JUNE 2010

2010 scholarship winners chosen by National Demolition Association
Association also adds seven board members

The National Demolition Association (NDA) presented five college scholarships to deserving students at their annual convention.

The Bill and Wanda Baker Scholarship was presented to Zoe Foy of Newfoundland, Pennsylvania. Foy, a 2010 graduate of Wallenpaupack Area High School, was nominated for this award by Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc., Skippack, Pennsylvania.

The Patrick H. O’Rourke Scholarship was given to Samantha Hartmann of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, a student at East Stroudsburg University. The scholarship’s sponsor is Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc.

Jaclyn Nicole Miller of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, received the National Demolition Association Scholarship. The 2010 graduate of Quakertown Community Senior High School was sponsored by Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc. Pamela Rose Kirkpatrick of Hatfield, Pennsylvania, a student at Messiah College, received the National Demolition Association Southern California Chapter Scholarship. She was nominated by Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc.

Seton Hall University student Laurel Shirk of Conklin, New York, received the Sims Adams Scholarship. She was sponsored by Gorick Construction Co., Inc., Binghamton, New York.

New board members

The NDA also announced the addition of seven new demolition professionals to its board of directors.

Newly named to the board are Andrea Reveile of A & R Demolition, Del Valle, Texas; Heidi Wellen of Gateway Environmental Service Inc., Highland, Illinois; Bill Moore of Brandenburg Industrial Service Co., Chicago, Illinois; Christopher Godek of New England Yankee Construction, LLC, Milford, Connecticut; Sam Bacon of Republic Demolition Inc., Smyrna, Georgia; Jim Martin of Sequoia Construction Development Inc., Martinez, California; and Greg Gray of NASDI, LLC, Waltham, Massachusetts, serving as alternate.

Continuing as the Association’s officers are Raymond Passeno, CIH, Bierlein Companies, Midland, Michigan as president; Don Rachel, Rachel Contracting LLC, St. Michael, Minnesota as vice president; Jeff Kroeker, Kroeker Inc. Demolition & Recycling Contractors, Fresno, California as secretary; Peter Banks, CEI Boston LLC, Norfolk, Massachusetts as treasurer; and Drew Lammers, Cohen Brothers Inc., Springfield, Ohio as past president. Michael R. Taylor, CAE, serves as executive director.