William A. Shane Named Executive Director of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association Orange County, Riverside & San Bernardino
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ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2017) William A. Shane has just been named Executive Director of the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino (PHCC ORSB).
Shane brings nearly 25 years of experience to his position as Executive Director having coordinated Executive Board, staff, and community relations; created and implemented short- and long-term sustainable fundraising programs; and served as a Crisis Management Director.
His passion for the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs is evidenced by his commitment to developing youth leadership through diversity training and coordination between mentors and apprentices. He is President of the South Irvine Little League, President of the Jewish Federation and Family Services, has served on various volunteer boards and panels including the Business Advisory Council at UC Irvine Public Policy Assessment.
Continuing education through workforce development will be one of the focal points of Shane’s tenure as Executive Director. Initiatives like Ride and Decide will be leveraged to raise awareness of the rewarding and profitable careers available in the plumbing, heating and cooling trades. “Shane’s education and talent as a speaker mean he’ll connect with the brightest and the best in schools and our communities – exactly the individuals we want to draw into the construction trades,” says PHCC ORSB President Mike Barker.
Shane’s communication and community relations expertise mean PHCC ORSB can expect exponential growth in its membership in the coming months. He will be reaching out to current PHCC Members, Affiliate Members, and Contractor Members, as well as working to connect with non-members, touching base and sharing his vision for PHCC ORSB.
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The PHCC ORSB of Orange County is affiliated with the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association, which represents 3,500 plumbing and HVACR contractors and 70,000 technicians nationwide. Founded in 1883, PHCC and its members are dedicated to advancing the industry to protect public health and safety, and the environment.