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.

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  • Joel Doyle
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Dale Drent
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Chris Johnston
    Winger Contracting Company
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Tom Klein
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Jeff Koeppel
    AAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Jim Shaffer Jr.
    Air-Con Mechanical Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Randy Staab
    Mechanical Service, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Steve Sweeney, Chair
    B.G. Brecke, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Jim Thrasher
    Thrasher Services
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Clint Trebon
    Stroh Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Dan Wille
    Modern 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.

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  • Curt Baker
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Bret Brecke
    B.G. Brecke, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Rob Cross
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Tom Keck
    Winger Contracting Company
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Fred Miller, Chair
    A.J. Allen Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Doc Rose
    Frank Millard & Company, Inc.
    S.E. Iowa Chapter
  • Gary Walter
    Baker Group
    Central 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.

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  • Jae Brandon
    Ace Refrigeration, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Lyle Gibson
    Frank Millard & Company, Inc.
    S.E. Iowa Chapter
  • Jay Hall
    AAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Tracy Haus
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Nathan Heath, Chair
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Ryan Kelly
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Terry Lange
    B.G. Brecke, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Mike Machula
    Day Mechanical Systems, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Jerelyn Merrill
    Winger Contracting Company
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Randy Pickard
    Air-Con Mechanical Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Christian Schwartzhoff
    B.G. Brecke, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Teresa Vice
    Seither & Cherry Company
    S.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.

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  • Curt Baker
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Brandon Bratz, ISU MCA Student Chapter Liaison
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Nathan Hagberg
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Brandon Hummel
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Joe Kern
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Doug Kumm, Chair
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Luke Miller
    A.J. Allen Mechanical
    Central 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.

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  • Bob Brecke
    B.G. Brecke, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Ken Brown
    Modern Piping, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Rich Glenn
    DPT Mechanical
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Jay Hall
    AAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Doug Kumm
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Tammy Musser, Chair
    AAA Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • Norman Page
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Mike Shive
    Modern 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.

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  • B.J. Baker III, Chair
    Baker Group
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Bob Brecke
    B.G. Brecke, Inc.
    Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Chapter
  • MacArthur Coffin Jr.
    Frank Millard & Company, Inc.
    S.E. Iowa Chapter
  • Nathan Hagberg
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • Brian Johnson
    Capitol Consultants, Inc.
    MCAI
  • Tom Keck
    Winger Contracting Company
    Central Iowa Chapter
  • David Stroh
    The Waldinger Corporation
    Central Iowa Chapter

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