SC&RA elects officers for 2013-2014
By Terry White08 April 2013
During its Annual Conference the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association elected its slate of officers for 2013 to 2014. The April 2-6 event was at the Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, Arizona. Ron Montgomery, Intermountain Rigging & Heavy Haul, Salt Lake City, Utah, was elected president. Joining Montgomery as officers for the 2013-2014 term are:
- Chairman: Michael Battaini, Sheedy Drayage, San Francisco, California
- Vice president: Alan Barnhart, Barnhart, Memphis, Tenn.
- Treasurer: Delynn Burkhalter, Burkhalter, Columbus, Miss.
- Assistant treasurer: Bruce Forster, Rigging Gear Sales, Dixon, Ill.
Also joining the Board are four newly elected Group chairs:
Allied Industries Group: Dave Wittwer, Hays Companies, Salt Lake City, Utah
- Crane & Rigging Group: David Cowley, TNT Crane & Rigging, Longview, Texas
- Transportation Group: Geary Buchanan, Buchanan Hauling & Rigging, Fort Wayne, Ind.
- Ladies Group: Cathy Moore, NBIS, Atlanta, Ga.
The newly elected officers will serve one-year terms that will expire at the Association’s next Annual Conference, April 22-26, 2014 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Fla.
Additionally, SC&RA elected the following six new Board members to serve three-year terms:
- Jim Sever, PSC Crane & Rigging, Piqua, Ohio
- Bill Tierney, Imperial Crane Service, Bridgeview, Ill.
- Terry Young, Construction Safety Experts, Cary, N.C.
- Jay Follardori, Landstar, Jacksonville, Fla.
- John McTyre, McTyre Trucking, Orlando, Fla.
- Jay Rozum, MSA Delivery Service, Canton, Mich.
The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,300 members from 47 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental. SC&RA helps members run more efficient and safer businesses by monitoring and affecting pending legislation and regulatory policies at the state and national levels; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.