July 2020—The Board of Directors of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has announced the industry leaders who will serve NCCCO during 2020–2021.
Elected to the office of President for a one-year term is Peter Juhren, Morrow Equipment, Salem, OR. Juhren, who has been a member of the Board since 2009, previously served as Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer.
Elected to a one-year term as Vice President is Tim Watters, Hoffman Equipment, Piscataway, NJ. Watters, who has been a member of the Board since 2011, previously served as Secretary/Treasurer.
Elected to a one-year term as Secretary/Treasurer is Pete Laux, Kiewit Corporation, Omaha, NE. This is the first officer position for Laux, who has been a member of the Board since 2011.
Following his retirement as president, J. Kerry Hulse, Deep South Crane & Rigging, Houston, TX, assumes the position of Immediate Past President.
Newly elected to the Board for three-year terms are Douglas LaCroix, Cianbro Equipment, Pittsfield, ME, and Christopher Treml, International Union of Operating Engineers, Washington, DC.
Other members of the Board are: William (Bill) Davis, Zurich Services Corp., Richmond, VA; Ellis Vliet, Bengal Crane & Rigging, Prairieville, LA; and Stephanie Wood, Terex Cranes, Nicholasville, KY.