jerry Jannicelli (right) recently met with Rep. Paul Tonko (D-20th-N.Y.) (center) at a fundraising retreat at the Saratoga race track during a three-day event in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Mr. Monahan, owner, J.E. Monahan Metals Inc., Queensbury, N.Y.; and Mr. Jannicelli, president, Technical Building Services, Ballston Spa, N.Y.; are members of Capital District SMACNA (New York). Mr. Jannicelli is also president of SMACNA of New York State.
Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania
SMACNA member Ray Yeager (left), president and CEO of Ductmate Industries, Charleroi, Pa., spoke recently with Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) on issues supporting the industry.
Rep. Darin LaHood of Illinois
Rep. Darin LaHood (R-18th-Ill.) visited with the Central Illinois chapter of SMACNA, where they discussed the local economic situation and multiemployer pension plan reform. Pictured (left to right) Bill Goad, G.P. Systems; Joseph Milton, Fritch Heating and Cooling; Jay Harms, Standard Sheet Metal Works; Rep. LaHood; Elizabeth Blankenship, BPI Testing; Tim Dillon, J.C. Dillon, Inc.; Scott Larkin, Central Illinois chapter of SMACNA; and Bob Harms, Standard Sheet Metal Works.
Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois
SMACNA Greater Chicago Executive Vice President Tony Adolfs (left) discussed critical industry issues with Rep. Rodney Davis (R-13th-Ill.), including composite plans, infrastructure spending, and tax reform.
Rep. Dan Donovan of New York
John Contrubis, Esq., (left) of NYC SMACNA, met with Rep. Dan Donovan (R-11th-N.Y.) (right) at a New York Yankees’ event. Noting that SMACNA members installed the sheet metal at Yankee Stadium, they discussed the importance of infrastructure funding and the need for a level playing field for union competition with non-union contractors.
Rep. Lou Correa of California
Rep. Lou Correa (D-46th-Calif.) enjoyed a successful informational tour of the Local 105 Southern California sheet metal JATC facility with members of the SMART Local 105 Apprenticeship Administration and SMACNA Southern California chapter. He learned about the architectural sheet metal, HVAC, and industrial sheet metal facilities along with the opportunities apprenticeship offers to individuals who make the commitment to become sheet metal craftspersons. (Photo courtesy of Tara Garner, Under Construction Photography.)