The PHCC Educational Foundation is helped in its misssion of developing & delivering excellent educational programs by a large team of dedicated volunteers. These individuals give their time and serve at their own expense on Foundation committees that are responsible for many of the Foundation's offerings. Descriptions of these committees are below, along with their current year chairpeople.
If you are interested in getting involved with the Foundation, please take a look at the committee descriptions and see where your interests could best be utilized.
R.E.C. Industries, Inc.
Foundation Vice Chairperson
Tindall & Ranson Plumbing and Heating
Universal Plumbing & Heating Co.
Chairperson's Advisory Committee
This Bylaws-prescribed committee advises the Chairperson on policy matters that affect the purpose and integrity of the Foundation. This committee also serves as the Foundation Nominating Committee. This committee is composed of members of the Board of Governors who are appointed by the Foundation Chairperson.
This Bylaws-prescribed committee is responsible for working with Foundation staff to develop educational programs and an annual budget to be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval. Once the budget is approved, the committee serves as a resource to help Foundation staff implement programs. The Bylaws specify that the Foundation Vice Chairperson chairs this committee; committee members are appointed by the Foundation Chairperson.
HVACR Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee
This Bylaws-prescribed committee is responsible for developing the HVACR training curriculum, textbooks, and instructor resource materials. The committee is also responsible for encouraging the use of training materials; coordinating participation in the SkillsUSA HVAC competition; and selecting the winner of the Trane HVAC Contractor of the Year Award. The committee chairperson and members are appointed by the Foundation Chairperson.
Investment Management Committee
This Bylaws-prescribed committee is reponsible for formulating investment policies for approval by the Foundation Board of Directors. The committee chair and members are appointed by the Foundation Chairperson. Terms end in the year indicated.
Invest in Your Future Committee
Responsible for achieving the fundraising goals of the Invest in Your Future Annual Giving Campaign. The committee is also responsible for making a personal contribution to the campaign; providing guidance and generating ideas that will lead to an increase in donor giving metrics; and for utilizing their industry contacts to encourage others to make contributions to the campaign. Each member will have responsibility for generating contributions from a specific segment of the p-h-c industry.
Labor Calculator Committee
Responsible for maintaining and developing a labor unit database of national average material installation times. The committee also has responsibility for publishing this database in various formats, which may include printed manuals, software packages and Internet based platforms. The committee chair and members are appointed by the Foundation Chairperson.
Plumbing Apprentice and Journeyman Training Committee
Responsible for developing and maintaining the plumbing apprentice training curriculum. Members serve as subject manner experts and assist with the development of student textbooks and instructor resource materials. Also responsible for conducting the SkillsUSA Plumbing Contest and the Plumbing Apprentice Contest held in conjunction with the PHCC Annual Convention, and selecting the winners of the Delta Faucet Contractor of the Year and Delta Faucet Apprentice of the Year Awards. The committee chair and members are appointed by the Foundation Chairperson.
This Bylaws-prescribed committee is responsible for developing policies for and selecting the winners of the scholarships administered by the Foundation. The committee chair and members are appointed by the Foundation Chairperson.