President's Corner

  • 05.15.19

    When a Voice Turns Into Action

    Sometimes it takes a village – or at least a strong contingent of passionate contractors – to create change. By voicing our concerns in person about unfair utility competition, we hopefully put a face – and a story – with this important issue.

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  • 12.13.18

    Where Everybody Knows Your Name

    PHCC President Ken Nielsen talks about his plans for the upcoming year. In an organization where everyone knows your name, there are opportunties abound.

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  • 06.26.18

    Advocacy News

    Congressional Letter: In Support of Carl D. Perkins Reauthorization

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), greatly appreciates the work of the Senate Health, Education Labor & Pension Committee toward reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act) – designed to help Americans develop the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs.

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  • 06.15.18

    Advocacy News

    President’s Corner: Legislative Conference 2018. Honoring American Freedom, Inspiring the Next Generation

    The week before Memorial Day weekend, PHCC members descended upon Washington, D.C. to plead their case regarding several very important industry issues during the 2018 Legislative Conference.

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  • 04.11.18

    President’s Corner: A Brilliant Workforce Solution That Now Can Work for You, Too!

    You get them, too … those countless requests to advertise your company in the local high school football program or yearbook. Thanks to a brilliant idea from my son, we turned those requests into opportunities to promote “earn while you learn” training for our industry (and plug our company at the same time!).

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  • 02.21.18

    President’s Corner: The Board Does WHAT???

    The PHCC—National Board of Directors recently met in Florida to discuss challenges, progress and issues of our association. Many of you may not know that the Board meets face-to-face three times per year—in the winter at various locations; during the spring at the Legislative Conference; and in the fall during CONNECT.

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  • 01.05.18

    President’s Corner: Giving Back

    “Tis the season of giving,” as they say … the season of giving to our families, our friends and our loved ones. But now as we welcome the new year, I would like to say that this is the season to “give back.” As contractors, we devote much of our time and energy into making our businesses thrive and grow. Our employees are producing; things are humming along; there is money in the bank. Now what?

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