PHOENIX — Angela M. Simon, P.E., president of Western Allied Mechanical, Menlo Park, Calif., was elected by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) Board of Directors to serve as vice president. Her four-year term began Oct. 19 at the close of SMACNA’s 73rd Annual Convention.
Actively involved in SMACNA leadership for years, Simon was a member of SMACNA’s Board of Directors from 2007 to 2011, the first woman to serve on SMACNA’s Board.
“I feel this will be a great opportunity for me to increase my contributions to SMACNA and the sheet metal industry, which has provided me with so much support throughout my years in this business,” Simon said.
Simon is currently co-chair of SMACNA’s Steering Council for Women in Construction Leadership. She has served as a SMACN-IFUS trustee, chair of the HVAC Contractors Council Steering Committee, and chair of the Products and Programs Coordinating Committee. She also has also been a member of the Director Nominating Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee. In 2013, she was inducted into SMACNA’s distinguished College of Fellows.
Simon was recognized as the 2016 SMACNA Contractor of the Year at SMACNA’s 73rd convention for her longstanding involvement in the Association, especially for mentoring young people and supporting women’s involvement in the construction industry.
Simon and her husband Michael are Summit Circle level contributors to the New Horizons Foundation.
Simon joined Western Allied Mechanical as a project manager in 1987. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University in 1986 with a degree in mechanical engineering and is a registered professional engineer in California. She and her husband Michael have two college-age sons, Alex and Ben.
SMACNA, an international trade association representing 3,500 contributing contractor firms, is a leader in promoting quality and excellence in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry. SMACNA has national offices in Chantilly, Va., outside of Washington, D.C., and on Capitol Hill. Visit www.smacna.org.
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