National Center for Construction Education & Research
ALACHUA, Fla. — NCCER has elected Ed Cassady, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Robins & Morton in Birmingham, Alabama, as its 2016 board of trustees’ chairman. Cassady will succeed Jerry Rispone, president and CEO for ISC Constructors, LLC of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who remains a member of the executive committee. Chip Reid, CEO of Current Builders, will serve as the 2016 vice chairman.
Other members of the executive committee for the 2016 board of trustees include C. Rockwell Turner, president of LPR Construction, as secretary and Vincent Giardina, trustee for the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, as treasurer.
NCCER’s board of trustees consists of representatives from contractors, owners and partner associations. All trustees are recognized for their expertise in construction or construction-related issues and serve one- to three-year terms. Beginning this year, three seats on the board have been designated specifically for education. This inclusion will help NCCER continue to strengthen its alignment with education.