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Contractor of the Year Award Brad Piesco
Brad Piesco receives award in honor of his significant contributions to the association and industry. Award presented by Michael Delconte, Heating Director of F. W. Webb (right). Accepting the award on Brad's behalf was Marie Piesco.
Sinnott Award Joe Swan
Joe Swan of Emerson Swan receives award for outstanding and significant contributions to PHCC and industry. Award presented by committee member, Bill Leydon (left). Jim Simas, VP and Sales Manager (right), accepted the award on behalf of Joe Swan.
Bradford Rose Award Brian MacDonald
The prestigious Bradford Rose Award was presented to Brian MacDonald (left). This is the highest award that can be given to a PHCC of MA contractor member. Award presented by committee member, Bill Leydon (right).
Ken Nielsen, President of PHCC National, presented the new officers during the President's Banquet. Members will serve a 2 year term.
Brad Piesco -- President
Brad is the master plumber and corporate license holder for Wiliams Energy in Braintree. He is an active contractor member and instructor of Continuing Education, Hot Work, and Boot Camp. He is also a delegate representing PHCC at the National Legislative Conference in D.C.
Sal DiCarlo -- Vice President
Sal is the master plumber and corporate license holder for Unified Mechanical in Wakefield. He is a Past President of Mystic Valley PHCC Chapter, President's Advisor and delegate representing PHCC at National Legislative Conference. Sal adds a high level expertise of the HVAC industry.
Frank Monroe -- Treasurer
Frank is a master plumber and representative for contractor member, Superior Plumbing in Westwood. He is PHCC of MA Past President of and recipient of Bradford Rose and Contractor of the Year awards. Frank provides a wealth of experience stemming from his many years of service to PHCC of MA.
John Cersosimo -- President's Advisor
John is the master plumber and President of Central Plumbing in Wakefield. He is past President of PHCC of MA and recipient of two prestigious awards,Bradford Rose and Contractor of the Year. John provides great leadership as member of the PHCC Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
Ken Nielsen-PHCC National Vice President
A longtime PHCC member, Ken served as PHCC of MA President and Trade Show Committee Chairman.
President of the New England Council and Zone Director for New England, Ken also served on numerous PHCC National Committees, and as a judge for the HVAC Apprentice Contest.
Ken strongly believes in the need to attract more HVAC contractors to PHCC: "More plumbers are now doing HVAC work, so they will need a place to look to for assistance in adding this field to their businesses." This objective is part of the current PHCC National strategic plan.
PHCC of MA awarded $23,000 in scholarships to students nominated by PHCC of MA members.
McGlame Wordell Scholarship
Jan Eljaszuk, Peterson School, $1,000
Daniel McAuliffe, Mass Maritime Academy, $2,500
Richard J. Bilo Scholarship
Sean Doughty, Northeast Metropolitan, $1,000
Ryan Flanagan, The Plumbing Academy, $1,000
Fran Williams Memorial Scholarship
Shannon Treacy, Elon University, $1,000
PHCC of MA Scholarships, recipients awarded $1,000
Cameron Barre, Porter & Chester
Andrew DiCarlo, Wentworth Institute
Nina DeCarlo, Southern NH University
Nicholas Dill, The Plumbing Academy
Gavin Dunkelberger, University of Tampa
Ian Dunkelberger, Engineering
Erin Hanley, Quincy College
Kevin Hegarty, UMass
Maeve Lally, Montserrat College of Art
Michael Lepine, The Plumbing Academy
Avery Leydon, UMass-Lowell
Kylie Leydon, Salem State University
Madison McAuliffe, Connecticut College
Sasha Trabane, Central MA Tech
Brendan Treacy, Salve Regina University
Kaia Whiteley, Purdue University
Nathan Whiteley, Michigan State