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SMACNA’s College of Fellows Welcomes Four New Members

Nov 06, 2017

A39A6841 300x192pxMAUI, HAWAII — In recognition of years of service and dedication to the sheet metal industry, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) College of Fellows elected four new members in 2017.

In recognition of their service, SMACNA’s College of Fellows inducted four individuals at this year’s convention in Maui. College of Fellows inductees and their family members include (left to right): SMACNA College of Fellows Chair Carol Duncan, Tony Thompson, Dana Thompson, Roxanne Sychuk, Bruce Sychuk, Shona Lansdell, Joseph Lansdell, and Bill Comforte accepting on behalf of John Comforte.

The award recognizes industry professionals who have made significant contributions to advance the sheet metal industry, capping many years of committed service. The new fellows include: 

  • John Comforte
    Climatemp Inc., Broadview, Ill.
  • Joseph Lansdell
    Poynter Sheet Metal, Greenwood, Ind.
  • Bruce Sychuk
    SMACNA British Columbia, Surrey, B.C., Canada
  • Dana Thompson
    SMACNA, Chantilly, Va. 

These new members were formally inducted into the College of Fellows at SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention in Maui on Oct. 25. 
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