Celebrating the Very Best of 2022

PHCC-News
October 13, 2022
By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association

PHCC—National Awards Program: 2022 Winners

2022 Col. George D. Scott Award: Charles “Chip” Greene, Macon, Georgia

2022 Plumbing Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Delta Faucet Co.): Ray Toczylowski, Marines Service Company, Manassas, Virginia

2022 HVAC Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Rheem): Mike Giordana and Butch McGonegal, United Air Temp, Lorton, Virginia

Federated Insurance “Safety First! Contractor of the Year”: Kevin Purnell and Mike Levenseller, Granite Corporation, Oakland, Maine

2022 Plumbing Instructor of the Year (sponsored by Milwaukee Tool): Paul Hallam, Indianapolis, Indiana

2022 Plumbing Apprentice of the Year (sponsored by Delta Faucet Co.): Nick Santmyer, Davken Mechanical, Virginia Beach, Virginia

2022 HVAC Instructor of the Year (sponsored by Milwaukee Tool): John McCuen, Jr., PHCC of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Chapter

HVAC Apprentice of the Year (sponsored by Rheem): Troy Bryant, Pioneer Heating & AC, Knoxville, Tennessee


Association Executives Council (AEC) Chapter Awards for Excellence in Communications

Outstanding Achievement in Production of Communications:

Convention/Events: PHCC of Indiana

Magazine: PHCC of New York

Membership Directory, Social Media and Website: PHCC of Illinois

Newsletter/E-Newsletter: PHCC of South Dakota

Apprenticeship Marketing: PHCC of Georgia


Chapter Excellence in Advocacy Awards

PHCC Legislative Award: PHCC of New York for successfully fighting back against attempts to institute a statewide ban on natural gas.

PHCC Grassroots Award: PHCC of South Dakota for their ongoing work to fight against the watering-down of licensing standards and codes.


Invest in the Future and Scholarships

Invested in the next generation of industry leaders, the PHCC Educational Foundation and the PHCC National Auxiliary announced scholarship awards totaling $186,600 this year: the

Auxiliary Scholarship Committee awarded $31,100 to 10 deserving students (full list here), and the Foundation and its industry partners awarded $155,500 to 59 apprentices and college students (full list here).

Also during PHCCCONNECT2022, the Foundation announced that it raised more than $280,000 through its Invest in Your Future Campaign. With matching funds from InSinkErator, Ferguson, Moen, NIBCO, and SupplyHouse.com, plus A. O. Smith, Bradford White, Federated Insurance, Rheem, Scorpion Home Services and Viega, the Foundation far surpassed its fundraising goal for this year’s campaign. These valued partners make what we do possible!

The Foundation extends a special thank you to NIBCO, INC., who provided $35,000 donation in celebration of the Foundation’s 35th Anniversary.


PHCC—National Auxiliary Awards 2022

Larry Dore 2022 Member of the Year (sponsored by InSinkErator) – Richela Roy from Reliable Plumbing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

3D Award (sponsored by the Copper Development Association): Susie Greene from Macon, Georgia.

Robert M. Cox Awards (sponsored by InSinkErator):

1st place for conventions, tradeshows and community service: PHCC Auxiliary of Illinois

1st Place recruitment: PHCC of Louisiana Auxiliary (Promoting Industry Careers)

2nd place recruitment: PHCC Auxiliary of Illinois (Auxiliary Membership Recruiting)



Staff Writer
, PHCC-National Association
The PHCC-National Association, formed in 1883, provides legislative advocacy, education and training to approximately 3,300 plumbing and HVACR businesses and 65,000 technicians.

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