ALACHUA, Fla. — NCCER elected Michael Bennett, vice president of The Cianbro Companies in Pittsfield, Maine, as its 2020 board of trustees’ chairman. Bennett will succeed Andy Dupuy, president and CEO of Brown & Root, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who remains a member of the executive committee. Stephen Toups, president of Turner Industries Group, LLC, will serve as the 2020 vice chairman.
Other members of the 2020 board of trustees’ executive committee include Scott Marshall, group director – people operations – MPIS of Worley, as secretary and Monique Ford, CPA, 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. Three seats on the board are designated specifically for leaders in career and technical education, which helps NCCER continue to strengthen its alignment with education.
Additional 2020 board of trustees members include: Nicole Calamaio, senior vice president/chief human resources officer, Sundt Construction; David Chapin, president, Willmar Electric Service; J. Charles Dabadie, Americas regional manufacturing manager, ExxonMobil; Jeff Davis, director, TEAM; Alicia Edsen, talent development director, Kiewit/TIC; Connie Fabré, president and CEO, Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance, Inc.; Daniel Groves, director of strategic initiatives, Construction Users Roundtable; Glen Gulino, executive vice president, operations, ISC Constructors; Raymond Issa, Ph.D., professor and director, University of Florida’s M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management; Michael Kenig, vice chairman, Holder Construction; Tyler London, U.S. Gulf Coast regional director for engineering and maintenance and global maintenance technology expertise center director, Dow; Jeff Lynn, vice chancellor workforce and economic development, Alabama Community College System; Samuel Lyon, principal vice president and global workforce services manager, Bechtel; Stephen P. Mulva, Ph.D., director, Construction Industry Institute; Kenneth Nixon, general manager MTAP – Gulf of Mexico, Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; Tony Rader, vice president, National Roofing Partners; Rudy Ramirez, vice president, talent acquisition and talent management, Zachry Group; Robin Renschen, director of learning and development, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.; Tricia Thibodeaux, project director, Fluor; Chelle Travis, executive director, SkillsUSA; and LeAnn Wilson, executive director, Association for Career and Technical Education.
About NCCER — NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created by the construction industry to develop standardized curriculum and assessments with portable credentials and certifications for skilled craft professionals. NCCER provides a comprehensive workforce development system that includes accreditation, training, assessment, certification and career development solutions for the construction and maintenance industries. For more information, visit www.nccer.org or contact NCCER customer service at 888.622.3720.