The purpose of NCCER’s committees is to advise the NCCER Board of Trustees and staff on ways to continuously improve its craft and safety-related curricula, certifications, products, programs and procedures. Committees may also recommend new products and programs. Committee members provide valuable insight from both the industry and education sectors that helps ensure NCCER is providing training and certifications aligned with the needs of the construction and maintenance industries.
NCCER National Safety Committee
The mission of the committee is to advise NCCER on ways to continuously improve craft and safety-related curricula, certifications, products, programs, and procedures, and to recommended new safety-related products and programs. The committee works closely with the NCCER Workforce Development Committee to ensure that quality safety training is an integral part of every NCCER curriculum. Committee members serve as Subject Matter Experts in overseeing the development and maintenance of safety training programs and providing advice and direction on occupational safety and health issues.
Brent Fisher, Yates Construction
Brian Roundtree, CSP, The Haskell Company
Cameron Strother, CSP, Southland Safety LLC
Dick Hanna, Health and Safety Council (HASC)
Gary Martin, Coalition for Construction Safety (CCS)
Jason Zyla, Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA)/Shelby Erectors, Inc.
Josiha Schuh, Tri-City Electrical Contractors Inc.
Joe Xavier, Associated Builders and Contractors
Joel Kelly, Kiewit Energy Group
Kevin Cannon, The Associated General Contractors of America
Kim Cameron, Primoris Services Corporation
Mike Fredebeil, Willis Towers Watson
Pat Sughrue, Cianbro Corporation
Paul Fontenot II, CSP, Safety Advantage
Robert Capelli, Colwill Engineering
Russell Walters Ph.D., P.E., M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction, University of Florida
Ryan Wilder, National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)
Scott Mims, Sundt Construction
Ted Blanton Sr., OGR Consulting Services, LLC
Pipeline User's Council
The NCCER Pipeline User’s Council advises NCCER on ways to continuously improve its pipeline-related curricula, products, programs, and procedures, and to recommend new pipeline-related products and programs. The committee works closely with the NCCER Workforce Development Committee to ensure that quality pipeline training is available and maintained. Committee members serve as Subject Matter Experts in overseeing the development and maintenance of pipeline programs, work with partnering organizations to develop and deliver quality pipeline training, and provide advice and direction on pipeline and associated regulatory issues.
Andrea Chamblin, Colonial Pipeline Co.
Andrew Rich, ISNetworld
Anthony Saucier, Phillips 66
Arthur Dalton, Kinder Morgan
Brittany Ebanks, ISNetworld
Dakota Pebworth, ASTAR, Inc.
Dan Van Syoc, Jomax Construction Co., Inc.
Dominic DeJoseph, Quality Integrated Services, Inc.
Elizabeth Fonseca, Enterprise Product
Jay Prothro, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
Joe Cantu, Valero
Keith Campbell, L.E. Bell Construction Company Incorporated
Kendra Pierce, Mears Group
Kerry Kaminski, Corrpro Companies Incorporated
Lee Heppner, Kinder Morgan
Lisa Hartnup, Praxair Services, Inc.
Mandy Beaulieu, National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)
Mark Piazza, American Petroleum Institute (API)
Matthew Morgan, Enterprise Products
Michael Arthurs, Strike
Michael Courville, Shell Pipeline Co. LP
Paul Fontenot II, Safety Advantage, LLC
Roberto Ortega, BP America
Stacey LeClaire, CRC-Evans
Terry Rinehart, Southland Safety, LLC
Tom Pickthall, Enhance Co., Inc.
Twila Everett, MasTec, Inc.
Workforce Development Committee
The NCCER Workforce Development Committee serves as an advisory group to the NCCER Board of Trustees for all workforce development issues and will present recommendations to the NCCER Board of Trustees for discussion and approval. Any member of the Workforce Development Committee may initiate issues for consideration by the entire committee; to provide for discussion, research, and implementation after approval from the NCCER Board of Trustees.
The Committee reviews and discusses areas of concern or need and brings forth innovative ideas to ensure every craft professional using an NCCER program has an equitable opportunity to learn and demonstrate skill, knowledge and competency in their chosen craft(s), and to receive credentials appropriate to their performance.
Audrey Kennedy, Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium/National Maritime Education Council
Beth Muniz, Pearson
Bob Deatherage, Bechtel Construction Operations Incorporated
Carla Thompson, Turner Industries Group, LLC
Chad Sutton, Lurleen B. Wallace (LBW) Community College
Christina Thomas, Northeast Florida Builders Association
Clayton Wheeler, Fluor
Danielle Labbe, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Pelican
David Bates, The Haskell Company
Jack Chapel, Construction Industry Training Council (CITC) of Washington
James Belota, Comfort Systems USA (Southwest), Inc.
Jane Hanna, Construction Education Foundation (CEF) of North Texas
Jeffrey Rodenberg, MasTec, Inc.
Jill Hanson, The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
Jonathan Sacks, Cianbro Corporation
Kelsey Osman, Louisiana Department of Corrections
Leslie Clounts, American Fire Sprinkler Association
Lisa Hartnup, Linde Services, Inc.
Meredith Woods, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America)
Michael Connet, ACTE
Michele Jones, National Insulation Association
Mike Gibson, The Associated General Contractors of Kansas (AGC of Kansas)
Natalie Smith, S&B Engineers & Constructors
Peyton Holland, National Technical Honor Society
Ron Duce, Kiewit
Sabra Phillips, Marek Brothers Systems, Inc.
Sean Ray, Sundt Corporation
Steve Hidden, Miller Electric Mfg., LLC
Tara Kerr, W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company
Ted Blanton, OGR Consulting Services, LLC
Ted Watts, Windham School District
Tim Eldridge, Steel Erectors Association of America
Timothy Mongeau, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Trey Michael, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)
Troy Borne, Louisiana Department of Education
William Munkres, DeWalt
William Strickler, Carolinas AGC (Associated General Contractors) Foundation, Inc.