Georgia-SMACNA held its Annual Industry Luncheon Wednesday, November 20th at the Commerce Club. Georgia-SMACNA members & retirees, SMACNA President -Angie Simon, Local Union 85 representatives, member firm employees, and other industry partners were in attendance. Angie Simon, President SMACNA National was the guest speaker. She spoke about change and the importance of embracing change within your company and the industry.
Georgia-SMACNA Immediate Past President, Matt Terek reflected on 2019 and highlighted some of the exciting initiatives Georgia-SMACNA is pursuing. Jon Sterling, Georgia-SMACNA President provide the attendees with a look to the future as 2020 quickly approaches.
Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) released their comprehensive pension reform proposal on November 20.
With over 20 scholarships available for the 2020-2021 academic school year, this is the perfect opportunity for eligible students to pursue their college education goals without incurring additional student loan debts.
Georgia-Sheet Metal JATC had three participants in the recent Region 3 Apprenticeship contest held at Local 435 JATC in Jacksonville, FL. Second, Third, and Fourth year apprentices from five different locals in Region 3 competed in the contest. Each contestant did a great job and represented Georgia Sheet Metal JATC well. Congratulations to Dennis Macke, 2nd year apprentice with Maxair for winning 1st place and Phil Goggans, 4th year apprentice with BHW for winning 1st place.
Pictured Left to Right are: Alan Still, Training Director; Dennis Macke, 2nd year – 1st Place Winner; Daniel Dwyer, 3rd year contestant; Phil Goggans, 4th year – 1st Place Winner.
2017 Apprentice of the Year – Hunter Wall
Perfect Attendance Award – Carl Wansley
Guest Speaker – Dewey McClain, Georgia State Representative for House District 100
Charles Agan, Matthew Johnson, and Tyrone Jones
Shane Akers, Danny Daniel, Peter Hutto, Ra Kamau, Andre Lucas, Jacob McClarty, Dennis Mobley, Chris Morris, Jordan Newman, Cody Noll, Jeremy Presley, Devin Purcell, Taylor Robins, Jamelle Smith, Justin Spain, Hunter Wall, Carl Wansley, Andrew Wardlow, Drake Wickline, Nathaniel Wilkerson, and Joshua Williams