Despite Economy, PCCA Enjoys Strong Year

By Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor | February 2012, Vol. 67 No. 2

• Working with RUS and the American Communication Engineers (ACE) to revise RUS Form 515, the contract form for telecommunications system construction;
• Continued growth of PCCA's Young Construction Professionals (YCP) program which provides younger members and those rising in the management ranks with business and industry exposure, executive/leadership training, and lessons from more experienced association members;
• The PCCA Journal continued to inform members about relevant industry and government news and educate them with articles written by industry experts on topics such as market conditions, troublesome contract terms, managing subcontractors, complying with Davis-Bacon, human resources and other timely subjects; and
• Promotion of the PCCA and its members at key industry trade shows Windpower 2011 in Anaheim, CA, UCT 2011 in Houston and ICUEE in Louisville, KY.

PCCA’s 2012 convention will be March 9-14 in San Antonio, TX.

President Tommy Muse is president and chief executive officer of Aubrey Silvey Enterprises, Carrollton, GA, a company providing construction, engineering, manufacturing and computer networking services.

For the past 66 years, PCCA has represented the interests of contractors, manufacturers and suppliers in the various sectors of power and communication construction throughout North America. PCCA provides industry education, resources, advocacy and networking to help its members succeed.

FOR MORE INFO:

Power & Communication Contractors Association, (800) 542-7222, www.pccaweb.org
2012 PCCA Annual Convention
Hyatt Hill Country Resort
San Antonio, TX
March 9-14

Larry Libla
Funeral services were held Dec. 4, 2011 in Fisk, MO, for PCCA President Larry Libla, who died Nov. 20 in St. Louis, MO.

Libla began his career in construction with ElectriCom in Paoli, IN, and in 1972 he and his wife, Pam, established L&P Contractors. In 1977, the Liblas formed Libla Communications in Poplar Bluff, MO. Libla joined PCCA in 1990, was elected to the board of directors in 1998, and served the last six years as an officer of the association. He became president in March 2011.

In addition to his wife of 39 years, Libla is survived by daughters Anna Whitlow, Christina Miller, and Alicia Libla; sons-in-law Jerry Whitlow and Kurt Miller; four grandchildren, and his mother, Marglie,