Joining the Executive Committee is David Deem, president of Deem Structural Services. Longview, Texas, newly elected to the position of Vice President, Industry Member. Returning officers include Carrie Gulajan, Vice President, Associate Member; Greg Phillips, Treasurer, and Chris Legnon, Secretary.
In addition, the SEAA Board of Directors welcome two new members: Drew Heron of Empire Steel Inc., Humble, Texas, and Ed Valencia of Memco LLC, Culpeper, Va.. Heron and Valencia are superseding Ben Wadlington and Bob Beckner. Beckner recently stepped down after spending 27 years on the Board of Directors in anticipation of his retirement later this year.
“SEAA provides unique networking and support for our members,” said Tom Underhill, Executive Director. “In the aftermath of COVID-19, which will likely have a lasting impact on our industry, SEAA will work to be a resource to assist steel erection contractors to rebuild and strengthen their businesses.”
About Steel Erectors Association of America
Founded in 1972, SEAA is the only national trade association representing the interests of steel erectors, fabricators, contractors, and related service providers. The association promotes safety, education and training programs for steel erector trades, including its Ironworker Craft Training curriculum. The association works in partnership with other steel construction, design, and steel product organizations to protect the interests of those who construct steel structures. Learn more at www.seaa.net.