Committees

MCAI is a member-driven organization. All services and programs are based upon member suggestions and needs. The committees listed below and their participants are a primary source of ideas and oversight for association services. All members are encouraged and welcome to participate on committees. For more information or to join a specific committee, contact us for more information.

Mechanical Service Contractors Committee

Responsible for representing the Mechanical Service Contractors Association of America in bringing programs and services to MCAI members; serves as a liaison to MSCA’s Board of Managers; provides input and feedback to the MCAI and MSCA regarding the impact of terms and conditions contained in the National Mechanical Equipment Service and Maintenance Agreement; strives to sponsor at least one highly acclaimed educational event per year.

NameCompanyChapter
Joel DoyleThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Dale DrentBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Chris JohnstonWinger Contracting CompanyCentral Iowa Chapter
Tom KleinThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Jeff KoeppelAAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Jim Shaffer Jr.Air-Con Mechanical CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Randy StaabMechanical Service, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Steve Sweeney, ChairB.G. Brecke, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Jim ThrasherThrasher ServicesCentral Iowa Chapter
Clint TrebonStroh CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Dan WilleModern Piping, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter

National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau Committee

Responsible for the administration of the Iowa Chapter, National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau; coordinates with the U.A.’s welder certification program; keeps members informed of technical issues pertaining to welding processes and codes.

NameCompanyChapter
Curt BakerThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Bret BreckeB.G. Brecke, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Rob CrossBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Tom KeckWinger Contracting CompanyCentral Iowa Chapter
Fred Miller, ChairA.J. Allen Mechanical Contractors, Inc.Central Iowa Chapter
Doc RoseFrank Millard & Company, Inc.S.E. Iowa Chapter
Gary WalterBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter

Safety & Health Committee

Responsible for promoting safety within the industry; keeps MCAI members informed of all safety & health issues that may affect them; distributes and produces safety related materials; oversees all activities of outsourced safety consultants and the MCAI Safety and Training Director; acts as a liaison with MCAA and other affiliated safety committees; administers the MCAI safety training and continuing education program.

NameCompanyChapter
David BouggerThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Jae BrandonAce Refrigeration, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
John CavinessModern Piping, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Lyle GibsonFrank Millard & Company, Inc.S.E. Iowa Chapter
Jay HallAAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Tracy HausBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Nathan Heath, ChairBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Ryan KellyThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Terry LangeB.G. Brecke, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Mike MachulaDay Mechanical Systems, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Ashley McCormick, Vice ChairModern PipingCedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Jerelyn MerrillWinger Contracting CompanyCentral Iowa Chapter
Randy PickardAir-Con Mechanical CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Paul RobertsonThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Teresa ViceSeither & Cherry CompanyS.E. Iowa Chapter

Career Development Committee

Responsible for all association activities with universities, which includes student chapters; interviews candidates and awards scholarships; develops training programs and seminars designed to enhance the managerial and/or craft skills of employees; distributes training materials; manages the resource library; participates with the MCAA’s Career Development Committee.

NameCompanyChapter
Curt BakerThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Brandon Bratz, ISU MCA Student Chapter LiaisonThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Nathan HagbergThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Brandon HummelBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Joe KernBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Doug Kumm, ChairBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Luke MillerA.J. Allen MechanicalCentral Iowa Chapter

Convention Committee

Plans and coordinates educational seminars and entertainment for the MCAI Annual Meeting; makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding future convention sites; plans other social functions.

NameCompanyChapter
Bob BreckeB.G. Brecke, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Ken BrownModern Piping, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Jay HallAAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Doug KummBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Tammy Musser, ChairAAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
Norman PageThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Mike ShiveModern Piping, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter

Government Relations Committee

Develops the association’s legislative agenda for consideration and endorsement by the MCAI Board of Directors; networks with other trade associations to develop legislative coalitions; oversees the MCAI Political Action Committee Fund and approves campaign contributions; directs the actions of MCAI lobbyists.

NameCompanyChapter
B.J. Baker III, ChairBaker GroupCentral Iowa Chapter
Bob BreckeB.G. Brecke, Inc.Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
MacArthur Coffin Jr.Frank Millard & Company, Inc.S.E. Iowa Chapter
Nathan HagbergThe Waldinger CorporationCentral Iowa Chapter
Brian JohnsonCapitol Consultants, Inc.MCAI
Tom KeckWinger Contracting CompanyCentral Iowa Chapter
David StrohWolin & Associates, Inc.Central Iowa Chapter