The NCCCO Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of seven distinguished members to its Board of Directors, set to commence their terms on July 1, 2023.
Garry Higdem, representing Mario Sinacola & Sons in Frisco, TX; Kerry Hulse, a retired Vice President of Operations from Deep South Crane & Rigging in Houston, TX; Tim Watters, serving as President of Hoffman Equipment in Piscataway, NJ; and Chris Ryan, a retired Vice President of Equipment from Boh Bros. Construction in New Orleans, LA, have been reappointed to continue their invaluable service on the 2023 NCCCO Foundation Board of Directors. Ingo Schiller, a Partner at Path Finder Consulting Group in Alexandria, VA, has also been reappointed to the board.
Furthermore, the NCCCO Foundation welcomes two new additions to its 2023 Board of Directors:
- Alexander Alonso, the Chief Knowledge Officer at the Society for Human Resource Management in Alexandria, VA.
- Adrian Lacey, who serves as the Apprenticeship Director for the Florida West Coast Operating Engineers Apprenticeship Local 487 in Plant City, FL.
Mr. Thomas Sicklesteel, the CEO of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators, continues to serve as an Ex Officio member of the board.
In the same vein, Mr. Higdem, Mr. Hulse, and Mr. Watters have been re-elected to assume the roles of President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer, respectively, for a one-year term.
“The NCCCO Foundation is both honored and appreciative to have such a wealth of skills, talent, and experience guiding the organization into the future,” expressed NCCCO Foundation Executive Director T.J. Cantwell. “As the Foundation embarks on several initiatives aimed at supporting the load handling industry through research, workforce development, and education, it is now more critical than ever to have leaders like these who possess the foresight to envision a promising future for the industry and the Foundation, and the dedication to help us navigate the path toward that future.”