DCA Members "Cautiously Optimistic" About 2009 Market

Association Holds 48th Annual Convention Feb 22-27
By Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor | February 2009 Vol. 64 No.2
The 48th annual Distribution Contractors' Association Convention is going on now in Maui, HI.

Deusenbery is vice president and safety director for Otis Eastern Service Inc., Wellsville, NY. His term as DCA president ends at the association's 48th annual meeting in late February when new President Shepard T. Poole, began a one year term. Poole is president and chief operating officer for the Hallen Construction Co., Island Park, NY.

Based in Richardson, TX, DCA serves as a link between its members and government agencies, organized labor and other industry organizations. The association tracks governmental issues affecting distribution contractors, and keeps members informed of the latest developments on the industry's regulatory and legislative fronts with monthly and on line newsletters and updates.

The association provides members with a labor relations service, negotiating collective bargaining and national distribution agreements and maintains alliances with other industry groups to pool resources, ideas, and information in order to help members operate their businesses more efficiently.

Distribution Contractors Association, (972) 680-0261, www.dca-online.org