John Allen, outgoing president of the Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) and president of Pipeline Constructors, LLC, welcomed 625 delegates to the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, FL at the PLCA’s 66th Annual Convention.
New officers and directors elected at the meeting to serve during 2014 are: PLCA President: Ronnie Wise, Price Gregory International, Inc.; First Vice President is Frank Welch, Rockford Corporation; Second Vice President is Robert Riess, Sr., Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Company; and Treasurer is Bernie Bermack, Pe Ben USA, Inc. J. Patrick Tielborg continues as PLCA managing director and general counsel and Kevin Barrett is executive director. The PLCA office is located in Dallas (214) 969-2700.
Directors for 2014 are John Allen, Pipe Line Constructors, LLC; Don Thorn, Welded Construction, L.P.; Jimmy L. Crotts, Appalachian Pipeline Contractors, LLP; Robert C. Osborn, Michels Corporation; Christopher T. Leines, Minnesota Limited, LLC.; Kelly W. Osborn, U.S. Pipeline, Inc.; Brian Ganske, Snelson Companies, Inc.; Dwayne Osadchuk, Oz Directional Drilling and Steven R. Rooney, Precision Pipeline, LLC.
The 2015 convention will be held at the Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA Feb. 24-28.